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Sip some hot sauce

Sip some hot sauce
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This probably works because the heat and burn are distracting enough to turn your body’s focus on the burn, instead of the hiccup process.

Once your hiccups have gone, why not try this delicious chilli crab?

Enjoy a little honey

Enjoy a little honey
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Put 1 teaspoon of honey, stirred in warm water, on the back of your tongue, and swallow it. Honey could potentially tickle the vagus nerve to make the hiccups stop.

Yummy chocolate remedy

Yummy chocolate remedy
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The process of how to get rid of hiccups gets a little more difficult with this method. Eat some powdered chocolate drink mix right off the spoon. Swallowing the spoonful isn’t easy – but it should cure the hiccups.

Chew up some dill

Chew up some dill
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Here’s a simple, pleasant-tasting trick on how to get rid of hiccups: slowly chew a teaspoon of dill seeds. This traditional cure may work because swallowing the seeds stimulates the vagus nerve to make the hiccups stop.

Breathe into a paper bag to get rid of hiccups

Breathe into a paper bag to get rid of hiccups
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The next time you get hiccups, breathe slowly and deeply into a small paper bag. (Stop if you feel light-headed.) This could increase the carbon dioxide level in the blood and make the diaphragm contract more deeply to bring in more oxygen. Although this remedy is ultimately unproven, it might provide relief, according to Mayo Clinic.

Massage your neck

Massage your neck
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This is one of the stranger techniques for how to get rid of hiccups. Try massaging or rubbing the carotid arteries on the right and left sides of your neck for potential hiccup relief.

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Hug your knees

Hug your knees
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Sit comfortably before bringing your knees to your chest and keep them there for two minutes. Pulling your knees in compresses your chest and could help stop diaphragm spasms.

Suck on a lemon to get rid of hiccups

Suck on a lemon to get rid of hiccups
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Biting or sucking on a lemon wedge is another popular hiccup remedy. If you have time, suck on a lemon wedge soaked in non-alcoholic bitters. According to a letter in the New England Journal of Medicine, this treatment cured 14 out of 16 people with hiccups, Best Health reports.

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