Is getting the hiccups sometimes related to our mental condition, i.e., stress level, etc?

  • $\begingroup$ Had read it in an elementary science book (if you insist I'll dig for the name) that it is because of lack of carbon dioxide in the blood. And if you try to hold your breath for long it will be go away. Why does lack of carbon dioxide cause that, I don't know. $\endgroup$ Dec 24, 2013 at 13:48
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    $\begingroup$ I tried to make this more in line with the site's scope. Feel free to make any modifications as you see fit. $\endgroup$ Dec 24, 2013 at 14:42
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    $\begingroup$ This question appears to be off-topic and better suited for biology.SE and lacks initial research like consulting wikipedia. $\endgroup$ Dec 30, 2013 at 19:38
  • $\begingroup$ @ArtemKaznatcheev it is on topic see my answer $\endgroup$
    – user3832
    Jan 8, 2014 at 5:25


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