5 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about SNEEZING!

Sneezing is an involuntary, unexpected, powerful and uncontrolled reflex of your body to get rid of irritants from your nose and throat. It is a natural process which if not handled carefully can lead to a disaster as big as a nuclear explosion.

Here are some amazing facts about sneezes:
  1. Sneezes travel up to 100 miles per hour.

No kidding! This definitely is a good reason to run for your life if you see one coming your way!!

2. That rapid fire Sneeze

Those irritants trapped in your nasal passages ejected by sneezes aren’t exactly sprinting to the exit. It often takes more than one attempt to kick them out, leading to multiple sneezes in a row.

3. You can quiet the urge to sneeze.

Sneeze-on-the-way? Here are few tricks to nip a sneeze in the bud. Rub your nose, try pressing your upper lip underneath your nose or take a deep breath out of your nose.

4. A sneeze is better out than in

Supressing a sneeze can lead to injuries like broken blood vessels in the eyes, problems with diaphragm and can also ruptured ear drums.

5. Your eyes close involuntarily.

Part of the message that your brain receives before you sneeze is to close those eyes. It is an involuntary reflex.

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