Category: ENT

Hiccups, scientifically known as “singultus,” occur due to involuntary contractions (spasms) of the diaphragm muscle, which separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. This sudden contraction leads to a quick intake of breath, followed by the closure of the vocal cords, producing the characteristic “hic” sound. There are several common causes of hiccups, including […]

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