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  • The Hiccup Reflex: Understanding the Causes

    Hiccups are a common involuntary reflex that can be quite bothersome and can occur at any time, without warning. Hiccups are characterized by sudden contractions of the diaphragm muscle, which is located at the base of the chest, causing a sharp intake of breath followed by a distinctive sound. While hiccups are usually harmless and…

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