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How To Stop Hiccups

GlassSuffering from a bad case of the hiccups? They don’t do any physical damage and are more annoying than anything (though I suppose if you have a chronic case, that may be cause for concern).

Sure enough, it never fails that they appear at the most inopportune times (when you’re trying to sleep, right before a job interview, during class, etc.).

The good news is that there are lots of different remedies you can try that can stop them in their tracks.

Here’s a tip from Growing Happiness [1] with “The Best Cure”, there’s a twist to this you may not know:

I’ve also tried many other methods like holding my breath, pulling my ears, pinching my nose, drinking honey and getting tickled (made me feel worse). That was until B told me that the cure does indeed lie in drinking water but not just any water, it has to be warm.

Aha! Warm temperature is the trick…visit the page for details why it works. I was taught to hold my breath and it had inconsistent results. Thankfully, I rarely get them ;).

Update: Tipnut readers have a lot good tips too and many were shared in the comments area below, here are several more ideas you can try:

Did we miss your tried and true remedy? Please share it with everyone by adding it in the comments area below, thank you! :)