Sleep

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As much as we try to practice great skincare, we’ve all been guilty of going to sleep with our make-up on once or twice (or possibly three to four times). Whether it’s a result of a long workday or simply being too lazy, making a habit of going to bed

sleep and daytime napping

More than 126 million U.S. adults reported experiencing chronic pain in the previous three months, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of Pain — 25.3 million contend with it every day, and 23.4 million say that it’s severe. If you’re one of those folks, you know that takes

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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

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Grabbing a quick snack in the middle of the night might not be the worst thing you could do for your health. However – according to a new study – if your night-time junk food snacking turns into habit, you could then be putting your health at risk, albeit by

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The body needs an opportunity to rest and recharge, which is why getting enough sleep is incredibly important for your overall health. Adequate sleep can help to lower your risk of developing chronic illness as well as keep both your brain and immune system healthy and strong. It’s recommended to

circadian rhythms | Longevity LIVE

Have you ever noticed that your waking and sleeping patterns tend to work in a set pattern? The reason for this is that the body runs on a number of different circadian rhythms. The blood pressure varies of 24 hours, as does the pulse rate, the body temperature, all hormones,

binge | Longevity LIVE

It turns out there are some surprising daily habits, such as overdosing on our favorite TV series, that can wreak havoc on the body’s ability to fight off colds and flu. Nicole Jennings, spokesperson for Pharma Dynamics – a leading provider of colds and flu medication – says the relatively

sleep | Longevity LIVE

According to Till Roenneberg, a professor of chronobiology at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, it is actually better if this is not the case. Roenneberg studies the biological roots of sleep. He says each person has a sleep chronotype, an internal timing profile that is specific to you and can vary up

genes | Longevity LIVE

For all living beings, sleep and proper rest is essential to our ongoing and functional health, and is related to genes in the same way as nutrition and exercise. It is said that the human body can survive three times as long without food as it can function without sleep.

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While keeping fit and healthy is a number one priority for many of us, when you have errands to run, deadlines to meet, a family to feed and a household to maintain – it sometimes gets pushed aside. In saying this, Momentum Wellness Ambassador, Mary Mutlanyane, believes that it’s all