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Access Health® Dedicates Episode to Migraines and Treatment on Wednesday, June 17 on Lifetime®

Show supports National Migraine Awareness Month; Dr. Alan Rapoport, Clinical Professor of Neurology at UCLA joins Host Ereka Vetrini, and a passionate team of experts to talk about new hope for those suffering from migraines through the fitness, medical and nutrition spectrums

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR.Com – June 8, 2015) Access Health®, a magazine-style health and wellness series, will dedicate a full show to raising awareness about migraines and new treatments in support of National Migraine Awareness Month on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime. The encore presentation of this show will be on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime.

Access Health educates and entertains viewers as it tackles the latest topics on cutting-edge developments and innovations in fitness, medicine and food — all to empower women and give them access to healthier living.

One in 10 Americans suffer from migraine attacks, and women have three times more migraines than men. Access Health sits down with expert Dr. Alan Rapoport, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology at UCLA, President of the International Headache Society, and co-author of six books on the subject of headaches, to learn more about migraines and ways to cope with them.

During the episode, Dr. Rapoport will talk about what determines when a person has a migraine versus an average headache, the four different phases of a migraine, possible triggers such as certain foods or stress, criteria for diagnosis and why it’s considered one of the most disabling diseases there is.

Fitness guru Dave Sinclair, medical expert Dr. Dennis Holmes and nutritionist and Chef Janet Zappala will offer their in-depth knowledge and insights into the topic of migraines from each of their expert perspectives.

Viewers will also hear the personal story of Meghan, who began suffering from migraines when she was in high school, and after years of searching, found a way to mange her attacks.

“I hope today by sharing my story with all of you I can help a fellow migraine sufferer”.

This episode was sponsored by Impax Pharmaceuticals, a neurology-focused, specialty pharmaceutical company, dedicated to developing products for unmet needs in the treatment of Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders.

Access Health was created by O2 Media, producers of the long-running branded entertainment shows Accesshealth®, Designing Spaces®, Mission Makeover™, and All Mixed Up™ — all currently airing on Lifetime.

About Access Health

Access Health® is a powerful and engaging half-hour health and wellness series premiering on the Lifetime® channel, anchored by a panel of three renowned experts who tackle the important fitness, medical and nutrition topics of the day. The show educates and entertains with ideas on the best ways to get your body moving, revolutionary cuisine and the newest medical practices, all to empower women and give them access to healthier living.
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