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Hiccups are a sudden, involuntary contraction of the diaphragm muscle. In general hiccups are just a temporary condition. Some of the causes of hiccups include

  • certain medications,
  • surgery,
  • eating or drinking too much,
  • spicy foods,
  • diseases or conditions that irritate the nerves controlling the diaphragm,
  • strokes,
  • brain tumors,
  • liver failure, and
  • noxious fumes.

There are a variety of home remedies and treatments that can be used to get rid of hiccups.


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