How to avoid 'brain freeze' when eating ice cream

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How to avoid 'brain freeze' when eating ice cream
« on: July 27, 2017, 01:20:47 PM »
'It's about slowing down'

"To avoid brain freeze, eat the cold food much more slowly so that your mouth can warm up the food – don't inhale it," Vertrees said. "Keep it in the front of your mouth: the further-back stimulation is what triggers the brain freeze."

Those who feel a brain freeze coming on can try pressing their tongue to the roof of their mouth to help reduce the pain. The warmth of the tongue can heat up the nasal sinuses and the nerves that make up the sphenopalatine ganglion, according to Vertrees.

"Brain freezes are very self-limiting," she said. "It's about slowing down and being patient and aware of the likelihood of getting a brain freeze if you eat or drink too fast.
Muhammad Arif Sheikh
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Daffodil International University