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Herniated Disc: Keeping Your Intervertebral Discs in Place

Last updated on September 20, 2021.

What is Herniated Disc | Causes | Risk Factors | Signs and Symptoms | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments | Surgeries | Home Remedies | Preventions

A herniated disc is a displaced intervertebral disc. Severe pain and numbness occur when the displaced disc compresses its surrounding spinal nerve roots. It is the most common cause of low back pain.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Birth Control Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 8, 2021.

What are birth control pills | How do birth control pills work | Guidance | When to take | Side effects | Which is the best | How to get birth control pills | Emergency contraceptive pills

Here is a complete guide to birth control pills: which ones are available in Hong Kong, how they work, when to take them, side effects and where to buy them.

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Pregnancy Tests in Hong Kong: Your Options & Costs

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

How it works | When to take a test | How to use | Where to find | Reading the results | Accuracy | Blood test

Suspecting a pregnancy but not sure when to take a pregnancy test or where to buy one? Here is the answer.

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Your Complete Guide to Egg Freezing in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Legal framework | Process | Best age | Effectiveness | Success rates | Difficulties | Options | Costs | Insurance

Not quite ready to have children yet but worried about your future fertility? Whether you are focused on your career or haven’t found the right partner, egg freezing – oocyte cryopreservation – preserves a woman’s eggs so she can try to conceive at a later date. Healthy Matters brings you a complete guide to egg […]

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

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

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 […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Obstetrician-Gynecologists in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 10, 2021.

What is an OB-GYN | Gynecological cancers | What to know | When to see an OB-GYN | Reasons | Costs | Where to go | Public sector | Private sector | Insurance coverage

Looking for an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) in Hong Kong? Healthy Matters brings you an expert, comprehensive guide, to help you with all the details you need! What is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist (OB-GYN)? An OB-GYN or obstetrician-gynecologist, refers to doctors who specialize in women’s reproductive health, be it menstruation, pregnancy, or menopause. They provide routine preventive checkups and […]

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Cervical Cancer in Hong Kong: Expert Guide

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

What is cervical cancer | HPV and cervical cancer | Statistics | Signs and symptoms | Stages | Prevention | Screening options | Screening programme | Where to screen | Costs | Treatments | Insurance coverage

Cervical cancer is almost completely preventable but it still touches too many women. Here is all you should know.

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

Last updated on August 27, 2021.

IVF options in HK | Private sector | Public sector | Costs | Insurance coverage

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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Fertility Treatments in Hong Kong 101 | IVF, IUI and PGD

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Diagnostics | Preparation | IUI and IVF | Vocabulary

Whether you’re considering going to a fertility clinic or already seeing a fertility specialist, the fertility jargon can be hard to understand. We spoke to Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist Dr. Alexander Doo 杜堅能醫生 to explain basic fertility-related terms. Here is your expert guide to fertility treatments in Hong Kong, including IVF, IUI, PGD and more. […]

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Your Guide to IVF and Fertility Treatments in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Interested in IVF or other fertility treatments in Hong Kong? The first thing to know is that only legally married couples – not same sex couples – are able to access these services in Hong Kong. Consent from both partners is required. There is a great divide between the public and private providers when looking […]

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