Hiccup

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Hiccup

1. A brief decline in a price during a general uptrend.

2. A brief rise in a price during a general downtrend.

In both cases, any number of factors may cause a hiccup, but the trend soon resumes.
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Lorry driver Cecil Montgomery has suffered for years with hiccups
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."
Hiccups 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.
Filers, "Hiccups (Singultus): Review and approach to management," Annals of Emergency Medicine, vol.
"The beauty of a hiccup is that you can get over it as well.
Lewis, "Hiccups: causes and cures," Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol.
Laughter and hiccups is not a recommended combination.
Nothing worked but then, after five weeks, the hiccups suddenly stopped of their own accord.