MODULE 3: Epilepsy Support and Non-medication Management 6 Aura An aura is a warning that some people may have before a seizure. Not everyone with epilepsy has an aura. For people who do have an aura, it may be hard to describe. An aura can be a change in feeling, sensation, thought, or behavior. If you have an aura, it could be the same each time you have a seizure, or it could be one of the warning signs mentioned.12 An aura may actually be a seizure for some people with epilepsy.13,14