“A hiccup is an extraordinary type of respiratory movement involving a sudden inspiration (intake of air) due to an involuntary contraction of the diaphragm accompanied by closure of the glottis (the vocal apparatus of the larynx).”
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR, Chief Editor, MedicineNet
November 24, 2018
Afraah Shirin, Jayson Subaskaran, Sharangi Vasavan and Aagman Walia
Presents the biological mechanisms, causes, and recommended cures for hiccups.
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