Migraine Solutions Is the Topic of a New "Front Page" Public Television Piece with James Earl Jones

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A new segment will look into the treatment of migraines.

The voice behind the mask of Darth Vader is now the host for "Front Page," and the program has turned its attention towards helping other people resolve their chronic headaches. "Front Page" with James Earl Jones is a popular public television series that looks at some of the common problems facing society today. One of the recent episodes focuses on migraine treatments.

Migraines are a common form of headache that many people deal with chronically. Migraines can range in severity from mild to incapacitating. Some of the common symptoms of migraines include a headache, vomiting, and fear of light. Because everybody suffering from migraines can have different symptoms, there are also multiple treatment options available on the market. It is important that people understand the different treatment options to find a treatment that works best for them. Some of the treatment options for mild headaches include anti-inflammatories such as Motrin or ibuprofen. For people whose migraines come more frequently, there is another medicine called sumatriptan. For others, the headaches can be, so intractable that they may consider undergoing a procedure called an occipital nerve block. In this procedure, a needle is used to inject a numbing medication into the nerve that is responsible for transmitting the pain associated with migraines.

In a new segment, "Front Page will work with medical professionals to discuss migraines, their causes, and treatment options.

"Front Pages" with James Earl Jones is a public television program that is carefully reviewed to ensure quality standards prior to distribution to national television companies for broadcast. It's delivered to Public Television PBS Member stations.

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