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Auras

Auras

What is an aura? I usually see lights before I have any kind of seizure. Or I just feel like something is off but can't figure this crap out!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Before I knew anything about aura’s. I use to complain about these frightening feeling that I get. Feelings like something bad is going to happen.
It was not until I changed doctors when I found out what those feelings are. Those feelings are warning that a seizure is possibly coming.
I use to try to fight these feelings. Now I do these breathing exercises my doctor showed me. Most of the time it helps me fight these aura’s and prevents me from having a seizures

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Everyone is different. So some of us will have different auras or just a partial of an aura followed by a certain smell or certain sight. An aura is a warning or a feeling one may have that you are going to have a seizure. We all have different body types therefore the aura and seizure will not be the same.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Kathy, that sounds like your aura to me. If it is consistent prior to each seizure you have found it. I know my aura is that feeling when the last bit of food has left your stomach and my mind starts to drift from the present. When that happens I get something sweet asap and sit or lay down on the ground to minimize falling damage. While this may sound a bit peculiar....It is a good thing to discover and recognize your aura. It gives you time to alert someone next to you and sit down.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I get a. You Better Find A Safe Place And Lay The F Down feeling. Usually a minute or two before it hits. There has been a very few times I have talked myself out of one, very few.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Mine are described as my funny feelings I get before I have a sezuire and I get a different feeling depending on what kind of sezuire am going to have a little one, a mild one or the grand mal. Thankfully my sezuires are now noctornal as my last grand mal was a couple of nights ago that woke up from my sleep.

posted about 1 year ago
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