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How to stop the brain freeze feeling headache?

How to stop the brain freeze feeling headache?

Slow Down: To rapid change in the temperature of the lining of the mouth leads to a dilation of the blood flow into the area. This is in effect the same type of response that people have with a migraine. Slow down the method you have of eating or drinking. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have brain-freeze-like headaches, what's going on?

I have brain-freeze-like headaches, what's going on?

May have migraine: Brain freeze occurs quite frequently after ingestion of cold liquids in patients who have either a family history of migraine or such problems themselves. Prevention and treatment works very well here. ...Read more

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A headache that feels like brain freeze. What should I do?

A headache that feels like brain freeze. What should I do?

Avoid certain acts: Symptoms of "brain freeze" can occur after eating ice cream or other cold foods. It probably relates to stimulating the trigeminal nerve which controls sensation in the face and large areas of the head. Avoiding the activities that bring on the symptoms is probably the best bet. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes an brain freeze like headache by just standing up?

What causes an brain freeze like headache by just standing up?

Hmmm: I don't know of any good or standard answer for that question. It's interesting. The process of standing up will affect your labyrinthine system of your ears, your autonomic system (blood pressure), and other mechanical systems related to the act of standing up. See if you can break down the movement into components (e.g. head upright without body, check BP on standing). Provide findings to MD ...Read more

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What are causes of "brain freeze" like headaches when not eating?

What are causes of "brain freeze" like headaches when not eating?

Probably migraine: Frequently brain freeze occurs in migraine patients, and sometimes the migraines themselves give this feeling. If you have been getting headaches for a while, this is almost certainly the cause, particularly if otherwise normal. You may have some medication overuse/rebound headache as well from taking many otc pain meds. A headache neurologist should be able to help you with the appropriate meds. ...Read more

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Brain freeze type headache, right side of brain, is this serious?

Probably migraine: Frequently brain freeze occurs in migraine patients, and sometimes the migraines themselves give this feeling. If you have been getting headaches for a while, this is almost certainly the cause, particularly if otherwise normal. You may have some medication overuse/rebound headache as well from taking many otc pain meds. A headache neurologist should be able to help you with the appropriate meds. ...Read more

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Supposing that the brain feels no pain, then why do we get headaches?

Supposing that the brain feels no pain, then why do we get headaches?

Outside brain: The pain is mediated via trigeminal nerve circuits and is focalized over the brain not within. A local inflammation involving multiple chemicals creates a sensation of discomfort which is recognized by brain circuits, but the pain emanates outside nerve cells and their internal brain connections. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you only have headaches on the right side of your brain?

What does it mean if you only have headaches on the right side of your brain?

? Migraine: I'll assume you mean head and not brain. Brain tissue doesn't hurt. Migraine headaches are typically a one sided throbbing pain, but there are other things to check on. See your doc. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for about 11 days now and it feels like a "brain freeze". Please help?

I have had a headache for about 11 days now and it feels like a "brain freeze". Please help?

Try taking naprosyn (naproxen): You should see your doctor to find the cause of your headaches and to give you the right medication. A neurologist is a specialist who typically handles severe and persistent headaches. Until you see the doctor try using combinations of two medicines together..Chosing from tylenol, (acetaminophen) asspirin or naprosyn along with caffeine. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with me? Been getting headaches that feels tingly almost like a brain freeze?

Probably migraine: Frequently brain freeze occurs in migraine patients, and sometimes the migraines themselves give this feeling. If you have been getting headaches for a while, this is almost certainly the cause, particularly if otherwise normal. You may have some medication overuse/rebound headache as well from taking many otc pain meds. A headache neurologist should be able to help you with the appropriate meds. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more