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What is a good cure for the hiccups?

I have a really bad case of the hiccups lol :D

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Drink a glass of water quickly. :o

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Drinking water upside-down.....it really works....no, seriously, it does.

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haha how am i supposed to do tht? :D thnx for the answer
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@frostME, you use bottled water put the entire cap in your mouth, sit on edge of bed, put torso/head/arms upside down, and let gravity do it's work :D
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ooooooo i see...lol thanxs
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Lol np :)
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Actually, you grab a cup, put water in it, and put in on the bottom part of your mouth. Bend over, and drink it that way :)
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But once upside down, the part not in your mouth, will go flying all over your mouth, lmao.
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lol yup ^^^^
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That does work; however, it's easier to hold one ear closed while drinking nonstop as much water as you can before breathing again. Works every time!
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It does work
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Eat some peanut butter.

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lol ok :D thnx
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You're welcome.
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Why?
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?? why what?
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He is saying why would PB work :P
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oh....lol
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Breathe into a paper bag for a few seconds at a time.

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ok thanx :)
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Hold your breath for thirty seconds. Then repeat

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thanx!! :D
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It wont work
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Drink water?

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alright thanx!
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Good luck!
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how weroid i thought u where going to say monster
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If you drink water upside down (yes it works lol) Good luck!! (:

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lol thanx!
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stare at person without blinking

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does tht really work?...lol thanx for answering
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Deep breaths

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ok thanx
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Yep
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Drink water

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thnx
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Tap your self in the solarplexes.

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Gulp down alot of water without stopping

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What I do it I drink water while hitting my back with my hand! It works every time!

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Drink water from the other side of the cup. I promise you that it works. Never fails. Good luck.

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eat 3 slice of bread without butter and drink some cold milkshake

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Warm Pepsi works every time!!!!

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YUCK















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YUCK!!!!! I think that would even kill the dead























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YUCK!!!!!!! I think that would even kill the dead. lol rofl



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Ask a friend to stick their (clean) fingers gently in your ears while you slowly sip water from a glass or bottle. If you have hiccups while alone, fill up mouth with water, stick your own fingers in your ears to plug them, then slowly swallow small amounts of the water that's in your mouth. I've tried this with myself, children, friends and nephew: it is foolproof!

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Drink water from a glass of water slowly, without taking any breath for as long as you can, till you think you are going to drown. Seal the glass to your mouth and face, also. If you have to take a breath, take it from the air inside the glass. Hiccups are caused by extra oxygen, in you system, so by using the air inside the glass, it has more CO2 then oxygen after you have breathed in it, your body will use up the extra oxygen. Simple, really, I have done it hundreds of times....

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I was once told to think about the person who may be remembering me at the time of hiccups....its silly but it worked....no harm trying

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I have tried most of these suggestions some worked for a while and some didn't. Now I take a teaspoon of sugar and let it melt in my mouth. It worked every time except one...I had to repeat, then they quit.

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drink water its the easiest way to avoid hiccups.....

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Swallow a teaspoon of sugar. (tip: if it's too dry, just add a few drops of water)
This works almost every time.

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Dalegas

Hold your breath and have someone hug you tight around your chest until you can't hold your breath anymore. This is the same cut and paste answer I gave to the same question that was asked last week

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Eat a spoon full of peanutbutter?

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Drink water constantly

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spoon of sugar C; it works and also tastes good ^-^

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that's what I said
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Ok we'll that's how I do it too
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drink a glass of water and drink it quickly ya

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that's what's up
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Look at the light and say elephant

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drink a glass of water slowly, and think of no-more-hiccups. works every time

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drink alot of water....and hold your breath for a min

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drink water and if that doesnt work then ask some 1 2 scare you and if that doesnt work hold your breath it will work!

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The simplest way to accomplish this is holding your breath BUT you have to do it by expanding your chest/lungs to their fullest and holding that position through the amount of time you would next hiccup, not just holding a little bit of air or for just a little while.

The reason there are so many ideas is there are a lot of complicated ways to trick your body into not taking a breath for longer than usual. (eating dry sugar, drinking water, etc.)

Here's some trivia you might never need to know about this: the technical term for hiccups is spasmodic diaphragmatic contractions

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hold ur breath.

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Urine is good for more than jellyfish stings, athletes foot and golden showers....did you know it can be used to cure the hiccups as well?
To cure yourself of the hiccups, simply take a small sample of your urine, in a cup or a bowl. Position your nose slightly above the urine and slowly inhale for 30-60 seconds. Your hiccups will be gone. This works because there are chemicals in your urine that relax muscles. When air touches the urine, it evaporates and the chemicals become vapors.
This is also why rubbing urine on a sore muscle relieves pain.

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ummmm.....ew....no thanx lol
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My doctor told me today - put some sugar (1-2 teaspoons) on your tongue and let it melt in your mouth. This will help with the hiccups..

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Fill a wash basin with Luke warm
water, comfortable to the touch. Have a dry towel near by. Here's the tricky part, put your face in the water deep enough to immerse both you'd nose and mouth. Put your' head in the water three times and take it out twice, this method ALWAYS stops hiccups!

