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Hiccups

An Unexpected Trick For Curing Hiccups

Have you ever heard of a teaspoonful of sugar to help with curing hiccups? What about pickle juice or sucking on an olive? We've got a new one: acupressure!

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Hiccups

Should You Sip Pineapple Juice for Hiccups?

Readers have offerd scores of remedies for hiccups, but there is little research. One reader insists all you need is a sip of pineapple juice for hiccups.

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Alternative Health

Do You Need Help for Hiccup Cure?

Do you have a favorite hiccup cure? Readers share some of their favorites, from drinking water while holding your ears to sucking on chocolate chips.

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What Can You Do About Chronic Hiccups?

Chronic hiccups lasting two days or longer deserve medical attention. They may signal a serious health problem that requires treatment.

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Alternative Health

Will Your Hiccups Go Away If You Reach and Sip?

Do you have a remedy to make hiccups go away? Drinking water plays a role in many remedies, but others call for a sharp flavor to do the trick.

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Alternative Health

When Should You Worry About Hiccups?

Most of the time you don't need to worry about hiccups. Unless there is a serious problem behind the hiccups, home remedies can be very helpful.

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Hiccups

Hiccups? Take a Swallow

Hiccups often respond beautifully to a home remedy such as a special water-drinking technique or swallowing a spoonful of sugar.

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Hiccups

Home Remedies for Hiccups are Fast, Inexpensive and Effective

Have you ever tried to stop hiccups? Who hasn't? But some of the remedies are silly or ineffective. Others work almost every time. Here are our favorites.

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Hiccups

Unusual Remedies for Hiccups

Hiccups often disappear when a home remedy is applied; an astonishing range of remedies will work.

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Hiccups

Chocolate Stars as Hiccup Cure

Alternative Health

Odd Cure for Hiccups

Hiccups

Home Remedies Help Hiccups

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Hiccups

Chocolate Cured Serious Hiccups

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Hiccups

Chocolate for Hiccups

Munching chocolate chips offer an appealing remedy for stopping hiccups.