Tag : Migraine 101

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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Time: 5 Ways to Cope With Migraines at Work

An excerpt from Time, 5 Ways to Cope with Migraines at Work,  written by Alejandro de la Garza. How to avoid migraines at work More important than treating migraines once they come on is avoiding episodes to begin with, says Diamond. That means taking steps to adjust your work routine and office environment as much as possible in order to mitigate the specific factors that prompt episodes. [...] Some people who experience migraines…

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Mental Health, Migraine, and Burnout in the Workplace

What is the Connection Between Mental Health and Migraine, and How Can This Lead to Burnout in the Workplace?   Mental health disorders, migraine, and their connections A mental health disorder, or mental illness, is a medical condition and affects a person’s mood, thinking, or behavior. 1 Common examples include anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. Migraine is a neurological disease and a primary headache disorder with symptoms such as headache,…

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Migraine is Not “Just a Headache”

Migraine is a neurological disorder whereas headache is a symptom.   As an employer, how do you respond when an employee says they have migraine? If it’s  one of the following responses, your employees may not feel like they have your support, even if your intentions were good.  - “Take an ibuprofen and get back in there!” - “Have you tried drinking more water?” - “Oh, I get headaches, too.” …

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Overcoming Challenges in the Workplace

Learn how migraine disease may affect us in the workplace and how we can best arm ourselves to fight back. Questions Answered in this Webcast: - What percentage of people in the workplace have migraine? - There has been a shift in workplace culture during the Covid-19 pandemic; can you describe it and its impact to people with migraine? - For those who have benefited from flexible work arrangements, how…

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Is the Workplace Making You Sick?

Discover the most common triggers for migraine attacks in the workplace and how to mitigate their risks. Questions Answered in this Webcast: - What are the most common migraine triggers in the workplace? - How far in advance does the exposure to the trigger then turn into the migraine attack? - How can we address light/ sound/ smell sensitivity; screen time; stress; posture; diet; sleep; and other triggers or symptoms?…

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