...apart from the inability to say it [quote=http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/why-do-we-get-brain-freeze-when-we-eat-ice-cream-research-suggests-its-all-to-do-with-blood-flow-10224176.html]Experts have come up with a possible reason for why that most hated of afflictions, "brain freeze", is caused, along with a way to get rid of it. The news should please those who dread the curse of the ice cream headache even more than wasps or hay fever as summer approaches. <snip> So how do you stop the pain? The pain subsides when the blood vessells return to normal, so some scientists have suggested putting your tongue against the roof of your mouth to help warm the blood passing through. I don't always get it and it never last more than a minute or two. Next time, though, I'll give the tongue-against-the-roof-of-the-mouth a go.
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