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Hiccups: 6 Natural Things To Consume When Suffering From Hiccups To Stop It.

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The diaphragm is a muscle that aids in breathing. It can spasm unintentionally, causing your voice cords to close as you inhale.

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Hiccups are the sound produced as a result of this spasm and can be caused by eating too much or drinking too much.Today, we'll look at several meals that can help you get rid of hiccups right away.

Ice water.

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The vagus nerve can be stimulated by slowly sipping cold water.

Lemon.

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Lemon's high acidic content disturbs the oesophagus and diverts the vagus nerve, causing the contractions to reset. Watch your hiccups vanish by sucking on a lemon wedge for a few seconds.

Honey.

Honey is a natural remedy for the hiccup reflex, which is when the body's nervous system tries to control actions in the digestive tract.

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Honey relaxes the vagus nerve, which controls the parasympathetic nervous system, and stops the hiccups from happening.

Vinegar.

Vinegar can help cure hiccups by resetting the diaphragm's automatic movement, and will keep you occupied while the muscles involved rest.

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The vinegar's powerful and sour flavor will also keep your mouth busy while you're recovering from a cold or upset stomach.

Peanut butter.

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Peanut butter is slowly absorbed by the body, and this slowing down alters your breathing and swallowing patterns. The vagus nerve adapts to the new patterns by reacting differently, which eliminates hiccups.

Sugar.

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Sugar is a common remedy for hiccups because its graininess irritates the esophagus, activating the vagus nerve and interfering with the automatic response. This calms the nerves, and your hiccups will be gone in no time.


Source:

https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-get-rid-of-hiccups#treatment

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