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how do you get rid of hiccups?


Asked by stargazer74 at 6:19 AM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Slow breathing for a few minutes

    Answer by mom4jimbo at 3:53 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • bend over and drink some water while u r bent...always works for me

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 6:35 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Have someone feed ya a glass of water while u infact plug your ears.....alway's sucessful :)

    Answer by Becki.Nagy at 6:42 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I heard bitters is good - it worked on my dd once.

    Answer by TeensMom07 at 7:01 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Anything with vinegar! My family eats pickles whenever we get them... it works!

    Answer by mldj33 at 7:07 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I heard eating some pure sugar helps it....but I dont think theres really anyway to get rid of them.

    Answer by Finkette at 7:42 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Someone posted in the babies category the other day that Gripe water works. I took swig yesterday and IT DOES.

    Answer by CassyzMom at 7:58 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Every time we had hiccups as kids we would go to my mom and tell her. She would say "Really? Let me hear one." Don't you know, we never could let her hear one! Its like they got stage fright or something! :)

    Answer by hootie826 at 12:06 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • very interesting and now i have qa few things to try thanks

    Comment by stargazer74 (original poster) at 9:08 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I usually drink water and hold my breath. I read an article the other day that was mentioning how the Japanese get rid of them--they stick a finger in their throat (almost like they were going to make themselves vomit) and it disrupts the diaphragm spasm (which is what hiccups are) and makes them stop. I'm going to try it next time I get them :)

    Answer by vicesix at 9:09 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

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