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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

How Can Chiropractic Help Babies?

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Chiropractic in Hong Kong has become more popular. A growing number of pregnant women discover its benefits, too. In fact, this isn’t just about pregnancy health and mums’ recovery, it’s also about how newborns experience childbirth. We sat down with Hong Kong chiropractor Dr. Kamilla Holst to talk about how chiropractic can help pregnant women… Read More

The Best Health Documentaries on Netflix

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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 Psychologists in Hong Kong

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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 6 Best Apps to Monitor Air Quality in Hong Kong

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According to the World Health Organization, Hong Kong is ranked in the top 20% most polluted cities of the world. Poor air quality has become a serious health hazard to humans and the impact on human health continues to be recognized as the invisible killer. Air pollution causes 24% of stroke deaths, 25% of heart… 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

Breast Cancer Symptoms and Screening Options in Hong Kong

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Every October we are very proud to be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer in Hong Kong is the number one cancer affecting women and the number three most frequent cancer affecting both men and women, alongside colon (one), lung (two), prostate (four), and liver cancer (five). Furthermore, in comparison to a decade ago… Read More

The Complete Guide to Body Checks in Hong Kong | Your Options at Every Age

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Are you planning to do a body check? Body checks help you identify problems before they start. Checking in with a doctor to assess your health means early, often asymptomatic, signs of disease can be caught early. Most non-communicable diseases, the most common being cancers, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, are treatable, preventable and much less… Read More