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A migraine aura is a warning sign of an oncoming migraine headache.
An aura develops gradually, usually within 30 minutes before a migraine
headache starts, and consists of visual disturbances and physical sensations.
Not everyone who suffers from migraines develops an aura. For those
who do, common symptoms of a migraine aura include:
Other, less common symptoms of a migraine aura can occur,
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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