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Subject: Does your heart stop when you sneeze?

Date: Fri Feb 13 19:40:41 1998
Posted by William Rice
Grade level: grad
School: Emory University
City: Atlanta State/Province: GA
Country: USA
Area of science: Anatomy
ID: 887420441.An

I've heard a wives tale that one says "Bless You" after a sneeze because the heart supposably stops and re-starts...

Is there any biological justification for this?


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