Dr. Elena Zarifis is a board certified, fully licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Oakville and Burlington, Ontario.
Dr. Elena has a general practice, with a special interest in Gut, Brain, Thyroid and overall hormone health.
She commonly sees patients with digestive/gut, skin, mood, sleep, stress, energy or hormonal issues, as well as active individuals who are looking to optimize their health and performance.
Dr. Elena is passionate about helping people achieve better health , and believes that reaching your health goals should be done in a realistic and sustainable way.
If you are suffering from chronic disease, digestive, hormonal, immunity, sleep, stress or other issues ; these issues could be the limiting factor in getting you to that next level of health, happiness and performance.
As a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Elena is passionate about:
Naturopathic Medicine involves a comprehensive, functional medicine approach to healthcare.
By working to determine the root cause of disease using in-depth intakes, compassionate listening, and advanced testing when indicated, Naturopathic Doctors aim to identify the biochemical and physiological imbalances within the individual, and use natural , scientifically-proven solutions in an aim to rectify these imbalances.
Naturopathic Medicine combines traditional wisdom and modern, evidence-based medicine in an effort to identify and remove obstacles to help you achieve better health.
Naturopathic Doctors aim to use a combination of the safest and most effective treatment as necessary for each patient , through minimally invasive techniques.
Naturopathic Doctors recognize the body’s inherent ability to heal itself , and aim to support the body by working to identify and remove obstacles to health.
Naturopathic Doctors aim to identify, address and remove the underlying root causes of disease and dysfunction.
Through education and support for their patients, NDs empower patients to take responsibility for their own health, and value the doctor-patient relationship this builds.
The body is an integrated whole being, each system is highly connected, and thus should be assessed and treated this way .
Naturopathic Doctors treat the patient, not the disease.
A naturopathic assessment addresses the nutritional status, lifestyle, family history, physical, mental, emotional, genetic, environmental and social factors in a person’s life.
Naturopathic Doctors promote a focus on overall health, wellness and disease prevention.
Dr. Elena, ND spends the time and effort to thoroughly investigate your case in an aim to get to the root of your concerns.
This is done through a detailed history intake, research done outside of appointment hours, and if indicated; the ability to order and examine comprehensive lab work.
Dr. Elena, ND highly values the importance of active listening with compassion and empathy.
Realistic and Sustainable
Dr. Elena, ND focuses on using Acupuncture, Lifestyle Modifications , Botanical Medicine and Nutrition/supplementation, and aims to treat the root of the concern while providing symptomatic relief when indicated and possible.
More specifically, Dr. Elena uses an evidence-based approach and structures her practice around treating the whole person.
Dr. Elena Zarifis is a Naturopathic Doctor who is passionate about helping you achieve better health.
She has a special interest gut, brain and thyroid health along with their effect on the body over all.
She also enjoys providing Naturopathic Medicine for active adults with the ultimate goal to optimize your health, in order to have you feeling and performing your best.