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Globally, migraine is one of the top 10 leading cause of years lived with disability according to the 2016 global burden of disease study.1
The cost of migraine to Singapore is approximately $1 billion in 2018, more than 80% was due to productivity loss. Communicate openly with your coworkers about migraine for better understanding.3
Although it can be an important way of treating migraine, regular use of medication to treat migraine symptoms can cause ‘medication overuse headache’.2 Medication overuse may be a sign that your current medication isn’t giving you enough migraine control and you may consider consulting your doctor. Your doctor may prescribe preventive treatment or alter your medication to improve your chances of responding to it. If you suspect medication overuse headache, it is important to discuss it with your doctor during your next visit.
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