Lynn Pattimakiel, MD
- OB/GYN and Women’s Health Institute
- Center for Specialized Women’s Health
- Cleveland Clinic
Menopause is a normal condition that all women experience as they age. The term menopause is commonly used to describe any of the changes a woman experiences either just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of her reproductive period. Many women have questions about their health care, especially during this time of change. Now is your chance to learn about the symptoms of menopause and how to manage them most effectively.
Am I going through menopause? What health changes can I expect before, during, and after menopause? Confused about hormone replacement therapy? Wondering if you really need a yearly mammogram?
Dr. Lynn Pattimakiel, women’s health specialist gently reminds women that midlife is not only a time of change but also a time of great freedom. Now is the time to ask questions about hot flashes and how to get a good night's sleep; the facts about vitamins, supplements, and antidepressants; using diet and exercise to boost energy; the basics of good bone health; preventing cancer and heart disease; and how to recharge your sex life.
Dr. Lynn Pattimakiel is an internal medicine physician and has an appointment in the interdisciplinary Cleveland Clinic Center for Specialized Women’s Health. Join Dr. Pattimakiel in a secure, online environment for answers to your questions about general health, the effects of aging, menopause and current understanding of the role of menopausal hormone therapy.
To make an appointment with Dr. Lynn Pattimakiel or any of the other specialists in our Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, please call 216.444.4HER or call toll-free at 800.223.2273, ext. 44437. You can also visit us online at www.clevelandclinic.org/womenshealth.
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