Women’s health

endometriosis | Longevity Live

While research is still trying to determine how common the condition is, recent statistics have revealed that around 176 million women worldwide are currently battling with endometriosis symptoms (1). Often only seen as painful period cramps, endometriosis also refers to pain and discomfort during sex and painful digestive movements. It’s

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

Women living in the 21st century are blessed with many modern medical options our female ancestors would be envious of, with birth control being one of the first that comes to mind. However, this blessing may increase the risk of breast cancer. Many women opt for hormonal birth control methods such

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

Essential Oils | Longevity LIVE

Menopause is a major life change that every middle-aged woman will go through. The hormonal changes can trigger a number of uncomfortable symptoms. These include hot flashes, fatigue, vaginal dryness, weight gain, loss of libido and irritability. Unfortunately, the above-mentioned symptoms can make daily life quite difficult. That being said,

cancer | Longevity LIVE

World Cancer Day, celebrated every year on the 4th of February, is an internationally marked day used to raise awareness as well as encourage the prevention and treatment of cancer. According to recent statistics, there were over 2 million new breast cancer cases in 2018. These statistics are quite frightening

eating | Longevity LIVE

Menopause is a phase in a woman’s life filled with a lot of changes and uncomfortable symptoms. Menopause can occur in your mid-30’s, yet most women experience menopause in their 40’s or 50’s. That being said, there are other factors that can trigger early menopause, such as cancer treatments or

weights | Longevity LIVE

When one thinks of weights, they think of big bulking muscles reminiscent of bodybuilders and professional wrestlers. While appealing for some women, other women prefer to be not just strong but lean as well. Weight training continues to be an often discarded form of exercise due to common misconceptions about

January marks Cervical Health Awareness Month in the United States. If you’re looking to protect your cervical health, it’s important that you get used to having a regular pap smear done. Coined after the Greek doctor George Nicholas Papanicolaou, who highlighted the medical importance of examining cells, a pap smear

depression and mice in research | Longevity Live

During the past several years, I began to look more intently at the landscape of the status of women’s health, an area which has been a passion of mine and in which I have been involved for many years. I found myself focusing more and more on research data to

Rihanna's | Longevity Live]

Rihanna’s diet plays a major role in keeping her toned, fit and healthy. She has changed her tune though and wants to follow a healthier approach with her body. She’s embracing her womanly curves and feels confident doing it, more so than ever before. She says she has always had a ‘moody’