The Cause Of Frequent Hiccups For 1 Month?
Tonight .. Why have I been hiccuping every Friday for more than a month?
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Hiccups are contractions of diaphragmatic breath muscles that cannot be controlled. Each contraction is followed by a sudden closure of the vocal cords which causes a characteristic hiccup sound. Hiccups can be caused by consuming too much food, drinking alcoholic or fizzy drinks, consuming food or drinks that are too cold or too hot, sudden mood swings or stress, excessive smoking, or can be a sign of certain illnesses. In your case, maybe every Friday night you experience stress or there are certain events that make you over-excited or make you eat too much, so you experience hiccups. You can re-evaluate whether the causes that I mentioned earlier routinely occur every Friday night, causing you to hiccup. You can avoid these things, stay away from cigarettes, alcohol and soda and avoid overeating. Hiccups usually occur only in a few minutes. Hiccups are relatively harmless if they do not occur for more than 48 hours. If you continue to experience hiccups despite avoiding the causes I mentioned earlier, you should see a doctor directly. Diseases that can cause hiccups in the long term include disorders of the nerves that regulate diaphragmatic muscles, stomach acid disorders, tumors in the neck, infections of the brain or lining of the brain, stroke, metabolic disorders, or other diseases. When you visit a doctor, the doctor will examine you directly to determine the suspicion of the disease. If there is indeed a suspicion of a particular disease, the doctor will ask you to undergo further tests or refer you to the appropriate specialist.
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