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The Migraine Truth: Impact of Migraine on Women

"The Migraine Truth: Impact of Migraine on Women - Women with migraine face stigma due to gender stereotypes. As a result, this may lead to late or misdiagnosis, affect women's ability to fully live, work and contribute to society. -Migraine is 3-4x more prevalent in women than men. -Migraine is the leading cause of disability in young women, affecting them during their critical years of education and employment. -1 in…

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Accommodations- Migraine at Work

Migraine at Work Most accommodations for migraine are relatively inexpensive and effective. Supporting employee migraine health is not just good for the individual, it's also good for business productivity and the bottom line.   Flexible Scheduling Working from home/ telework Noise management Fragrance- free workplaces Managing Lights with lenses, filters, natural light, removing fluorescent lights Meditation, mindfulness, or time out rooms   For more suggestions for both accommodations and more…

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Migraine at Work

Migraine at Work Migraine is common and can take a significant toll on your workplace if left unaddressed. However, with proper support, those working with migraine can thrive in the workplace. The cost is preventable There is much employers can do to support their employees with migraine.   PREVALENCE 40% of Americans have not been diagnosed. Migraine is the second leading cause of disability. 1 in 6 employees live with…

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Migraine is a Whole-Body Disease

The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum compiled this infographic on how migraine affects various parts and systems of the body. "Migraine can affect virtually every part of the body. -Depression, anxiety, memory lapses & difficulty concentrating -Headaches -Sinus pain & pressure -Heat flashes & chills -Frequent urination -Dizziness, temporary paralysis, numbness & tingling -Hallucinations & visual disturbances -Earaches -Jaw pain & yawning -G.I. complications -Sensitivity to smell, touch, motion &…

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Employers Don’t Understand the Burden of Migraine

The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum compiled this infographic on the how women feel migraine is respected in the workplace. 94% of Women agreed "Employers don't understand the burden of migraine on their employees."

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Who Is Migraine Hurting? Women’s Edition

The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum compiled this infographic on the effect of migraine and headache disorders on women. 3 out of 4 people who have migraine are women. Most common in women from ages 20-45. Women report longer lasting and more painful headaches. Women report more symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. Migraine cause women to miss work. Migraine impacts women's abilities to fulfill roles at home. Women with…

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