A yawn is an involuntary reflex that allows you to take in more oxygen. It’s the result of stretching your body and it’s triggered by the brain when it feels tired.
There are a few theories about why you might be more likely to get a teary-eyed from yawning than from laughing. One theory is that yawning triggers the body to produce a hormone called prolactin and this hormone is known for causing tearfulness, as well as other emotional responses such as affection and excitement.
What Causes Eye Watering When You Yawn?
When you yawn, your eyes water to prevent them from drying out or getting dust in them. This is due to the brain releasing a chemical called acetylcholine. The contraction of your muscles causes this chemical to be released, and it causes the watery discharge that comes with yawning.
The cause of eye watering when you yawn has been debated for decades. Some scientists believe that this is a reflexive response in order to remove a foreign object such as dust from your eyes, while others believe it is an intentional response by the brain to prevent eye dryness and discomfort.
1. You are trying to cool down your brain and body temperature
When you are feeling hot, you want to cool down and get some relief from the heat. There are several ways in which we do that: we take cold showers, drink ice-cold water or go for a swim. However, these methods don’t really help us to cool off.
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2. You are trying to rid yourself of a lingering cold by catching a yawn
By catching a yawn, you can help rid yourself of your cold. However, before you do so, make sure to do some precautionary things such as washing your hands and not touching anything in the next few minutes.
A yawn is an effortful act of breathing in and expelling air from one’s lungs while opening one’s mouth wide enough to produce a noisy sound that is usually repeated several times. The act of yawning has been connected with fatigue, sleepiness and relaxation.
The human body’s natural reflexes are activated when someone yawns – stimulating the release of hormones that make us feel more relaxed and sleepy.
3. It is a reflexive response to an irritating sound or sensation that you have heard or felt before
When we hear a sound or feel an irritating sensation, our reflexive response is to turn away from it. This reaction is due to the amygdala – the part of our brain responsible for reacting in response to a threat.
In this paper, I examine whether we have learned to control our responses when presented with these sounds and sensations and if so, how. I find that while once reflexive responses are now under conscious control, it is not always easy for us to change these reactions.
The effect of this study can be seen in helping people new to a particular sound learn how not react in an involuntary manner that can make someone feel uncomfortable or be perceived as being rude if they don’t know better.