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How Migraine Impacts Men

An excerpt from Thrive Global, How Migraine Impacts Men: Migraine is often stereotyped as a “disorder for women.”, written by Elizabeth Burstein. "Migraine is three times more prevalent in women than in men and one of the leading causes of disability in women. For this reason, some people can be skeptical when a man complains of migraine, and studies show men are less likely to be diagnosed with this disease than women are.…

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How I Survive Migraine Episodes at Work

An excerpt from WebMD, How I Survive Migraine Episodes at Work,  written by Naki Carter. "If you have to be on a computer or phone calls all day long: -F.lux plugin. I use the f.lux plugin on my computer. It’s a free download that warms my computer display at night to match your indoor lighting. I also have "night mode" enabled on my iPhone. I spend a lot of time staring at…

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How Factory Workers Can Cope With and Prevent Migraine

An excerpt from IHS-GPAC, How Factory Workers Can Cope With and Prevent Migraine. "There are steps factory workers and their supervisors can take to make their workplace more migraine-friendly. Through changes in the environment, workplace culture and company policies, these following five tips offer ways to cope and possibly avoid attacks. 1. Introduce a Workplace Migraine Education Program [...] 2. Reduce Common Triggers in the Workplace Working on the factory…

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How can we best celebrate women? By looking after their health

An excerpt from Euractiv, How can we best celebrate women? By looking after their health, published by Eli Lilly. "According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Europe, gender inequalities and stereotypes result in women experiencing lower life satisfaction from an early age, disparities in the workforce, and ill health.[1] One health condition that disproportionately affects women is migraine. Migraine, which affects more than one in ten (11.4%) people in Europe,[2] is…

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The Cut: The High Point of My Career Came With a Physical Breakdown

An excerpt from The Cut by New York Magazine, The High Point of My Career Came With a Physical Breakdown,  written by Chloe Benjamin as told to Danielle Cohen. "When my second novel, The Immortalists, sold to a publisher at a level that allowed me to leave my day job in social services and write full time — a rare and extraordinary privilege in the arts — I was wildly grateful. I also felt a lot of pressure. My…

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Migraine at Work Webinar: Jan 2022

Juggling migraine and work can be a minefield. There are so many questions: Should I tell my boss? Should I ask for accommodations? Am I required to disclose migraine? What am I entitled to? Join the hosts of the Migraine World Summit, Paula K.Dumas & Carl Cincinnato, at the recording of the one-hour webinar on Thursday, January 27th, 2022 Find answers to the questions so many of us have about…

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