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Device for the Treatment of Hiccups
April 2018 Wacky Patent


U.S. Patent Number: US 7,062,320

Patented June 13,2006


Philip Charles Ehlinger, Jr.


Colitz Catchphrase:

"A shocking cure for the hiccups!

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A device for the treatment of hiccups, and more specifically, to a method and apparatus for the treatment of hiccups involving galvanic stimulation of the Superficial Phrenetic and Vagus nerves using an electric current.

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