A new British survey by Allergy UK reveals that Brits who have hay fever also have sleep problems, reports the Daily Mail.
A staggering 87 per cent of people surveyed said their sleep was badly affected in the spring and summer months.
With 18 million hay fever sufferers in Britain it means 15.6million are vulnerable to being hit by sleep problems this summer.
The survey by Allergy UK, Britain’s leading allergy charity, reveals the clear link between sleep deprivation, the scourge of modern Britain, and hay fever.
Holly Shaw, Nurse Advisor at Allergy UK, said: ‘A huge number reported that their allergic rhinitis or hay fever affected their sleep.
‘This is very significant, as it can impact on how the person functions the next day and lead to potentially more harmful medical complications if not treated.