Hiccups Problem

Is there any simple remedy for hiccups besides holding the breath. I get them often and for long durations.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
Hello.... Hiccup is both physiological and pathological.... If a person eats too fast, he or she can swallow air along with food and end up with the hiccups,Smoking or chewing gum also can cause a person to swallow air and get hiccups.conditions like hyperuremia and hiatus hernia can also cause hiccups.... Yyou stop the activity which causes irritation of diaphragm.
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