Staying Safe with Condoms in Japan

Condoms in Japan

Let’s face it. Size matters. As we soon realize, buying a pair of shoes too large or too small has its uncomfortable consequences. However, buying a pair of shoes requires some experience and perhaps trying a variety of brands. Some never find the perfect brand and settle for popular recommendations, whilst others swear by one […]

Herpes in Japan

herpes in japan

Herpes has become a predominant issue worldwide, and herpes in Japan is no exception. According to a report by the World Health Organization, over 3 billion individuals under 50, or 67% of the global population, are infected with herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1). An additional 417 million individuals aged 5-49 are carrying the other strain of […]

Viagra in Japan

viagra in japan

Viagra in Japan is the drug of choice for men with a treatable problem. So if you have been diagnosed with Erectile Dysfunction (ED), and you have been prescribed Viagra (sildenafil citrate), there’s no need to concern yourself about any disruption of your regimen given a move to Japan. The best physician to consult with regarding a prescription for Viagra […]

Hair Loss in Japan

hair loss in japan

Hair loss in Japan remains a stressful subject, since male pattern baldness for Japanese men tops the list in Asia. Yet there is certainly hope for expats living here or on their way. While some Japanese have been known to use a shoe-polish-like concoction to conceal bald spots or lack of follicles thereof, wives tales claim […]

Erectile Dysfunction in Japan

erectile dysfunction in Japan

Dealing with Erectile Dysfunction in Japan (also known as ED) should not be painful, nor embarrassing. It is easy to say but hard to do. However, lose the anxiety. We understand ED is a highly personal topic that hits men below the belt. But it can be managed by you and high level professionals in […]

Propecia in Japan

propecia in japan

Good news for men suffering from alopecia is that the drug Propecia in Japan is readily available at plastic surgeon and dermatology clinics as well as hair loss treatment centers, and easily prescribed by general practitioners. Your daily regimen can remain the same, and the costs are comparable to that in the U.S. At one such clinic you could […]

LECS to treat stomach cancer in Japan

LECS to Treat Stomach Cancer in Japan

In the final part of this three-part series on ways to treat stomach cancer in Japan, we will take a look at the latest stomach cancer treatments that are being conducted in Japan. Tumors that form beneath the stomach’s mucosa (innermost layer) are collectively known as submucosal tumors. These tumors can be either benign or malignant. […]

Laparoscopic Surgery to Treat Stomach Cancer in Japan

In the last article, we covered therapeutic endoscopy as a method to treat stomach cancer in Japan. Today, we will be taking a look at laparoscopy, which is a type of minimally invasive surgery. Laparoscopic surgery was first used to treat stomach cancer in Japan in 1991. As is the case with open abdominal surgery, patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery […]