How do you advice patients/patient groups on handling work-life balance while suffering from migraine?
Be mindful at stress-related triggers at work and find ways to minimize them as much as possible.
It is also possible for the workplace to take steps that can help persons suffering from migraine. That could be flexible working hours, flexible breaks, days working from home ect. Not all workplaces are understanding and willing to be flexible but it´s getting better and Covid-19 has showed us it is possible to work from home.
What is the most common concern of migraine patients?
Living with the constant fear and stress of the next migraine attack and the sadness of the consequences it has for the migraine patients and/or the people they care about.
Outside work, what are the social consequences of suffering from migraine?
The social consequences of suffering from migraine can be so many. Migraine is very unpredictable which makes it difficult for many migraine sufferers to actively participate in a social life or even have one. Many have to abruptly cancel plans. Migraine also interfere with family life and reduces participation in family activities.