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Occupational Physician in Japan – All you need to know

Occupational Medicine In Japan – Does your work place have an Occupational Physician (産業医)?

Occupational physician In Japan might not be a term you are familiar with. Whether you just moved to Japan or have been living here for years, if you are an active member of the workforce the question of workplace medicine and health is sure to have crossed your mind at some point. Having said this, […]

Chlamydia in Japan – How to spot a curable STD

Chlamydia in Japan - how to spot a curable STD

Chlamydia in Japan is beginning to worry countless doctors in Japan. Doubtless, many of us have experienced the following situation: You are out on the town and meet and attractive stranger. You hit it off, one thing leads to another, and a few weeks later you experience a burning sensation when you pee. It looks […]

Gonorrhea in Japan: treatment and ways to avoid this STD

std condoms in japan

Gonorrhea in Japan, better known as “rinbyo” (淋病), is another STD that is very common but that can be cured with no long term effects if treatment is administered quickly. Though it may be a bit difficult to openly talk about STDs, the fact remains that it is important to arm yourself with the knowledge […]

HPV in Japan – Vaccinate against the world’s most common STD

HPV in Japan

HPV in Japan is common. Worldwide, it is the most widespread and a potentially life-threatening STD. Language and cultural differences  may leave you scratching your head, but this should not be the case when it comes to getting the proper medical advice for HPV in Japan. English-speaking medical support and HPV vaccines are available in Tokyo […]

Syphilis in Japan – How to test for this increasingly common STD

Syphilis in Japan – How to test for this increasingly common STD

Syphilis in Japan is now a real problem. Recently the number of reported syphilis cases has been on the rise, increasing the risk of contracting the disease for people who are sexually active. Coming to the realization that you may have an STD is scary, nerve-wracking, and embarrassing, but don’t let this embarrassment prevent you […]

5 ways to treat back pain in Tokyo

treat back pain in Tokyo

There is an 80% likelihood that you already have, or eventually will suffer from some kind of back pain in your lifetime. On the bright side, as back pain is a fairly common ailment; there are numerous ways to treat the suffering. Today HealthyTOKYO presents you with 5 ways to treat back pain in Tokyo. 5 ways […]

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan with English-speaking doctors has never been easier. Have you had the thought that traveling all the way over to the clinic or hospital to make the appointment is a hassle, I certainly have. Not interested in any services that require a subscription and you would much rather like the […]

CBD Oil and the Science Behind It – A Doctor’s Perspective

Dr Blair explains CBD oil and the science behind it

HealthyTOKYO was lucky enough to interview Dr Blair, a medical doctor specializing in the field of Endocannabinoids. We sat down with him to hear his professional knowledge and better understand CBD oil and the science behind it. Since 2014, Dr Blair has specialized in studying, treating and lecturing about the natural endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the human body. […]

8 Necessary Vaccines for your Child – Routine Vaccinations in Japan

routine vaccinations in Japan

Routine immunizations keep your children safe from several dangerous and potentially fatal diseases. While vaccinations can vary by country, Japan has designated several key vaccinations as routine for children of certain ages. See a copy of the schedule for routine vaccinations in Japan here. Why are some shots designated as routine vaccinations in Japan and others are just recommended? […]