Do our hearts stop beating when we sneeze? - AnswerHealth

Do our hearts stop beating when we sneeze?!


Question: I heard that happens. Is it true?


Answers: I heard that happens. Is it true?

Although it may seem that your heart takes a break during a sneeze, this is actually not the case. When you first inhale before sneezing, the pressure in your chest increases. Then, as you exhale forcefully during the sneeze the pressure drops. Alterations in blood flow to your heart produced by these pressure changes, can affect the heart rate. However, the electrical activity in the heart marches on unimpeded



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