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Learn more about women’s health in Hong Kong. What are your healthcare options and what can you expect? Scroll down to find out more.

Varicose Veins: Spider Veins in the Lower Legs?

Last updated on January 10, 2022.

What are Varicose Veins? | Causes | Risk factors | Signs and symptoms | Complications | Stages | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions

Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged, swollen, and twisted veins beneath the skin, often found in the lower legs.

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Why Dental Health Is So Important During Pregnancy

Last updated on January 7, 2022.

Did you know that dental health is so at risk when you’re pregnant? There’s an old Chinese saying “gain a child, lose a tooth” 生一個孩子,掉一顆牙 – a traditional belief that the foetus strips away the calcium from the mother’s teeth, leading to tooth loss. According to the WHO, over 90% of the population will have […]

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Appendicitis: Urgent Appendix Removal Is Needed!

Last updated on December 29, 2021.

Causes | Signs and Symptoms | Types | Risk Factors | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions | Recovery

Appendicitis can be serious and potentially life-threatening if left untreated! STAY ALERT!!!

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Hemorrhoids: The Annoying Anorectal Swollen Veins

Last updated on December 13, 2021.

What are Hemorrhoids? | Signs and Symptoms | Causes | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins around your anus and rectum that bother one’s quality of life commonly.

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Congestive Heart Failure: A Fatal Heart Disease!

Last updated on December 22, 2021.

What is CHF? | Causes | CHF Stages | Risk Factors | Signs and Symptoms | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a fatal heart disease that may lead to death! Stay alert! ❤️

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Hypertension: How to Tackle High Blood Pressure?

Last updated on December 22, 2021.

What is Hypertension? | Causes and Risk Factors | Signs and Symptoms | Complications | Normal Blood Pressure Range | How to Measure Blood Pressure | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions | Get Help!

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a common illness among HK people. Blood pressure management is crucial to prevent many diseases! 🩸

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The Complete Guide to Adult Acne: 9 Common Causes & Treatments

Last updated on November 2, 2021.

Adult acne is essentially the same as teen acne – caused by excess skin oil, blockage of pores, bacteria and skin inflammation. The reasons why different people get acne in adulthood can differ from teen acne but it manifests very similarly. Washing with a gentle face-specific cleanser in the morning and night and using over-the-counter […]

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8 Common Questions on Breast Cancer, Answered by an Oncologist

Last updated on November 10, 2021.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Let’s learn more about breast cancer with the Clinical Oncologist from ICON Cancer Centre!

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Glaucoma: Guide to Fight the “Silent Thief of Sight”

Last updated on November 29, 2021.

What is Glaucoma & its Causes | Types of Glaucoma | Signs & Symptoms | Risk Factors | Diagnosis | Treatments | Preventions

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide after cataracts. Although glaucoma is incurable, there are still potential measures to save your sight from glaucoma.

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