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Can Someone Explain To Me What An Aura Is When It Comes To Epilepsy, Please 😊

Can Someone Explain To Me What An Aura Is When It Comes To Epilepsy, Please 😊

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

When the connection between two halves of the brain is interrupted the
conscious mind is on hold and the subconscious takes over. Like a dream
the feelings vary which is why everyone has different feelings, sensations,
emotions from their auras.The eerie feelings, out of body, deja vu ,inability
to speak can be overwhelming until you realize the cause- a seizure.This is
why an epilepsy diagnosis can be relief because it explains this.Your not crazy
psychic, or having a stroke your just having a seizure This was unknown in the
past which is why the stigmas bout epilepsy evolved. Research has shown us all
the different causes for seizures, ways to treat them and how common epilepsy
is-1 in 26 people.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

my auras are tingling from my legs or feet to my brain. i also get space-out or get 'the thinker' from the art pic. sometimes my speech is slow.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My aura is a smell a bad smell im not kidding it smells like someone farted. If im in the car i accuse every single person of passing gas and when my husband vsays he didn't i say he is lying and i roll down the window.
Sometimes i start sweating and not just a little im talking i look like ive taking a shower and its miserable my hair is soaked like ive just washed it.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My aura's or warnings are like a shiver going up my body and its basically just to let me know that a seizure is going to take place at some point. They can play mind games though. They can set of mild and then get rougher/more forceful if a seizure is gonna happen. I can have them all day though and no seizure. I can have maybe only two and a seizure can happen. It just depends.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Paul - that was really helpful!
Then there is “Jamais-vu” (jah may). This is the feeling that a common experience is completely new.
This could be like forgetting (about 30 seconds) how to tie your shoe.

I was told it was like knowing what was going to happen in the future (tho I think that's part of the deja vu - I'm reliving something and I think I know what's going to happen next.
What you're describing is when I sit at the computer trying to remember how to close a window or something like that. It comes on its own - not related to seizure/aura - just a mind malfunction.

And who knew there was a word -- Presque-vu -- for daily occurrences that have gone on forever! And to every one else I know.... Now I can impress them with a fancy term (assuming I can remember it!!! (haha)

posted almost 4 years ago
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