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Why do women make loud screaming noises when they sneeze?

Why do women make loud screaming noises when they sneeze?

Everyone different: Some do and some do not. A sneeze is a very forceful expulsion of air through your upper air passages. It is bound to make some noise. But that noise can be partially suprressed (as in a thriller movie) or completely over the top as in a good comedy. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more


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Why do babies make weird noises and cry while asleep?

Dreams.: They act out what is happening in their dreams, more frequently than this (sleep-talking) happens in adults. ...Read more

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My eyes squeak when I rub them- loud. It freaks me out. Why do they make noise?

My eyes squeak when I rub them- loud. It freaks me out. Why do they make noise?

Air trapping: Sometime air trapping within the moist surfaces can make a tiny noise as you rub your eyes. If you are having vision changes, crusting in your eyes or any symptoms, you should see an optometrist or get referred to an opthalmologist. If you persistantly rub your eye, it can stimulate an inflammatory response and can give your eyes a red appearance. ...Read more

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Why do we cry when laughing really hard?

Why do we cry when laughing really hard?

Intense emotions: Intense emotions can cause intense reactions! crying, laughing, joy, pain are all very closely related physiologically. Sometimes they come out in one form, sometimes another. It's one of the interesting things about human beings! ...Read more

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Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Drool : Muscles relax, mouth may hang open, and if you are on your side or stomach, gravity and pooled saliva do the rest. ...Read more

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Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Mouth opens: Nocturnal drooling occurs when your mouth cracks open and reflex salivation occurs due to the drying effect of air movement. Maybe occurring intermittently due to nasal congestion I suspect. ...Read more

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Why do some babies/kids scream when they get shots?

Why do some babies/kids scream when they get shots?

Reading babies minds: If only i could read babies minds my job as pediatrician would be so much easier! obviously we are not absolutely certain as to why some babies cry more than other while receiving shots, however, by extrapolating from older children & adults, we know that some individuals seem to feel pain more intensely than others. Also, the exact site of the shot on the body can influence the degree of pain. ...Read more

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Why do babies get fussy about going to sleep even when they are tired?

Why do babies get fussy about going to sleep even when they are tired?

Change: A babies perception may be stressed as they enter into a sleep phase as they don't understand leaving an awake state. They are aware something is happening but don't wish it too. Try playing soothing white noise - spa music - in the background to help the baby relax. Avoid rocking to sleep as they will get used to it and will grow older and have sleep issues unless always rocked. ...Read more

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When will my baby stop being frightened and crying when she hears loud noises?

When will my baby stop being frightened and crying when she hears loud noises?

See below: As a child grows up they will become more and more tolerant of loud noises. Your child is showing a normal startle reflex at this point. Some children will always be startled by unexpected loud noises, though they will react in a different way as they grow up. ...Read more

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When do babies get teeth?

When do babies get teeth?

Varies : Dental eruption patterns are quite variable in healthy babies with no deficiencies or abnormalities. Some can have a tooth at birth, or not until 15mo. The average is 1/m starting at 4-6m. Those coming later often have multiple erupt @ the same time. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if babies generally wake up at night crying because they are hungry?

Wanted to know if babies generally wake up at night crying because they are hungry?

Yes: Babies usually need to eat every 3-4 hours in the first month or 2. After a while, that time will start to stretch. Babies can also wake up and cry if they are uncomfortable with gas, wet or dirty diaper, etc. Older babies, who haven't learned to fall asleep on their own, may wake up out of habit, even when they don't need to eat at night. If your baby wakes frequently, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do people have dreams when they sleep?

Why do people have dreams when they sleep?

We dont know : It is a fascinating question and we think it may have something to do with memory consolidation, practicing in our mid things we learned earlier in the day, deleting memories we don't necessarily need. However, there is no grand, single, unified theory on this. ...Read more

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What do babies dream of that makes them cry while asleep?

What do babies dream of that makes them cry while asleep?

Unknown: Since there is no way to research this area (babies don't converse or describe events) there is no way to know. Age regression hypnosis has been able to tap that information as far back as 2 yo, when kids worry more about abandonment or getting lost than anything. Younger kids ? No one knows. ...Read more

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I have these uncontrollable urges to cry whenever I hear certain songs. How bad is that?

Not necessarily: I assume you are not crippled by this reaction and it has been short lived thus far. If you are not overly shy, inhibited or fearful of the environment you exist in-relax, you are going to be fine! introverted emotional temperment aka highly sensitive person can be problematic if your self esteem and socialization suffers. ...Read more

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Why do old people's bones sound creaky whenever they try to stand up?

Why do old people's bones sound creaky whenever they try to stand up?

Cartilage: This is typically due to a condition called chondromalacia, the softening of cartilage behind the knee cap. If you have no pain, no worries. Work on distal quadraceps strength training. ...Read more

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Why do people poop their pants when scared?

Why do people poop their pants when scared?

Reading and films...: For all the many times people are scared, this is a very infrequent occurrence. Except as a dramatic event in novels and films. ...Read more

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Why do I hear wheezing when i lay down?

Why do I hear wheezing when i lay down?

Can't tell: Just based on what you say one cannot tell. Need much more information on your symptoms, their duration, and a good examination is important. You may also need a lung function test to be done. Asthma is often associated with wheezing, but there are other reasons possible. ...Read more

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When do babies began to crawl?

When do babies began to crawl?

7-10 months: Development of gross motor skills like crawling vary from baby to baby. They can also be affected by things like prolonged illness, prematurity, any congenital bone or joint problems, weight of infant. That all being said, the typical time is between 7 and 10 months of age. This is just one skill that we assess in looking at a baby's skills. And yes, I have seen occasional baby who skips crawling. ...Read more

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Why do people make others yawn when they yawn?

Why do people make others yawn when they yawn?

No definite answer: Contagious yawning has been known since at least the 16th century, but there has yet to be an explanation that stood up under testing. The best was that people have a grouping of "mirror neurons" in their brains that do imitative behaviors, but recent studies show that these neurons aren't activated during contagious yawning. It remains somewhat of a mystery. ...Read more