Ebola, it makes you bleed to death out of every hole on your body. from your eyes and ears to your phallus!
Stress has been removed from the ICHD-II's headache classification as a trigger for Migraine. As a result, it is unlikely that you'll receive a diagnosis of stress related Migraine which will lead to disability. Migraine itself is considered a disability and those who suffer chronic Migraine are often disabled by their condition.
For appropriate diagnosis, treatment and prevention of headache disorders, seek the help of a board certified headache specialist.
Disability PossibleYou could, however only if your physician is willing to take you off work and most likely only a for a very limited time frame (like at a max something like 3 weeks) unless there are some other circumstances or treatments that would keep you from working.
For information, resources and related links go The National Council On Disability (NCD)
To add to this - Migraines caused by stress or anxiety would be considered a "soft" diagnosis. Although a Dr. can diagnose the condition, only you can truly tell how sever the symptoms are and how much they truly affect your work.
This is one of the reasons working with a reputable insurance company and obtaining a quality policy is worth the money. Some contracts will include limitations of benefits for these type of claims, but it should not be limited to 3 weeks only.
Chewing on ice may be a sign of anemia. Chew sugar free gum instead.
Yes, it is currently one of the more competitive fields to enter after medical school. It requires good grades in medical school as well as very high scores on the board exams that medical students have to take. Hope this helps! Dr. B. Come to Canada! We could use a lot more in Dermatology. If you want to remain in the U.S., then look at other options. One part of the Medical system (doctors are short in this) is Geriatrics (working with the elderly) because many med students don't feel it's a challenging enough job and we have a famous doctor in Canada who is teaching students that want to become doctors that indeed it's not only a great job, but rewarding. The idea of the elderly is that some of the young going into be a doctor will think "Oh well, they're just dying anyway." Ask any Coroner and they can tell you that you can learn more from the dead than the living. You could perhaps go into the scientific studies of Dermatology. Ask around and find out what your options are.
Might be a sign of Constipation or Hemroids - Go see your doctor to be sure.