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!
Orthotic Shoes | Longevity LIVE

Shoes are most often a personal statement. Many of us will choose shoes for their style over comfort. But did you know that this may have long-term health consequences for you?  Lower back pain, knee and pelvic pain is widespread and has been directly linked to poor foot function.  This

juice cleanse | Longevity LIVE

Juice cleansing has become popular for weight loss and detoxing the body from unhealthy toxins. It is the process of consuming concentrated good fruit and vegetable juices while still providing you with the necessary nutrients to avoid inflammation. An intermittent juice cleanse consists of cutting out all solid foods for

smartphones | Longevity LIVE

Most people are well aware of the importance of sleep. It helps conserve energy, aids in weight loss, improves concentration and more. However, recent discoveries have also shown that poor sleep can be a predictor for certain mental health disorders as well. In short, an appropriate amount of sleep is

mattress | Longevity LIVE

When your life becomes extremely dull and busy, it is obvious that getting proper sleep at night becomes almost impossible. Sleep is basically the first thing that each and every person prefers sacrificing. Are you someone who is not giving a lot of importance to your sleeping pattern? If so,

urgent care | longevity live

You have to make many decisions throughout the day for yourself and your family. From choosing what to make for dinner to picking where to shop for clothes and wear on any given day. You’re faced with more decisions than you can keep track of. One of the most intimidating

Gen-Xer's

NEWS FLASH… In 2020, the GenX or Generation X, the  “sandwich” generation will hit the ripe old ‘early retirement age’ of 55.  Yes it’s true! Trust me. I took the news pretty hard as I’m born on its cusp in 1965, thus and will be one of the first to

healthy | Longevity LIVE

Human life span has been growing over the course of time. The usual life span was thirty to forty years, yet now people are becoming parents at this age. However, are we able to follow up on this and truly make our years count for something? Can the brain survive

hair | Longevity LIVE

We all know that ginger has numerous health benefits and that’s why everybody usually wants a slice of the plant. Do you know that the much-beloved spice can also help you achieve better natural hair growth? Yes, ginger can be used in a variety of ways to help bring about

digestive enzymes | Longevity LIVE

Digestive enzymes. You have heard about them, but  perhaps you are not quite sure what they do and how they work. And do they work? Many of us tend to gulp our food down instead of chewing it. The quicker we swallow, the quicker we can get back to that

CBD | Longevity LIVE

CBD oil,  or cannabidiol, is a natural plant-based oil. It contains naturally occurring chemicals known as cannabinoids. Studies have shown cannabinoids  contain ‘feel good’ molecules. They can even be made in your body. You experience them when you feel relaxed or involved in a positive activity like hugging someone you