Harvard Health Letter

What causes hiccups?

Ask the doctor Q. Why do I get hiccups, and what can I do about them? I know theyíre not serious, but they sure are aggravating. A. Hiccups are one of those minor maladies of man that they donít teach you about in medical school. But they can affect a personís life ó particularly when they start at the wrong time. The first time I realized this was when hiccups…

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