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 What cause hiccups?

Answer The diaphragm. When you inhale, it pulls down to help pull air into the lungs. When you exhale, it pushes up to help push air out of the lungs. But sometimes the diaphragm becomes irritated. When t... Read More »
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What gives us hiccups?

"Hic!" You've just hiccuped for what seems like the tenth time since you finished your big dinner. Wonder where these funny noises are coming from? The part to blame is your diaphragm (say: die-uh-... Read More »
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What causes hiccups?

It's when your diaphragm spasms. It's kinda like having an eye twitch in your diaphragm.
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What is the best way to get rid of the hiccups?

I always had success drinking water backwards out of a coffee cup -- that is, drinking forward off the front of the cup, instead of tilting your head back while drinking off the back of the cup.
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Why do we get hiccups What is the best way to get rid of them?

Hiccups is an involuntary contraction of the diaphragm, the muscle between your chest & abdomen. Your vocal chords close briefly & the resulting sound is a hiccup.Eat a tsp of dry sugar.Drink wate... Read More »
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