5 strategies to address embarrassing problems with your doctor

Sitting down with a person that you’ve just known for a few minutes to share your innermost secrets and discuss your quirky symptoms can be an awkward and stressful experience. Embarrassing health woes can be anything ranging from sexual dysfunction, sexually-transmitted infections and diseases, urinary incontinence, to hair loss and body odor.  However, as embarrassing …

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Why it’s time for men to talk about mental health

Mental health has always been an under-discussed issue in Asia. In Hong Kong, a city where its citizens face an immense amount of work-place stress, family pressure, and financial stress, mental health problems are widespread. For various reasons, Hong Kong men are more prone to developing mental health problems than women. In this article by …

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Air pollution affects the health of expats and visitors in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s air pollution has been in the headlines recently due to its harmful effects on the health of residents and those visiting. The problem is so severe in some areas that expats and their families are considering the option of jumping ship to other cities, like Tokyo and Singapore, where the air is considerably …

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Everything you need to know about Ob-Gyns in Hong Kong

Expat women tend to have a few more health issues to worry about than their male counterparts. Firstly, women have to choose the right Ob-Gyn to go to for health check-ups and family planning. What’s more, it’s helpful to understand reproductive issues and other problems that typically affect women. In this article by Pacific Prime, …

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