Why Do We Get Hiccups?

We all get hiccups and we have our own set of solutions ranging from drinking water, jumping, holding your breath and some extreme solutions like punching on the back and whatnot.
While these solutions might work sometimes, we should find out why we get hiccups. Interestingly the world’s longest hiccup is held by a man from the US named Charles Osbourne. 

“His hiccups started in 1922 and continued till 1990”

His hiccups started in 1922 while attempting to weigh a hog before slaughtering it. Unfortunately, he was not able to find a cure and continued hiccuping till 1990, a total period of 68 years.
So, watch our video below to see why we get hiccups:

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