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Assessment and Management of Migraine

12 Mar 2024
Health and Conditions
Migraine is a common and disabling primary headache disorder. It is the third most common disease in the world (behind dental caries) in both males and females. Globally, it is the highest cause of years lived with disability (YLDs) amongst those aged 15-49. This is generally when people are at their most productive, furthering their careers and starting families ' it therefore has a huge impact on people's career paths and the economy in general (taken from Society's Headache: The Socioeconomic impact of migraine (
Hilary Winch, Chair, NHS Health at Work Network and Head of Workplace Health, Safety & Wellbeing, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Ali Hastroudi, Head, National School of Occupational Health and Clinical Director and Consultant in Occupational Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust



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