Stress

From as early as the 4th century B.C. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine recommended the sea as an important natural source of healing.  The sea’s many naturally healthy properties were used in thalassotherapy and hydrotherapy to actively treat diseases of the body and mind as well as maintain good health

digital detox

Neuroscience and understanding brain health is far more important than we might first imagine. Dr Tara Swart is a renowned neuroscientist, leadership coach, medical doctor and award-winning author.  She explains why we all need a digital detox. In today’s extremely frenetic work environment, some reports say that we check our

Weekend | Longevity LIVE

“Life is routine and routine is resistance to wonder.” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel  This weekend, take time out. Here’s why: The creative benefits of unstructured time are very well established. During childhood, ‘play-time’ is essential for the development of your pre-frontal cortex, including regulating emotions, making plans and solving problems.  So intentionally

baldness | Longevity LIVE

While there are many reasons for hair loss, being either symptomatic or an actual condition, standard male pattern baldness is by far the most prevalent. Understanding your risk will at lest slow down your condition. Scientifically known as androgenetic alopecia, it usually occurs due to a combination of two factors:

stress

We all know that stress can have a damaging effect on our lifespan. Now a new study has discovered the genes that are responsible for this. Researchers have identified a series of genes that appear to control the effects of stress and mood on lifespan. The researchers believe that the ANK3 gene

Yoga

Science is proving what yoga gurus have taught for centuries. That regular yoga practice is a low risk, high yield way to reduce your stress and anxiety. Yoga Alleviates Depression Despite it’s increasingly popularity over the past decade, the benefits of treating stress and anxiety with yoga hasn’t been that widely

exhaustion & SAD

Worried that you may be at risk of developing health problems due to your weight? Our checklist will help you determine your metabolic risk.  Metabolic Syndrome is the name given to a group of medical risk factors that if occurring together in an individual, increase that person’s risk of developing

Holiday

Who doesn’t love going on holiday, taking a days off to meet with friends and family or explore the world?  But will a holiday really make you happier? Research from the Netherlands on the impact of holidays on individual happiness has turned up surprising results. Setting out to measure the

Hayden Panettiere post-natal depression

Affecting up to 15% of new mothers, post-natal depression has been a hard-hitting horror for celebrity mothers such as Courtney Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow and Hayden Panettiere and Amanda Peet. Today science is finding new insights into this debilitating disorder. Inflammation and Post-Natal Depression Inflammation and the immune system appear to

A woman’s hair really is an extension of her femininity. If she is having a good hair day the world is a better place. For men, going bald is just part of life. But for a woman hair loss is a terrifying ordeal. Today more and more women are suffering