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1. Tissue Paper

Every house has tissue paper and it helps in sneez

Every house has tissue paper and it helps in sneezing. How? Roll a tissue and make it pointy at one end. Insert this end in one nostril and slowly move it to and fro (back and forth). It will tickle you and this is the stimulus for the trigeminal nerve that results in sneezing. However, if you go too far it may be painful and even harmful.

3. Light is a Stimulant

It may sound weird but some people sneeze voluntar

It may sound weird but some people sneeze voluntarily by just looking at light. It is known as reflexive sneezing. As the trigeminal nerve is placed right behind the optic nerve, the light may stimulate it. Photic sneeze reflex results and the person is forced to sneeze. Surprisingly enough, this reflex is hereditary.

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Can you make yourself sneeze too much?

A study suggested normal person sneezes up to 4 times a day. Whereas an allergic person can sneeze much more than that. But if you are inducing a sneeze you have to keep a check on your body. If you think you are feeling dizzy or having abdominal pain, nose pain or even a nose bleed you have to stop right away even if there are minor symptoms. Do note that you each person gets affected in a different way so as soon as you have a weird or abnormal feeling you have to stop making you sneeze right away.

1. Tickling with a Feather

You can use a fake feather to tickle your nose. This will trigger the trigeminal nerve that sends a signal to the brain, and the brain reacts to the signal by throwing out a sneeze. However, do not push the feather too far into the nose. It could be harmful. 

20. Sniff Some Perfume:

You get 2 things on the way.

  1. A pleasant smell
  2. Sneezing

This is more likely to happen if you are more sensitive towards irritants. Please, keep a note not to spray the perfume into your nose. DO NOT DO THAT!!

Just spread enough fragrance around you to get the effect.

9. Chocolates!

If you are not into eating lots of dark chocolate, this method may work for you. All you need is dark chocolate. Simply eat, and you’ll feel better.

If you are a Harry Potter fan, this idea might bring those memories of Professor Remus Lupine asking Harry to eat chocolate after a Dementor attack.

This method is more likely to work if your sneeze is of non-allergic type.

Why do I sneeze so loud?

The sound of a sneeze comes from the air leaving from your mouth or nose. The loudness of a person’s sneeze depends on their lung capacity, size and how long they hold their breath for. It is said that the longer you hold your breath, the louder you sneeze. According to Brisbane-based company Noise Measurement Services, an “average” man’s sneeze, when recorded from a range of 60 centimetres, peaks about 90 decibels (dB). That’s a related level of sound recorded from a lawnmower, a normal conversation is about 60dB. When the mouth is covered, the sneeze drops to about 80dB.

Sniff something strong

Some people are naturally sensitive to fragrances, so smelling a particularly potent perfume could be enough to get the job done. Another idea is to give your spice cabinet a gentle sniff. Certain compounds in common spices can irritate your mucous membranes, like piperine in black pepper, or capsaicin in hot peppers. Be careful not to inhale anything directly, of course.

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5. Pulling a Nose Hair

Pulling a nose hair might hurt you a little, but it might also satisfy you with a sneeze. When you pluck a nose hair, the trigeminal nerve gets aware and sends a signal to the brain, and eventually, you sneeze. 

Massage your nose

Again, this is all about getting a response from that notorious trigeminal nerve. Use your hands to gently rub the bridge of your nose, pushing in a downward motion or pinching slightly. Experiment with whatever motion starts to get that tickling sensation. While you’re here, consider this technique to help clear your sinuses.

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Does your heart stop when you sneeze?

When you sneeze, the intrathoracic pressure in your body momentarily increases. This will decrease the blood flow back to the heart. The heart compensates for this by changing its regular heart beat momentarily to adjust. However, the electrical activity of the heart does not stop during the sneeze.

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