Comment: I have found that stretching will do the trick too

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I have found that stretching will do the trick too

and as it turns out, static stretching does also lower the heart rate.

To get rid of hiccups, I stretch my pectoral muscles by sticking one arm out a little higher than 180 degrees up the inside of a door frame while keeping the rest of my body in front of the door frame, slightly turned towards the direction of my free arm, and with my foot that is on the same side as is being stretched slightly further out than the opposing foot (this is for better leverage). My arm on the door frame is bent at the elbow just slightly. Then I proceed to simultaneously gently push against the door frame with the palm of my hand that is on it and move that side of my chest towards the direction of my free arm. Adjusting the angle at which the your arm is on the door frame concentrates stretching different areas of the muscle. I do this for about 15 to 20 seconds with each arm, and the hiccups usually go right away.