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cold with hiccups
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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Stressful conditions require more magnesium use by the body so all conditions that cause either mental or physical stress may lead to a deficiency.

Excerpt from Best Magnesium Citrate - How to Fix Heart Palpitations or Irregular Heart Beat:

"It has been found that 4 out of 5 people in the US (or 80%) are deficient in magnesium. If you are experiencing 2 or 3 of the following symptoms, you probably are one of them.

- heart palpitations, heart arrhythmia
- chest tightness
- urinary spasms
- constipation
- menstrual cramps, premenstrual irritability
- difficulty swallowing, a feeling of a lump in the throat
- insomnia
- light sensitivity, loud noise sensitivity
- high blood pressure
- numbness, tingling, zips, zaps and other vibratory sensations
- being uptight or prone to temper
- muscle twitches, soreness, cramps, spasms, tension, tightness
- back aches, neck pain
- headaches, migraines
- jaw joint problems
- needing to sigh a lot, unable to take a deep breath
- hiccups
- leg spasms, charlie horses, restless leg syndrome
- anxiety, panic attacks
- hyperactivity
- angina"
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Turn on a humidifier and take 2 tylenol it stopped it for me
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