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Does Work Tend To Aggravate Migranes?

Does Work Tend To Aggravate Migranes?

I already lost my career once and feel I'm about to lose it all over again
When the migranes first hit, in 2018, they literally came out of the blue. I was fine one day, than BAM at work the next excruciating head pain, dizziness and nauseau. Shortly after, diagnosed with chronic migranes. On various medical leaves for a yr. Migranes declined a bit but than, the second I went back to work they hit again in clusters. I finally had to resign.

Long story short, took another yr for med… read more

posted 17 days ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Totally agree

posted 14 days ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

That's the thing, so many people think being on disability is this glamorous lifestyle, it's barely enough to get by.

posted 16 days ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I left the classroom mid-year this past October...and that helped. It was my 2nd career change. Not a cure, but LORD, it was a good change. The stress level is just compounded by this life of pain, shame/anxiety.

My prayers are with you.

posted 13 days ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I lost my career as a virtual provider. There’s no way I can work with patients safely with migraine disease such as mine or yours simply due to word searching symptoms alone during migraine - I’m barely able to communicate. I just got approved for SSI/SSDI and while it’s a huge relief, but how am I supposed to live on $15K/year????

posted 17 days ago
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