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The 6 Best Apps to Monitor Air Quality in Hong Kong

According to the World Health Organization, Hong Kong is ranked in the top 20% most polluted cities in 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 […]

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Endometriosis | The Silent Women’s Health Crisis of Our Time

Endometriosis is a common disease, affecting approximately 10% of women. In Hong Kong, it’s estimated that many women are suffering from the symptoms but remain undiagnosed. This is a disease that greatly affects women’s quality of life so it’s important for our society to develop compassion and the tools to help women suffering from this […]

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Your Complete Guide to IVF in Hong Kong: All Options & Costs

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 need […]

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The Complete Guide to Colonoscopy in Hong Kong

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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Interview with Hong Kong Dermatologist John Yu on Sun Exposure and Protection

It’s summertime and what is more fun than spending a day out in the sun? Of course, the most important thing for anyone out basking in the sun is to safely protect their skin. Exposure to sunlight will not only give you a sun-kissed tan, but can also cause wrinkles and spots, and increase the risk […]

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Where to Find the Measles Vaccine in Hong Kong?

The Healthy Matters team has done the research for you so you don’t have to. Here is everything about the measles vaccine in Hong Kong: where to find it and how much it costs.

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The Best Health Documentaries on Netflix

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 […]

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Chiropractor Clinics in Hong Kong

Sitting at a desk all-day? Having back or neck pain? Seeing a chiropractor can help you for these but also for many different conditions. Here is the expert guide to chiropractic in Hong Kong! Methodology: This guide does not aim to be exhaustive. It is informative only and based on our independent research. No practitioner […]

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Your Guide to 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 […]

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Hong Kong: All You Need to Know

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood disease that is most prevalent in Hong Kong from May to July, and October to December. We spoke to pediatrician Dr. June Chan 陳善珩醫生 about what to look out for during HFMD season and how to provide relief to our little ones. Signs and symptoms […]

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