Lorry driver Cecil Montgomery has suffered for years with hiccups
Cecil, who works for Colton Commercials based in Barking, says hiccups
have impacted on his social life.
The lorry driver, who works for Barking-based Colton Commercials, said having hiccups
has impacted on his social life.
Chief neurology resident, Stasia Rouse and Assistant professor Matthew Wodziak said, "Intractable hiccups
can occur more often than we realize and present to multiple medical disciplines."
are defined as sudden onset of erratic diaphragmatic and intercostal muscle contraction, immediately followed by laryngeal closure leading to abrupt rush of air into the lungs eliciting a "hic" sound.
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"The beauty of a hiccup
is that you can get over it as well.
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Laughter and hiccups
is not a recommended combination.
is included now to the list of sounds they make.
began in July 2011 after he went on a stag do.
Nothing worked but then, after five weeks, the hiccups
suddenly stopped of their own accord.