05/06/2021 06:30 PM | Click to read full article
Blowing your nose seems like something you should be able to do without worrying you're going to hurt yourself. After all, facial tissue and pocket handkerchiefs exist for the express purpose of having something to blow snot into, right? But, depending on how vigorously you blow, clearing out your nose might not be as safe or hygienic as it seems.
You might be called to blow your nose for a variety of reasons. Whatever the reason, you're uncomfortably stuffed up and you want relief. But what are the dangers of covering your nose with a tissue and honking?