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Can I use migraine as a disability to stop stressful job?

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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Change jobs

Although it may be possible to obtain disability due to chronic headaches, i strongly recommend you don't do it.
Most people on disability are not happy or satisfied with their lives. They have lost their purpose for living, one day runs into the next and life seems meaningless. The best remedy for a stressful job is to change jobs.

In brief: Change jobs

Although it may be possible to obtain disability due to chronic headaches, i strongly recommend you don't do it.
Most people on disability are not happy or satisfied with their lives. They have lost their purpose for living, one day runs into the next and life seems meaningless. The best remedy for a stressful job is to change jobs.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Migraine disability

If what you are asking is can chronic migraine be a reason why one is declared disable, then yes.
Your description of it as a "stressful job" makes me question a diagnosis of migraines. See a neurologist or headache specialist.

In brief: Migraine disability

If what you are asking is can chronic migraine be a reason why one is declared disable, then yes.
Your description of it as a "stressful job" makes me question a diagnosis of migraines. See a neurologist or headache specialist.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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