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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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Who Is Migraine Hurting? Veterans’ Edition

The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum compiled this infographic on the effect of migraine and headache disorders on veterans. Who is Migraine Hurting? 36% of service-members deployed to Iraq for a year or more experience migraine. Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are more likely to experience migraine. 27% increase in migraine diagnoses occurred across the Armed Forces from 2001 to 2007. Migraine may be accompanied by depression or post-traumatic…

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Migraine and Disability

The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum compiled this infographic explaining the connections between migraine and disability. Migraine is the 2nd leading cause of global disability. Severe migraine attacks carry a disability weight similar to that of Quadriplegia, Dementia, and Active Psychosis. U.S. workers with a migraine 15+ days per month lose about 14% of annual productivity. 20% of Americans with a migraine 15+ days per month report being occupationally disabled,…

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Women, Migraine Disease and the Workplace- HMPF

Download Infographic >> As shown in the preview, the Headache and Migraine Policy Forum created an infographic on "Women, Migraine Disease & the Workplace". 1 in 4 women experience migraine attacks- most often during child-rearing and prime wage-earning years. Direct and Indirect Migraine Costs in the US = $78 Billion. Meanwhile. women miss out on opportunities and promotions at work. Employers can: Reduce absenteeism and boost productivity by providing health…

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