Achoo! Most people sneeze after a tickling sensation finds its way up their nose, but for some, sunlight is another trigger. This is called the photic sneeze reflex, otherwise known as solar sneezing or ACHOO syndrome (which stands for Autosomal Dominant Compulsive Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst. Cute, right?).
Why People Are Talking About It
Why It Happens
Why Do Some People Sneeze In Sunlight?
We don't know, but we sure can guess!
Guess What Else Can Make You Sneeze
Turns out that some people also sneeze when you turn OUT the light, if you catch our drift.
Written by Curiosity Staff December 12, 2015
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