Migraine FAQs: Who gets migraine aura without pain?
Some people experience head pain with some of their migraine attacks and then have other attacks where the pain is absent. There are others that only have migraine aura without head pain with each attack.
Many times as people age, their migraine attacks may change their characteristics. In some cases, the head pain may start to lose its strength or sometimes disappear completely while the aura symptoms may continue.
Therefore, migraine with aura without head pain is more common in older migraine sufferers. The most common symptoms among older people are visual aura symptoms more so than other symptoms. Some people only experienced migraine aura without headache and this occurs more often in men than in women.