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Heads UP -Episode 76: Migraine Stigma, Disability, and Workplace Discrimination

In Episode 76 of Heads UP, Dr. Robert Shapiro talks to Dr. Lindsay Weitzel about the stigma and workplace discrimination experienced by people with migraine and other headache disorders. Do you know what the “legitimacy deficit” is in reference to migraine? Have you heard people in the migraine community discuss how important “coming out” about their migraine disease has been to their “self-advocacy”?

Hear Dr. Shapiro discuss this terminology and where we can go to feel supported when telling people at our workplace about our headache or migraine disorder. You can read Dr. Shapiro’s article here:

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