Auras and Epilepsy

Posted on March 26, 2018

When you get an aura before a seizure but then nothing happens does it sometimes give you the effects of having a seizure and you still feel wiped out? - A member of MyEpilepsyTeam

On MyEpilepsyTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with epilepsy, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Auras are one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about auras:

I always have a deja vu aura before. Does focus and concentration cause seizures?
Has anyone had a prolonged aura and you try to "fight off" your seizure because you know it's coming?
Has anyone else tried chiropractic adjustments as a seizure treatment?

Here are some conversations about auras:

A member shares her experience with auras and epilepsy.
A member starts a dialogue about the difference between absence and aura.
A member describes the feeling of an aura and no seizure.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyEpilepsyTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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