What causes hiccups?

Answer It's when your diaphragm spasms. It's kinda like having an eye twitch in your diaphragm.

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What exactly causes hiccups?

As I understand them,they seem to be caused by eating whilst the heart is still beating fast/BP a little high,so the body is not really ready to eat -this triggers a reflex which is very similar to... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Canine Hiccups?

Hiccups are quite common in canines--especially in puppies. Basically, a hiccup is a spasm in the diaphragm. This spasm causes air to be quickly pulled into the lungs, making a sound on the vocal c... Read More »

What are the causes of hiccups during dinner?

Hiccups are caused by quick bursts of muscular contractions in the diaphragm. These contractions during meals seem to be related to the amount of food eaten and how quickly is it eaten.Diaphragm Sp... Read More »

Concerns & Causes of Severe Hiccups?

Hiccups, also known as singultus and hiccoughs, are involuntary and random spasms of the diaphragm, which results in the closing of the vocal cords, according to Healthline and WebMD. Hiccups can b... Read More »