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How do you cure your hiccups?

I find taking in a deep breath and then drinking a glass of water (slowly) cures mine every time. How about you? What do you do to cure the hiccups when you or your kids get them??

 
marchar2002

Asked by marchar2002 at 11:28 PM on Oct. 15, 2010 in Health

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  • Just put a tablespoon of sugar in your mouth and don't do anything, just let it dissolve. It has always worked for us.
    akamomof275847

    Answer by akamomof275847 at 11:33 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • I've never been able to cure mine, but I cured my husband's one night before we were married by telling him I was pregnant. :)
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 11:32 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • I bite down on a pencil between my upper teeth and bottom teeth and take a drink of water. Works for me every time. I hate the hiccups!
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:37 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Same as you - hold my breath and take small slow sips for as long as I can hold it, then a couple more!
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 11:54 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • You can swallow upside down. Just put something to drink in your mouth and hold your head up side down and swallow. This always works for me.
    Seterah1010

    Answer by Seterah1010 at 1:21 AM on Oct. 16, 2010

  • A bartenders favorite cure & it works everytime. A slice of lemon sprinkled with sugar, & a few drops of angostura bitters. eat the pulp of the lemon with all the goodies on it. Hiccups gone!
    RubyinPA

    Answer by RubyinPA at 6:59 AM on Oct. 16, 2010

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