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1282945.  Wed May 02, 2018 2:58 am Reply with quote

Yet another fact on the Sneeze front, the popular belief that your herat stops for a tiny second when you sneeze is absoluetly baseless.

As per this article from The Library of Congress, the response of "Bless you" to a Sneeze dates back to the Romans.

There is no scientific proof that a human heart "stops" when we sneeze, as sneezing is a tickling sensation in the nerve endings that sends a message to your brain that it needs to rid itself of something irritating the lining of your nose.

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1283000.  Wed May 02, 2018 10:16 am Reply with quote

I'd never heard that, so I guess it isn't as popular a belief these days!


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