Creative and effective hiccup remedies from around the world
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Hiccups are funny when you’re young, but they can be a little embarrassing and a lot of a nuisance when you’re trying to hold a conversation, sing a song, or eat your food! They sometimes go away on their own within a couple minutes, but other times they can be quite painful and persistent.
Over centuries, people have come up with an endless list of tricks to get rid of hiccups. Some remedies we've heard from a friend and perhaps didn't believe, others have been passed down through generations of our families, and many, many others seem weird to us but might actually work.
Click through to find out the most surprising ways to hack your hiccups.
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