Hi, I have noticed for the last 6-7 years, whenever I catch a cold (mostly once a year during climate change from summer to monsoon) i get continous hiccups which lasts for 3 to 5 days. The frequency of hiccups during this period is one in every 5 to 8 seconds. In the initial years, i tried all kinds of home remedies for hiccup. I have not yet consulted a doctor for this. I am 45 years with good health. My blood pressure is on a higher side 140/90 and is on amlodipine 5 mg for last 7-8 years. The hiccup syndrome started about 6-7 yeas back. It is very annoying and and forces me to take off from office. Can someone suggest the reason for the continous hiccup during cold. I do not get such hiccups on normal days, except when a eat any extreme spicy food. But hiccups due to spicy food last only for a minute or so and is goes away when i drink sufficient water.
Please let me know whether i should be concerned about this and go for any specilized check up.
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