Mayo Clinic Minute: Cold facts on the ice cream brain freeze

Have you ever enjoyed a sip of an ice cold milkshake or taken a bite of an ice cream cone only to get an instant blast of pain or headache that lasts a few seconds? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Amaal Starling says the condition is a called cold stimulus headache.

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