If you have ever suffered from hiccups you know how darned disruptive they can be. Most of the time a bout of hiccups is mildly annoying. But sometimes hiccups hang around, not for minutes or hours, but for days. Whenever someone suffers persistent hiccups they should get a full medical workup to rule out something serious.
Garden Variety Hiccups
When there is nothing really serious going on, there are scores of home remedies for hiccups out there, but which ones work and which ones are a waste of time?
The bottom line is that what works for one person may not help someone else. That is why we put together this video from The People’s Pharmacy to describe and demonstrate some of our favorite hiccup remedies. Just click on the arrow at the top of the page.
Let us know what works for you. And if you love home remedies you will not only find our favorite hiccup remedies but dozens of other simple solutions for common ailments in our book, Quick & Handy Home Remedies from The People’s Pharmacy.
Other Home Remedies for Hiccups From Readers:
- Ear tugging
- Bullwinkle’s advice
- Australian trick: penny on forehead
- Peanut butter…is it too dangerous?
- Bitters with lemon or lime juice
- Enemas or rectal massage
Don’t forget to share your own favorite hiccup remedy below and please vote on the video at the top of this article.