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 […]

Where to buy a pregnancy test in Japan?

pregnancy test in Japan

If you’ve ever wondered where to buy a pregnancy test in Japan, you’ve come to the right place. Whether one is trying to conceive or concerned by a late period a pregnancy test offers the confirmation you desire. Luckily, finding a pregnancy test in Japan is fairly cheap and easy.  How to acquire a pregnancy […]

Acupuncture for back pain in Japan

Acupuncture for back pain in Japan

Acupuncture for back pain in Japan may be the solution you have been looking for if you’ve ever suffered from the ill effects of a back injury, and the immobilizing back pain that can come with it. Statistically, 80% of the population is bound to run into some form of back pain within their lifetime. […]

Pumpkin perfection – Thai pumpkin peanut butter soup and pumpkin trifle desert

If grocery shopping is not among your favorite activities, fear not as HealthyTOKYO has a solution as easy as opening your laptop.  Among the wide selection of Sugarlady additive free foods is what I think is as close to vegetable perfection there is! Sugarlady kabocha pumpkin is sold in these nifty frozen puree medallions that have […]

Why you should eat pomegranate – 2 recipes to get you started

Why you should eat pomegranate - 2 recipes to get you started

Why you should eat pomegranate – The nutritional benefits of pomegranate – One cup of pomegranate only contains 144 calories. – It is a good source of fiber – It contains vitamins A, C, E and K – It contains iron and many other antioxidants Studies have also shown why you should eat pomegranate by […]

Organic Rice in Japan

Organic Rice in Japan

If you were asked to name a food synonymous with Japan, rice would most likely be your answer.  Rice is deeply embedded in the cultural fabric of Japan.  It is the world’s most important food crop ahead of wheat, corn and bananas.  Rice is a major staple for many countries all over the world.  But have you […]

EpiPen in Japan – Where to get a Prescription and How Much does it Cost

EpiPen in Japan - Where to get a Prescription and How Much it Costs

It’s scary enough to think about having an allergic reaction in general, but even more so if you’re abroad and unfamiliar with how to prepare for such a situation. What happens if you have an allergic reaction and your EpiPen has expired or if you run out of injections? Today we are going to discuss […]

Tokyo English Speaking Dentists

Tokyo English Speaking Dentists

Finding Tokyo English speaking dentists is one of the first things you may want to do for you and your family when moving from abroad to  Japan’s capital city. This can also be one of the most overwhelming experiences, especially when there is a language barrier. If you live in Japan’s capital it is important to […]

How-to Maintain Natural Feminine Hygiene In Japan

Natural feminine hygiene in Japan

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 common and easily treated, which is why we’re here to help with […]