Lifestyle Diseases

diabetes | Longevity LIVE

It’s a diagnosis that can be very overwhelming – hearing that you have diabetes. Afterward, you may have mixed emotions, perhaps feeling stressed and unsure about how this will affect your life, while you may wonder what you could have done differently or how you could have prevented it. And

self-care apps [longevity live]

Self-care apps are on the rise with over 4,000 different ones available. However, can these apps really help your mental health? They all have the same promise to improve our mental wellbeing. However, even self-help can feel overwhelming. Before you download your next app, let’s take a closer look at

de-stress | Longevity LIVE

A constantly ringing phone, a tightly-packed schedule and fighting kids. Stress can seem unavoidable, and, for many people, it is. In fact, the majority of American adults report feeling overly stressed, which is more than usual. While it may seem normal, the health implications of living a stressful life can

smoking | Longevity LIVE

Smoking is injurious to health, smoking causes lung cancer, no smoking allowed.  Rings a bell? Of course it does. You may have seen this in public places, restaurants, offices, clubs, theatres etc.  Most importantly, right on the pack of cigarettes available in most stores. All of us are taught right

dairy milk | Longevity LIVE

We’ve been told that a glass of milk is the only thing that can help ensure strong bones and teeth. While this is true due to its calcium content, dairy milk can have its downside. As a result, some individuals are unable to consume it, which raises the question: for

gut | Longevity LIVE

Food allergies can be a constant nightmare for approximately 2.5% of the general population, as they make cooking and eating out more of a hassle than they need be. Allergies are an immune response to foreign materials. Once a food allergen enters the body, the antibody IgE is released and

obesity | Longevity LIVE

Young children in England are being sent to secondary school with a major setback when it comes to their health: they are morbidly obese. At the moment, the government is fighting this issue, but a radical change is required for the battle against obesity to be won. According to recent

global | Longevity LIVE

Exercise is an important and fixed aspect of every healthy lifestyle as it helps to prevent a number of diseases. However, a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO), that was published in the Lancet Global Health journal, has revealed how the global population isn’t taking an active lifestyle

metabolic syndrome | longevity live

Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a set of risk factors that increase your chances of developing heart diseases, diabetes and strokes. Metabolic syndrome is typically characterized by a large waistline and high levels of blood pressure and blood sugar. Types of metabolic disorders Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism refers to an

rock [longevity live]

Rock climbing is a sport that truly tests you in both strength and stamina. Both climbing and bouldering, the name for climbing on low rock formations without a rop, involves nearly every muscle in your body. And if you’re afraid of heights, it might be the best way to face your