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

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

By Jack Xavier 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,...
How-to Maintain Natural Feminine Hygiene In Japan

How-to Maintain Natural Feminine Hygiene In Japan

By Petra Canan Trudell Natural feminine hygiene in Japan is a topic we don’t need to shy away from. Have you ever suffered from symptoms of vaginitis, but decided to suffer in silence out of embarrassment or confusion about how to solve the problem? Vaginitis is very...
Herpes in Japan

Herpes in Japan

By Anna Goshua   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...
Viagra in Japan

Viagra in Japan

By Bruce Weinberg   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...
Erectile Dysfunction in Japan

Erectile Dysfunction in Japan

By Bruce Weinberg 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...
Infertility Support Group in Japan

Infertility Support Group in Japan

By Joris Besnier On of our Medical Partners, Taiken Jo, Director and head acupuncturist at Acura Acupuncture Clinic, the leader of acupuncture infertility treatment in Japan, has just recently launched a peer support group called TTC -Trying to Conceive.  Seeing that...
HIV tests in Japan

HIV tests in Japan

By Joris Besnier Have you seen a sudden increase of red ribbon posters in the last couple of days for HIV tests in Japan? That is because June 1st through June 7th is National HIV Testing Awareness Week. Back in 2006, The Japanese health ministry started HIV test...
Ovulation and Basal Body Temperature

Ovulation and Basal Body Temperature

By Heather Maya Suzuki I can remember as a young adult being completely baffled by the female phenomenon. Sure I learned sex ed in school but why was all this happening? Why did I have a period? What was causing it? Why did I have more discharge at this time during...
Receiving fertility treatment in Japan

Receiving fertility treatment in Japan

By Heather Maya Suzuki   Receiving fertility treatment in Japan can be a daunting experience. Many of my patients tell me stories of discern and discomfort concerning invasive treatment and testing methods. For many foreigners, the frustrations that come from...