Sneezing is an entirely natural function of the body. No one really knows why or what its purpose is, but we know that we all do it. Some people are embarrassed by it, and some people love sneezing, but there is a small percentage of people who absolutely hate sneezing and try to hold it back as much as possible. Well, you definitely shouldn’t do that, and here’s a good reason why. A stifled sneeze caused a horrific medical problem that put one man in the hospital.
The 34-year-old held his nose and moth closed while sneezing and ended up rupturing his throat. He described the sensation as a popping and cracking in the back of his throat and soon needed medical attention for his issue.
“Halting sneeze via blocking nostrils and mouth is a dangerous maneuver and should be avoided, as it may lead to numerous complications,”said the report detailing the complications of halting a sneeze.
The 34-year-old was hospitalized for seven days because of the rupture. Air bubbles from the rupture were permeating the soft tissue of his neck and chest, and he had to be fed via a feeding tube and was fed antibiotics to help his situation.
So what’s the best option. Well according to medical professionals, it’s actually this…
So let ‘er rip!