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

‘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.

All hormone medications are not the same

Talk to your doctor about finding the right fit for you.

Weather your perfect storm

Ladies, get the skinny on the 'big change' and make a plan to tackle it. Here's a hint: Getting out in front of menopause is key.

Own your future

Every strong plan starts with a goal. Begin today to be the person you want to be tomorrow.

The power of walking

Don't underestimate the power of putting one foot in front of the other. Start out slow to achieve your wellness goals.

Conquer your sleep issues

Don't count sheep, Ladies. Go to your Zen spot and watch the magic happen.

Find your inner beauty

It starts with SEEDS.

Hot flashes and night sweats

Is estrogen the answer for you? It could get you back on track and feeling like your old self again.

Kick dreaded belly fat to the curb

Avoid—or handle—this common midlife health issue once and for all.

The benefits of being physically fit

One woman figures out how to look 'hot' at any age. You can, too.

Stay healthy the natural way

Local farmer's markets have plenty to offer.