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What are some symptoms of auras when in people with migraines?

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Besides vision issues, some other aura symptoms that you may notice include:

You may find these feelings begin gradually, then build up over several minutes. They can last for up to an hour.

  • Numbness or feeling of pins and needles in your arm or leg
  • Verbal quirks that make it hard to speak
  • Limb weakness or uncontrollable jerking

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Migraine Research Foundation: "Migraine Facts."

The Mayo Clinic: "Migraine Symptoms and Causes."

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Migraine Fact Sheet."

Neuhauser, H. , Feb. 27, 2001. Neurology

National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."

Quintela, E. , September 2006. Cephalalgia

Reviewed by Stephen D. Silberstein on August 9, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Migraine Research Foundation: "Migraine Facts."

The Mayo Clinic: "Migraine Symptoms and Causes."

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Migraine Fact Sheet."

Neuhauser, H. , Feb. 27, 2001. Neurology

National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."

Quintela, E. , September 2006. Cephalalgia

Reviewed by Stephen D. Silberstein on August 9, 2017

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