2. Sensory Signs and Symptoms

Auditory hallucinations are the main symptom of exploding head syndrome but there are other symptoms as well. Some people report seeing bright flashes of light before the sound that remind them of thunder and lightning, though both are hallucinations. It's also not uncommon to feel an electrical sensation moving from the torso or chest up to the head right before the noise.

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