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Hiccup

is an involuntary spasm of glottis and diaphragm, causing the characteristic sound.




Occasional hiccup---> mild case--->healed itself


Persisted hiccup ---> severe case--->treatment

Etiology and Pathogenesis

Retention of food


Stagnation of Qi


Cold in the stomach

Syndrome Differentiation and Treatment

Retention of food


Stagnation of Qi


Cold in the stomach



Retention of food

loud hiccups, anorexia, thick, sticky tongue coating, slippery and forceful pulse.



Stagnation of Qi

Continual hiccups, wiry and forceful pulse.

Cold in the stomach

forceful hiccups which may be relieved by heat and aggravated by cold, slow pulse.




Point

ST36 (he-sea), PC6 (command, dz of st,ht,chest), BL17(diaphragm, confluent point of blood), CV12 (front mu st)




Retention of food: CV14, inner-Neiting (extra)


Stagnation of qi: CV17 (confluent of qi), LV3 (smooth qi)


Cold in the stomach: CV13