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.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.