Bo Jackson Knows Hiccups

Tonight we send our very best to a legendary athlete who is forever connected to Kansas City by one of the greatest achievements of the modern sporting era -- Remember that Bo Jackson was one of the first modern athletes to play both baseball and football at the professional level.

Now . . . His struggles are more pedestrian but certainly serious . . . Here's a quick passage about the star's struggle to overcome a months long bout with the hiccups . . .

“I have done everything — scare me, drink water upside down, smell the ass of a porcupine, it doesn’t work,” Bo Jackson said.

Hiccups are considered “repeated spasms or sudden movements in the diaphragm that you can’t control,” according to the Mayo Clinic, which notes hiccups last minutes for most folks.

Rarely, though, hiccups can go on for months.

In the case of hiccups lasting for more than 48 hours, it’s advised to seek medical assistance.

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Bo Jackson says he 'smelled the ass of a porcupine' to try to cure his yearlong hiccup hell

Before you ask, yes, Bo Jackson has tried just about every remedy to combat his nearly yearlong battle with the hiccups - including "smell[ing] the ass of a porcupine." During an appearance Wednesday morning on "McElroy and Cubelic," the prolific dual-athlete, now 60, detailed the unusual ordeal, which he says dates back to last July.

Bo Jackson Says He's Had Hiccups Since July, Doctors Don't Know Why

Play video content McElroy and Cubelic In The Morning Hiccups suck. Now, imagine having them for a year. That's exactly what the legendary Bo Jackson says he's been dealing with since July, and no one knows why, or how to get rid of them. Yes, this is serious.

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