Anti-aging

So, here are 100 simple ways to be healthy. Over time, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate. Before you know it, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading the healthy, happy life you’ve been aiming for. 51. Drink your greens. Starting your day with a green smoothie

wind | longevity live

The latest extreme-sports craze sweeping the globe, kite buggying involves being dragged along at speeds of up to 110 kph by a giant kite. Adrenaline-junkie Dan Roberts risks life and limb to give it a try. If you ever flew a stunt kite in the park as a kid, you’ll

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While the current age of selfies has focused the spotlight on self-image and sharpened awareness of one’s physical appearance, it is noteworthy that minimally invasive cosmetic procedures have been increasing incrementally year-on-year for decades. is global interest has traditionally been the domain of women; however, men are also finding themselves

So, here are 100 simple ways to be healthy. Over time, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate. Before you know it, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading the healthy, happy life you’ve been aiming for. This article features numbers 11-20. 11. Lower your blood pressure with

knees

A recent study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology found that nearly two-thirds of women aged 50 and over experienced persistent, incident or intermittent knee pain. Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Lipalo Mokete explains that certain factors associated with aging can increase your likelihood of knee dysfunction: Obesity: “When it comes

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Mention sex and you have everyone’s attention; mention pelvic-floor health and you’ve lost them. Yet you cannot have the one without the other. In addition to low libido, pelvic-floor problems are also indicated in painful sex, womb prolapse and lower-back pain. Instead of suffering in silence, women now have access

arthritis

There are many types of arthritis. The two most common, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), involve inflammation and stiffness of the joints. What causes RA? Dr Lipalo Mokete, an orthopaedic surgeon based in Sandton, explains that RA is an autoimmune disease affecting the joints and other parts of the body,

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

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Maintaining an attractive neckline becomes more difficult with time, as both your skin and the layers beneath it begin to feel the effects of gravity. What are neck jowls? Neck jowls are the saggy tissues that gather below the jawline, on the sides of your chin, below the corners of

premature skin ager inflammation

Chronic low-grade inflammation is the root of all disease. As a result, it is also heavily implicated in aging. By reducing the pro-inflammatory aspects of our lifestyle, we will remain youthful and live better for longer. What is chronic low-grade inflammation? Low-grade inflammation can be understood as an immune system