Women's Health

Women's Health

Women's Health services offered in Edgewater, NJ

Women's health encompasses a wide range of health concerns, from reproductive health to menopause and beyond, making it a critical area that demands specialized attention. At Hibari Family Medical in Edgewater, New Jersey, Chika Kuwama, MD, and the team deliver comprehensive health care to women of all ages. The multilingual team incorporates Japanese hospitality into every visit to ensure the diverse communities they serve receive the personalized care they deserve. Call or schedule an appointment online today to learn more.

Women's Health Q & A

What is women’s health?

Women's health is a field of medicine that focuses on the unique health needs of women throughout their lives. It includes a variety of medical services, such as regular check-ups, screenings, and treatments for both acute and chronic illnesses.

Women have different physical, mental, and emotional needs than men, and it's essential to address these differences in order to promote their overall health and well-being. By prioritizing their health care and partnering with specialized providers, women can take advantage of personalized plans that meet their individual needs and help them achieve optimal health.

What are the top women’s health issues?

Women experience many health challenges that require specialized care. Some of the top health concerns women face as they age include:

  • Pelvic pain
  • Irregular menstruation or heavy bleeding
  • Breast cancer
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancer
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Reproductive health (fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth)
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and multiple sclerosis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs) 
  • Stress urinary incontinence

At Hibari Family Medical, the team understands the unique health concerns that women face throughout their lives. The practice offers a range of women's health services to support your health and wellness at every stage of life.

What are the benefits of women’s health care?

Regular women's health care is essential for maintaining overall wellness and preventing illness. Women's health care can also provide early detection and treatment for health conditions, improving outcomes and quality of life.

Benefits of women's health care may include:

  • Prevention and early detection of reproductive cancers
  • Chronic disease prevention 
  • Reduced symptoms of menopause
  • Mental health support
  • Sexual health care

Scheduling routine visits with your women’s health care provider at Hibari Family Medical can lead to better health outcomes overall.

What does women’s health care include?

Hibari Family Medical delivers a range of women’s health services to patients as they navigate puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. Services the team provides include:

  • Pelvic exams
  • Pap smears
  • Breast exams
  • Contraception counseling
  • Family planning
  • Well-woman exams
  • Menopause management

Hibari Family Medical proudly offers comprehensive care for women. To learn more, call the clinic today or schedule an appointment online.