Hiccups. Treatments and remedies. Natural Medicine

Definition of Hiccups
Sudden spasm of diaphragm and glottis, with twitching of the thoracic and abdominal walls and inspiratory high-pitched sound; singultus.

Hiccups is characterized by stiffness and abrupt collapse of the belly, and the production of a typical expiratory noise.

Causes of Hiccups

Hiccups are caused by irritation of the nerve center of the hiccups (in the cerebral medulla) or the phrenic nerve innervating the diaphragm. Causes include:
* Eating spicy or heavy
* Do not chew enough food
* Carbonated beverages
* Nervous Phenomena
* The snuff
* Sudden changes in temperature.
* Cold air or cold fluids to slow down the digestion

But beyond these simple cases there may be other more serious diseases related to thoracic organs (pneumonia, pleurisy, lung abscess, etc..), Abdominal organs (stomach inflammation or liver disease, bowel obstruction, peritoneal, etc.).

Also as stated the nervous system may be the cause of hiccups due to hysteria, epilepsy, or toxic states (alcoholism, uremia, etc.).

There is an epidemic hiccup which is a type of severe and persistent hiccups that spreads in epidemic form. It is caused by sleeping sickness, which sometimes hiccups is the only symptom.

If hiccups lasts for days or weeks, or in very serious cases, it may require surgery (frenicotomía)
Treatments and Remedies to remove the hiccups

The typical glass of water
It gradually takes a glass of water in small sips and not rest for a period of several minutes.
You should not discontinue sips of water, except the time to breathe.
You must also have another glass of water to keep taking, if not the first glass is breathtaking, this will disappear as five or ten minutes.

Other remedies for hiccups:

* Eat a teaspoon of granulated sugar
* Eat a bit of crushed ice.
* Breathing into a paper bag
* Accepting a position with the knees-to-chest
* Belching

* Pour over a lump of sugar a few drops of vinegar. Put it under your tongue and let them melt.
* Breathe deeply

Natural Medicine for hiccups with Medicinal Plants: Infusion of Anise, Peppermint and Lemon Balm

Medicine for the hiccups Homotoxicology - Homeopathy: Atropinum comp. (g.sup.) Duodenoheel (c) Gastricumeel (c) Spascupreel (gcsup.), Nux vomica-Homaccord (ga)

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Treatment of disease with natural medicine

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