Auras are partial or focal seizures that sometimes happen before a more severe seize occurs. Aura symptoms include feelings such as:
- Déjà vu, the sense that something has happened before
- Impending doom
Less common symptoms associated with auras include changes in:
- Sense of smell
Causes and Risk Factors
The underlying cause of seizures is often unknown. In some cases, patients may be more likely to have auras or seizures due to their genetics, traits they inherited from their parents.
Other causes include: