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What conditions is aura connected to?

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Aura is usually an early warning of migraine, an epileptic seizure, or a stroke. But it doesn't happen to everyone who has these conditions, or every time they have them.

From: What Is Aura? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Migraine Foundation: “Migraine and Aura,” “Migraine and Cardiovascular Disease,” “Migraine with Brainstem Aura (Basilar Type Migraine),” “Retinal Migraine.” 

Epilepsy Society (UK): “Epilepsy Auras.”

International Headache Society: “IHS Classification ICHD-3: Typical aura without headache.”

Stroke and Vascular Neurology : “Migraine and stroke.”

Merck Manual: “Migraine.”

Stanford Medicine, Scope: “Stanford headache specialist demystifies migraine auras.”

The Journal of Headache and Pain: “Clinical features of visual migraine aura: a systematic review,” “Neuroimaging clues of migraine aura,” “Aura and Stroke: relationship and what we have learnt from preclinical models.” 

National Headache Foundation: “Aura.”

BioMed Research International : “Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Clinical and Pathophysiological Review.”

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences: “Migraine with brainstem aura.”

Cedars-Sinai: “Migrainous Stroke.” 

Mayo Clinic: “Migraine with aura.” 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Migraine Information Page,” “Epilepsy Information Page.” 

Review of Optometry : “Visual Aura and Scotomas: What Do They Indicate?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Tonic-Clonic (Grand Mal) Seizures.”

Chinese Medical Journal : “Clinical Analysis of Partial Epilepsy with Auras.”

Epilepsy Currents: “Auras Are Frequent in Patients With Generalized Epilepsy.”

American Heart Association: “Migraine with aura linked to clot-caused strokes.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 15, 2019

SOURCES:

American Migraine Foundation: “Migraine and Aura,” “Migraine and Cardiovascular Disease,” “Migraine with Brainstem Aura (Basilar Type Migraine),” “Retinal Migraine.” 

Epilepsy Society (UK): “Epilepsy Auras.”

International Headache Society: “IHS Classification ICHD-3: Typical aura without headache.”

Stroke and Vascular Neurology : “Migraine and stroke.”

Merck Manual: “Migraine.”

Stanford Medicine, Scope: “Stanford headache specialist demystifies migraine auras.”

The Journal of Headache and Pain: “Clinical features of visual migraine aura: a systematic review,” “Neuroimaging clues of migraine aura,” “Aura and Stroke: relationship and what we have learnt from preclinical models.” 

National Headache Foundation: “Aura.”

BioMed Research International : “Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Clinical and Pathophysiological Review.”

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences: “Migraine with brainstem aura.”

Cedars-Sinai: “Migrainous Stroke.” 

Mayo Clinic: “Migraine with aura.” 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Migraine Information Page,” “Epilepsy Information Page.” 

Review of Optometry : “Visual Aura and Scotomas: What Do They Indicate?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Tonic-Clonic (Grand Mal) Seizures.”

Chinese Medical Journal : “Clinical Analysis of Partial Epilepsy with Auras.”

Epilepsy Currents: “Auras Are Frequent in Patients With Generalized Epilepsy.”

American Heart Association: “Migraine with aura linked to clot-caused strokes.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 15, 2019

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