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pringtime means terrible allergies, and your doctor might suggest shooting water up your nose with a neti pot.

But if a neti pot can provide such sweet, sweet relief, why does it hurt so much if water shoots up your nose when you jump into a pool? STAT investigates that question in the new episode of Boddities, which asks questions about the body’s weird habits. Take two minutes and find out about the war being waged inside your nose.

If you’ve got a question you’d like to see answered, tweet at me or shoot me an email.

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