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Ice cream headache

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 10 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1364

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Re: Re: Methods to stop ice cream headache

i find that when ice cream comes into contact with the roof of the
mouth and the back of the throat a temporary brain freze results that, if
endured, will end in a few seconds. However, I also find that anything
you ingest warmer than the ice cream quickly reverses the problem.

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30 January 2005
charles n douglas
small business owner
5683 whale watch st., las vegas nv. 89113