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Does your heart skip a beat when you hiccup?

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A hiccup is when the diaphragm contracts involuntarily, 4-60 times a min until less than 4 or more than 30 have occured. Any comments?

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  1. Saturnina says:

    What does it mean when your heart skips a beat. It is called a pre-ventrical contraction, or PVC for short. It is very common. Although it feels a little uncomfortable

  2. Hyon says:

    Hiccups are caused by the diaphragm in your lungs. It is out of sync with your breaths so it is trying to get back in sync by causing hiccups. That is why people tell you to hold your breath since that helps your body get back to normal. I find that drinking a glass of water upside-down to be the best way to stop hiccups.

  3. Jade says:

    Is it normal for your heart to skip a beat and? It happened when i was woke up cause i felt then start to beat rapidly sleeping this morning and i it and some difficulty in br

  4. Lita says:

    Sometimes when you are scared or nervous that can cause your heart to skip a beat. When that happens you can normally feel your heart skip a beat in your chest. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_makes_your_heart_skip_a_beat

  5. Belinda says:

    There are many different reasons why your heart would skip a beat. Your heart has an electrical current that runs through your heart to pump it, like a pace maker. If the electrical current does not send it fast enough or if it sends it to … More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/why_does_my_heart_skip_beats

  6. Leonore says:

    Definition According to the Mayo Clinic, heart palpitations are feelings of fast heartbeats, skipped heartbeats, heavy heartbeats or a fluttering feeling. They are normally not harmful, as your heart is still pumping blood effectively. If t… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5828573_called-heart-skips-beat_.html?ref=Track2&utm_source=ask

  7. Leann says:

    No. This is obviously a complete myth.

  8. Ashlie says:

    Some of them quite innocent and even fun, like the palpitations you feel after dancing or from the Normally this causes many of the same symptoms as does GERD. Heart palpitations are felt after the heart skips a beat or rapidly flutters. Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5562801_heart-palpitations-caused-stomach-gas.html

  9. Memoree T. says:

    apparently i am a nerd so i have time to sit and respond. i believe your heart does skip a beat because when your lungs and breath are out of sync it makes it harder for the electrical shock to be sent through the heart therefor it skips a beat.

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