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7 FUN FACTS ABOUT SNEEZING

Sneezing is something we all do time to time, but how often do you pause to think about what’s actually happening, in your body, when you sneeze? While the causes of sneezing vary, the sneeze itself remains the same. Here are 7 facts about sneezing that shed some light on what’s really
going on. 

Sources:

1. KidsHealth. What Makes Me Sneeze? http://kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/sneeze.html. Accessed March 11, 2015.

2. Everyday Mysteries/Fun science facts from the library of congress. http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/sneeze.html. Accessed March 12, 2015.

3. BNID 108804, Milo et al 2010. http://bionumbers.hms.harvard.edu//bionumber.aspx?id=108804&ver=0

4. Bourouiba, et. al., (2014). Violent expiratory events: On coughing and sneezing. Journal of Fluid Mechanics,537-563. http://math.mit.edu/~bush/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Sneezing-JFM.pdf