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Ice-cream headache

Ice-cream headache: Introduction

Ice-cream headache: is a form of brief cranial pain or headache commonly associated with consumption (particularly quick consumption) of cold beverages or foods such as ice cream. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ice-cream headache is available below.

Symptoms of Ice-cream headache

Treatments for Ice-cream headache

  • One way to reduce the effect of the pain is to take rapid deep breaths
  • Avoidance of triggers - minimise intake of cold foodstuffs, or ensure they are consumed slowly
  • No treatment usually necessary if pain occurs, as symptoms pass rapidly
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Causes of Ice-cream headache

  • The effect occurs when something very cold, such as ice cream, touches the top palate in the mouth. The blood vessels constrict due to the cold. This makes the nerves send a signal to the brain to open blood vessels. But this rapid opening of the blood vessels makes fluid back up in the tissues that won't drain for thirty seconds to a minute
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  1. Ice-cream headache: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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