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Constant hiccups: main causes and what to do



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The hiccup is a spasm of the diaphragm and muscles of the thorax, but when it becomes constant it can indicate some type of irritation of the phrenic and vague nerves, which innervate the diaphragm, due to situations like reflux, consumption of alcohol or gas, as well as a breathing for example. Most often, the hiccups are harmless and pass in a few minutes or with stimuli such as holding breath, blowing, drinking ice water or gargling, for example, however, constant hiccups are characterized by several episodes of daytime hiccups, for several days in a row