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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. There is substantial evidence that there may be a _______________ between migraines and those who suffer from epileptic seizures.
(a) Correlation.
(b) Direction casual relationship.
(c) Lost link.
(d) True understanding.

2. The ________ is the word traditionally associated with the sensory illusions that a migraine sufferer may experience.
(a) Pain.
(b) Migraine.
(c) Trauma.
(d) Aura.

3. What kinds of headaches might wake up a patient in the middle of the night, according to studies?
(a) Migraine.
(b) Movement.
(c) Cluster.
(d) Terror.

4. Sacks does think there may be a link between having ________ and cyclical vomiting as a child and migraines.
(a) Motion sickness.
(b) Processed foods.
(c) Anger.
(d) Foster parents.

5. Sacks points out that there is a tendency to _________ migraine sufferers in literature and in descriptions.
(a) Ignore.
(b) Romanticize.
(c) Avoid.
(d) Criticize.

Short Answer Questions

1. Changes in the sensory __________ are another possible part of the aural symptoms, according to Sacks.

2. What may or may not continue as a result of the pain of a migraine increasing or continuing?

3. Sacks notes that those who suffer from _________ migraines experience the onset of an attack at fairly regular periods though the times vary from one patient to another.

4. Sacks pointed out that a woman's hair turned __________ on one side, the side where she would have her headaches.

5. Sacks believes that a single _________ or series of them might actually drive the entire migraine episode.

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the classic symptoms of a migraine, according to Sacks' experience with his patients?

2. What causes it to be difficult to determine the difference between migraines and epilepsy?

3. What can happen with a geometrical ornamental structure, according to Fluver in this section?

4. What does Sacks have to say about the tendency of migraines to be a part of one's life throughout the years?

5. What does Sacks decide is the cause of a woman's migraines that occur on a monthly basis?

6. What are the three categories of hallucinosis, according to the last section of the book?

7. What is the German physician's experience with migraines, according to the beginning of the book?

8. What can be confusing about an aura's presence, according to Sacks in this book?

9. What determines the frequency with which a doctor should see their migraine patients?

10. What are the causes of serious losses of fluids during the experience of a migraine, according to Sacks?

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