It is the time of the year when it seems as though everyone is either getting sick, sick, or getting over being sick. Since it is cold and flu season, there are a lot of people coughing and sneezing their way through the day.

I was given a few facts about sneezes this morning, and while sneezing can seem to be violent, not everything I have heard is necessarily true. No, your heart does not actually stop, but a sneeze can change your heart's rhythm. That may be the reason we say "God bless you" when someone sneezes.

I had to do some looking around for other facts about sneezing, yes, I am odd that way. I also did more than my fair share of sneezing earlier this week. I found that sneezing can be violent, people have fractured a rib when sneezing. Ouch. For more sneeze related facts, check out the Reader's Digest site, and Gesundheit.

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