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Sneezing...

Post by Dr. Genius » Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:28 pm

I'd like to question about what happens in your body as it prepares to sneeze??? Why do some people "hold the sneeze"??? And why is it considered "unhealthy" to un-sneeze???

That's all I have ^_^
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Post by Dr.Stein » Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:53 am

Physiologically, sneezing is caused by muscular activity, contraction-relaxation thing. Immunologically, sneezing is a way to expell foreign particles, which can be harmful for the body system. That's why sneezing is healthy because our body, imune system, responds properly to prevent entering antigens, which could be pathogenic stuff.

When ones started to get flu, they sneeze a lot. That's because flu virus comes into the body system via airways. Nose, which contains sensitive receptors, mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue, including IgA (epithelial antibody that's resident on mucus layer) will recognize the virus and other particles. With a help of cilia movement from pseudocolumnar epithelia, particles will be expel out as sneezing

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Post by Dr. Genius » Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:31 pm

Thanks a lot Dr.Stein for answering my question =D

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Post by sachin » Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:40 pm

Try to hold fast your nose and mouth while snizzing...see what happens????????

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Post by Dr.Stein » Tue Dec 12, 2006 4:19 pm

Nooo, don't do that or you hurt yourselves!!! :twisted:

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Post by honeev » Wed Dec 13, 2006 2:48 am

sachin_at_biog wrote:Try to hold fast your nose and mouth while snizzing...see what happens????????

:shock:


:lol: i can only imagine... you made me laff sachin! lol
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Post by Dr. Genius » Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:27 pm

Try to hold fast your nose and mouth while snizzing...see what happens????????


I tried that once in attempt to lower the sound of my sneeze... but it became louder =P

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Post by sachin » Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:40 pm

ya, It is said that doing such a thing

.....Try to hold fast your nose and mouth while snizzing...

will bring your eyes out of your orbit :shock:, and tympanic membrane :mrgreen: will burst off, while the speed of air measure near 160 km/hr from nose while sneezing... :?
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Post by Dr. Genius » Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:45 pm

No wonder they say you have to try and release your sneeze .. =)

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