Expert tips and tricks on how to prevent hiccups

Expert tips and tricks on how to prevent hiccups

But what’s most obvious is how it works: Chest spasms shrink the diaphragm, push air into the throat, and close the glottis (the middle part of the larynx where the vocal cords are), making a “hic” sound. Then the diaphragm contracts again, in a kind of ominous rhythm. All this happens suddenly and involuntarily. “In … Read more