Guest Posts

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For many people around the globe, 2018 was a year of deep uncertainty and despair. This has been reflected in a deepening crisis in mental health that was brought to our attention in the wake of the suicides of prominent individuals in our societies. We cannot deny that mental health is

Strength Training

America had a healthier population before we got vehicles, machines, smartphones, and precooked foods. Pictures in the old books and magazines show that we had muscle definition and leaner bodies. Did they have gyms with strength training and weights? I don’t think so. They were eating cleaner diets, doing more

Earwax, also known as cerumen in medical terms, is nothing but a defense mechanism of our body to protect the inside of the ear from foreign materials as well as water and infectious pathogens. It is generally yellowish, waxy material that helps lubricate, clean, and protect the lining of the

Undies

Choosing the right underwear is one of the hardest things to do for many people across the globe. Could this be about a shyness of going out into the market and measuring your bra or pant size? Nevertheless, the pain and the irritation you get after buying misfit undies tells

grandkids | Longevity LIVE

Obesity is a major health problem of the modern age. It’s not only restricted to adults and parents, but increasingly more children are growing up obese. This threatens their future lifespan. According to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 17.6 million children under five are estimated to

empowerment | Longevity Live

A boost of good old healthy confidence is something we can all use from time to time, whether it is when we need to be our best during an important presentation, or simply to achieve our daily goals and continue to do so. On the flip side, when we don’t

One of my favourite quotes is “Treat your family like friends and your friends like family”. A friend or family member should always be brutally honest and as cliché as it may sound, NEVER let anyone walk around with food in their teeth, or toilet paper stuck to their shoe

A significant increase in life-span has been achieved over the last 100 years. A corresponding increase in health-span, defined as the maintenance of full function as near as possible to the end of life, will be the next goal in life sciences and medicine. A significant increase in health-span is

woman yoga stretch on mat

Infrared has the ability to create a major impact on your health. Hence, it is important for you to have a clear understanding about it. Then you will be tempted to go ahead and take the maximum out of infrared to ensure your overall health and wellbeing as well. Here

Kirstie Ennis | Longevity LIVE

The image of Kirstie Ennis on the cover of ESPN–The Magazine’s Body Issue in 2017–speaks volumes, metaphorically, about the Marine Corps veteran’s climb to overcome life’s challenges with stalwart strength, determination, grace and splendor. One might wonder why ESPN selected this military veteran amputee to grace their cover from the