Can hiccups be dangerous?
it depends on how long you had it. if the hiccups lasted for a while, it will affect your breathing. ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Hiccups
Can you make yourself hiccup on command?
No. Hiccups are caused by the nerves controlling the diaphragm becoming unsynchronised (basically, all of the parts going at different times); if a person could find a consistent and simple way to cause hiccups, it is possible they could get hiccups on demand, but this is unlikely given the random nature of hiccups. ...
Are hiccups deadly?
Long-term chronic hiccups can conceivably damage the breathing nerves or the muscles in the diaphragm. Another concern is that they can disrupt normal sleep patterns, which are essential to the body's metabolism. However, there are cases of chronic hiccups lasting many years (up to 60 years). In cases of fatalities, the underlying cause of the hiccups was the cause, not the hiccups themselves. (see related link) ...
Asked in Sleep Disorders, Hiccups
Can you sleep while you have the hiccups?
I guess it depends on who you are.Some people may be able to,if the hiccups don't keep them up or keep waking them up.But I've never seen a person sleep while having hiccups before. And I guess it could be possible if you're really tired and fall fast asleep.I hope this helped! *I get the hiccups regularly while I am asleep and didn't know until my dad woke me up one night and made me drink a glass of water and go...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Health, Dog Behavior, Hiccups
Is it possible for a dog to hiccup?
Yes, I have a chihuahua that gets the hiccups. It's too cute. Yes. Dogs can get hiccups just like humans, especially puppies. The hiccups should go away shortly, although if they last all day, you should probably consult a veterinarian. Dog hiccups are usually caused by something they ate or drank, excitement, stress, or a stomach disorder. ...
Asked in C-section, Hiccups
Is it normal to have really bad hiccups after a C-section?
No, this is a big problem, it usually means they have slightly torn your histolic membrane which can lead to hiccups and pulmonary infection. You should get to a hospital as soon as possible as this is quite serious. ...