Florida Girl Battles Chronic Hiccups

While many teenagers want to be famous, one Florida girl would be happy just to get a full night's sleep.

The 15-year old from St. Petersburg has a problem that is taking a toll on her schoolwork and sleep. She's suffering from chronic hiccups.

Jennifer Mee has had hiccups for three weeks and cannot go to school. She's been to doctors at least a dozen times and the doctor bills are adding up. Experts say they cannot pinpoint an exact reason for the malady.

She's tried the usual remedies, peanut butter, chugging vinegar and pickle juice, spoonfuls of sugar, holding her breath, chugging cola, nothing has worked.

Hundreds of people have called to suggest their own remedies.


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