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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. Studies fail to prove indications of a relationship between __________ causes and migraines, so Sacks does not believe this to be a valid cause.
(a) Electrical correlation.
(b) Strength training.
(c) Swallowing.
(d) Movement.

2. There are a number of problems that are created by the myriad of _________ that a migraine might cause, according to Sacks.
(a) Tests.
(b) Symptoms.
(c) After effects.
(d) Outcomes.

3. What is the title that Ralph M. Siegel has, according to the way he is described in this chapter?
(a) BS.
(b) Ph.D.
(c) MA.
(d) MD.

4. The intensity of the pain of a migraine is directly related to the dilation of the _________ arteries in the head, according to research.
(a) Superficial.
(b) Jugular.
(c) Femoral.
(d) Extracranial.

5. _______ are unable to express pain, so Sacks says they are not useful in terms of studying migraines and how they affect the body.
(a) Animals.
(b) Already sick patients.
(c) Babies.
(d) Comatose.

Short Answer Questions

1. Some patients only need to be seen once in a while to make sure they are maintaining their _________ for managing their migraines.

2. Another uncommon drug therapy for migraines which has been prescribed by Sacks is _____________.

3. A _________ migraine may be nothing more than a reaction to the rage that a patient is feeling, which can lead to pain.

4. Some people who have constant migraines that interrupt their life may have to _________ to live with them.

5. The first measure of management that is brought up for migraines is the use of _____________.

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What are some of the typical pieces of advice which Sacks might offer to a patient who is suffering from migraines?

4. What did Airy believe that migraine hallucinations allowed a person to do as a result of their appearance?

5. What are some of the polygons that migraine patients have reported seeing as a part of their auras or hallucinations?

6. What sort of person does Sacks say is someone who might actually be self-destructive or may have a desire toward self-punishment?

7. What are two of the ways in which a person can manage their risk of migraines, according to Sacks?

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

9. What happens when Sacks has a patient who will only agree to be treated with medications for their migraines?

10. What does Sacks say is uniquely human about the experience of migraines in humans, though he does not dispute that animals can have migraines too?

(see the answer keys)

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