Hiccups Topic Guide
Hiccups: Hiccups are sudden, involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle. Hiccups can be caused by a variety of things such as eating or drinking too fast, diseases or conditions, medications, noxious fumes, or anxiety and stress. Medical care is rarely needed to resolve hiccups. There are a variety of home remedies that people recommend to resolve hiccups.
Alcohol Intoxication Alcohol intoxication is defined as when the quantity of alcohol the person consumes produces behavioral or physical abnormalities. Alcohol is the generic term for ethanol. A person who is intoxicated with alcohol they may have euphoria, poor coordination and movement, poor judgment, memory loss, slurred speech, confusion, and even coma and death if the person consumed enough alcohol. Gender, coexisiting medical conditions, and medications may have an effect on the level of alcohol intoxication a person experiences.
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