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drink water and plug your ears

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drink lots of water then burp

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Drink about a half a teaspoon of pickle juice every 7-10 seconds until your hiccups stop.

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Or... Try holding your breath or consciously not hiccuping to throw off the rhythm. Hiccups happens at certain intervals (in rhythm).
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drink water fast no stopping for 10 sec.

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This will sound weird, but it works for me every time:
Drink a good mouthful of water, but don't swallow it
Find a wall, then go into a headstand position (with the water still in your mouth)
Then, slowly swallow the water, little by little
Hopefully that works! It works for me!

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water is the good cure

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put a paper towel over a cup of water and chug it.

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think really hard.

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hold your breath

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sweet gherkin pickle juice, about 1 to 2 oz. works every time

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make someone scare the sh-t outta you.

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Drink water, Hold your breath till you can't anymore, Hold someone's hand till there gone

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I learned from a doctor that if you pull your tongue with a paper towel for 20 seconds you will stop hiccuping. I tried it, and it really worked!!!!

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This was an old answer by me for a similar question:
As said already, holding your breath always works. But sometimes just holding your breath won't do good. In that case, take a clean plastic cover. Cover your mouth and nose with the plastic cover so that no air can go in or out. Breathe through your mouth, inside the cover. Continue this until you are free from hiccups. The thing here is to intake some amount of air that we exhaled. Both the methods are basically same, but the 2nd is better, because it makes us to inhale more air that we exhaled, and i think that's the reason for working of this method.

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Spoonful of honey does it every time for me.

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Okay, listen very carefully.....
First u take a big breath and then hold ur breath
Then u blow it out with a big force
and it should go away (sometimes)
HOPE THIS HELPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Put your arms up and just make a bubble in your mouth and dont breath.

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drink water

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drink a glass of water but take 9 sips

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Concentrate on your breathing. You get the hiccups because your diaphragm is out of sync with your natural breathing rhythm. Concentrating on breath will get them back in sync. Deep slow breaths and think to your self "Breathe IN" "Breathe OUT"

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drink 6 glass of water

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a spoon full of sugar

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ok so my mom always says tilt ur head back and then she takes a glass of water and she puts it really high up and then she pretends like shes gonna pour it in my mouth but she doesnt and it works and also eat a spoon full of suger

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Have someone SCARE you!

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its sugar. spell it correctly. and put paper on your head for babies and for grown ups drink water and have someone pat your back quickly.

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1. Fill a glass of water
2. Drink but don't swallow yet
3. Hold back your head then swallow
4. Repeat it 3-9 times

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take a couple gulps of water while holding your nose works every time

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Inhale a deep breath until you can't inhale any more, hold it for a couple seconds then inhale a little more & hold it as long as you can, while you're doing this start swallowing, swallow until you can't swallow any more then swallow once more. exhale and hiccups are gone. (Full lungs & swallowing)

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Swallow a teaspoon of sugar quickly. The irritation to the muscles in the throat will stop the hiccups

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sugar

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Drink a glass of water!

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picture a room full of bald guys only focus on there heads

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drink water upside down or hold breath.or squeeze in between. your thuumb and first finger also holding breath

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Hold your breath open your mouth without breathing and drink trust me it works

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Eat a banana. It always worked for us!
In the alternative, hold your breath but time it right before the approaching hiccup spasm. Without air, it stops!

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I often drink water to avoid hiccups.

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i would usually hold my breath but it's better for u to drink water :-)

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Drink 7 sips of water

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I SWEAR by this :say the alphabet backwards without cheating. My therapist recommended this to me

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To the people who said sugar they are right science proven the other ways might make you puke.

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Drink water when you hiccup. I know when a baby hiccups, the mums always let it drink some water.

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Get yourself a cup of water. Then light a match and immediately outen it in the the cup of water and throw the match away. Then drink the water. The sulfur from the match will make your hiccups go away. This really works!

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I hold my breath for about thirty seconds. My teacher taught my friend a trick where you cover your ears with your hands and put your head between your knees so you are facing the floor and do that for about thirty seconds.

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Water! Hold your breath.

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i think drinking water is best

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put a straw around youre lips then drink a glass of water

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Hold your breath for 10 or 20 seconds.

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It really works
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Drink water upside down.

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CURE HERE: fill your mouth with water, put chin on your chest, put q-tip in your left ear gently. Stay this way 15 seconds. REPEAT if hiccups are BAD- IT WORKS, HICCUPS GONE














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first drink some water then hold your breath and spin around ( dont hold your breath too long or else you will pass out and think you were dreaming you can also make someone scare by pulling out a gun and pretending to shoot you

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There are lots of different ways to cure hiccups. You can drink water, hold your breath, or ask someone to scare you.

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take a sip of water into your mouth. touch your chin to your chest and swallow! simple as that and it works great!

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Sugar and water mixed together

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6 ounces of water with a butter knife inside the glass. Hold the knife in contact with your temple (just in front of your ear) while you slowly drink the water. NEVER FAILS

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Make sure you are not wearing anything tight around your chest. If you are, loosen it.
Keep gulping every few seconds, especially when you feel a hiccup might be coming. A couple of hiccups might escape, but with continuous gulping, hiccups should be gone within 3 minutes.

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Spoonful of sugar, or peanut butter.

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