Chronic pain is a debilitating condition that continues to affect the everyday life of the average person. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that fibromyalgia affects around 2% of the adult population in the United States (1). Additionally, separate statistics have found that it may
Arthritis refers to the inflammation of one or more of your joints. Pain, stiffness and hard to move joints and bones are characteristics of this joint disorder. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and according to statistics, this unpleasant condition affects more than 50 million Americans. The
Summer means hot and warm weather, where there’s more sunshine and vitamin D freely available. We need to take advantage of this to get outdoors. The more you move, the more you’ll lubricate any stiffened up joints, to prevent more serious joint problems like arthritis or injuries. No matter how
Do you yearn for a healthy travel escape to a beautiful island where you can restore your calm? Well now you can. This September, Longevity will host a unique seven-day wellness odyssey at Chole Mjini Treehouse Lodge, Mafia Island. 200 km south of Zanzibar. Come and join us. Why Chole?
Choosing to eat raw is a fine solution for anybody who is looking to maintain a slender and healthy body. Kate Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge, is a royal who always looks stunning. It’s not easy to look as amazing as she does, but eating raw food more often and
A getaway or retreat sounds good, because who doesn’t want to go on a holiday when you’re meant to be at work, right? We all love a decent break from work. A rejuvenating retreat is the perfect way to restore your energy and find ways to unwind once again. Sometimes
The yoga journey begins when the foetus starts growing in the womb and continues throughout life. From yoga during pregnancy to special yoga moves with new-born babies and children. The possibilities of health and well-being that yoga creates are endless. Your Yoga Journey Through Pregnancy Sweaty, noisy gyms may not
Often than not, life can get busy and stressful – leaving no room for one to maintain an active lifestyle. There just doesn’t seem enough time in the day for you to grab your trainers and head off to the gym. However, you don’t need to carve out an hour
Social media is booming with yoga enthusiasts and gym-goers, even those who enjoy contorting their bodies in all kinds of crazy poses. Is this a good or a bad thing? Well, it’s all up to preference. However, Instagram tends to fill up our minds with high expectations and is changing
On a cold and cloudy Friday morning in August, we were whisked away from Joburg’s grey, smog-covered skies and neatly deposited in a previously-hidden world near Franschhoek. Here, wellness, healthy living and holistic medicine rules the day, and this is how we spent our weekend. Yes, this was real life.