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August 25, 2017

Strange But True!

Q. If there's a condition you've suffered from without being aware of its name, it may be “Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.” That's a mouthful! Do you need to get yourself to the ER?

A. Not to worry. According to a study in the “British Medical Journal,” a third of the population has been afflicted by “brain freeze” or “ice cream headache,” “the stinging sensation one feels at the top/front of the head after eating too much ice cream too quickly,” says Dan Lewis in his book “Now I Know.”


 
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