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A hiccup is an involuntary contraction (myoclonic jerk) of the diaphragm that may repeat several times per minute.

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, medications, and medical conditions. There are a variety of home ...

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

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Hiccups are caused by a sudden contraction of your diaphragm. The diaphragm is a muscle under your lungs that helps you breathe in. The top of your windpipe  ...

Hiccups: Click for Causes, Cures, and Treatment - MedicineNet

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Learn about what causes hiccups (medications, certain foods, surgery, strokes, brain tumors, and noxious fumes). Hiccup causes and cures for infants and ...

Hiccups-Topic Overview - WebMD

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Hiccups occur when a spasm contracts the diaphragm, a large sheet of muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. This spasm causes an  ...

Hiccups: Causes, Risk Factors & Treatments - Healthline

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Sep 26, 2015 ... The diaphragm contracting out of rhythm causes hiccups. Each spasm of the diaphragm makes the larynx and vocal cords close suddenly.

Hiccups: Causes and Treatments - Medical News Today

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Dec 23, 2015 ... Learn all about hiccups (involuntary contractions of the diaphragm), what causes them and how they can be treated in our information article.

You Asked: What Causes Hiccups? | TIME

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Dec 16, 2015 ... (One survey of people admitted to a Baltimore hospital between 1995 to 2000 found hiccups were the cause of the hospital visit in 54 out of ...

Hiccups, Chronic - WebMD

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Apr 4, 2008 ... Some illnesses for which continuing hiccups may be a symptom include: pleurisy of the diaphragm, pneumonia, uremia, alcoholism, disorders ...

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There may be no obvious cause for hiccups, but possible causes are abdominal surgery, hot and spicy foods, noxious fumes, stroke or brain tumor.
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What Are the Leading Causes of Hiccups? - Mercola

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Jan 9, 2016 ... As for causes, hiccups are sometimes triggered by external factors, like drinking carbonated beverages, eating too fast (and gulping your food) ...

What Causes Hiccups? - KidsHealth

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Wonder why hiccups happen? Find out more in this article for kids.

Hiccups Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - Why do we hiccup ...

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