Asthma and Allergies

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions on asthma and allergies.

What new technologies are available in aiding the treatment of allergy sufferers?

Dr. Aldstadt discusses new technology available to help allergy sufferers. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


In today’s world where almost all information is available at your fingertips, there are a variety of ways technology can help you manage your food and seasonal allergies.

Try typing “food allergies” into the application store on your phone or tablet and see what pops up. There are a variety of free and low priced apps that can help you identify food allergens in different foods, according to the American Academy of Allergies, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).

You can also search for apps that will help tell you the day’s pollen count or help chart your asthma measurements, according to the AAAAI.

For more information about technology that can help you monitor your allergies, talk with your physician

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Source: Anessa Alappatt, MD, Fairborn Medical Center; J. Douglas Aldstadt, MD, Family Physicians of Englewood; Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Michael Chunn, MD, Michael A. Chunn, MD, Family Practice; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Joseph Leithold, MD, Woodcroft Family Practice; Anne Reitz, MD, Centerville Family Medicine; Grenetta Ritenour, CNP, Jamestown Family Medicine; Melinda Ruff, MD, Centerville Family Medicine; Marcus Washington, MD, Premier Health Family Medicine; Mark Williams, MD, Beavercreek Family Medicine