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Headaches and Migraines - What can an employer do?

  • 13 Aug 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webinar

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Headaches and Migraines are very debilitating for many Americans and they are a big challenge for employees and for employers.  

According to a recent study (Costs Associated With Migraine in the United States, by Bonafede M, Sapra S, Shah N, Tepper S, Cappell K, Desai P.), "Migraine is a common neurological disease. Globally, it is the third most common disease and the sixth most disabling disease. In the United States, approximately 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 of those in their peak employment years (aged 18 to 54 years) report severe headaches or migraine in the past 3 months."  The study also discovered that the direct and indirect costs associated with migraines is estimated at $36 Billion per year!   That means the average employee with migraines accounts for $8,924.00 higher than employees without migraines.

Please join this webinar to learn more about:

What an employer can do?

What are an employer's responsibilities?

Do interventions in the workplace work?

Is there a return on investment for treating these conditions in the workplace?

Join us on this webinar to learn more about what you can do to help your employees feel better sooner and be more productive at work.  



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