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Migraine Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is NOT one of the things that are listed in the possible visual sensory hallucinations that one might experience?



2. What happens to Reymond every three to four weeks, according to the notes of Sacks in the beginning of this book?



3. But on the other hand, some feel that those who suffer from migraines might be ____________ to suffer from allergies and motion sickness.



4. Most patients, it seems, have an irresistible urge to _________ when they are suffering from a migraine, according to the studies in this book.



5. The ________ who was restricted from normal social activities might be suffering from migraines as a result of depression.



Short Essay Questions

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



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



3. What is something that Sacks has never seen, but he has heard of in relation to the aura before a migraine?



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



5. Where did Ralph Siegel, PhD work when he co-authored the last chapter with Oliver Sacks, according to the footnote?



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



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



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



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



10. What does Sacks see as happening with patients who are treated by physicians who make hasty decisions for their patients?



Essay Topics

Migraines are associated with debilitating pain, which means that patients need pain medications.

Part 1: Do you think some people fake migraines in order to get pain medications?

Part 2: How do you think migraines could be treated without pain medications? Is this possible?

Part 3: Do you think pain medication should be the only treatment for migraines?

For many people, the idea of a migraine is something they might not ever experience, so this book might be difficult to understand.

Part 1: Why do you think it's important for a book about migraines to be written?

Part 2: Do you think that people who don't suffer from migraines will benefit from this book?

Part 3: How do you think migraine sufferers can benefit from this book?

Sacks believes that some people are predisposed to migraines, which makes them more likely to experience that pain.

Part 1: Why do you think some people are predisposed to migraines?

Part 2: Do you think you would be upset to find out that you were genetically predisposed to migraines?

Part 3: Does knowing that genetics cause migraines make them any easier to manage?

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