Here's a scoop: 'Ice-cream headache' could help search for new painkillers

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Here's a scoop: 'Ice-cream headache' could help search for new painkillers

Post by Tee on Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:01 am

(By FIONA MACRAE)

If biting into ice cream gives you a headache, blame a rush of blood to the head.

Ice cream headache, the crushing pain experienced when ice cream or another bitterly cold food or drink hits the roof of the mouth, has baffled scientists.

But now they may have it licked, in an advance that could lead to new treatments for other types of headache, including migraine.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2133727/Heres-scoop-Ice-cream-headache-help-search-new-painkillers.html#ixzz1ssqVlGfV

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