Do you ever get the hiccups? Have you tried everything to get rid of them only to still have hiccups?
Every once in a while, I find myself with a bout of hiccups and, until recently, had a really hard time getting rid of them.
While my hiccups are not nearly as obnoxious as Tom’s sneezes, they do get a little annoying for those around me.
According to the Mayo website, hiccups could be set off by carbonated beverages, drinking too much alcohol, eating too much, stress or excitement, temperature changes or swallowing air.
Actually, the Mayo says those can be causues for hiccups that last less than 48 hours.
There are other causes of hiccups that last over 48 hours. If you’ve dealt with hiccups exceeding more than an hour, I feel for you. I couldn’t imagine two days of hiccups.
Tom said he used to get them from laughing. I really don’t know what sets them off for me, although I do like to drink carbonated water (I make it with our Sodastream) throughout the day. Maybe that’s it.
Anyways, I’ve never had much luck getting rid of hiccups.
I’ve tried guzzling water and plugging my ears. I’ve tried holding my breath until blue. I’ve also tried pulling out my tongue. Now that’s a sight to see!
To be honest, I’ve never tried having an orgasm or getting a rectal massage as suggested by this Medical Daily article. If you’ve tried either of these methods, please don’t post about it in the comments. Ha!
I heard that inhaling peppermint essential oil worked for hiccups.
Since, Young Living peppermint essential oil is one of my favorites, I was actually hoping for a bout of hiccups to try it out.
Fortunately, I was in a good spot to get my case of hiccups on video so I could see if this peppermint thing actually worked.
Did it? Check out the video below to see for yourself.
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