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How do you cure chronic hiccups?

How do you cure chronic hiccups?

If you have the hiccups, you can try the following ways to get them to stop:Hold your breath for a short amount of time.Take small sips of cold water.Gargle with water.Drink water from the far side of the glass.Breathe into a paper bag.Bite into a lemon.Swallow a small amount of granulated sugar.

What triggers chronic hiccups?

Nerve damage or irritation A cause of long-term hiccups is damage to or irritation of the vagus nerves or phrenic nerves, which serve the diaphragm muscle. Factors that may cause damage or irritation to these nerves include: A hair or something else in your ear touching your eardrum. A tumor, cyst or goiter in your

What medication is used for chronic hiccups?

Medications used to treat intractable hiccups include:Baclofen a muscle relaxant.Chlorpromazine a medicine used to treat psychiatric illnesses.Haloperidol, a type of tranquilizer.Metoclopramide, used to treat problems in the esophagus and GERD.

Are chronic hiccups serious?

Hiccups lasting longer than 48 hours are classed as chronic and considered a serious medical condition. In addition to being incredibly irritating, chronic hiccups often disrupt sleep and can make it difficult to eat or drink.