Eat something sour
6 home remedies for hiccups
Take nine to ten quick slip of water in a row to get rid of hiccups.
Eating something like a lemon or a teaspoon of vinegar will make your muscles contract and is believed to stop the hiccups.
A spoonful of sugar
Eating a spoonful of sugar is an another great remedy for hiccups and children most especially love it.
There is no scientific backing to this but some people say it worked for them. Stick your tongue out and gently massage the back of the roof of your mouth. This action stimulates the vagus nerve, which stops the spasms in your diaphragm that are the cause of hiccups.
Drink warm soda
Soda water is a refreshingly good drink and a good option if you don’t take sugar. Drinking a couple of big gulps of warm soda will invariably make you burp and burping seems to stop the hiccups.
Take a deep breath
Taking a deep breath and holding it seems to dissuade the hiccups from coming up. While you are holding your breath, try and move your diaphragm, as though you were breathing, and that will make the hiccups disappear.
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A spoonful of peanut butter
We all love chocolate peanut butter spread for breakfast. To treat hiccups, take a spoonful of peanut butter, hold it your mouth for ten seconds and then, swallow it whole, without chewing. The deep swallowing action should ease the hiccups for you.
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