Tadpoles to blame for Human Hiccups !

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Offline paulat

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Tadpoles to blame for Human Hiccups !
« on: 06/02/2003 10:45:37 »
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99993355

So why should putting your head in a bucket of water help to cure them then ?

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Re: Tadpoles to blame for Human Hiccups !
« Reply #1 on: 07/04/2003 01:17:46 »
I find that the best way to cure hiccups is to consciously try to hiccup.  Curious to know if this works for anyone else.
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Re: Tadpoles to blame for Human Hiccups !
« Reply #2 on: 08/04/2003 18:48:00 »
Yep, couldn't agree more.

My cure for insomnia is to try to stay awake. Works every time :)

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Re: Tadpoles to blame for Human Hiccups !
« Reply #3 on: 12/04/2003 19:09:14 »
Thanks Pat!  I tried your "cure" for insomnia and it worked.

If reverse psychology works for hiccups and sleep, what other kinds of twisted logic are we tormenting ourselves with[8]?
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Re: Tadpoles to blame for Human Hiccups !
« Reply #4 on: 14/04/2003 22:48:42 »
You're most welcome - I find it's a great technique and works for lots of other situations too including "don't look down" type scenarios, as well as "don't panic!" style events !

Pat