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Chocolate for Hiccups

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This home remedy for curing hiccups sounds delicious.

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Chocolate for hiccups does work. My father was recovering in the hospital for several weeks last summer, and many many times, he had lengthy bouts of severe hiccups. As he was recovering from abdominal surgery, these was extremely painful. His doctors tried anti-spasmodic drugs to end them, and the drugs did not help.

I read about this remedy in the book, bought him a bag of chocolate chips, and voila, it worked. And he is in his seventies and a sceptic. And when he mentions this cure to his doctors, they think he is making it up.

Anyway, he was thrilled.

I discovered this "remedy" one day after becoming so aggravated with having repeated bouts of hiccups, that I decided if I was going to have them, I was going to have them with chocolate. They stopped immediately, much to my surprise. The doctor had recently discovered a hair touching my eardrum - which according to his research was the source of my having hiccups several times each day - so I thought there was no end in site.

The chocolate remedy, however, has been fool-proof for years now. I don't know why it works, I just know that it does.

ALSO eating green olives helps.

Sure cure for hiccups: Fill a glass with water, bend over, and drink out of the opposite side for as long as you can. Repeat if necessary.

Mmmmmmm yummmmm. I think I may have to go test this one out... too bad I don't have the hiccups!

My daughter had severe hiccups while I was pregnant (everyday in the womb) and everyday (sometimes more) from the day she was born until she was in school (which then went to 3-4 times a week). Even now at 26 she still has them 1-2 times a week. These are not regular hiccups, instead they are a very deep very pain full type. The Dr's said it has something to do with the way her diaphragm (under her rips) was formed.

We tried every suggestion we could get our hands on (both medically and home remedy). One day a 90 year old woman I ran into at the store (my daughter was about 4 or 5 and crying from the painful hiccup) told me to try a teaspoon of pickle juice (of course it is a tablespoon now that she's older). We were desperate and went home and tried it (of course she still had them an hour later when we got home).

It stopped them immediately! To this day it still works (we have even asked for it at a restaurant if we are out, they think we are crazy but they always will bring a small bowl or glass of it). The dill or kosher dill seem to work the best for her, but my friends says sweet works on her son. The Dr said it's probably the vinegar and pickling spices in it, and has told other patients that have similar problems. I rarely get them, and never the deep painful ones, but the few times I have gotten normal hiccups it has worked for me too.

A teaspoon of sugar immediately stops hiccups. It's alot cheaper than chocolate and some people are allergic.

I was recently put on a short course of Prednisone, beginning with 40mg per day. On day two I started having what can only be described as severe hiccups. After doing some research on the net I discovered that this is an uncommon but well documented side effect of the drug (and some other types of steroids as well).

I found this site earlier this evening while going through an agonizing bout of these hiccups... I also found I didn't have any type of chocolate in the house other than a hole-cocoa chocolate beverage powder. I mixed that heavily with some milk and drank it hot. My hiccups stopped almost immediately!

I don't know if this is a one time thing... but I'll take what I can get. THANKS!!!

I think you'll find it is maybe the sugar. The hiccups can also be halted with 1/2 orange or a glass of orange juice.

Years ago while eating in a restaurant I started hiccuping badly. I asked a nearby bartender if he had any suggestions. He gave me a slice of lime with a few drops of Angostura Bitters and told me me to suck on the lime. When I did so the hiccups stopped immediately. I hate having the hiccups so, since then, I have always kept a fresh lime and a bottle of bitters on hand and it has never failed to cure my hiccups. I have tried the lime alone and the bitters alone--neither worked but the combination has never failed. I have also given this to children and friends--have not seen it fail yet. By the way, contrary to what the name suggests, Angostura Bitters has a pleasant, slightly sweet flavor.

I had the hiccups for awhile today. I had never heard the chocolate thing, but in a moment of pure intuition, I went to my fridge and pulled out a Hershey bar. I thought, "Hhhmmm... chocolate seems like something that would weirdly cure hiccups." After my hiccups went away, I decided to look on the internet for "chocolate cures hiccups" and several results appeared. I'm glad I somehow guessed that chocolate would help.

Been using the tsp of sugar for years, never fails!

The hot coco came in handy being that, being that I have no other source of chocolate in home.

The chocolate cure really works. Actually, I don't know exactly because I've only tried it once, but it worked that time so I assume it will work again.

I was at a hair salon (yes, a hair salon) when a bout of hiccups started. Nothing painful, just very irritating. I looked around me for anything that might help, and I saw a box of chocolates. I saw strangers take the chocolate out so I assumed it was okay to eat it.

They were hershey kisses, milk and dark chocolate. I don't favor dark chocolate so I took two milk chocolate Hershey kisses out. I ate them but my hiccups continued. It didn't seem to work. I tried two dark chocolate ones instead. I shoved them into my mouth quickly. I waited a minute and my hiccups
seemed not to be occurring anymore. I was relieved.

Try the chocolate method; it's sure to work!

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