Wondering how to get rid of hiccups? From holding your breath to eating ice, there are a couple of things you can try — but none of these are guaranteed to work. As it turns out, scientists don't really know what causes hiccups. These strange sounds may be due to stress, overeating, or drinking very cold or very hot drinks (via Cleveland Clinic). Some medications, especially those prescribed for anxiety, may be to blame, too.
The symptoms of a stroke and heart attack can occur very suddenly and can sometimes be fairly similar. However, being able to distinguish the difference between the main symptoms of a stroke and a heart attack can be crucial in the event of a medical emergency.