Man's 14-month-long hiccups


A man hasn’t stopped hiccupping for 14 months. Daniel Clavin has hiccupped an estimated 5,25 million times since waking up after a stag do in July last year, but he has no idea what brought on the condition, and has tried everything from endoscopies to a CAT scan, a change of diet and tranquillisers to try to rid himself of them, all to no avail.

He told the Daily Mirror newspaper, "I've no idea why they started ? I'd had more to drink than for some time but nothing out of the ordinary, just the usual mix of beer and spirits.

"The only thing that worked was the chiropractor who manipulated a nerve in my neck.

"But it only lasted 10 days. I've tried all the old wives' tale cures as well ? like vinegar and sugar or breathing into a bag."

-Bang Showbiz

Picture: Flickr - matt.searles

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