Most hiccups will go away on their very own. However in some circumstances they’ll final for some time. And in case you take a look at a kind of outdated wives’ tales about stopping hiccups – say, getting somebody to scare you – you’re most likely going to be dissatisfied.
There are a couple of dwelling treatments you may attempt, though there’s not very a lot proof that any of them actually work.
- Maintain your breath and swallow 3 times
- Breathe right into a paper bag however cease earlier than you get lightheaded!
- Drink a glass of water shortly
- Swallow a teaspoon of sugar
- Pull in your tongue
- Gargle with water
In case your hiccups final greater than 2 days or are extreme sufficient to intrude with consuming, respiratory, or sleeping, contact your physician. They may be capable of deal with continual hiccups with medicine or run some exams to see why your hiccups aren’t going away.
Speak to your physician instantly if, together with hiccups, you’ve gotten any form of abdomen ache, chest ache, fever, shortness of breath, or vomiting, or in case you cough up blood.