Why Do You Get a Lump in Your Throat When You Cry?


Doctor Oz was asked why you get a lump in your throat when you cry, so that you literally feel choked up.  Lump in Your Throat When You Cry

Dr Oz said that the part of your body that is involved in breathing is close to where the food you eat goes down.  Basically the breathing tube and the swallowing tube are close.  So the muscles is squeezing down when you cry, which makes you feel like you have to swallow.



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