toxins

Longevity and toxins

We’re reading increasingly about the potentially significant threat to our health of toxins, but what exactly are they? How will they impact our longevity? What can we do to reduce our exposure to them? Dr Duncan Carmichael is a functional medicine specialist and author of the book Younger for Longer.

endocrine | Longevity LIVE

As if eating a healthy balanced meal and leading an active lifestyle wasn’t enough. If you really want to ensure your well-being, you’ll need to keep an eye out for endocrine disruptors.  As convenient as our modern lives have become, it’s unfortunate that endocrine disruptors are now found everywhere. That

hepatitis | Longevity LIVE

This is certainly a different kind of alphabet and the statistics show that it is quite dangerous. After tuberculosis, hepatitis is the second major killer infectious disease. According to the World Health Organisation, 9 times more people are infected with hepatitis than with HIV. Today is World Hepatitis Day.  Today

Sleep deprivation is on the rise globally, and toxins have a role to play in that. It is estimated that approximately 50-70 million people are suffering from sleep disorders in the U.S. alone. These disorders include insomnia, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy, and breathing-related sleep disorders. On top of that, a study published in

toxic beauty ingredients | longevity LIVE

It’s difficult to believe is just how easily accessible harmful beauty ingredients are. Just because you shop at your local pharmacy, it doesn’t mean the products are all that safe for you. So, the question here is this: Do you know how many toxic beauty ingredients there are in your cupboard

lungs | Longevity LIVE

Our lungs are no different from the rest of our organs – between the ages of 25 and 35, they begin to age. Dr Gunter Schleicher, a pulmonologist at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre, explains that this is due to changes in our vertebrae, ribs, diaphragm, nervous system and lung