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    gabby411 posted:
    I too have been woke up out of a deep sleep with the hiccups. Its very loud & I've been told that I snore loud too. I haven't had a sleep study done I guess because I have no problems falling asleep or even after waking up I will go right back to sleep. I have epilepsy but have had surgery over 8yrs. ago I was in the hospital for a 5 day WADA test before surgery they never seen anything or said anything to me about the snoring or the hiccups. I will usually take a large glass of water & drink it until I have to take a breath & they will go away. Do you or anyone on the staff think that something sounds odd? I take several pills at night due to the epilepsy.
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    Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Dear Gabby411,

    Since you've been told you snore loudly, I would suggest getting evaluated by a sleep disorders expert. He or she can also address the issue of the hiccoughs.

    Here's an article on Should I Have a Sleep Study? It may give you some useful information, such as sleep studies aren't done just because you have trouble falling alseep. They're done for many other reasons.

    Yours in health,

    Byroney


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