As a woman, your body is unique, and your healthcare should be too. At Marlene Rocha Farooq, MD, in Long Beach, California, women can address a wide range of medical concerns that have to do with hormones, aging, reproductive challenges, and more. With Dr. Farooq, you’ll find a trusted partner to help you navigate both small and significant health decisions that support your physical and mental well-being.

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What is women’s health?

While men and women can develop the same conditions or diseases, some health problems affect women differently. Moreover, the hormonal and reproductive health challenges that are unique to women can impact health and well-being over the course of a woman’s entire life.

Dr. Farooq offers a full range of OB/GYN services for women that include diagnostic tests, annual physicals, age-specific screening exams, and customized care for acute and chronic conditions. You can also utilize her expertise to start your family planning process or to discuss your options for birth control.

With a focus on individualized care, your unique needs as a female are Dr. Farooq’s primary concern.

What are women’s health services?

Depending on your age and your health needs, you might benefit from several different women’s health services, including:

  • Menopause treatment
  • Pelvic exam and Pap smear
  • Routine screenings for female-specific cancers
  • Breast exam
  • STD screening and treatment
  • Hysterectomy
  • Colposcopy
  • Treatment of fibroids or cysts
  • Diagnosis and treatment of menstruation-related problems

Dr. Farooq can also help women address common hormonal conditions, weight gain, or other problems that are unique to the female body.

What are the benefits of women’s health services?

Dr. Farooq aims to support the individual path and needs of each patient, taking into account your goals and preferences. She believes there are many roads to healing and that a combination of different approaches can support your health.

Since your well-being as a woman is tied to the health of your hormones and reproductive system, having a physician who specializes in these specific areas allows you to get the most focused care.

Dr. Farooq can work directly with your primary care physician to support your health in an integrative way. She can identify problems unique to your female body early on, giving you the confidence to make informed decisions about your health.

With regular visits, Dr. Farooq can ensure you’re healthy at every stage of your life, whether you’re starting a family, navigating menopause, or simply trying to solve a health problem that’s been plaguing you.

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