For most of us, hiccups are merely a temporary and occassionally embarrassing inconvenience that passes within minutes.
But in a small minority of cases, they can last for days — even months. Last year, prolonged hiccups were among the 22,000 ‘potentially trivial’ incidents seen in A&E, according to NHS statistics.
While this might initially sound like a waste of hospital time, such hiccupping may indicate a deeper medical problem — which is why the NHS recommends people seek medical advice if their hiccups last for more than 48 hours. Read more
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Hiccup Cures That Work - but No One Wants to Try
Here are some hiccup cures that work, but no one wants to try. Breathing into a paper bag, swallowing sugar, and sipping vinegar are some of the weird ways to get rid of hiccups.