Tag : Personal Story

Juggling Work and Migraine Videos

An excerpt from Migraine Again, Juggling Work and Migraine Videos, starring David, Linda, Suzanne, Debra, Morgan, Lyn, Angie, and Kelley. Real people discuss their journeys juggling careers and migraine disease.   Watch full videos here.  

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My Chronic Brain: Chronic Migraine and Its Impact on Work

An excerpt from My Chronic Brain: Volume 3, Issue 3- Chronic Migraine and Its Impact on Work , Why We Should Talk About Migraine at Work, Writer Kellie Pokrifka. “The best part of providing Migraine accommodations is that what is typically beneficial for Migraine management is beneficial for brain health and what is beneficial for brain health is typically beneficial for everyone. For example, fluorescent lighting can be an intense trigger for migraine attacks. In…

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Charting A New Course – Cooking Up a New Career

Despite our best efforts, sometimes migraine disease can force us out of our career entirely. Discover how Alicia Wolf started over completely and paved an entirely new path due to vestibular migraine. Questions Answered in this Webcast: - Why did you have to change careers due to migraine? What was the disease progression like for you? - How did you manage migraine attacks at work? - What drove your decisions…

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Caregiver in the Workplace

Migraine disease does not just affect one person- it can affect the entire family. Learn how Kris Schreck navigated her career while also being a caregiver for her son with chronic migraine. Questions Answered in this Webcast: - What do your responsibilities involve as a caregiver? - Where were you with your career when your son’s migraine began to impact it? - We know now that migraine often goes hand…

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Embracing a Career Change

Discover how one executive took on the challenge of a career change after migraine disease derailed her original plan. Questions Answered in this Webcast: - Why did you have to change careers due to migraine? What was the disease progression like for you? - How did you manage migraine attacks at work? - What drove your decisions on how you managed migraine in the workplace? (did you tell your boss,…

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Migraine at Work- Why Does it Matter?

Discover why migraine disease is a hidden drain on your company, and learn what you can do to relieve this burden. Questions Answered in this Webcast: - How did you cope with migraine attacks at work? - When did migraine first impact your career? - What drove your decisions on how you managed migraine in the workplace? (did you tell your boss, co-workers, HR, etc) - Were you afraid of…

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