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What is the cause for the hiccups?

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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine

In brief: Irritation

The hiccups are contractions of the diaphragm, the muscle that separates the abdomen from the chest and responsible for breathing.
These contractions are produced when the phrenic nerve is irritated.

In brief: Irritation

The hiccups are contractions of the diaphragm, the muscle that separates the abdomen from the chest and responsible for breathing.
These contractions are produced when the phrenic nerve is irritated.
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
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