Anti-Aging

shopping | Longevity Live

South Africa is currently suffering under a serious outbreak of listeriosis, with the number of related deaths standing at 61. According to the Department of Health, the most cases of this disease has been found in Gauteng (62%) followed by the Western Cape (13%) and Kwa-Zulu Natal (7%). The minister of health, Aaron

positive change | Longevity Live

Generally, we are all excited to start a new year afresh and achieve new goals, and 2018 is no different. As a result of different habits and failures, by June the majority of us have let go of our New Year’s resolutions, and by December we have forgotten we even made them, and

Wrinkles

French dramatist Jean Racine once said: “Wrinkles on the brow are the imprints of exploits.” They are also a natural and inevitable part of the aging process –whether we accept them or not. Every facial expression we show, every physical movement we make, requires a great deal of cooperation from

weekend | Longevity LIVE

In this day and age, getting eight hours of sleep is seen by many as a luxury, not a necessity. Moreover – along with the ability to work at any time and in any place – many of us are cutting corners on our z’s. But proper rest is needed for more than

chemical peels | Longevity Live

Anti-aging has been the hottest topic for decades, and for Millennials it is no different. It’s clear that wrinkles are “bad” and eternal youth is “good”. But lately there has been a shift in thinking towards aging gracefully, and away from expensive “quick- x” products. Millennials want dermatological, solution-focused lifestyle habits. Fillers and

skincare | Longevity Live

Finding a skincare product that suits your needs is always a tricky endeavor. We found 4 women from different walks of life and asked them to try Nikel Cosmetics, an organic skincare product. This Croatian-born natural beauty brand recently launched in South Africa. They’re inspired by nature, yet formulated through

vaginal steaming

How you ensure your vaginal health changes as you age. Being aware of these changes can mean the difference between premature and graceful aging. Dr Trudy Smith, an obstetrician and gynaecologist, outlines the health of the vagina as we age. Q: When does the vagina start to age? A: The vagina

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Ovaries begin to age as women reach their early 40s. This process involves a decrease in the number of oocytes (cells that form eggs) that are produced by the ovarian organs, as well as a decrease in the number of follicles that hold these oocytes. This can increase a woman’s

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become brittle from loss of tissue. This occurs as a result of a decrease in hormones or essential minerals as we age. Dr Stanley Lipschitz, a specialist in geriatric medicine, says menopause and osteoporosis are strongly connected. “Bones are very dependent on

Because teeth are composed of enamel and dentin, caring for them is different from caring for the rest of your body. Although signs of tooth aging and decay can present themselves at almost any time, these concerns do increase with age. Some of the most common ones include: Discolouration Concerns: