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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. What might be a secondary factor of a migraine headache, causing even more pain and more tension?
(a) Stress.
(b) Family life.
(c) Medication.
(d) Tension headache.

2. What may or may not continue as a result of the pain of a migraine increasing or continuing?
(a) Movement.
(b) Medication.
(c) Aura.
(d) Nausea.

3. Where is the physicist du Bois Reymond from, according to the descriptions in this manuscript?
(a) Germany.
(b) Spain.
(c) Hungary.
(d) Austria.

4. Many people who are experiencing migraines may seem to become _________ before they begin to show any other signs.
(a) Happy.
(b) Sad.
(c) Irritable.
(d) Excited.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Parts of one's _________ might also begin to feel larger or smaller because of an aura, according to Sacks.

2. What did the man begin to use when he realized that sneezing might be able to relieve his migraine pain?

3. Some hallucinations in migraine patients might give a person a sense of __________ for no apparent reason.

4. How many areas of aural symptoms does Sacks point out to be the case for most patients?

5. One patient believes there are small _________ in the room with him, even when there are not.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the meaning of aura, as Sacks uses the term in this section?

2. In the case study presented by Sacks, where does the forty-four year old man believe that he is during a hallucination?

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

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

5. What does Sacks have to say are some of the causes of circumstantial migraine, according to the book?

6. What does one researcher equate the migraine with, which might be helpful in treating them?

7. What is the common cause of migraines for younger patients, with the attack happening after instead of during the activity?

8. What does Sacks say that all migraine patients have to fight during the experience of a migraine?

9. What do some researchers feel is not a cause of migraines as adults, according to Sacks' research?

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

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