Migraines at Work
Migraines can be disabling. And evidence suggests they have a big impact on productivity. In fact, the Mayo Clinic cites studies that show the total cost of disability in the United States in 1998 due to Migraines was estimated to exceed $13 billion a year.
But many people do find ways to get help. The following pages will point to some common triggers and will give you some prevention tips and treatment options.
A Few Tips For Managing Migraines in the Workplace:
- Ask co-workers to go easy on perfume. Smells and cigarette smoke can trigger a Migraine attack
- Watch your caffeine intake. Large doses can trigger a Migraine
- Don't skip meals.