Teen suffering from hiccups for two months straightBy Mason White 12:36 PM January 21, 2014
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By: John Roberts
(Scroll down for video) A man is seeking out medical attention after suffering from hiccups from two months straight, according to doctors in the United Kingdom.
The 19-year-old who came down with a bad case of hiccups in November, said he suffered more than a million hiccups with no sign of stopping.
Chris McKernan of Tunbridge Wells, said he suffers about 25 hiccups per minute for a total of over 1.4 million hiccups since his ordeal began.
McKernan tried home remedies such as breathing into a bag, suck on a lemon and standing on his head, but nothing helped.
The world record for hiccups was established by Charles Osborne of the United States, who had hiccups from 1922 to 1990, and his hiccups amounted to an estimated 430 million.