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Can cigarettes cause hiccups?

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Smoking can cause hiccups, this is due to the fact that when you inhale, you could possibly be swallowing small amounts of air. Any comments?

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  1. Nellie says:

    Dec 2, 2009 Does anyone else get the hiccups when smoking? istart hiccuping at the in of a cigarette and then every drag after that is accompanied by a hiccup. a room that is too hot or too cold suddenly can be what causes hiccups.

  2. Merissa says:

    The diaphragm which controls the voluntary and involuntary action of the lungs can develop bubbles underneath it. When you inhale, the bubbles cant escape causing a reversal in the direction of the diaphragm thereby causing you to inadvertently draw more air hence the hiccup. Tobacco use tends to cause liquid to form in the plura(lining of the lungs) therefore bubbles form easier which is why you hiccup when you inhale the smoke.

  3. Donella says:

    my 2 mo old boxer began called said to try keyope having hiccups 24 hrs ago have worsened into vomiting? the pup is in severe. since that time the hiccups distress yet a vet i

  4. Ann says:

    Hiccups are basically uncontrollable spasms that occur in our diaphragm. A hiccup causes us to take in a quick breath of air. Hiccups are neither harmful nor healthy to us. To find more information click here: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-c… More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_cause_hiccups

  5. Ethel says:

    Hiccups are caused by your diaphanous being irritated or having a spasm. Some medications can cause this. Often they seem to just start on their own. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_is_the_cause_of_hiccups

  6. Krystal says:

    There is not a lot of research on the causes of fetal hiccups, but it is thought that when the baby is eating or drinking it can cause hiccups. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Other/what_causes_fetal_hiccups

  7. Mi says:

    Mar 30, 2009 This can be measured by checking the pulse before and after the cigarette. Nicotine constricts blood vessels. This causes the blood pressure to

  8. Dottie says:

    Hiccups can be a result of alcoholic beverages, a large meal or sudden excitement. The cause and function of hiccups has baffled medical practitioners since the days of How to Get Rid of Cigarette Smoke With Apple Cider Vinegar Detail:http://www.ehow.com/list_6565153_remedies-getting-rid-hiccups.html

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