addiction

screen addiction

Is your screen addiction troubling you?  New research shows, on the one hand, we love using our screens, but on the other hand, millions of us have become mentally and emotionally obsessed with our devices. As a result of this screen addiction,  we will experience real-life health consequences. The Study Khalili-Mahani

ibogaine | Longevity LIVE

This is Longevity Partner Content. The ever-rising number of people battling with substance addiction, which makes life a constant struggle for addicts and their families, has resulted in an increased necessity for better treatment techniques. Fortunately, most rehabilitation centers and drug addiction experts have been up to the task through

recovery | Longevity LIVE

You know how amazing you feel after a good workout? How relaxed do you feel after a nice massage? And how peaceful do you feel after a yoga class? Bringing awareness of the connection between the mind and body is a growing focus among addiction recovery and behavioral health providers,

Addiction | Longevity LIVE

In whatever form it may present itself, if allowed to continue and escalate to a chronic stage, addiction has the power to ruin someone’s life – being detrimental to both our physical and emotional health. Not only that, it usually affects the loved ones of the victim, and places strain

Opioid | Longevity LIVE

The opioid epidemic is a serious, growing crisis that continues to threaten global health. In fact, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 45 000 Americans died of opioid overdoses in 2017 (1). In addition, prescription opioids often become gateway drugs, leading individuals to

fear | Longevity LIVE

For friends and family members of an alcoholic, one of the most difficult and important aspects of recovery is learning to “let go and let God”. In the Al-Anon program, this concept is known as “detachment”. Detachment teaches those in some kind of relationship with an alcoholic to detach from

chocolate cookies [longevity live]

Chocolate cookies are a treat that most of us can’t resist and they take me straight back to my childhood. There was nothing better than the smell of fresh, chocolatey cookies baking in granny’s oven. In fact, I’d end up eating the raw cookie dough before we had even baked

Addiction | Longevity LIVE

We don’t hear enough about how drug and alcohol addiction affects the aging process. So says clinical psychologist Dr Sandrina Haeck, who explains that they affect our brain, skin, organs, nutrition and sleep. According to Haeck, alcohol abuse shrinks the brain, causing poor memory, visual issues and confusion. Excessive drinking

sugar | Longevity LIVE

It’s very easy to deny that you may have a sugar addiction. But if you feel the urge to reach for a chocolate bar every time your energy levels drop, or you simply cannot have an iced tea, yoghurt or breakfast cereal without it being flavoured, it could be time for

addiction | Longevity LIVE

Alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, tik and heroin. These are some of the most commonly used substances in South Africa and elsewhere, and they always leave ruined lives in their wake. The word ‘addiction’ has its roots in a Latin term meaning ‘enslaved’ or ‘bound to’. This is accurate, as a person suffering from substance