Sneezing after being exposed to a bright light is called the photic sneeze reflex. Its cause is not well understood, but it may occur when nerves near those associated with sneezing become overstimulated.
The photic sneeze reflex is a condition that causes variable difficulty to control
sneezing in ... He assumed that looking at the sun's light made the eyes water,
and then that .... Sneezing gen...
Jan 10, 2008 ... Have you ever emerged from a matinee movie, squinted into the sudden burst of
sunlight and sneezed uncontrollably? Up to a third of the ...
Nov 9, 2009 ... Have you ever stepped out of a dim subway station into the sunshine ... There's
still no hard evidence to fully explain sun sneezing, but scientific .... She has the
talent of being able to 'make' herself sneeze simply by looking up ...
Oct 30, 2015 ... It's called the 'photic sneeze reflex' and is more common than you'd ... his Book of
Problems: "Why does the heat of the Sun provoke sneezing, ...
Jun 5, 2012 ... Sometimes, a funny thing happens when Dr. Roberta Pagon looks directly into
the sun. She sneezes. Not just once though, but usually three ...
Jun 24, 2015 ... If you find yourself sneezing when you come from the dark into the light, ... "why
does the heat of the Sun provoke sneezing, and not the heat of the fire? ... that he
could make her sneeze by flashing lights into her eyes at a rate ...
Jan 4, 2016 ... Perhaps as many as a quarter of us sneeze when we look at a bright ... Aristotle
proposed that the sun's heat dries nasal fluid, causing the nose to tingle. ... of the
optic nerve, such as you'd get from stepping into bright sunlight, ...
Oct 19, 2015 ... When you feel a sneeze building up but it doesn't seem to want to come out, ...
PSR is reflexive sneezing set off by light, especially light from the sun. ... cough
drops, Listerine strips and some breath mints make me sneeze?
Nov 8, 2007 ... ... look into the sun? I hadn't even heard of that until you asked your question! ...
Why do people sneeze when they look into the sun? -A curious adult ... And it's
even harder to make yourself sneeze on cue!) Your body has lots ...