Risk factors of Hiccups
According to recent research, men are more susceptible to long-term hiccups in comparison to women. Number of factors related to surgical routines may enhance the risk of developing hiccups. It includes general anesthesia, intubation, neck extension, organ manipulation and abdominal distension. Anxiety and stress are also been linked up with some hiccups cases. Prolonged hiccups may have an impact on your speech, eating and sleeping patterns.