A hiccup is an involuntary contraction (myoclonic jerk) of the diaphragm that may
repeat several times per minute. In medicine, it is ...
Wonder why hiccups happen? Find out more in this article for kids.
Nov 19, 2015 ... Information about hiccups causes like eating too fast, drinking to much,
medications, and medical conditions. There are a variety of home ...
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
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.
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 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
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 ...
May 5, 2012 ... Today I found out what causes hiccups. In medical terms, a hiccup can be called
a hiccough, a synchronous diaphragmatic flutter, or singlutus.
Hiccups are repeated involuntary spasms of the diaphragm, followed by quick, ....
A doctor's evaluation typically does not reveal a cause but should be done for ...