Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Home Remedies for Hiccups

Sugar for Hiccups

Place a teaspoon of sugar on your tongue and suck on it while it has all dissolved.

Peanut Butter for Hiccups

Place a tablespoon of peanut butter on your tongue and close your mouth. Hold for 5 seconds and then immediately swallow. Do not chew.

Holding Breath and Drinking Water for Hiccups

Hold your breath and immediately take 5 sips of water. Then exhale slowly. Do this 5 times.

Massaging Ears to treat Hiccups

Massage gently the ear lobes for a few minutes.

Massaging Eyes to treat Hiccups

Close both eyes and gently massage for a few minutes. You can also place pressure on both eyelid using the fingers and hold for a few seconds. Do this a few times.

Cotton bud for Hiccups

Take a cotton bud/swap and tickle the top of your mouth with it for a few minutes.

Seek immediate medical help if the hiccups have gotten worse and has not stopped even after trying the above remedies.

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