prostate cancer

sex | longevity live

It’s the month of love and for a lot of people, there’s only one thing on their mind. Now while sex is a pleasurable experience that can boost the month of February, did you also know that it can do the same for your health? Aside from reproduction and pleasure,

identifying symptoms [longevity live]

Identifying symptoms of prostate cancer can be really difficult for men to identify before it is too late. However, there are some warning signs that we want to make every man aware of. Sadly, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men in the United States. This

estrogen | Longevity LIVE

Estrogen is a hormone that plays a vital role in encouraging female development and the characteristics that come with the development. The hormone is produced in fat cells as well as in the ovaries. It helps to regulate both the menstrual cycle and the reproductive system. Unbeknownst to some, while

man looking intensely

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

Movember | Longevity LIVE

With prostate cancer being the second leading cause of male cancer deaths in the United States, there continues to be research into how these statistics can be lowered. While diet does play a fact in lowering the risk, such as consuming tomatoes and watermelons rich in lycopene, the consumption of

smoking | Longevity LIVE

Smoking kills, as the majority of literate people are well aware. Estimates show that it causes death for nearly six million people on a global scale annually, being the leading cause of cancer and death from cancer. Additionally, it is a known risk factor for both heart disease and stroke.

prostate cancer | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to prostate cancer and rectal examinations, years of unchallenged misconceptions have ignited fear in men. But did you know that a simple blood test can effectively diagnose prostate cancer and save your life? Another misconception is that prostate cancer is the end. Nothing could be further from

prostate health | Longevity LIVE

The prostate is an organ located under the bladder. It is responsible for the production of semen and it’s also in charge of hormone metabolism. It is in the prostate where testosterone is transformed into DHT which plays a role in puberty and development. Lifestyle choices affect the health of

On Friday 24th March thousands of South African men wearing skimpy little purple swimming briefs will run through the streets of several cities at sunset to raise awareness for prostate cancer. The DAREdevil Run is sponsored by Hollard Insurance and is a nationwide initiative to raise awareness around this silent,

toxic | Longevity Live

The report by WHO’s IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) on the link between increased consumption of red and processed meats and cancer has re-ignited the debate on the role of diet and cancer. As a result, WHO has released a statement in which it makes the following qualification: