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Apr 12, 2013 ... We all know how a sneeze happens. What we don't know is why our eyes automatically close when we do it. School kids will tell you it's ...


Nov 30, 2013 ... It's actually one of science's big mysteries, but Greg Foot explains what a sneeze is and why your eyelids shut down in response.


Dec 22, 2016 ... Why is it that we almost always close our eyes when we sneeze?


Oct 5, 2016 ... During a sneeze, most everyone involuntarily closes his or her eyes as a reflex action. Why? And what happens if we try to keep them open?


Some people's eyes don't shut when they sneeze, but most people's do. So if there's no concern that our eyes will pop out of our heads, then why do they close  ...

Jan 9, 2017 ... A monthly show where we endeavor to answer one of your big questions. This week, Hajera Fatima asks, “Why do we close our eyes when we ...
Nov 25, 2013 ... Feel a bit of man flu coming on? Are your eyes watery, sneezing like crazy and getting no sympathy at all? Well poor you! We feel your pain.


Apr 11, 2012 ... Can sneezing with your eyes open make your eyeballs pop out? ... So why do eyelids snap shut when a sneeze comes on, as if they're ... We were unable to load Disqus. If you are a moderator please see our troubleshooting guide. ... open naturally, nothing happens, I rarely close eyes while sneezing ...


Sep 1, 2015 ... The simplest response is that your eyes close as a reflex, because the nose and eyes are linked by cranial nerves which brings the sneeze ...