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5 Chinese Medicines to Prevent Hair Loss | TCM Perspective

Last updated on June 14, 2021.

Hair loss is a common issue that concerns many people. Learn more about how to prevent and treat hair loss by Chinese medicine.

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Your Practical, Doctor-Reviewed Guide to Morning After Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on June 4, 2021.

What is a morning after pill | Effectiveness | For breastfeeding women | Side effects | Where to find | Family Planning Association | Public medical providers | Private medical providers | Alternatives

Looking for a morning-after pill in Hong Kong? Here is a comprehensive guide, reviewed by Dr. Zara Chan 陳駱靈岫, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology. As starter, note that there are two types of emergency contraceptive pills and both require a doctor’s prescription: Ulipristal Acetate (UPA EC Pill) and Progestogen EC Pill (LNG EC Pill). What […]

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Arthritis in Hong Kong: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Last updated on May 21, 2021.

What is arthritis | Signs and symptoms | Risk factors | Diagnosis | Treatment | Supplements | Do’s and don’ts | Prevention | Costs | Useful resources

Arthritis? You’ve surely heard about it. Actually, there are two major types: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Find out more.

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Your Expert Guide to Allergy Specialists in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 18, 2021.

Did you know Hong Kong does not have enough allergy specialists? According to the Hong Kong Medical Journal, the city is sorely underserved by allergists. Indeed, most people with allergies are managed by their general practitioner or an organ-specific doctor such as an ENT specialist. While their care is adequate, it will be viewed through […]

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Colonoscopy in Hong Kong: All You Need to Know

Last updated on May 4, 2021.

What is colonoscopy | Patient experience in HK | Procedure | Preparation | Medical risks | Frequency of colonoscopy | Where to go | Inpatient vs. outpatient colonoscopy | Costs | Prevention of colon cancer

Learn the basics and importance of colonoscopy in Hong Kong with Dr. Ernest Li 李恒輝醫生, a private practice Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist based in Hong Kong. Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong. It afflicts a large portion of the population and is most commonly seen in people aged 50 or above. Colon […]

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The Complete Guide to Abortion in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 20, 2021.

Is abortion legal | Time limit | Abortion options | Place and cost | Insurance coverage

Terminating a pregnancy is a very personal and difficult decision. If you are considering abortion, Healthy Matters is here to guide you along the way. Here is all the information you need to know about abortions in Hong Kong including options, what to expect, costs, and where to go – reviewed by Dr. Michael Rogers, […]

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The Complete Guide to ENT Doctors in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 6, 2021.

What is ENT doctor | ENT and plastic surgery | Facts | When to see a doctor | Common reasons | Costs | List of ENT doctors | Insurance coverage

Ears, nose and throat (ENT) doctors (aka otorhinolaryngologists) are responsible for some basic yet essential functions in our body. If you or your child have been advised to see an ENT doctor, Healthy Matters has researched and produced the expert resource with all the details you need. Methodology: This guide does not aim to be […]

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