Author:

Diana Bitner, MD

Diana Bitner, MD, NCMP, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Bitner is a certified menopause physician through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and was named the 2015 menopause practitioner of the year by NAMS. She has also completed specialized training with the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH). Her interests include women’s wellness, prevention of heart disease, menopause, perimenopause, laparoscopic and robotic pelvic surgery, and pelvic pain. She is also fluent in Portuguese.

Posts from Diana Bitner, MD

When autumn can’t come soon enough

Hot weather isn't always a breeze—but there are ways to brave the inevitable stormy days.

Enjoy sugar, but in moderation

The best advice you'll ever hear: Grow with SEEDS—the Seven Essential Elements of Daily Success.

Is pain ruining your sex life?

Read this guide to sex after menopause to get your groove back.

Manage menopause with a mantra

Claim power over the situations that occur in your life with a commitment to living your best life.

Sound solutions for better sleep

One of the most frequent complaints women have about midlife and menopause is trouble getting enough Zzzs. A doctor shares how to throw out the sheep for good.

Confused about heart disease and menopause?

This physician shares how to determine when your symptoms require a full evaluation.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

Banking with brain chemicals

Hormones can wreak havoc on our sleep, mood and bodies. Here's the 411 on how three women reclaimed their lives.

Quit smoking—for good

Make a plan today for a better tomorrow.

Get your groove back

Sexual health is a part of life that shouldn't be sidelined. There are solutions if you're no longer enjoying the pleasures of intimacy.

‘SEEDS’ require water

Proper hydration is one of the most important aspects of the Seven Essential Elements of Daily Success.

Have the dry eyes of menopause?

You don't need to suffer. Here's what you need to know about this common-yet-complex problem.