Suppressing a sneeze has been known to damage ribs, facial bones, cartilage and ears. Sneezes are so powerful they can propel droplets 6 feet at 100 miles per hour and should not be stopped.

When you inhale cold air that is 10 degrees F, it will be warmed to 91 degrees F inside your nasal passages before it ever reaches your throat.

The mucous lining catches debris like fly paper attracting flies and it manufactures more than a pint of mucus a day. The mucus also keeps the humidity in your nose at 80 degrees F.

Source: Article by Jane Spencer for TIDBITS Newspaper

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