Editors’ Picks

Why Women Are More Likely To Die Of Heart Attack

Heart disease, which is often first diagnosed after a heart attack, is the third leading cause of death in Hong Kong, causing 13.6% of female deaths in 2016. Heart attacks are often missed in women as they generally experience symptoms differently than men. We explain how heart attack symptoms are experienced between genders. Heart attacks […]

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The Expert Guide to Oncologists in Hong Kong

Cancer is the number one cause of death in Hong Kong, and there is a growing need for specialised doctors (oncologists). Healthy Matters brings you a practical and expert guide to finding oncologists in Hong Kong, including costs and insurance cover. Methodology: This guide does not aim to be exhaustive. It is informative only and […]

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Regulation For Psychologists Stirs Controversy

Back in 2016, the Department of Health decided to define a framework for several unregulated professions*. Even if voluntary organisation-based registration exists, the government wanted to harmonize the practice of such disciplines. Clinical psychology is now being discussed and it raises some concerns, especially for practitioners trained overseas. It is our mission at Healthy Matters […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Acupuncturists in Hong Kong

Looking for an Acupuncturist? Healthy Matters brings you a comprehensive guide to help you choose and better understand TCM and acupuncture. Methodology: This guide does not aim to be exhaustive. It is informative only and based on our independent research. No practitioner or clinic paid any fees or rendered any services in exchange of inclusion […]

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What Your Tongue Says About Your Health | Western vs. Chinese Medicine

Did you know that your tongue is one of the strongest muscles in your body and that it can tell a lot about your health? According to both Western and Chinese medicines your tongue can indicate deficiencies and diseases. Here is a brief guide to what your tongue can tell you about your health. What Western Medicine […]

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