How it was like to have a visual migraine aura as a child?
Tagged As: Migraine Visual Aura Question: Only little is known about the way a child experiences the various forms of visual migraine auras of migraine. Can anyone remember, in retrospect, how it was like to have a visual migraine aura as a child? Answer: I only properly remember one classic style childhood migraine with visual aura, from when I was about ten. The light just got really uncomfortable to look at then it was like I had a sun in my vision that wouldn’t go away. It obliterated everything apart from the bottom part of my vision. A big white spot in my vision that graded out and felt like looking at a really bright light. Didn’t have any squigglies as far as I can remember. I had a chest infection at the time and I think that migraine was brought on by low oxygen. I don’t remember a lot about my childhood migraines except for what foods I avoided because of them. I was in the habit of trying to ignore them and hoping they would go away naturally. I also remember a few milder
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