A woman with uncontrollably loud hiccups has shared a video of her ’embarrassing’ quirk online to raise awareness of her unusual condition. Natalie Aves, 27, has suffered with chronic hiccups since she was 12.
The noises she makes can be so loud she has to leave the room she is in and has made making new friends difficult.
After visiting a number of different doctors, she was diagnosed with persistent hiccuping and told there is ‘nothing anyone can do’. She filmed herself hiccuping as part of a bid to find a cure, but when medics couldn’t provide her with one she decided to post the video online instead.