As it happens, that most reliable of all British newspapers, The Daily Mail, recently covered such a case: Teenager SNEEZES to death: Mother’s despair after 17-year-old son suffers a brain haemorrhage following a sneezing fit
I was always taught not to hold a sneeze back and it alarms me when I see someone’s head about to explode as they hold their nose and sneeze.
this from Live Science:
I just let out a monstrous one, that locked up my entire torso/joints.
Friend of a friend held a sneeze in and stroked with a bleed.
I’d be willing to bet someone’s died from sneezing while they were driving. So maybe indirectly…