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How to Make Yourself Sneeze on Command!

Updated on January 31, 2018
Learn how to make your sneeze on command with a few tips and tricks.
Learn how to make your sneeze on command with a few tips and tricks. | Source

Why in the world would you want to make yourself sneeze on command? The only people who can answer that question are the ones who want to. Maybe you are acting on stage. On the other hand, perhaps you want to pretend that you are sick to avoid obligations at work or in school.

Regardless of your reason, this article will outline a few useful tips on how to make yourself sneeze on command. The main methods outlined, include initiating a sneeze by touching, eating, drinking, and other unique techniques.

1. How to Make Yourself Sneeze by Touching Yourself

That sounded dirty, but it isn’t really.

One good way to make yourself sneeze is to actually stimulate your nose somehow and tickle an area around it to get the desired result.

You can take a tissue, turn a corner of it so it hovers just outside your nostril. The subtle touch of the tissue against the inside of your nose will tickle you to produce a wonderfully cathartic “achoo!”

Another “touch” technique you can use is to get a pair of tweezers and pull out a hair from the inside of your nostril. This can work, but it is a bit painful. The good thing is, if you tried the tissue corner method above, then you have something to wipe your tears with.

This method will also work if you try tweezing an eyebrow hair out. The nerves are linked to the inside of your nose.

So tweeze, tickle, sneeze, and cry your little hearts out ladies and gentlemen.

You can make yourself sneeze using some tweezers on those pesky nose hairs.
You can make yourself sneeze using some tweezers on those pesky nose hairs.

2. Experiment with Food and Drinks to Make a Sneeze

Certain types of food and beverages can be effective. You can learn how to make yourself sneeze on command by consuming them.

Some people sneeze immediately after eating some very rich chocolate. Make sure the cocoa percentage is high and it can be very effective.

However, you may want to avoid chocolate containing nuts if you have allergies. Also, some people experience coughing fits when they consume too much chocolate or certain foods that they are allergic to. You may want to consult with a doctor if you suffer from coughing fits on a regular basis.

Other foods can help make you sneeze on command. For instance, try chewing gum that has a strong minty flavor. Even candies or mints can bring on a strong sneeze so go down to the corner store and grab a fresh pack.

Moreover, mints can do more things than just freshen nasty breath. They are great for sneezing addicts too and you don’t even need a prescription to make yourself sneeze with ease!

Eating rich dark chocolate can sometimes make you sneeze.
Eating rich dark chocolate can sometimes make you sneeze. | Source

3. Other Tips to Make Yourself Sneeze on Command

Bright lights can also make yourself sneeze if you look into them. It is not great for your eyes, but if you value sneezing over your vision, go right ahead!

Sunlight can also bring on a sneeze or two, but never at the sun directly. Seriously, you really don’t want to damage your eyes. Believe it or not. Sometimes all you need to do is walk outside, expose yourself to the sun and it can cause you to sneeze spontaneously.

Another technique is to radically change the temperature around you, then breath in through your nose. For instance, stick your head in your fridge or freezer for a few seconds. Next, pull your head out and inhale deeply through your nose.

Soon, you will be sneezing in no time!

If your family asks what you are doing with your head in the freezer, just say you forgot your medication again.

If none of these techniques are working for you, then maybe it is best not to sneeze. Maybe you were never born to be a sneezer. Surely, there are lots of other things in the world you are good at so don’t get too down on yourself.

However, if you must succeed at all costs, try sticking your nose in a pepper shaker and one day it will happen for you.

Understanding how to make yourself sneeze on command can be a tiring process. Nevertheless, one of these techniques should work for you.

Sneezing dreams do come true after all.

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      Jesus 4 years ago

      God, bless you.

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      glmclendon 5 years ago

      Good read and a lot of good info. One can use this info and stay up to date with your health.

      I am sure you did much research on this.

      Stay Well