Gulp! Gulp! Youch!—What Causes Brain-Freeze?

It’s hot out and you’re sooo thirsty! You get yourself an ice, cold slushie and begin to slurp it back…then it happens: That instant intense pain in your forehead! Ouch! The Brain-Freeze It’s often called brain-freeze, ice cream headache, or a cold-stimulus headache, but the actual scientific term is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. (Pronounced sfee no PAL uh teen […]