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Stopping hiccups

Updated: February 01, 2006

Strange cures create a stimulus that interrupts the reflex.

Several bodily functions can be played for laughs, and hiccups are one of them. Hiccups are usually minor and short-lived, if a little embarrassing and inconvenient. But they're often associated with good times — a bit of overeating, perhaps, or getting tipsy. The sound itself is funny.

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