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!
skin cancer | Longevity LIVE

Skin cancer is probably one of the most common types of cancer, which is known to affect a lot of individuals and will impact your longevity. Skin cancer can primarily occur when the skin is exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays for a long time. There are different kinds of skin

Ashwagandha | Longevity LIVE

Ayurveda is a well-known alternative healing medicine that found its roots 3.000 years ago in India. Before it became popular around the globe, it was practiced only in India, Africa, Asia, as well as the Mediterranean countries. This system supports the body’s self-healing properties by using herbs as well as

yoga | Longevity LIVE

Over the past 30 years, the number of yoga experts has increased all over the world. Everyone practices this activity at his or her own rhythm and according to his or her tastes. Thus, each practitioner will choose according to their desires and needs. Their chosen styles can range from

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