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Hiccups Part 2 (Teacher: Michael)

I've that a hiccups sufferer try holding his breath. And I've old wives tales which involve tickling the sufferer's nose.

One in America, who hiccupped over 100 million without stopping, sent thousands of suggestions to him stop the habit.

Some of them from 'old wives'. Some of them from doctors.
None of them worked.

Then he tried praying to St Jude, the patron saint of lost causes, and that the trick.

Personally, I the two remedies most likely to the trick to first try breathing in and of a brown paper bag; and , to try swallowing a teaspoonful of granulated sugar.

The raw sugar remedy probably works by scraping against the of the throat and stimulating a nerve to suppress the hiccups.

Breathing in and of a paper bag probably works because it alters the concentration of carbon dioxide breathed in.

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