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Can you miss work for a migraine?
Last Updated: 29th June, 2020
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In this regard, can you call in sick for a migraine?
Migraines have replaced dodgy curriesandout-of-date seafood as the top excuse for people callinginsick, according to research. This pressure ongenuinemigraine victims means that more than one inten giveanother illness as their reason for taking a dayoff.
Secondly, should I stay home if I have a headache? You may need to stay home a day or twowhileyou're most contagious and feel the worst. If youhave aheadache and can't handle noise or light, you mayhave amigraine and shouldn't be at work.
Beside this, how do I get out of work with a migraine?
Here are tips:
- Drink more water. Dehydration is a common migrainetrigger.
- Limit caffeine. It's dehydrating and acts as a diuretic.
- Avoid salty foods. You'll have to drink even more to make upforit.
- Call for back-up.
- Don't let yourself get hungry.
- Dim triggers.
- Check your set-up.
- Curb job stress.
Are migraine headaches considered a disability?
It's quite difficult to get SocialSecurityDisability benefits for chronicmigraines,considered by some to be a neurologicaldisorder. Mostheadaches are not severe enough, or frequentenough, toprevent a person from working, but some migrainescan be sodebilitating that sufferers are not able towork.