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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Sacks does not believe there is a connection with _________ being a part of the chemical reaction that takes place during a headache.
2. Sacks concludes the book by talking about how there is a tendency for the ________ to take on specific patterns.
3. The advice that Sacks gives patients, as referenced in #125, has been around since the time of __________, according to the author.
4. Sometimes leaps in ______ analysis are not able to give researchers clear and definitive answers.
5. A drug may need to be taken ________ if there is severe vomiting present during a migraine episode.
6. There are _____ and transitional attacks of migraines which can make it difficult for a doctor or researcher to decide on a diagnosis of migraine.
7. Sacks describes the idea of a migraine to be __________, in his opinion, though others may not share it.
8. Symptomatic drugs include _________, according to the treatment methods and history of Sacks.
(a) Herbal drugs.
9. That migraines might have a role in one's life is the _________, rather than the rule, according to Sacks.
10. An important part of migraine treatment, according to Sacks, is to give the body the _______ it needs in order to make it through the event.
11. ________ turned inward on oneself, might also create a situation for a migraine to occur.
12. The first category of visual hallucinations that can be seen during a migraine attack is _________.
(b) Expanding spectrum.
13. In the case of menstrual migraines, Sacks points out that _________ may be helpful in controlling the pain.
(a) Cramp heating pads.
(d) Pain killers.
14. Sacks points out that some drugs simply work for migraines, even though they don't have any ________ basis for this.
15. Sacks wants to point out that there are few _________ that have any value in helping with a migraine case.
Short Answer Questions
1. One researcher describes the presence of __________ work patterns during some migraine events.
2. Many of the patterns that are created are often _________, according to Sacks, which is why further research is needed.
3. Another of the medical deterrents to treating a migraine is aimed at the emotional ______ where this is considered to be a primary source of migraines.
4. Sacks also suggests that __________ not be overlooked as a possible treatment for the pain of migraines.
5. A _________ migraine may be nothing more than a reaction to the rage that a patient is feeling, which can lead to pain.
This section contains 453 words
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