Okay, this is going to be a weird post about reality and what we can actually Know about reality when we have neurological conditions. So weird. Just a heads up. I have persistent migraine auras and also auras before a migraine. And I get a boatload of types. The visual- which is my persistent migraine … Continue reading Migraine auras and hallucinations
I had a weird migraine aura last night. It was this orb of white light with an electric blue core that zipped from the corner of the room to behind me. That core of blue? I've never seen that in reality. It is an indescribable blue. Only my brain makes that blue. Then I heard a … Continue reading Yeah, it could be a migraine aura
I forgot to sleep. As in I had a wicked as all hell midnight migraine and, yeah, that wasn't exactly productive for sleepy, sleepy time. So I didn't sleep. I finally got up and took a triptan. Which is not working. At this point, I can say did not work at all. There are times … Continue reading Sleep deprivation and auras
Persistent Aura Without Infarction (PAWOI) is an elusive condition where the migraine aura with migraines persists for hours, days, weeks or even years in a small percentage of migraineurs. "According to the International Headache Society, PAWOI is distinguished from normal migraines by having aura lasting longer than seven days . Also, these symptoms must not … Continue reading The persistent migraine aura
Migraine auras are a fantastical part of a migraine. Gifting us with sights unseen by others. And then Bam pain. So they are also a great warning of impending DOOM. There are some auras that are just the most spectacular thing you have ever seen. Amazing what the brain produces as that flux of brain … Continue reading Let’s talk Migraine with aura
I'm going to say I'm thinking these thoughts I'm going to express because I have a wicked migraine right now with a wicked trippy visual aura. Kind of annoying really because the vertigo keeps tilting things periodically, but that aside, I'm going to get philosophical on you all. Rene Descartes said we have to doubt our … Continue reading Reality is really trippy: real? Hallucination?