pregnancy

Jessica Simpson | Longevity LIVE

This past week, singer-turned-fashion-designer Jessica Simpson shared a photo to her Instagram page, where she revealed her incredible post-birth 100-pound weight loss. The 39-year-old star, who has two other children, gave birth to her daughter Birdie Mae back in March. Throughout her pregnancy, she shared snippets of her journey, which

surrogate | Longevity LIVE

Longevity Partner Content. Surrogacy is quite delicate, and it’s not a decision you can make overnight. You choose this course because it’s one of the fantastic gifts you can provide to another family. It is one of the biggest acts of kindness, and most people choose that path because they

fertility | Longevity LIVE

Cannabis is a hot topic in health circles.  Medical cannabis is linked to the treatment of  treatment for cancer, epilepsy, depression, and arthritis to name a few. However, many individuals, surprisingly,  have come to associate cannabis with improved fertility. Even more so, the plant has been getting more attention from pregnant

infertility | Longevity LIVE

For the most part, infertility can be described as attempts to get pregnant through frequent intercourse for an extended period of time with no conception. Both men and women experience infertility and it affects millions of couples in the US. There are signs that men and women experience that can

Old wives tales are some of the greatest and most pervasive myths that we’re told as children. I’m still not convinced that I won’t go cross-eyed if I still too closely to a tv, or that kissing a frog won’t give me warts. The beauty of these unshakable childhood anecdotes

maternal deaths | Longevity LIVE

Pregnancy should be the beginning of a new life, not the end of an existing one. And yet, every day – due to preventable pregnancy-related conditions – approximately 830 maternal deaths take place globally. Seeings as 99% of these women are from developing countries, it is clear that this situation

athletic women [longevity live]

Athletic women around the world are losing their periods due to exercise and energy imbalances. This is an issue that’s on the rise and I cannot understand why it hasn’t been addressed. Some girls are losing their period at very young ages, starting from just three to five workouts per

hormones | Longevity LIVE

The experts weigh in on how hormones change the skin and what you can do to alleviate distressing symptoms Women experience extreme hormone fluctuations at various stages of their lives, from adolescence, through pregnancy and into menopause. These hormone changes can affect the skin, causing overactive sebaceous glands or a

post-pregnancy | Longevity LIVE

43% of new mothers report that they are still experiencing post-pregnancy problems six months after giving birth. Many new mothers are affected by postnatal depression and some find out weeks after birth that their pre-pregnancy body is not coming back fast enough, if at all. But there’s every reason for mothers to

diet | Longevity LIVE

Once you’re pregnant, you’re advised on everything you need to eat and avoid to ensure the health of your baby. As important as this information is, you are often not told about which foods you need to avoid before you actually become pregnant. Aside from drinking and smoking, there are