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How to get rid of hiccups

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I always have hiccups today. It is so fierce! <a href="">How to get rid of hiccups</a>? Thanks.

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When I have hiccups I lie down on the couch or a bed. I take a big, deep breath and hold it until just before I can't hold it anymore. (Holding it to the max will result in a big gasp for air, which you don't want.) And then I close my eyes and take steady, deep breaths for several minutes until I'm sure my hiccups are gone. If the hiccups start at any point during the deep breaths I start over the held breath. It works for me every time because it "resets" my diaphragm. (Hiccups are caused by diaphragm spasms.)

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