MigraineFriendlyWorkplace

Migraine and colleagues

Migraine and colleagues:5 ways to support and empathise with a colleague suffering from migraine. LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE IN LIFE, MIGRAINE PAIN HURTS LESS WITH SUPPORT. That’s why, here there are 5 ways to support and empathise with a colleague suffering from migraine. You’ve probably experienced times at work when the support from colleagues has been …

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Work from home guide

Bringing the friendly workplace home— Work from home guide. WORK FROM HOME GUIDE. Working from home can be a great alternative to reduce the migraine triggers that may happen at a workplace.However, to make a migraine-friendly workplace at home, there are some considerations to take into account.It is important to set up a dedicated space, …

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Rethinking the workspace- Reducing noise triggers.

Rethinking the workspace— Reducing noise triggers. SOUND SENSITIVITY OR PHONOPHOBIA is also a symptom of migraine. Loud noises at an office are usual, whether it is a phone ringing, a machine working or overlapping conversations. While for some workers this workplace noise helps them be productive, for others (and not only those who suffer from …

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Rethinking the workspace Ergonomics and physical comfort.

Rethinking the workspace— Ergonomics and physical comfort. PHYSICAL STRESS (DUE TO POOR ERGONOMICS AND LACK OF PHYSICAL COMFORT) ARE AS IMPORTANT TO ADDRESS AS EMOTIONAL STRESS, so as to avoid them triggering a migraine attack. Working long hours sitting in front of a screen can lead to poor posture, resulting from being hunched over the …

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Light workspace

Rethinking the workspace— Light adaptations. PHOTOPHOBIA, OR HYPERSENSITIVITY TO LIGHT, is a common symptom among people living with migraine. Inadequate lighting and sensitivity to light can act as migraine triggers at the workspace.While incandescent light bulbs are generally considered more friendly to migraine sufferers than fluorescent bulbs, overhead lighting at the workplace can present just …

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