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Qu. - hiccups, windypops & bottled water

Bluepaws

Full Member
#1
Firstly, may be a bit daft but, are we allowed to drink bottled water? :silly:don't know why we shouldn't...just curious.

Secondly, I'm suffering terrible hiccups and windypops:eek:....result of ss'ing? It started a couple of days ago and i've just had my first bout of hiccups of the day. grrr!

I've not had anything different, just the usual three shakes a day and about 7/8 pints of water. No extras and definately no bars...just incase they start me off on the slippery slope of eating. Any ideas anyone?
 
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S: 17st4lb C: 16st11lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 43 Loss: 0st7lb(2.89%)
#2
Don't know about the wind ... maybe it's just more air being swallowed as you're drinking, not eating.

As far as bottled water is concerned - yes! As long as it's not flavoured (with a very small exception ... 'Perfectly Clear: Strawberry & Kiwi') it's fine. I only drink bottled sparkling water as plain water can make me gag.
 

lancslass53

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S: 15st7lb C: 11st6lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 23 Loss: 4st1lb(26.27%)
#3
if you drink your water out of a glass, use a straw as it stops you gulping air down, may stop you getting hiccups too.. also an easy way to get rid of hiccups is to sip a glass of water while someone blocks your ears, sounds daft but does work :D
 

leehal

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S: 20st0lb C: 16st12lb G: 16st7lb BMI: 33.9 Loss: 3st2lb(15.71%)
#4
Sucking on an icecube works too, as long as you suck hard (!), regulates your breathing and therefore gets rid of the hiccups.
 

Bluepaws

Full Member
#5
lancslass53...I thought you were going to tell me to drink while upside down then... lol. (before I finished reading the sentence) :) Thanks guys. well, i've only had hiccups twice today, which is good and the rumblings seem to have calmed down too. I've started drinking my water with a straw too so maybe that has helped...takes ages to get my pint of water down though but if its helped the hiccups, i don't mind :)
 


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