Hiccups are a contraction of the larynx and involuntary spasms of the diaphragm that interrupt airflow and create the distinctive hiccup sound. They can be caused by a variety of things from swallowing air to eating too fast to eating spicy food. Everyone gets them at some point, even babies. Although they usually go away on theirRead More →

When you get body aches, chest discomfort, a cough, sore throat, or a stuffy nose, you may look for remedies for your cold. However, because the cold and the flu have similiar symptoms, people sometimes mistakenly think they have the flu. If you’re unsure of the differences, the following chart lists the symptoms ofRead More →