Kittens suffer through them; so do dogs, and horses, and porcupines. But to this day, no one seems to know exactly why anyone gets the hiccups. Just as mysterious as their cause: how to actually make them go away. All that stuff you heard about holding your breath, or asking someone to scare you, or breathing into a paper bag is, for the most part, just a bunch of old wives' tales.
On this week's episode of Misconceptions, Elliott debunks these and other "treatments" that we're convinced help us get rid of our hiccups (and get on with our lives).