Lifestyle Diseases

post surgery [longevity live]

Post surgery is always going to be a tedious process, no matter how big or small your operation may have been. Whether it was your heart or a finger, surgery is traumatic to the body. Particularly if you are put under general or local anesthesia. Post surgery is a crucial phase

polluted air | Longevity LIVE

Polluted air is the cause of death for 7 million people on a yearly basis and costs approximately US$5.11 trillion in welfare costs on a global scale, according to the World Health Organisation. That is because polluted air has a direct influence on diseases such as stroke, lung cancer and

Their bodies are constantly changing, their hormones are on safari, they are bombarded by a horde of different media messages imparting what they should now look and feel like, and their emotions can be difficult to control. If you have a child currently in their teenage years, it’s safe to

metabolism | Longevity LIVE

In addition to being encouraged to eat our fruits and veggies, drink lots of water, and stay away from sugar, as a kid, having a healthy amount of fiber in our diet is probably one of the first things you were taught to do for your health. Not only is

cancer | Longevity LIVE

World Cancer Day, celebrated every year on the 4th of February, is an internationally marked day used to raise awareness as well as encourage the prevention and treatment of cancer. According to recent statistics, there were over 2 million new breast cancer cases in 2018. These statistics are quite frightening

new food guide | Longevity LIVE

For the first time in more than a decade, the Canadian food guide has been updated – and the rewrite has been making waves for a number of reasons. The changes administered follows a 3-year consultation period, and immediately two things stand out. First, the new food guide encourages consumers

leisure sickness | Longevity LIVE

If over the past holidays you realized that sometimes you felt a little under the weather – perhaps more so than before you went off work – you are definitely not alone, and there is a reason for this feeling. Getting sick just as you go on a long-awaited holiday

anxiety | Longevity Live

Anxiety is a personality disorder that’s being looked at as a risk for serious health maladies including diabetes, respiratory problems, heart disease, chronic pain and addiction. Recent studies concluded even slight angst can result in a shortened life.  These findings point to the importance of having anxiety disorders and other

drug deaths

Antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed to patients to kill bacteria. Their use has saved countless lives. Unfortunately, in recent years their overuse in both animals and humans has become a growing area of concern. The overuse of antibiotics can result in the body becoming resistant to their effects. If

pomegranates | Longevity LIVE

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe two digestive health conditions. These conditions are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The latest research suggests that around 3 million adults in the United States have some form of IBD (1). Both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis affect the