Women-related Health Articles

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.

Your Expert Guide to Teeth Whitening in Hong Kong

We all know the importance of a good impression. Your smile is often one of the first things people notice when you meet them and a white ‘Hollywood’ smile is what people are looking for these days. Years of eating food, drinks like coffee and red wine, and smoking can dull that sparkly smile. As […]

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From Birth Control to Cancer Protection | IUDs in Hong Kong

What if women could use a birth control device that would also protect them from cancer? That would be “hugely impactful” says obstetrician gynecologist Dr. Patrick Chan 陳世樂醫生. According to a recent study published in the American journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, IUDs may protect against cervical cancer. As explained by Dr. Chan, today there are […]

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

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

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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Why Dental Health Is So Important During Pregnancy

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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Wondering If You Are Pregnant? Early Signs You Should Look For

Do you think you might be pregnant? Of course, the best way to tell is a pregnancy test, but both at-home and physician-ordered tests only start to show results four weeks after your last period or two weeks after conception. If you miss a period or experience these pregnancy signs, it’s best to take a […]

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Cosmetic Surgery & Medical Beauty in Hong Kong: Is it Safe?

Not many people will honestly say they wouldn’t like to look younger and more beautiful. Like any trend, the cosmetic industry has attracted the attention of entrepreneurs in Hong Kong looking to capitalize on our appetite for beauty. You may have seen a number of stories in local Hong Kong and regional Asian news about […]

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Tips to Sleep Better and Longer

Sleeping better and longer: here are some practical tips to try tonight. In Hong Kong, the culture of long work hours and busy social lives takes the top of the charts for the world’s worst sleep pattern. Hong Kongers sleep an average of 6 hours 29 minutes per night. That’s an hour and a half […]

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