Blog Posts - Longevity



Is Facebook The Secret To Long Life?

Good news for social media fans! According to new research, Facebook users tend to live longer. As long as they use it right. Use Facebook For Much Longer Researchers from University of California San Diego, Yale and Facebook studied 12 million peopl...
by Brain Sponge on Nov 11, 2016

Slow Down, Breathe Slowly And Live Longer - Well, Perhaps!

When I was young, about 10 or 11, I had this strange idea that we only have so many breaths in a lifetime. As to how, or why I arrived at this I'm not sure, but I always tried to breathe slowly and at times hold my breath.I then thought that if my id...

Dawn Of The Clinically Dead?

When do we die? Medical science has pushed back the barriers to survival again and again. There are many people alive today that survived strokes, heart attacks and other once-fatal conditions. But sometimes, there is no avoiding the grim reaper. Rig...
by Brain Sponge on Jul 14, 2016

Like Taking Risks? Thank Your Dopamine Levels

Why do humans take risks? And what makes people more or less likely to engage in risky behaviour? It seems that taking risks is largely down to a powerful brain chemical. The Neurochemistry of Taking Risks Dopamine is a neurotransmitter. Neurotransmi...
by Brain Sponge on Jun 16, 2016

Do Smartphones Cause Cancer? Probably not.

Do smartphones cause cancer? Whether you call them mobile phones or cell phones, the portable hand held phone has revolutionized communication. Smartphones go way beyond that with added functionality. The humble phone has become a must have tool for...
by Brain Sponge on Jun 9, 2016

Do Smartphones Cause Cancer? Probably not.

Do smartphones cause cancer? Whether you call them mobile phones or cell phones, the portable hand held phone has revolutionized communication. Smartphones go way beyond that with added functionality. The humble phone has become a must have tool for...
by Brain Sponge on Jun 9, 2016

Venus The Feelers

The Feelers.Venus - The FeelersFirst heard this in about 1999 - 2000 somewhere round there. It's a pretty deep kiwi song. Check it out because you probably haven't heard it yet.It was good back in the day but showing age now. Doesn't really have much...

Can Singing Boost Your Immune System?

A study on people affected by cancer may have found something remarkable. Researchers discovered that just one hour of singing in a choir increases protective proteins in the immune system. This is in addition to reducing stress and improving moods.
by Brain Sponge on Apr 7, 2016

Can Singing Boost Your Immune System?

A study on people affected by cancer may have found something remarkable. Researchers discovered that just one hour of singing in a choir increases protective proteins in the immune system. This is in addition to reducing stress and improving moods.
by Brain Sponge on Apr 7, 2016

Exercise Boosts Grey Matter, Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are estimated to double every 20 years. On average a person is diagnosed with dementia every 3.2 seconds. In the face of such sobering statistics a new study offers some hope; it sugge...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 14, 2016

Exercise Boosts Grey Matter, Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are estimated to double every 20 years. On average a person is diagnosed with dementia every 3.2 seconds. In the face of such sobering statistics a new study offers some hope; it sugge...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 14, 2016

Does Gorging On Chocolate Make You Smarter?

Ok everyone, let’s all take a deep breath and relax. This article is about how regular chocolate consumption may boost your brain power. I’ll promise to try to not get carried away … well maybe just a little bit (yay!) I’ve po...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 1, 2016

Does Gorging On Chocolate Make You Smarter?

Ok everyone, let’s all take a deep breath and relax. This article is about how regular chocolate consumption may boost your brain power. I’ll promise to try to not get carried away … well maybe just a little bit (yay!) I’ve po...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 1, 2016

Start a Long-Term Engagement With Your Job

Falling in love and being engaged with your work is an ideal image that few believe they can achieve, but doing so can make you feel fulfilled, appreciated, and challenged. The problem is, work is sometimes seen as an unavoidable necessity instead of...
by Movin' On Up on Feb 24, 2016

Yay! The Really Lazy Way To Be (Nearly) Invincible!

Sleep is essential and not getting enough of it can drastically impact on your health. As well as keeping our brains healthy, sleep also helps us to remember. Studies have shown that sleep transforms our short term memories into long term ones. But w...
by Brain Sponge on Oct 8, 2015

Sleep Infographic

Sleep Infographic Introduction We all know sleep feels good, and you probably suspect that there are lots of health benefits to getting a good night’s sleep, but some of them still might surprise you. Improve Memory? For example, did you know sleep...
by Healing Talks on Oct 7, 2015

How To Keep Your Aging Brain Sharp!

As we age we are doomed to reduced mental capacities. We forget things, our thought processes slow down, we edge closer and closer to an inevitable near-vegetative state. Aging means inevitable cognitive decline, right? Nope. While some slowing down...
by Brain Sponge on Sep 24, 2015

How To Keep Your Aging Brain Sharp!

As we age we are doomed to reduced mental capacities. We forget things, our thought processes slow down, we edge closer and closer to an inevitable near-vegetative state. Aging means inevitable cognitive decline, right? Nope. While some slowing down...
by Brain Sponge on Sep 24, 2015

BEYOND B12 - Longevity Plus

Available at Vitamin WagonBEYOND B12 Longevity PlusWe also carry BioAvailable B12 by Wellgenix (http://www.vitaminwagon.com/bio-available-b12-30ct.aspx) About Beyond B12: This extraordinary supplement goes far beyond any other B12 product on the...
by Vitamin Wagon on Sep 15, 2015

Beyond Any Multiple - Longevity Plus : Dr. Garry Gordon

Available at Vitamin WagonBeyond Any Multiple now has new look to its packaging and contains 240 capsules.  The new capsules will make the Beyond Any Multiple easier to swallow and will require taking 4 capsules instead of the previous dosa...
by Vitamin Wagon on Sep 14, 2015


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