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Video clip: Getting a week’s sick note helped Susannah break the cycle of migraines.

And it meant that I didn't have to do what I had been having to do, which was - when, when my migraines were particularly serious, and just getting into a - so I was having occasional periods where I was just getting every day migraines, and just getting into a complete locked loop, and I was having to go to my GP and get signed off for a week, to break the loop. Because the only thing that I could do to break that, that kind of cycle, was to just have kind of no - not go to work, no screen time, like literally no computers, no TV, no anything. And just completely, almost shut down for a week. Which was effective, but really disruptive [laughs].