HowStuffWorks states that placing sugar on the tongue, swallowing honey, breathing into a paper bag, taking an antacid and drinking a glass of ice water are all effective methods for stopping hiccups. Some of these metho... More »

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Initially, intractable postoperative hiccups can be treated using innocuous, topical and stimulating therapies such as rapidly swallowing water or ice chips, breath holding, and re-breathing from a paper bag, according t... More »

Hiccups usually go away on their own after a few minutes. Trying to breathe normally will help the diaphragm reset itself, notes WebMD. More »

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Initially, intractable postoperative hiccups can be treated using innocuous, topical and stimulating therapies such as rapidly swallowing water or ice chips, breath holding, and re-breathing from a paper bag, according t... More »

Ways to stop hiccups include holding your breath and counting slowly to 10, eating a teaspoon of either honey or sugar or quickly drinking a glass of water. If you have persistent or stubborn hiccups, then treatments suc... More »

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Although there are no guaranteed quick cures for hiccups, WebMD suggests holding one's breath, drinking a glass of cold water or eating a spoonful of sugar. The Mayo Clinic adds that breathing into a paper bag or garglin... More »

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Ways for individuals to stop hiccups include drinking water, holding their breath, tasting vinegar or breathing into a paper bag, claims NHS Choices. Treatment for intractable or persistent hiccups include medication, ac... More »

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