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by Amanda Ellison

Splitting Synopsis

Written by a leading neuroscientist, Splitting tells the fascinating true story about headaches, and the secrets they reveal about your brain and overall health. Did you know... - chocolate doesn't give you a headache - and may in fact prevent one happening? - 30% of us sneeze at sunlight? - you can see off a headache with an orgasm? - that you shouldn't wear a striped top if your spouse gets migraines? From migraines to sinus pain to tension headaches - and everything in between - Splitting separates fact from fiction, putting you in control and helping you practise habits that will protect you from headache.

Splitting Press Reviews

From ice cream headaches to migraine, this fascinating and entertaining account of a common curse draws together modern science, ancient views and personal experience. * Professor Roy Taylor, author of Life Without Diabetes * Most of us have experienced a headache at some point in our lives. Neuroscientist Amanda Ellison has the lowdown on why we get them and busts some commonly believed myths about their triggers * Daily Mirror *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472971418
Publication date: 11th June 2020
Author: Amanda Ellison
Publisher: Green Tree an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, Pain & pain management, Popular medicine & health, Popular science,

About Amanda Ellison

Professor Amanda Ellison is a physiologist and neuroscientist at Durham University. Her wide-ranging research has thrown new light on addiction, pain, and headache in particular, and her work on how different parts of the brain talk to each other has led to new ways to regain functions lost following brain damage. She is the director of an outreach programme targeting schools, patient groups, and the wider public, and is passionate about improving lives through the sharing of scientific and wider academic knowledge. Professor Ellison has commented on various issues in the media most notably the phenomenon of man flu, and ...

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