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My son gets them all the time.

I don't know who told me this but I give him a teaspoon of lemon juice-he hates it,but it works! :blink:

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i use a spoonful of peanut butter! it always works for me!! i heard in one of my pysc classes that it's a mental thing though, like if you think drinking from the opposite side of the cup gets rid of hiccups they usually will go away. who knows, but i like peanut butter so i stick with that

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I've also heard that hiccups can be a sign of an acid/alkaline imbalance. I used to have hiccups all the time, and even "hics" once in a while without the whole thing. I started taking a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in water about 5 times a week and they pretty much went away. I know this sounds weird, but it worked for me.

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I don't, myself. When I do get the hiccups, as it's a spasming of the diaphragm, I find that concentrating on my breathing appropriately (stretching out the breaths - something I've learned in yoga) gets rid of them quickly and reliably. Not sure that helps much with a kid, where I'd probably go with some other method of changing breathing patterns. If it's *really* often, your doctor may want to get involved.

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I've also heard that hiccups can be a sign of an acid/alkaline imbalance. I used to have hiccups all the time, and even "hics" once in a while without the whole thing. I started taking a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in water about 5 times a week and they pretty much went away. I know this sounds weird, but it worked for me.

Liz

I've used vinegar too!It must be an acid thing.

My son that get's the hiccups does not have coeliac disease-at least his tTg was borderline-bowel symptoms continue though.

Would any of you consider hiccups as another 'sign' of coeliac?(Along with his foul stools,achey legs, bloated tum,headaches...)

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For me, I get rid of them my taking deep breaths, closing my eyes and calming down. I find I often get them when I am anxious or hyper. I have always gotten them a lot...even when I was in the womb ! That annoyed my mom :)

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I get hiccups when I get up suddenly sometimes. Another thing that triggers it for me is coughing. To get rid of them, I focus on a object and breath deeply and slowly through the hiccups.

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Thanks a lot,today he is hiccup free so far,I hope it will continue otherwise I have learned some good adivice from you.

thank you again

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