Prevention

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Learn more about preventive health for women. Your healthcare options in Hong Kong and what to expect.
  • In Sickness & In Health: Pre-marital Body Checks in Hong Kong

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    You’ve got the ring, you’ve set the date, the wedding invitations are in the mail. But have you done a pre-marriage body check? When you’re committing to a life ‘in sickness and in health’, it makes sense to really understand ...

  • 9 New Year Health Resolutions for a Healthier and Happier 2019

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    Everyone wants to live longer, healthier lives. The only way to achieve this is by taking a proactive attitude towards your health. Start off with our top 9 health resolutions for the New Year in 2019!   New Year Resolution 1 – ...

  • Chinese Medicine for Women: Helping Through Perimenopause & Menopause

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    lInterested to know more about Traditional Chinese Medicine? Although, Hong Kong and Chinese women tend to report far lower rates of menopausal symptoms than their Western counterparts, typical symptoms for both peri-menopause and menopause include; irregular periods, hot flashes which ...

  • Menstruation | What’s Normal, and What’s Not

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    While perhaps not the highlight of your month, the menstrual cycle rolls around twelve-ish times a year. Every month the uterus prepares a new lining in preparation for a potential pregnancy. When a woman doesn’t find herself pregnant, the lining ...

  • What Every Woman Should Know About Her Pelvic Floor | From Pregnancy to Menopause

    Asian women of different ages

    The pelvic floor refers to the muscles, ligaments, and tissues that stretch from the pubic bone to the base of the spine. Pregnancy and childbirth can damage its muscles and connective tissue, causing various kinds of inconvenient and uncomfortable symptoms. ...

  • Schoolgirls To Receive Free HPV Vaccine in Hong Kong’s Fight Against Cervical Cancer

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    The Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world and cervical cancer is by far the most common HPV-related disease. High-risk strains of HPV are the predominant cause of 70% of cervical cancer cases which ...

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is why you’ve probably seen lots of the color pink lately. This is the time of the year when many breast cancer organizations host fund raisers and/or activities to raise awareness.   In Hong Kong, breast cancer is the ...

  • Is Functional Medicine the Future of Health? We asked Dr. Tim Trodd

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    Functional medicine is becoming increasingly popular in modern medical practice. Many doctors in Western countries are changing the way they practice by focusing on the root cause of the disease instead of just treating the symptoms.   Functional medicine shifts the focus ...

  • Why Love and Social Connectedness Make You Healthier

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    It’s February and love is in the air. Between Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year, love is all around us. Love goes beyond the romantic, spine-tingling early days of a new relationship and can be found in the supportive relationships ...

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