Migraine at Work Employer Guide

Migraine Disease is More Common Than You Think

Migraine disease is very common – in fact, twenty percent of Americans will experience migraine during their lifetime.

Migraine disproportionately and dramatically impacts women of working age, affecting roughly one in four women in their lives, making it one of the most common diseases facing women at work.

Despite the prevalence of migraine, lack of education among employers often leads to unintended stigma in the workplace. Because of this stigma associated with the disease, those living with migraine often do their best to hide their condition in the workplace, which leads to underreporting.

Americans in their prime working years are most impacted by migraine disease. People 18-45 years old are most likely to experience the condition.

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