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hiccups

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themoon66 Sun 17-Aug-08 22:46:20

I've been hiccuping since 7pm approx... any helpful suggestions to stop it?

I know it sounds silly, but I'm feeling exhausted now sad

I cannot face a night of this... how can i sleep?

FanjolinaJolly Sun 17-Aug-08 22:54:02

I once had the bad hiccups at work and a wise old -sister- Charge Nurse I worked with advised me to swallow a spoonful of granulated sugar.I looked at her a bit hmm but tried it and it worked....Dunno if it was coincidental or not.

themoon66 Sun 17-Aug-08 23:00:20

Right... am off to try that.....

FanjolinaJolly Sun 17-Aug-08 23:09:15

Crosses fingers and hopes it works foe The Moon.(It could quite easily have been the sheer force of my old bosses personality that forced the sugar to cure my hiccups-she was quite formidable )

Hope it works!!

themoon66 Sun 17-Aug-08 23:14:34

hey hey hey... its bloody worked would you know!!!!!

Thanks Fanjolina.. love your name by the way grin

FanjolinaJolly Sun 17-Aug-08 23:16:39

Excellent.

(Bring back Matron,thats what I say.She would cure the hiccups and scare any MRSA into submission.LOL!!)

Elibean Mon 18-Aug-08 13:15:31

I used to get hiccups that lasted for hours, as a teen. I looked up cures once, and apparently praying to St Jude is the thing to do - worked for a man who'd hiccuped for days and weeks.

Naturally, the first time I tried it, it worked for me too wink

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