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4 Top-rated Allergy Apps

4 Top-rated Allergy Apps - mold testing

Because even mold testing only goes so far

When it comes to the quality of the air you breathe – whether at home with the family, at work or when you’re out having some summer fun – there are some things you can control and, unfortunately, a whole lot you can’t. We can help you with mold remediation in Boca Raton, FL, Houston, TX or any of the other communities we serve. Our professional air quality experts can conduct formaldehyde and VOC testing and mitigate the impact of these airborne toxins on your home or workplace, but not even our science-backed experts can stop trees, ragweed and the most common South Florida grasses from pollinating.

If you or someone near and dear to you suffers from allergies, you know exactly what we’re talking about. Depending on the weather and the time of year, pollen from a variety of different sources could bring on a bout of symptoms.

Today’s technology provides you with tools that can help you navigate the hazards of allergy season. Here are some of the top-rated apps for seasonal allergy sufferers from the Google Play Store that you may be interested in:

1. WebMD Allergy
4.3 stars
FREE

There are lots of great features in this free app from WebMD, including:

  • Personalized allergy and weather forecasts
  • Doctor-approved tips that can be customized to your and your family’s specific allergies.
  • An allergy tracker to record how you feel as well as your symptoms and treatments, and add notes
  • It even generates reports you can share with your doctor.

If you suffer from any of the following allergies, you may find the customizable WebMD Allergy app useful:

  • Outdoor/Hay Fever
  • Indoor/Year-Round
  • Food
  • Skin
  • Drug
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Latex

The WebMD Allergy app helps you to control your allergy symptoms by showing you the allergy levels in your area before you start your day, whether you are at home or on the road. Whenever. Wherever.

WebMD Allergy is organized into easy-to-use sections:

• Allergy Forecast
WebMD Allergy delivers up-to-date allergen levels based on your location. If you’re traveling, you can look up the allergy forecast for your destination and save locations that you frequently visit. Have kids with allergies? You can manage each family member’s allergies using individual profiles, too. You can now get proactive with managing your entire family’s allergies from one place, anytime, anywhere!

• Symptom Checker Allergy map
See how WebMD Symptom Checker users are reporting seasonal allergy symptoms in your area

• Allergies 101
Browse through WebMD Allergy’s rich library of allergy articles, slideshows and videos in 7 categories: Outdoor, Indoor, Skin, Drug, Food, Insect Bites and Stings, and Latex. Or you can search to quickly find exactly what you’re looking for.

• Allergy Tracker
Track how you feel, your RECORD symptoms and treatments, and add notes daily. Generate a report you can share with your doctor.

About WebMD:

WebMD is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans. The online healthcare information, decision-support applications and communications services that we provide:

2. Allergy Pollen Count
4.0 stars
FREE

This app relies on pollen and mold counts based on air samplings conducted by the National Allergy Bureau of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. It was developed and is maintained by Dr Safadi, a Board Certified Allergist Immunologist in Ohio, so there are certain features and functions that are applicable only to his patients, but Dr. Safadi also offers regularly updated educational videos on allergy-related topics that may be of interest to allergy sufferers no matter where you live.

3. Sensio Air Allergy & Pollen Tracker
3.7 stars
FREE

As the name implies, this app allows you to monitor thousands of common allergens, including molds, pollens, pet dander, air pollutants and more. This give you a way to link your allergy and asthma symptoms to the environmental agents that are triggering them.

The Sensio Air Allergy & Pollen Tracker allows you to:

  • Track your daily allergy symptoms using a relatively simple, common-sense interface
  • Monitor potential allergens
  • Receive pollen and air pollution alerts for your area
  • Get advice from experts that can help you learn to combat and eliminate the sources of your allergy and asthma symptoms

Sensio Air has air quality monitors in 320 cities around the world that provide a local pollen count and smog forecast.

The idea is that learning more about what may be causing your symptoms will help you identify which remedies might help to ease the symptoms you may be suffering from.

4. Allergy Alert by Pollen.com
3.5 stars
FREE

The latest update to this app includes five days of weather and allergy forecasts along with an allergy diary. With this one, you can also:

  • Check multiple locations with the swipe of a finger
  • See weather and allergy forecasts side-by-side
  • Get in-depth information about top allergens with detailed plant descriptions and images
  • Keep track of your symptoms and how you’re feeling so that you can then retrieve the data and print it as a chart or a calendar on My Pollen.com

We hope these handy tools will help you breathe a little easier. To take your efforts to reduce allergy symptoms to the next level, ask about AirMD’s Allergy Testing. In addition to an asbestos inspection, VOC testing or a mold inspection in Florida or any of the other states we serve, our experts can find and, in many cases, eliminate the source of your allergic triggers. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about our Allergy Testing services. If you’re ready to schedule an appointment, please call 1-888-462-4763 or 1-888-GO-AIRMD.

By Simon Hahessy | Posted in Mold Inspection