One in 10 say hay fever
symptoms affect their ability to drive and do their jobs properly, and almost a third say it affects their sleep.
Despite being a common and non life-threatening condition, hay fever
can have a significant impact on a person's quality of life - research has shown more than 30% of sufferers say their symptoms have a negative impact on their work, home and social life.
Although hay fever
can not spread from person to person the symptoms can pass from person to person and it is the biggest cause of sickleave in the US and the UK.
Hay-Band(R) works by exerting a gentle, constant pressure at the elbow crease to bring instant and continuous relief for common hay fever
isn't really thought of as a serious problem but it impacts on a lot of lives and can lead to asthma if ignored.
leads to a number of symptoms which can include, sneezing, runny or blocked nose, itching in the nose, throat, and deep in the ears, headache, itchy dry eyes and wheeziness.
The model for the formula is: T+S+(HxO) divided by R, where T is the time of day, H the hours of activity, S the stage of the grass hay fever
season, O being outdoors and R is the amount of rainfall.
is an allergic reaction causing nasal congestion, a clear runny nose, sneezing, teary eyes, nose and eye itching.
And 53 per cent say hay fever
is a determining factor when it comes to choosing a summer holiday - forcing them to steer clear of any break in the countryside.
For the 95% of hay fever
sufferers who are allergic to grass pollens, getting away from the green, green grass of home may seem like a sensible solution but be careful where you go.
is one of the most common allergies, along with asthma, food allergies and reactions to bee and wasp stings.
The researchers also administered questionnaires assessing mood disturbances and allergies, including hay fever
, asthma, eczema, hives and drug allergies leading to anaphylactic shock.