MadSci Network: Neuroscience

Re: Ice-Cream Headaches In Winter

Date: Tue Oct 2 13:01:10 2001
Posted By: Kevin Caldwell, Faculty, Neurosciences, University of New Mexico
Area of science: Neuroscience
ID: 987102835.Ns

I have not done a thorough survey, but I agree that people can get "brain 
freeze" regardless of the time of year.  Here are links to an editorial and 
letter from the British Medical Journal describing the physiologic basis of 
cold-induced headaches:

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