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Daytime Nap

A new study has found that occasional daytime napping is good for your longevity. Naps taken twice a week (only) could lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes. But beware the weekend nap and taking a daytime nap every day. Dozing off too often may not be as healthy

heart | Longevity LIVE

According to a recent research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there seems to be an increase in heart-failure-related cardiovascular death rates amongst younger adults (aged 35 to 64) over the last decade.  Additionally, a separate study from the month of February revealed that younger American

heart | Longevity LIVE

Heart attacks are the most common cause of death. Do you worry a lot about all the vast amounts of heart information on a daily basis? The one that constantly reminds you of how bad different foods and different activities are for your health?  Well I do, and I am

cardiovascular | Longevity LIVE

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. Surprisingly though, most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by addressing lifestyle habits such as smoking, alcohol uses, diet and levels of physical activity. With regards to diet, fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains are touted

blood pressure | Longevity Live

Your blood pressure reading measures the amount of blood forced through your veins pushing against the walls of your blood vessels. Most of the time, these readings only make sense to a health professional. So what does it mean when you are told you have low blood pressure or pre-hypertension

heart disease | Longevity LIVE

Looking after your heart should be a priority for anyone who wants to live a long life. And according to South African statistics – this message isn’t quite hitting home yet as heart disease is, still, the number one killer in the country. In fact, 1:3 men and 1:4 women will develop a heart condition