Allergy Apps WebMD Allergy vs Allergies and how to cure them vs Weather - The Weather Channel ... and 9 more

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Allergies can be insanely irritating and downright terrible. Whether it's due to seasonal changes, food, animals, or anything else, the outcome is typically the same, unpleasantness in droves.

In most cases, suffering-it-out, popping some allergy medication or getting a few shots is the go-to treatment for most adults. Sometimes we have to wait for a particular allergy season to pass, other times we only need to remove ourselves from a particular environment.

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If you're an allergy sufferer, you can take some comfort in knowing that your mobile device can be quite useful when dealing with symptoms. The apps we discuss further in this article can help users with everything from personalized pollen forecasts through to medication reminders.

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Method 1: WebMD Allergy

The WebMD Allergy mobile app is similar to the popular WebMD app only that its primary focus is to provide allergy information.

WebMD Allergy is a great tool to help prepare users for each day of allergy season and to provide doctor-approved remedies and tips.

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    1. Covers allergies such as; outdoor/Hay Fever, Food, Skin, Drug, Insect Bites and Stings, Latex and more.
    2. App comes preloaded with 130+ tips and 193 articles.
    3. Customize weather forecasts/allergy reports for your area.
    4. Track and record your symptoms for future appointment/treatment reference.
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    1. WebMD Allergy can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 2: Allergies and how to cure them

Allergies and how to cure them is a large allergy ebook mobile optimized into an app.

An excellent guide that covers everything from the basics of what an allergy is through to alternative treatments and remedies.

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    1. Learn about different allergies.
    2. Tips on how to prevent allergies.
    3. Allergy medicines (alternative).
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    1. The Allergies and how to cure them mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 3: Weather - The Weather Channel

Although The Weather Channel app isn't specifically for allergies, it does, however, provide pollen and other allergen reports.

Users can customize weather reports and get the latest on certain allergies in different geographical locations.

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    1. Pollen and other allergy reports.
    2. Personalize real-time weather alerts and notifications.
    3. Get the latest national and world news.
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    1. The Weather Channel mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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  • Method 4: ipiit - Scan Food Ingredients

    ipiit is a great tool that turns a mobile device into a barcode reader, allowing users to scan and check certain foods quickly.

    Covering most US food products, ipiit is handy for avoiding particular ingredients or foods that cause allergic reactions.

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      1. Scans barcodes of UD food products and returns nutritional data and allergy triggers.
      2. Create customized preferences based on allergies or dietary requirements.
      3. Easily locate alternative products.
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      1. ipiit can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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    Method 5: Medisafe Meds & Pill Reminder

    Medisafe Meds & Pill Reminder is a great mobile tool to help keep users safe and on track with their medication intake.

    For allergy sufferers, missing a dose, say, before a big meeting at work, could prove disastrous. Having a reliable medication reminder right on your mobile device is an efficient way to maintain a treatment schedule.

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      1. Visually aesthetic user interface and easy to use functions.
      2. Customize reminder sounds and alerts.
      3. Comprehensive reports to show physicians.
      4. Prescription refill reminders.
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      1. The Medisafe Meds & Pill Reminder app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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    Method 6: First Aid - American Red Cross

    Another useful mobile tool that isn't specifically designed for allergies is the American Red Cross First Aid app.

    This first aid mobile app is a great tool to have access to in an emergency situation, including allergic reactions.

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      1. Easy communication with 9-1-1 services through the app's integration.
      2. App content is available offline without a connection.
      3. Video and animations on various first aid procedures.
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      1. The American Red Cross First Aid app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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    Method 7: Yummly Recipes & Shopping List

    Yummly Recipes & Shopping List is another highly useful app that allows users to search through thousands of recipes.

    For those who have food allergies, Yummly is a great resource for locating recipes free from certain ingredients. You can even filter out recipes based on personal allergies or food sensitivities.

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      1. Filter out recipes bases on food allergies
      2. Organize and save your recipes for quick future access.
      3. Receive recommendations based on your preferences.
      4. 1 million + recipes to choose from.
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    Method 8: ALLERGY Acupressure Treatment

    ALLERGY Acupressure Treatment is an app that aims to teach users how to massage the various pressure points linked to allergy symptoms.

    As an alternative to traditional medications, this app takes a different approach by empowering users to deal with their allergies without giving into pharmaceuticals.

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      1. Help relieves allergies such as; pollen, itch/rash, asthma, coughs and more.
      2. Helps to reduce allergy symptoms without pharmaceuticals.
      3. Learn how to massage certain pressure points to relieve allergies.
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      1. ALLERGY Acupressure Treatment can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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    Method 9: Find Me Gluten Free

    Find Me Gluten Free for Android and iOS is a fantastic tool for those who have wheat allergies or a form of celiac disease.

    Tagged as one of the better gluten free restaurant located on the market, Find Me Gluten Free helps users find that perfect spot to sit down for a bite.

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      1. Quickly locate bars, fast food joints, restaurants, cafes, grocery stores and more.
      2. View other user's ratings on locations and selections.
      3. See nutrition/ingredient information on major chain restaurants.
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      1. Find Me Gluten Free can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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    Method 10: AroundMe

    AroundMe by Flying Code is a useful mobile app that helps users locate particular types local businesses and services.

    If you find yourself in a new town, for example, AroundME can help locate the local hospital in the event of an unfortunate and unexpected allergic reaction.

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      1. Quickly identify various businesses and services around your current location, including hospitals.
      2. Smoothly transfer locations into Google maps for easy navigation.
      3. Get the exact distance from your current location to any local business or service.
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    Method 11: AllergyEats

    AllergyEats for Android and iOS is similar to Find Me Gluten Free, and focuses on a broad range of food-related allergies, gluten included.

    AllergyEats is a must-have tool for any family with members who have food allergies or other food related sensitivities. Users can personalize their settings and customize their searches based on specific requirements.

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      1. Find allergy friendly places to dine, in real-time for anywhere across the United States.
      2. Scan through allergy friendliness ratings on thousands of restaurants.
      3. See menus directly on your device for 450,000+ restaurants.
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    Method 12: Pollen Alert

    Pollen Alert by EFire Apps is a simple yet effective mobile app that can be invaluable to those who suffer from pollen related allergies.

    Users can get detailed information on pollen levels to help better manage their day-to-day activities.

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      1. Get 5-day pollen forecasts directly to your device.
      2. Set notifications on pollen activity.
      3. Add a widget to your home screen.
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      1. Free version.
      2. In-app purchases ranging from $1.99 - $4.99 per item.
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      1. Pollen Alert can be downloaded from Google Play.
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    Whether you're a seasonal allergy sufferer, someone who works around allergenic materials, or a poor sap who doesn't have the heart to tell his new girlfriend that her cat is destroying him, the outcome is the same. Try utilizing your mobile device with a few of the allergy apps listed above; you just might be able to bring your suffering down to a tolerable level.

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