Hiccups are bizarre.
Why do we get them? And do any of the cures actually work?
On this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Cosmos Magazine journalist Ellen Phiddian steps us through the physiology of hiccups, the crazy theories for stopping them and what the gold-standard stopping strategies really are.
Listen to more episodes of Huh? Science Explained
Read science facts, not fiction...
There’s never been a more important time to explain the facts, cherish evidence-based knowledge and to showcase the latest scientific, technological and engineering breakthroughs. Cosmos is published by The Royal Institution of Australia, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science. Financial contributions, however big or small, help us provide access to trusted science information at a time when the world needs it most. Please support us by making a donation or purchasing a subscription today.