Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the German physician's experience with migraines, according to the beginning of the book?
The German physician's experience with migraines comes from having a migraine at least every three to four weeks.
2. What are the symptoms that the German physician has when he has his migraines?
Some of the symptoms that the German physician has include pain in the right temple, nausea, and the feeling that he will not have those headaches again for a few weeks.
3. What are the classic symptoms of a migraine, according to Sacks' experience with his patients?
The classic symptoms of migraine for patients include headache and nausea, according to Sacks' experience with other patients.
4. Why do many migraine sufferers tend to rub one side of their head when they are in the midst of a migraine?
The pulsing and the pressure that builds up in the arteries can be released by pressure on that artery, which is why many people rub their heads during migraines.
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