Ah-choo! When you feel a sneeze coming on, there’s not much you can do to stop it—especially if you’re suffering from a cold or seasonal allergies. But have you ever wondered what is a sneeze exactly? A sneeze is a sudden burst of air from the lungs through the nose and mouth. It usually occurs when something like dust or pollen irritates the mucus membranes of the nose and throat. As a reflex, your body sneezes in order to get rid of whatever is causing the irritation. Read on to learn more about what causes sneezing and how to stop it.
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