Thursday, November 29, 2012

Why Do Bright Lights Make Me Sneeze?

Sternutation, commonly known as sneezing, is a protective reflex developed to protect the nasal passages and lungs.

 

Allergic to sunbeams? Doubtful. But something physiological is happening to you. About one person in four will recognize this photic sneeze reflex.

Sneezing is one of your body's reflex actions, which occur when your muscles respond automatically to a stimulus without conscious movement.
 
For the rest of the story: http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/215-why-do-bright-lights-make-me-sneeze.html

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