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Why do I hiccup during and right after I drink alcohol?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: We believe

That hiccups are caused by expansion of the stomach, movement of stomach acid and/or irritation of the phrenic nerve which controls the movement of the diaphragm. Alcohol can do all 3!

In brief: We believe

That hiccups are caused by expansion of the stomach, movement of stomach acid and/or irritation of the phrenic nerve which controls the movement of the diaphragm. Alcohol can do all 3!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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