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Old 04-22-2009, 10:37 PM
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Actually, no-one can hold their breath past a certain point. Breathing is a reflex--one we can take control of for speech, but an automatice process at its default setting. If you hold your breath too long, your medulla oblongata says "You breath now" and that's that. So don't feel like a wimp.
It's a reaction... that you have.

But you can suffocate yourself. Or almost to death, at least... if you have, uh... how to say this... mental and psychological problems, it can override your system.
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