Depression

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Each year, during the month of November, the public spotlight shines on men’s health issues, in order to raise awareness and understanding of includes health conditions such as prostate and testicular cancer, as well as mental illnesses like depression. Coined ‘Movember’, this is an annual event that involves the growing

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

hot sauce [longevity live]

Hot sauce is a vital condiment in my kitchen and to be frank, my life! If you’re heat obsessed like me and crave spicy curries, stir-fries, vegetables and hot pasta dishes. Then you are probably doing everything you can to find something hot like Siracha, Tobasco or Chili to drown your food

nothing [longevity live]

Nothing boosts my mood quite like a week’s worth of eating regular meals consisting of seafood, vegetables and lots of fruit. On the whole, as a Mediterranean eater, I choose to consume a diet like this anyway. However, when you’re staying in the beautiful Watamu, Kenya the fish is caught fresh

SAD | Longevity Live

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression that occurs in annual cycles due to the change in seasons. It is more commonly associated with the onset of winter; however, there are rare instances where people experience cases of “summer depression”. “SAD is a very real disorder for

anxiety | Longevity LIVE

Stress is common. In a world that constantly asks for a lot, it’s common to find yourself lost and unable to cope. However, the cause for concern arises when your stress becomes chronic before turning into anxiety. As someone who suffers from anxiety, it’s important to note that if chronic,

Student

The link between young adults – in particular, university students — and high levels of depression and depressive symptoms is well documented. But when exactly are they at their highest? Are stress levels and risks of depressive episodes as elevated on campus in September as they are in, say, April?

Get your fix from exercise

We all know that running improves aerobic fitness and is a great way to help improve cardiovascular health. Plus, it burns calories and can build strength. But did you know that running can also boost your brain health, improve memory and even counteract brain shrinkage as you age? By the

depression | Longevity LIVE

Depression affects millions of people worldwide. It can be severely disabling, impacting general health and wellbeing, and performance at work and school. Like other mental illnesses, depression can have a profound effect on social life. In fact, one in two people suffering from mental illness say they have lost friends

early | Longevity LIVE

According to recent statistics from the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression in the world, with it being a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. While this condition is more common in women, a recent study suggests that being an