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"Hiccup" in Diseases: Hyperthyroidism

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    -infectious, antifermentation, reduces allergies. Indications: Colitis, hiccups, intestinal spasms, parasites, rheumatic pain, sciatica. Other Uses: May be beneficial for abdominal discomfort and spasmsRead more



A hiccup (/ˈhɪkəp/ HIK-əp; also spelled hiccough) is an involuntary contraction (myoclonic jerk) of the diaphragm that may repeat several times per minute. In medicine, it is known as synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (SDF), or singultus, Latin for the act of catching one's breath while sobbing. The hiccup is an involuntary action involving a reflex arc. Once triggered, the reflex causes a...More