With this spring-like weather today maybe you treated yourself to a milkshake, slushie, or ice cream and got the dreaded brain freeze or “ice cream headache”. What actually causes this to happen?
Basically it’s your brain trying to even out your brain temp. There are nerve endings which sense the cold from the product your enjoying and it immediately tries to send blood to the brain to warm things up. This collides with the cold sensation causing the feeling of that awful headache.
Now, it is try that if you press your tongue to the roof of your mouth it makes it go away quicker.
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