Here are six things you need to know about managing migraine in workplace:

1. Communicate With Your Boss And Coworkers

2. Know Your Trigger

  • Bright fluorescent lights
  • Noise
  • Strong odors
  • Too much caffeine
  • Dehydration
  • Hunger

3. Be Mindful Of Early Warning Signs

  • Stiff neck
  • Sensitivity to lights
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Excessive yawning or Fatigue
  • Food cravings

4. Come To Work Prepared

  • Take your medication
  • Rehydrate with water or beverages infused with electrolytes
  • Turn off lights or wear sunglasses
  • Take a nap if you need to
  • Close your door and wear earplugs if your office is noisy
  • Use an ice pack or even a hot compress to help manage pain in your head and neck
  • Drink coffee or caffeinated drinks if that helps you, but caffeine may no longer work if you’re an excessive coffee drinker.

5. Work With Your HR For Accommodations

  • Finding a quiet and not-too-bright area in the office to work in
  • Allowing you to wear sunglasses or earplugs while working
  • Allowing you to bring a bottle of cold water to your workstation so you can stay hydrated

6. Be Mindful Of Your Rights

Summing Up



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