Nothing’s better than biting into an ice cream cone on a hot summer’s day — until that nasty brain freeze comes along. Caused by a sudden constriction of blood vessels, this painful sensation may last up to one minute, taking all the joy out of that double-scoop. To avoid this headache and make the most of the cone, savor that frozen treat and eat slower Already unfrozen? Read What Happens During Brain Freeze to learn more.            


Take on too much in the New Year?

We'll make crushing your goals a whole lot easier by sending you a healthyish idea you can do every day.
Sign up to get healthy ideas
via Facebook Messenger

Sign up for a daily healthyish text message

Status Available in the U.S. and Canada only. Clicking "SIGN UP" means you would like to receive text messages from Greatist. Msg & Data rate many apply. Text STOP to cancel or HELP for help.