Medical – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Expat Family Guide https://www.bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Wed, 22 May 2019 10:05:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 75234301 Nigen Dock Experience – Japan Physical Check-up https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/nigen-dock-experience-japan-physical-check-up/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/nigen-dock-experience-japan-physical-check-up/#respond Wed, 22 May 2019 05:22:48 +0000 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/?p=56076 When I worked in the corporate world and was 10-20 years younger, I dreaded the annual mandatory company Ningen Dock (Japan Physical Check-up). Now I am a mompreneur and who has to pay for my medical care mostly, so I had not had an annual Ningen Dock in four years. My husband and I thought …

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Japan Mosquito Repellent and Aid – Mosquitos Are Here! https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/mosquito-repellent-and-aid-in-japan/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/mosquito-repellent-and-aid-in-japan/#comments Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:00:40 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=5362 Saw my first mosquito today, so time to stock up on Japan mosquito repellent and aid products!! All this rain and warmer weather are going to equal a heavy mosquito season in Japan. Usually, in Japan mosquitos start to hatch and bite starting in April and are active through the fall. Here is some handy …

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Inflammation and Hives from Kemushi (Caterpillars) https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/kemushi-caterpillars/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/kemushi-caterpillars/#respond Mon, 07 May 2018 00:06:45 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=45065 If you have curious kids who love bugs then tell them to stay away from this one, the hairy caterpillar/kemushi. Take care to avoid these “hairy” caterpillars as they have developed hairs or sharp spines that are capable of transmitting various toxins causing inflammation and hives on the skin. In most cases direct contact with the insect is necessary to …

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Great Gluten-Free Products from HealthyTokyo https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/great-gluten-free-products-from-healthytokyo/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/great-gluten-free-products-from-healthytokyo/#comments Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:40:26 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=39722 If you have a family member who is celiac or just cutting back on gluten, check out these Great Gluten-Free Products from HealthyTokyo. Learn about gluten-free diets on the HealthyTokyo blog. HealthyTokyo, an English language online retailer, and health concierge service have a good selection of healthy products which can ship to most locations in …

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Five Common Contagious Children’s Skin Ailments in Japan – What is it? How to cure? https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/five-common-contagious-childrens-skin-ailments-in-japan/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/five-common-contagious-childrens-skin-ailments-in-japan/#respond Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:00:20 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=35055 School is in session which means sports and sitting close to each other, but also some contagious children’s ailments. Be prepared and know what to look for. Here are five common contagious children’s ailments in Japan.  We also have a list of skin conditions which are causes by heat and bugs here. To help you …

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Six Common Children’s Skin Rashes in Japan – Heat, Virus or Bug? https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/six-common-childrens-skin-rashes-in-japan/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/six-common-childrens-skin-rashes-in-japan/#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:00:17 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=34404 If your child suddenly has a skin rash the cause could be heat to a virus – check out six common children’s skin rashes in Japan. The summer months in Japan are warm and moist with lots of outdoor play which can lead to skin rashes and bug bites. Inspect your child’s body closely each …

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