How can I get rid of the hiccups? Like why are the Kardashians famous, it's a question that continues to plague humanity. In fact, it's one of the most searched for queries online, so can someone please answer it?

Well, YouTube channel SciShow thinks it can help.

In this video, we learn what exactly causes hiccups -- defined as an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm -- and the theories behind several alleged cures.

Whether you believe in holding your breath or swear by having someone scare you, this video offers some good insight. It's enough to take your breath away -- hopefully just long enough to get rid of those pesky hiccups.