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The Ultimate Guide to Physios in Hong Kong

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Whether you suffer from sports injuries, chronic pain, posture issues or post-operative pain, physiotherapy sessions are a great option to recover. If you are looking for a physiotherapist in Hong Kong, Healthy Matters brings you a comprehensive guide, with practical details. Methodology: This guide is informative only, doesn’t aim to be exhaustive and was based… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Measles in Hong Kong

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Since the beginning of 2019, there has been a large number of new measles cases around the world. This outbreak has alarmed the public and especially people travelling. In Hong Kong, the majority of the reported measles cases involve people who work or transit through the Hong Kong airport (pilots, flight attendants, baggage handlers, custom… Read More

The Best Health Documentaries on Netflix

Best Health Documentaries on Netflix in Hong Kong

While we all know that binge-watching Netflix is not the healthiest thing, these must-watch documentaries are both eye-opening and empowering. We at Healthy Matters have curated a list of the best health documentaries that Netflix has to offer right now. Forks over Knives Forks over Knives is a 2011 documentary directed by Lee Fulkerson. Through… Read More

Your Guide to Dentists and Dental Clinics in Hong Kong

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Finding a dentist who fits your budget, needs and expectations can be a difficult task in Hong Kong. Unfortunately dental health is often neglected, but you better say “Aaaaah” before you have no choice but go to. Whether you are looking for extraction (脫牙), implant (植齒), periodontal surgery (牙周病手術) or tooth whitening (牙齒美白), Healthy Matters… Read More

Mental Health in Hong Kong: Seeing a Psychologist

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We all experience stress at work, relationship difficulties or personal setbacks at some point. These may lead to a range of issues such as anxiety or depression. Reaching out for help and taking control of our mental health is a courageous step, and finding the right therapist is essential. Here is an overview of clinical… Read More

Your Guide to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in Hong Kong | Public and Private Options & Costs

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According to The Council on Human Reproductive Technology in Hong Kong, one in six couples have difficulty conceiving. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is the most well-known assisted reproductive treatment for infertility related issues.   If you are currently exploring IVF in Hong Kong or just curious about this option, here is all the information you… Read More

Ambulances in Hong Kong | Who To Call In Case of Emergency?

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Ambulances have paramedics on board and are able to stabilize patients in a serious condition prior to arriving at a hospital. In Hong Kong, there are two emergency ambulance providers: 999 and St John’s Ambulance.   Call 999 for an ambulance to drive you to a public hospital A&E Calling 999 will give you access… Read More

Your Guide To Psychologists in Hong Kong

Hands holding lights. Mental Health and Psychologists in Hong Kong

Feeling overwhelmed with stress or anxiety? Your mental health shouldn’t be left behind, and seeing a psychologist may be the right thing to do. We have prepared a practical guide to help you find the right psychologist in Hong Kong: locations, specialties, costs, insurance coverage and emergency support. Here is a useful guide to Doctors… Read More

The Complete 2019 Guide to Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road 香港港安醫院–司徒拔道

The main building at Adventist Hospital Hong Kong on Stubbs Road

Looking for a private hospital in Hong Kong for shorter wait lines and more personalised options? Here is your guide to the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital on Stubbs Road 香港港安醫院–司徒拔道.   What is Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road? Hong Kong Adventist Hospital on Stubbs Road (HKAH–SR) has been providing quality healthcare to local… Read More

The Complete Guide to The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK)

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The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) is a non-profit organization providing sexual and reproductive health services, education, training and resources, advocacy and communications. It also offers research and studies to the community of Hong Kong. FPAHK plays a major role in providing Hong Kong people with primary sexual and reproductive health care. As… Read More