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Chilly Hiccup Cure

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We could never run out of hiccup remedies to share with you. If you have hiccups that won’t quit, get to your freezer and try this…

Ice the nerve fibers respon­sible for hiccups. Find your Adam’s apple—for women, this is about two inches below the chin. Then move your finger to the back of your neck and locate the top protruding bone at the base of your neck just above your clavicle. Apply ice cubes to each side of the neck at these points at the same time, until the hiccupping stops. See your doctor if hiccups last more than 48 hours.

Thanks to John T. Walbaum, Chicago-based freelance writer and author of The Know-It-All’s Guide to Life, for help with this tip.

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting “cures from the cupboard.” They are authors of Bottom Line’s Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line’s Household Magic and of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips. Date: April 25, 2016 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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