Remedies to Help Stop Hiccups Immediately

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Remedies to Help Stop Hiccups Immediately

Just about everyone has experienced hiccups at one time or another. They're most common in infants, but everything from drinking bubbly sodas to chowing down on spicy foods to swallowing air too quickly can lead to those telltale spasms in people of all ages.

As common as hiccups are, they’re not a health issue in and of themselves (though they can be a symptom of underlying conditions). They are, though, a nuisance — and sometimes a puzzle. So just what are hiccups, and what causes them? And, most importantly, how can you stop them in their tracks to keep them from interfering with your daily life? Learn the answers to these (and other) questions below.