A sudden flare up of hiccups can undoubtedly provide comedic relief at solemn events. whether the hapless victim is a teacher, public speaker, politician, or priest scarcely matters. But, if you experience a bout of hiccups, it’s scarcely a laughing matter. It’s downright annoying. They are caused due to involuntary spasms of the diaphragm when there is any irritation to this muscle, which is part of the respiratory tract. Although uncommon, hiccup fits are sometimes brought on because of health conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, or surrounding structures of the diaphragm.
So, just how should you deal with hiccups? Most home remedies for hiccups revolve around activities that regulate or alter breathing, as increasing the amount of carbon dioxide in the lungs can provide relief, as it relaxes the diaphragm. Here are some simple tips to treat those annoying hiccups: