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9 Tips to Help You Prepare for Plastic Surgery

9 Oct 2019

A recent statistics report has revealed that plastic surgery is on the rise across all demographics – women and men, young and old are increasingly seeking plastic surgery solutions to improve their appearance and mental well-being. But regardless of the plastic surgery chosen, a significant concern for many individuals is post-operative recovery and care. 

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Topics: Insider, Hong Kong Health, Plastic Surgery

A Functional Medicine Approach To The Treatment of Cancer

2 Oct 2019

A record number of Hong Kong people are being diagnosed with cancer. The latest statistics from the Hong Kong Cancer Registry shows that in 2016, there was a total of 31,468 new cancer cases, hitting a record high with a 3.8% increase compared to 2015. Further, it’s estimated that new case diagnosis will rise 40% over the next ten years.

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine, Functional Medicine

Is Iron-Deficiency Anaemia Causing my Fatigue?

19 Sep 2019

It's no secret that life in Hong Kong can be hectic. For a city where one in five employees work, on average, 11 hours a day, it's no wonder that at times we are left feeling tired and exhausted. But for the few that experience prolonged fatigue, it could be the warning signs of a deeper issue. 

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine, Functional Medicine

Anti-Ageing through Functional Medicine in Hong Kong

5 Sep 2019

We all have two ages: chronological and biological. Your chronological age is defined by the number of days you’ve been alive. On the other hand, your biological age refers to the level at which we function. 

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine, Functional Medicine

5 Helpful Ways to Strengthen your Immune System

27 Aug 2019

As your body’s first line of defence, your immune system plays a crucial role in protecting your health by fighting against foreign viruses and bacteria. When attacked, your immune system triggers a response and releases antibodies to attach to foreign substances and remove them. 

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine, Functional Medicine

How Much Time Should You Spend Exercising?

22 Aug 2019

Exercising regularly has enormous benefits, both physically and emotionally, for your body. It helps the heart, mind, and lengthens your lifespan. But for those of you with busy schedules, fitting in a 1-2 hour workout may be challenging. So how much time should you put aside for exercising? 

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine

What is High Blood Pressure? Causes and Treatment

8 Aug 2019

Considered keeping an eye on your blood pressure? It may be a good time to start. 

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine, Functional Medicine

How to Prevent Swimmer's Shoulders from Happening

2 Aug 2019

Swimmers can have shoulder pains for many reasons. Younger swimmers commonly develop shoulder injuries because they aren’t strong enough to always do the strokes correctly. For more mature swimmers, poor technique is the primary factor for a shoulder injury. 

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Topics: Body Check, Hong Kong Health

4 Top Nutritional Tips to Keep Your Children Healthy

30 Jul 2019

A healthy and natural based diet might be more important than you think to your child’s academic performance at school. Good nutrition promotes early brain development and builds a stronger immune system against viral infections and diseases. Numerous studies have found links between children’s health and their ability to perform well in a school environment. It was discovered that children with healthier diets were able to function much better at school than those with unhealthy diets.

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Topics: Hong Kong Health, Preventative Healthcare/Medicine