Migraines: the invisible illness

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Migraines: the invisible illness

September 3, 2021

Migraine is a common but invisible illness. It is most common among adults of working age yet many employees are suffering in silence.

Migraine attacks can be severe and debilitating, making it difficult to concentrate or complete work tasks. As well as the physical ailments brought about by migraines, the inability to perform at work can cause stress and anxiety around job security.

Here, we look at what employees can do to manage the impact of migraines in the workplace and how to speak to employers about seeking appropriate adjustments to protect health and productivity.

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