allergies

breathing techniques [longevity live]

Breathing techniques are believed to be a fine solution to those of you who might be struggling with allergies. Sounds weird, but apparently the root cause of your allergies has a lot to do with your breathing. Come to think of it, a lot of our health problems happen because

trendy foods [longevity live]

Trendy foods on Instagram always look so appetizing! Every time I find myself scrolling, I end up drooling all over my screen. The only issue with all this anti-inflammatory ‘health’ foods is how many of us are allergic to them without knowing about it. As each day passes, there’s a

getting sunshine [longevity live]

Getting sunshine might be your best bet when it comes to increasing your vitamin D levels. The supplement kind is good too, but of course – as with anything artificial – it isn’t the best. But why is there this hype around vitamin D lately? That’s what we want to

Natural ways to deal with seasonal allergies

Natural ways to approach discomfort are important at this time of year when seasonal allergies are on the rise. Before you reach for over the counter medicine, try these safe and effective natural remedies to give you relief. 1. Acupuncture Acupuncture treats a wide variety of health issues, including depression,

seasonal allergies maize | Longevity Live

Blocked and runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, impaired sense of vision and smell?  These are some of the most common symptoms of seasonal allergies. With the changing season we risk being affected by unpleasant seasonal allergic symptoms. These allergies are mostly connected to respiratory issues and nasal allergies. A proper

itchy throat [longevity live]

Itchy throats seem to be a common issue many people experience after eating a specific fruit or vegetable. If your throat tingles after biting into your favourite fruit, don’t stress, because you’re not the only one. Experts believe that the sensation is actually caused by a seasonal allergy, like Hayfever.

allergies | Longevity LIVE

With the change in seasons, allergies and atopic asthma become more prevalent. Allergies can make you feel as though you have been hit by a head cold – sneezing, fatigued and with a killer headache – while asthma can be difficult to resolve until you have identified what type it

allergies

If you experience seasonal allergies, you might be dreading the fast-approaching months of spring. Don’t despair. You can “friend your allergy” and minimize your symptoms. Dr Ismail Kalla, a pulmonologist from Charlotte Maxeke Wits, explains that an allergic reaction takes place when a specific molecule comes into contact with the

allergies | Longevity Live

Dr. Liz Salada, board-certified internal medicine practitioner, says regular physical activity helps to decrease the symptoms of allergies, as it improves blood flow, which in turn promotes the removal of allergens. And while you can’t (literally) exercise your allergies away, working out can help to minimize your symptoms. “The improved

allergies

There’s no better indication of a change of season than nasal congestion, sneezing and itchy eyes. For a start, the name Hay fever is misleading: “Hay” has nothing to do with the condition, and it certainly isn’t a fever. Here’s how you can better prepare for the change of season