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"Brain freeze"?

Madhusudan Natarajan nutty at brain
Fri Feb 28 23:02:42 EST 1997

CASSIDY-FELTGEN at worldnet.att.net wrote:
: Can anyone tell me what mechanism causes the rapid, brief headache pain 
: when a cold substance is ingested quickly?  Related to this is my 
: question regarding the brain not sensing pain during brain surgery, but 
: a person's perception of headaches as localized pain within the brain?
: Is this a paradox or are headaches not actually occuring within the 
: brain?

OK, didnt the same question pop up a while ago.. except that it was 
called brain cramps then? There were a whole host of theories proposed, 
and then the thread died a natural death. Wonder if there are any 
archives of all articles posted in the past from where we can dig up all 
the relevant posts?

Madhusudan Natarajan		
					..and still partly at..	
Ward 5-223 : Ph (312) 503 0202		
Dept. of Physiology			Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University			University of Akron

"I have no data yet. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has 
data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of 
theories to suit facts."    - Sherlock Holmes

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