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Urban Hiccups. [Oct. 5th, 2007|01:12 pm]
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Urban Flora. I think this is awesome. :)


Hiccups happen when the diaphragm, the muscle that controls our breathing, becomes irritated and start to spasm and contract uncontrollably. With each contraction, air is pulled into the lungs very quickly, passes through the voice box, and then the epiglottis closes behind the rush of air, shaking the vocal chords, causing the "hic" sound. The irritation can be caused by rapid eating, emotional stress and even some diseases. The best cure? Breathing into a paper bag. This calms the diaphragm by increasing the amount of carbon dioxide in your bloodstream.

[User Picture]From: randomposting
2007-10-05 06:28 pm (UTC)
I did. Awesome awesome stuff. ;)

Isn't the Uran Flora neat? I'd love to run into that.
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[User Picture]From: jehannamama
2007-10-05 10:49 pm (UTC)
Yes it is a fantastic idea!
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