1. Spicy foods can cause irritation to the diaphragm, which is why people experience bouts of hiccups after they’ve devoured a spicy paneer tikka or bhujias. If you’re suffering from hiccups soon after a meal, simply down a glass of water without pausing between sips.
2. To alter and normalize air inhalation, block both ears with your fingers to prevent air going in.
3. Lift up your left arm and hold it there for a few minutes. This is believed to help as expending energy utilizes oxygen, and in this manner you don’t have to engage in a rigorous activity post meals.
4. Hold your breath for as long as you possibly can before exhaling. After you take the next big gulp of air, hold again and repeat a couple of times.