What is Brain Freeze? Top 5 Facts

We have all eaten a sweet ice cream or popsicle and then we suddenly feel a horrible pain go across the head. Seconds later the pain is gone and you go back to eating your ice cream but a little aware of what just happened.  Not many know they have just suffered from a phenomenon called brain freeze. Brain freeze is also known as a cold-stimulus headache but an easier way to call is the “pain of the nerve located on the roof of your mouth”. For this episode of Top 5 Facts, we’ll be asking the big questions like What is Pterygopalatine Ganglion? How do you get an Ice cream headache? Is it actually a pain in the brain? Why do we get brain freeze? Is there a connection to migraines and regular headaches? Has anyone ever died from brain freeze? and much more!