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Podcast 32: The Physical Benefits of Massage Therapy – Trigger Points, Cupping and Deep Tissue Massage

Massage is not just a spa treatment. There is a restorative benefit to massage that can help with lower back pain, cramps, muscle pain, and  blood flow. Rebeca Fernandez, a licensed massage therapist, has been treating Risa and her siblings for years. On this episode of Modern Aging, she shares her expertise on different massage modalities such as Swedish massage,…
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Gifts for Working Moms: 13 Gifts that will Make Her Feel Like a Million Bucks

Your mom has been spoiling you your whole life —it’s time to flip the switch and spoil her. Actually, if you’ve waited this long, it’s really overdue. These gifts for working moms will pamper her mind, body, and soul. Just what she needs. The best gifts for moms are the ones she’ll never buy for herself. So, let’s get mom…
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Podcast 31: Conscious Breathing and Its Amazing Health Benefits

When you get emotional, do you take deep breaths?  Or do you hyperventilate?  Perhaps you stop breathing?  Breathing is something very simple and essential for life, but sometimes we forget to do it properly. In this episode of Modern Aging, we are joined by licensed acupuncturist physician and conscious breathing practitioner, Dr. Réquel Lopes to teach us conscious ways to…
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Podcast 30: Using Ayurveda To Treat Covid-19 Symptoms At Home

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1N8LsSXQ4tWFmo4zOK9bBf?si=ItrhHW77S3OT4xBTMedkRQ Ayurveda is India’s 5000 year old holistic medical practice and it has been used to treat and prevent symptoms of Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. Ayurvedic and holistic family doctor, Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya, MD, discusses some of Ayurveda’s basic pillars such as alignment with nature, eating based on the body’s needs, and observing the environment (air, land,…
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The Best Essential Oil for Seasonal Allergies: Get Ready to Love Spring Again

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.”  — Algernon Charles Swinburne Unless you have allergies and then it’s blossom by blossom, your sneezes begin. Are you tired of walking around like a zombie high on over-the-counter allergy meds? Can’t finish a sentence without sneezing? Are you always searching for more Kleenex at the bottom of your purse because your supply is…
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Podcast 29: What Happens At The End of Life?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7DZtnEUxqr01eEFhwiCpO7?si=8UNqyicFQQ6MlklEF_w8Rw When we have a terminal illness and are faced with signs of imminent death, many of us are frightened at the thought of dying.  We shy away from talking about dying.  But knowledge helps us calm our nerves about dying and end of life. On this episode of Modern Aging, Dr. Christopher Kerr, Chief Medical Officer and CEO of…
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Top 9 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Mexico

One of the best things I’ve done is move to Mexico. One of the most exciting things I’ve done is move to Mexico. One of the most challenging things I’ve done is move to Mexico. Packing up and moving across the border wasn’t just about relocating, it was also about rebooting my life, which basically meant starting-from-scratch and pressing the…
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Podcast 28: Retire in Mexico: Buying Real Estate Tips in Puerto Vallarta and other coastal Mexican Cities

https://open.spotify.com/episode/00QT6JyMH4QhXJdY3WchrI?si=oXinArGTTYi7VyUL1K8c9Q Overcome your fears and retire in Mexico! The guest on this episode of Modern Aging is real estate agent Taniel Chemsian. You may have seen him on  HGTV’s House Hunters International!  Taniel shares tips on how to buy a house in Mexico and most importantly, things you need to be aware of before you purchase real estate.   Whether you…
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What Are The 34 Symptoms of Menopause?

How much do you really know about the signs of menopause? You probably know the basics – the hot flashes, the irregular periods, that kind of stuff, but there is so much more. In fact, there are 34 in total! Seems crazy, right? And there are some really unusual menopause symptoms. So, what are the 34 symptoms of menopause? It's…
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Podcast 27: Coronavirus Chronicles: My Daughter Shares Her Symptoms and Recovery

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5XbZdxOby59DtGhxZhCLfQ?si=6fpy_ztVQkWfDFF2GUbTiw My daughter, Ani, came home from school with symptoms of COVID-19 last March. There were many unknowns back then and we weren’t able to get tested. I treated Ani at home and she fully recovered within a few days.. My husband, Paul, also came home with symptoms of COVID-19 a few days after Ani got sick. They were both…