What Are Hiccups?

Hiccups are the rapid spontaneous narrowing of the diaphragm muscle. During Hiccups the muscles contracts frequently, the opening between the vocal cords snaps shut to check the inflow of air and makes the hiccup sound. Till today there is no sure shot reason for why hiccups occur.

What Home Remedies and Treatments Get Rid of Hiccups?

Holding your breath for a few seconds

Drinking a glass of water preferably cold water

Eat Sugar (for non-diabetics only) when encountered with nonstop hiccups

Push your legs to chest and hold for few seconds

Apply honey on the tongue and slowly swallow.

Be calm reduce stress and be positive.

Drink sweet lemon water.

If Hiccups does not cure by above-mentioned home remedies. Consult your Doctor.

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