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.

Woman having her period

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

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 sheds, causing bleeding.   In collaboration with Dr. Selina Pang (彭敏華醫生), we explain what a… Read More

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Your Guide to Egg Freezing in Hong Kong | What Women Need to Know About Preserving Their Fertility

No 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… Read More

8 Top Health Trends of 2018

Top 8 Health Trends in Hong Kong for 2018 | Exclusive Market Intel

Healthy Matters announces its predictions for health in Hong Kong. Our editorial team has covered some exciting health trends for 2018 including massive doctor relocation, poop health, fat graft beauty surgery, fatherhood, self-care for woman, and much more!   1 – Expect massive doctor relocation – Takshing House is closing ​​ Is your doctor located in Takshing… Read More

Two IUDs

From Birth Control to Cancer Protection | IUD Health Benefit

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. 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… Read More

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Your Guide to Post-Pregnancy Birth Control in Hong Kong

Newborn care is far from easy but luckily it gets easier after a couple of weeks (or months) once you and your baby get used to this new life. As things settle in, you and your partner can finally resume the most intimate aspects of your relationship. As you may not be thinking of having another baby yet, let us help… Read More

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