Why do we sneeze?

Sneezing is caused by blocking your airways in your nostrils with mucus or dust. The blockage causes the body to release a large amount of air at once.


Symptoms of an upcoming sneeze are a "fuzzy" or stinging feeling in your nose and your eyes will start close to prepare for a sneeze.

Origin of "sneeze"

Daily Life

Sneezing is a very affective way of passing certain sickness to other people because it releases air from sick people and if

Long term affects

Sicknesses like a cold or a flu cause excessive sneezing.



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