11. Why Do We Hiccup, And What Stops Them?
We’re pretty sure that everyone reading this blog has had hiccups at least some point in their life. They tend to often spring out of nowhere, and disappear as mysteriously as they come about. But it’s not just you who’s confused – scientists still don’t know why they happen.
Despite studying cases of patients who sought medical care for their hiccup problems, researchers have still been unable to find out exactly why they happen to us and found that there is still no scientifically proven treatment to get rid of them.
So the next time you get a bout of hiccups, you’re experiencing a phenomenon that’s still a mystery to us all!