Natural Cures and Herbal Remedies
Natural Cures >Home Remedies >Home Remedies for Hiccups > Bookmark Natural Cures Guide
Health Books
Natural Remedies
arrow Acne Skin Care
arrow Anti Aging
arrow Arthritis
arrow Asthma
arrow Blood Pressure
arrow Cellulite
arrow Constipation
arrow Cholesterol
arrow Colon Cleanser
arrow Diabetes
arrow Genital Warts
arrow Genital Herpes
arrow Hair Loss
arrow Men Health
arrow Multivitamins
arrow Natural Skin Care
arrow Senior Health
arrow Skin Exfoliate
arrow Stress Reliever
arrow Stretch Marks
arrow Weight Loss
arrow Women Health
Natural Herbs
arrow Aloe Vera
arrow Amla
arrow Ashwagandha
arrow Bitter Melon
arrow Boswellia Serrata
arrow Brahmi
arrow Garlic
arrow Guggul
arrow Holy Basil
arrow Neem
arrow Shilajit
arrow St John's Wort
arrow Terminalia Arjuna
arrow Triphala
arrow Turmeric
arrow Wheatgrass

Home Remedies for Hiccups


Diaphragm is the main breathing muscle under the lungs. Hiccups start from the diaphragm. Hiccups are a sudden, involuntary squeezing of the diaphragm which results in sucking the air quickly into the lungs thereby snapping and shutting glottis above the voice-box (larynx). This snapping makes the sound of a hiccup. Generally hiccups last for a few minutes but sometimes they may last for days or weeks. Continuous hiccups lasting for more than a day or two may indicate a cause of an underlying disease, which needs medical attention.

Symptoms of Hiccups

Following are the major hiccups symptoms:

1. Continuous hic sound from the throat
2. Contraction of diaphragm

Causes of Hiccups

Following are the major hiccups causes:

1. Overstretching the neck
2. Heartburn
3. Irritation of the eardrum
4. Bloating, tumor or infection
5. Smoking and drinking excessive alcohol
6. Hot and spicy food
7. Liver cancer or hepatitis
8. Pregnancy or bladder irritation

Natural Home Remedies for Hiccups

Following are some of the effective home remedies for hiccups:



1. One of the common natural remedy for recurring hiccups is to suck small pieces of fresh ginger.
2. Drink pineapple juice. It is also a common home remedy for hiccups
3. Eat some sugar. It is very effective natural cure for hiccups.
4. Add 2 tsp common salt in a cup of plain yogurt (curd, yoghurt). Eat this mixture for hiccups treatment.
5. Add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds with 1/2 tsp pure ghee. Swallow this mixture. It is also effective cure for hiccups.
6. Boil 1/2 tsp of cardamom fresh powder in 2 cup water till it decreases to half, Sieve it and drink a glassful of this warm water.


Hiccups Treatment and Advice

1. Avoid hot and spicy food
2. Avoid over eating
3. Drink a glass of cold water
4. Gurgle with water

Herbal Remedies for Hiccups

1. Inhale ground black pepper until you sneeze. Sneezing will also stop the hiccups.


Free Newsletter This free newsletter is jam packed with natural remedies and treatments for common diseases and various tips and techniques for promoting good health.
Enter your email

 Other Articles on Home Remedies
bullet Home Remedies for Sore Throat
bullet Home Remedies for Snoring
bullet Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
bullet Home Remedies for Stomach Ache


Search Remedies
Ebooks
Home Remedies
Home Remedies For Better Health

Herbal Remedies
A Complete Book On Herbal Remedies

Yoga Health Secrets
Yoga Health Secrets

Learn The Power Of Aromatherapy
Learn The Power Of Aromatherapy

Professional Massage Therapy
Learn Massage Therapy Like A Professional

For more ebooks on health and beauty, visit...
Ebooks Store

Natural Cures
arrow Aromatherapy
arrow Ayurveda
arrow Herbal Remedies
arrow Home Remedies
arrow Meditation
arrow Massage Therapy
arrow Yoga

Herbal Supplements | Home Remedies | Vitamins and Minerals | Natural Skin Care | Nutritional Supplements

Ayurveda | Meditation | Yoga | Massage Therapy | Aromatherapy | Hair Loss | Weight Loss

-- Men Health | Women Health | Senior Health --

About us | Links | Sitemap (1, 2) | Health Articles | Natural Cure Blog

Copyright Natural-Cure-Guide.com All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: Information provided on this site is for educational purposes. The information in not given as medical advice nor is it intended to propose or offers to propose a cure for any disease or condition. Before starting any medical treatment, please consult your physician.