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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 is NOT one of the basic pieces of advice that Sacks offers for those who are suffering from migraines?
(a) Eat chocolate.
(b) Get sufficient exercise.
(c) Go on a holiday.
(d) Get rest.

2. The _________ of a person who is suffering from a migraine becomes an important part of the study of migraines, according to Sacks.
(a) Mannerisms.
(b) Family.
(c) Lifestyle.
(d) Behavior.

3. Symptomatic drugs include _________, according to the treatment methods and history of Sacks.
(a) Analgesics.
(b) Uppers.
(c) Herbal drugs.
(d) Downers.

4. Sacks does point out that there can be _____________ when using different drug treatments for migraines.
(a) Pain.
(b) Annoyances.
(c) Side effects.
(d) No effects.

5. Sacks does not believe there is a connection with _________ being a part of the chemical reaction that takes place during a headache.
(a) Histamines.
(b) Pollution.
(c) Movements.
(d) Digestion.

Short Answer Questions

1. One of the medical deterrents to treating a migraine addresses the ________ of the malady.

2. Sacks says that the best migraine clinic was one in which a patient was told to lie down in a darkened room with _______ and aspirin.

3. Physicians, according to Sacks, often make ______ decisions based on impertinent, improper, and irresponsible interpretations.

4. Migraines may very well take on the particular aspects of the ________ though it may never be clear what prompts the unit as a whole.

5. An herbal remedy that Sacks has sometimes prescribed in order to treat migraines includes __________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the discovery that Lashely makes about the process of his own migraine scotomata?

2. Why do some researchers believe that manual compression will be helpful for the reduction of pain during the migraine?

3. What affects at least ten percent of the population, so many people that they have attracted attention and curiosity since the beginning of time?

4. What is the correlation that Sacks discounts because of a lack of studies of migraine patients?

5. How does Sacks recommend a patient with nausea deal with their medication ingestion to ensure pain relief?

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

7. What kind of patient only needs to have a few appointments with their physician each year?

8. What does Sacks believe would be cruel to do to a migraine patient, though he does not agree with this treatment?

9. What does Sacks say becomes an important part of the study of migraines, according to this section of the book?

10. What are the three categories of drugs that can be used in the treatment of migraines, according to Sacks?

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