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Hiccups: Causes, Risk Factors & Treatments - Healthline

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Sep 26, 2015 ... Hiccups are repetitive, uncontrollable contractions of the diaphragm muscle. Your diaphragm is the muscle just below your lungs. It marks the ...

Hiccups - body, last, causes, Are Hiccups Dangerous?

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Hiccups occur when the diaphragm <sup>*</sup> suddenly contracts during breathing. The vocal cords quickly close, and an odd sound comes from the throat. Hiccups are ...

Q.&.A.; Dangerous Hiccups - The New York Times

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Feb 22, 2000 ... Q. Can hiccups kill you? A. Ordinary hiccups, resulting from things like overeating and stress, are usually benign. But hiccups can indicate a ...

Hiccups: Click for Causes, Home Remedies and Treatment

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Nov 19, 2015 ... Information about hiccups causes like eating too fast, drinking to much, ... as pneumonia or when harmful substances build up in the blood for ...

Hiccups, Chronic - WebMD

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Apr 4, 2008 ... Important It is possible that the main title of the report Hiccups, Chronic is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find ...

Hiccups-Topic Overview - WebMD

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What are hiccups?Hiccups occur when a spasm contracts the diaphragm, a large sheet of muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.

The Scary Thing Your Hiccups Could Mean | Prevention

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Jul 28, 2015 ... In women only, hiccups may be a sign of stroke. Learn more about unexpected stroke signs and what you should look for.

Hiccups: How to get rid of hiccups - Medical News Today

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Sep 10, 2015 ... There are many suggested remedies for getting rid of hiccups, most of ... Dangerous bacteria jumping among cystic fibrosis clinics around the ...

Hiccups - Causes - NHS Choices

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Sep 15, 2014 ... Hiccups occur when your diaphragm (the thin layer of muscle that separates your chest cavity from your abdomen) suddenly and involuntarily ...

Hiccups facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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The direct danger of severe hiccups, continuously present over a long period of time, is simply one of physical exhaustion, quite apart from any hazards relating ...

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Hiccups Causes - Mayo Clinic

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The most common cause of long-term hiccups is damage to or irritation of the vagus nerves or phrenic nerves, which serve the diaphragm muscle.Factors that  ...

Hiccups: Dangerous or Just Annoying | Senior Correspondent: A ...

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May 7, 2013 ... Q: Are hiccups dangerous?Hiccups—sometimes called hiccoughs—are not dangerous themselves, and are rarely a sign of a health problem.

Hiccups (Hiccoughs). How to stop hiccups. Hiccups causes | Patient

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Short bouts of hiccups are common and harmless. Persistent hiccups (lasting for more than 48 hours) are rare. However, they need medical assessment ...