Skip Nav
Beginner Fitness Tips
Are Your Workouts Too Intense? The Pros and Cons of HIIT
Food News
Get Excited! The "Bleeding" Vegan Burger Is Likely Coming to a Restaurant Near You
Body Positive
Why Women on Twitter Are Sharing Pictures of Their Glorious Thick Thighs

Natural Remedy to Get Rid of Hiccups

Cure Your Hiccups With a Spoonful of Lemon Juice

You've stood on your head. You've held your breathe and chugged a glass of water. You've even tried hopping up and down with your head tilted to one side. Or maybe a quick jolt of fear is enough to scare them out of you. Whatever it is, people seem to have their surefire remedy for the occasional case of the annoying hiccups. Some swear by a spoonful of sugar, a swallow of vinegar, or a loaded ladle of peanut butter. My go-to is a slice of lemon or a spoonful of lemon juice. It's a trick my dad taught me in childhood, and it works wonders for my babes and yours truly. It actually tastes kind of good and it's low-calorie and fat free unlike the sugary and nutty options.

The next time you're sounding a bit like a drunk mouse, give my citrus trick a go and let us know how it works out for you!

Image Source: Thinkstock
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Sweet-Kirstin Sweet-Kirstin 6 years
I Recommend It! When I was doing my yoga in my black bodysuit 'n tights on my black yoga mat, I had the hiccups and acid reflux. I'm all right now since I enjoyed the remedy! :thumbsup: :highfive: :hug: :medal: :pinkribbon: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastroesophageal_reflux_disease sweetkirstin :heart:
danakscully64 danakscully64 6 years
The only thing that cures my hiccups: Soda.
Things You Shouldn't Say to New Moms
Tips For Being Induced Into Labor
Classes For Moms
Things to Teach Your Daughter
Photos You Shouldn't Post of Kids on Facebook
Potty Training at Night
Things That Only Working Moms Understand

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds