Dr. Erin Ellis

Got Flax?

Got flax?  The hormone superfood. What in the heck are flax seeds? Flaxseeds have been around for years and are considered an original superfood (still trying to find this list of original superfoods). Here are some reasons why you should put a bag in your grocery cart! An AMAZING source of Omega-3s. Are you vegan […]

Want To Get Pregnant or Avoid Making A Baby?

Want to either GET pregnant or AVOID pregnancy? These facts about your menstrual cycle + fertility will help you! Did you know… 🩸A normal or healthy menstrual cycle is clinically defined as a cycle lasting anywhere between 21 and 35 days. A recent study of 98,903 women showed that 95% of women have cycles between […]

5 Reasons To See A Naturopathic Doctor

Considering adding a naturopathic doctor to your health team? Here are five reasons why I might be the right fit for your health journey:   Personalized Care: I believe in treating the individual, not just the symptoms. You’ll receive personalized care tailored to your unique needs and lifestyle.   Holistic Approach: My approach is comprehensive […]

Is Your Period Healthy?

Is your period healthy? FLOW: how heavy is it? Are you changing every 1-2 hours or every 3-4 hours? Are you leaking? Also, what’s the color/consistency of your flow? LENGTH: how long are you bleeding? Are you bleeding for 3-7 days or 7-9 days? REGULAR: do you know when your period comes? Is it around […]

Period Panties For The Win

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Have you tried period panties?  If not, you should!  I recently was sent a pair by FriPeriod and I have to say I’m a fan!  I was a little skeptical, but they kept me fresh, comfortable and worry-free!   Check out this Reel I created to learn more about why I love FriPeriod (this link will save you […]

4 Things That Make Your Period More Painful

Here are a few things that make your period more painful: Poor sleep.  Sleep is a backbone to optimal health and if we aren’t giving your body the rest it deserves it can’t do what it needs to do while we sleep.  Poor sleep also increases stress which increases inflammation which increases period pain. Alcohol.  […]

What Does Your Period Blood Mean?

Ever wonder why your period blood looks different?  Here is a breakdown of what the colors mean.   Red.  This is your typical, normal period blood.  It also means your flow is healthy.   Deep Red.  This can signify old blood and can come at the beginning or end of your period.   Pink.  This might […]

Menstrual Migraines

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Do you suffer from menstrual migraines (a headache that comes right before or during Aunt Flow?). This could be due to several reasons:   Hormone fluctuations.  Typically I see this in patients who have a sudden drop in progesterone or a lack of progesterone.  Both can trigger a migraine.  This is why doing comprehensive lab work […]

Just Breathe

healthy breathing.

Your tip today to help your health…and your hormones is to just breathe.