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Why did we get hiccups?
Why did we get hiccups?

Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm, the muscle that connects your chest and abdomen and controls your breathing. Each contraction is followed by an abrupt closing of your vocal cords, resulting in the “hic” sound. A heavy meal, alcoholic or carbonated beverages, or abrupt excitement might cause hiccups. Why did we get hiccups? Hiccups can […]