Guest Posts

This is a collection of guest posts. To submit your story, please email editor@longevitymag.co.za. We look forward to hearing from you!
dogs | Longevity LIVE

A large number of the population owns a pet that they love and treat like part of their family. Pet owners devote their efforts to ensuring that their dogs are happy and healthy. In fulfilment of this goal, they embrace the use of various substances to improve the health of

healthy | Longevity LIVE

Living a healthy lifestyle means different things to everyone, but health and happiness often go hand-in-hand. When you’re healthy and capable of doing the things you enjoy–as well as the things you have to do (like work)–you’re bound to feel much more accomplished and in good spirits compared to when

drowning in dementia

Drowning in dementia is a real-life story. It could be yours.  In this personal account, Dulcie shares her experience of what it’s like to live with the dementia diagnosis of her life partner.   Dulcie’s story is brutally honest and provides useful insights on how to identify and then cope with

horoscopes | Longevity LIVE

What does 2020 have in store for you in terms of health and wellness? Well, looking at your horoscopes, astrologer Deborah Pearmain foretells your 2020 health and wellness predictions. That said, according to your horoscopes, what does the year ahead have in store for you? 2020 Health Horoscopes Aquarius (January

SAD | Longevity LIVE

It’s normal to feel sad sometimes considering you cannot be happy every moment of your life, but do you know how to distinguish the difference between normal and abnormal blues? An important question to ask yourself is, “Am I feeling sadder than usual?” If the answer is yes, then you

medical | Longevity LIVE

Many women may not be aware of what medical tests and check-ups they need to have done. In fact, these tests are absolute musts, and they are nice to have.  Also, as we age how should these medical tests and check-ups change – what should we be asking for? Dr.

beauty sleep | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all heard the term beauty sleep, whether it’s from a runway model, an actress, or a reality star. When interviewers ask these people how they stay youthful and glowing, that’s the response. But how true is that answer? Do a few extra hours of shut-eye really keep people looking

CBD Oil happy | Longevity LIVE

Our world is filled with stress, and it seems that things are only getting worse. Today’s fast-paced life full of deadlines and problems can affect even the strongest individuals, and sooner or later, everyone breaks. We are so focused on our everyday tasks and chores that we forget to take care

Sun and Vitamin D

A lot of us are probably unaware that vitamin D is also known as the sunshine vitamin. This is because the body produces vitamin D after sun exposure. Research says, up to 50% of the world’s population may not get enough sun, and 40% of US residents are deficient in

age | Longevity LIVE

The stigma against getting older makes people afraid of the aging process. There are plenty of sources out there that tell you all the negative things that come with age and scare you into thinking that the only thing waiting for you on the other side of 50 is back