Hiccoughs- Symptom, Causes, Treatment of Hiccoughs
Hiccoughs is a agitation of the rhythm of breathing, in which
contractions of the diaphragm (muscular partition in the middle of the chest and abdomen) are
closure of the vocal cords.
the vocal cords open when the diaphragm
as we breathe in; in hiccoughs (also spelt hiccups), their closure
checks the flow of air into the lungs and
in the characteristic sound.
Hiccoughs develop when an irritating impetus pretend
the diaphragm or the nerves which control breathing.
Virtually attacks of hiccoughs are
and harmless, and can be
by holding deep breaths some times, or by rebreathing into a paper (not plastic) bag.
Seldom, hiccoughs may be a symptom of a more
life-threatening reason of agitation of the nervous control of breathing. They can
illnesses such as pneumonia
elaborated by pleurisy; kidney failure; stomach,
or pancreatic disorders; or liver disease. They sometimes appear
after abdominal or chest surgery. In an such cases, the hiccoughs may
in spite of attempts to
them. Any attack which cannot be
by simple measures requires medical investgation so that the cause can be discovered and treated.