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Health and Wellbeing at Work

Ali Hastroudi

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
United Kingdom
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 (



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