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Somebody help this girl......PLEASE

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. boots

    boots New Member

    This just in. What's you take?
    Teen Hiccuping for Over 3 Weeks
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jennifer Mee can't stop hiccuping. For more than three weeks now, the 15-year-old St. Petersburg teen has hiccuped close to 50 times a minute — despite the best efforts of doctors and home remedies.

    She's had blood tests, a CT scan and an MRI. Drugs haven't worked. Neither has holding her breath, putting sugar under her tongue, sipping pickle juice, breathing into a paper bag and drinking out of the wrong side of a glass.

    And, yes, people have tried to scare them out of her.

    The hiccups do stop when she's sleeping.

    According to the National Institutes of Health, hiccups are caused by involuntary contractions of the diaphragm, which causes vocal cords to briefly close, which makes that distinctive hiccup sound. They can start for no reason or be triggered by anything from spicy foods to stress.

    It is not clear what triggered Jennifer's hiccups, which started in school Jan. 23. Her mother, Rachel Robidoux, recently turned to the local newspaper for help.

    "I'm just looking for some answers where somebody's gone through this," Robidoux told the St. Petersburg Times. "At this point, we're willing to do anything."


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  2. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    D_B (by just a few minutes): http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/threads/37692/
     
  3. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Send her here. One look at the turning down a romp in the hay thread or anything involving JDV should frighten the hiccups out of her ... forever.
     
  4. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Finger. In. Anus.

    Does it every time:

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn10207-ig-nobel-prizes-hail-digital-rectal-massage.html
     
  5. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    ah......look at part of the text........."rectal massage".........perfect for every occasion.
     
  6. westcoastvol

    westcoastvol Active Member

    Nothing a good dick in the ass can't cure...
     
  7. CradleRobber

    CradleRobber Active Member

    My fault. At least I appologized.
     
  8. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Countdown to this being the basis of an episode of House starts now...
    The cure will be he uses his cane to perform the rectal massage.
     
  9. melock

    melock Active Member

    She needs to try and breathe out of her ears. Works for me every time!
     
  10. Gomer

    Gomer Active Member

    From the story on rectal massage (yes, I read the whole thing):

    "An orgasm results in incredible stimulation of the vagus nerve. From now on, I will be recommending sex – culminating with orgasm – as the cure-all for intractable hiccups."

    Aside from the obvious issue of the girl being 15, this is a case that just begs for Dr. Boots - which makes it quite odd that he's the one who started the thread.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Man, you must be a barrel of laughs when you're hiccuping on deadline.
     
  12. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    My dad had the hiccups for a month once. Seriously.
     
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