Once this looks funny, and then twice it is hilarious, and anything more than that is just annoying. We all once or twice in a month have hiccups but not know where they come from.

Hiccups are the sudden and involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. When these muscles spasm followed by a sudden closure of the vocal cords then produces a hiccup sound.

In this modern lifestyle, it may be caused due to our unhealthy lifestyle (like carbonated drinks) and in some of the cases, it may be a sign of an underlying medical condition. In a chronic condition, it may persist for months. It results in fatigue, exhaustion, and weight loss.

What are the common causes of Hiccups?

The common causes of Hiccups include:

  1. Drinking too much of carbonated drinks
  2. Consumption of too much alcohol
  3. Eating too quickly
  4. Abdominal surgery
  5. Abdominal tumors
  6. Nerves that irritates the diaphragm
  7. Strokes
  8. Breathing noxious fumes
  9. A sudden change in the body’s temperature
  10. Swallowing of air during sucking candy or chewing gum
  11. Long-term Hiccups
  12. Excitement or emotional stress
  13. Gastroesophageal reflux
  14. Sore throat or laryngitis
  15. Central nervous system disorders
  16. Multiple sclerosis
  17. Stroke
  18. Traumatic brain injury
  19. Metabolic disorders and drugs

Long-term Hiccups can be triggered by:

  1. Barbiturates
  2. Diabetes
  3. Kidney disease
  4. Steroids
  5. Tranquilizers
  6. Encephalitis
  7. Meningitis

What are the symptoms of Hiccups?

Hiccup is a condition that affects the diaphragm and can cause symptoms similar to those of a heart attack.

Symptoms of a diaphragm condition may include:

  • Difficulty in breathing when lying down
  • Shortness of breath/difficulty in breathing
  • Pain in the chest, shoulder, back, or abdomen
  • Pain in lower ribs
  • A pulsing sensation in the abdomen
  • Bluish discoloration of the skin
  • Heartburn
  • Trouble in swallowing
  • Regurgitation of food
  • Hiccups
  • Pain in upper abdominal pain after eating

What is the Ayurvedic treatment for Hiccups?

In this sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle, people are facing many problems and using allopathic medicines. These medicines help to treat the disease but also causing so many side effects that affect their health.

Chandigarh Ayurved Centre is providing you the best Ayurvedic treatment for curing acute as well as chronic hiccups. These Ayurvedic formulations will not only work on the symptoms but all the root causes of the disease. The formulations that are useful in treating hiccups are trikatu tablet, kas shwas Chintamani churna, nerve up, panchsakar churna, and detox premium powder. These herbal formulations are pure and herbal and are free from chemicals, preservatives, additives, fillers, and are free from side effects.

Detail of products:

1. Detox premium powder:

Detox premium powder is a herbo-mineral that contains various ingredients such as Shukta Pishti, Giloy Satav, Gandhak Rasayan, Kamdudha Ras, Akik Pishti, Parwal Pishti, Shankh Bhasam, Shwet Parpati, Sutshekhar Ras, Shudhyog Tab, etc. These herbal ingredients possess antioxidant, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and immuno-modulator properties that prevent the body from infections. As the name suggests, this herbal formulation is specially formulated for body detoxification. This Ayurvedic formulation is also useful in other diseases like constipation, cough, cold, etc. It treats all the symptoms and signs related to hiccups.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.


2. Trikatu Tablet:

Trikatu Tablet is formulated with three main herbs like Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Pippali (Piper longum), and Marich (Piper Nigrum), and these are considered as the best anti-inflammatory herbs. These also possess antioxidant, digestive, and carminative properties that increase the appetite, treats indigestion, acidity, etc. This herbal formulation is effective in curing the signs and symptoms associated with hiccups.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.


3. Nerve Up Tablet:

 As per the Ayurvedic concept, nerve Up Tablet balances the Vata dosha and provides strength to the nerves. These tablets also work on the central nervous system and transfer the signals from one neuron to another. It also works on the phrenic nerve that irritates during hiccups. It comprises of herbal ingredients like Abhrak bhasma, Shankh bhasma, Praval pishti, Shudha kuchala, Shudha shilajeet, etc. These ingredients have been used in Ayurveda for many ages to treat hiccups naturally. It is also useful in treating painful joints, digestive issues, swelling, and general weakness.

Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water after meals.


3. Panchasakar churna:


Panchsakar churna is a classical herbal formulation that has been used in Ayurveda for many ages by our acharyas. This churna shows antioxidant, laxative, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties. As the name suggests, this formulation contains five main ingredients such as Shunthi, Balaharitaki, Swarna parpati, Shatapushpa, and Saindhav lavana. These ingredients eliminate the toxins out of the body and prevent diseases. This herbal treatment treats hiccups from its root cause.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful at bedtime with lukewarm water.


4. Kas Shwas Hari Rasa:

 Kas Shwas Hari Rasa is an Ayurvedic potent formulation which is formulated to treat respiratory system related issues. The ingredients present in it are Kasa chintamani rasa, Sutashekhar rasa, Laxmivilas nardiya rasa, and Talisadi churna. This combination of ingredients is processed in Bhawana Vasa Kwath. Being a bronchodilator, it dilates the bronchioles and maintains the normal breathing process. This is the best and effective herbal treatment for hiccups.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.