What’s the Science Behind Why We Hiccup? #HumanBody
It feels like one of those questions a 4 year old would ask; but do you know the answer? Prior to reading through this article from Scientific American I would have mumbled through some answer involving your diaphragm.
We understand the mechanics of hiccups—they’re an involuntary reflex. But why does our brain send a signal to create that reflex in the first place? Scientists have tried to pin down a clear reason, but so far, we still don’t know.
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