Arna Devcich, Reg Naturopath and Medical Herbalist (BNatMed)
Arna Devcich (Reg Naturopath and Medical Herbalist)
Arna Devcich has a degree in Natural Medicine (BNatMed) and is a member of the Naturopaths and Medical Herbalists of NZ Association. She has a passion for learning all things holistic.
As a teenager, Arna was diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, a rare condition in which there are abnormal connections between blood vessels, preventing her from excessive physical activity. This took her on her own health journey, leading her to studying natural medicine at South Pacific College of Natural Medicine. Arna also successfully addressed other health challenges, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and menstrual issues, using natural medicines and nutrition.
Arna understands the struggle a day can be when you are in pain and/or discomfort. That is why she is determined to spread hope to young people that herbal medicine, healing foods, lifestyle changes, and the right nutrients can do wonders.
Arna’s areas of interest include:
- Digestive problems (SIBO, IBS, constipation, malabsorption, reflux, liver & gallbladder issues)
- Hormonal and reproductive issues
- Immune support
- Stress management
- Chronic fatigue
- Sleep support
- Food intolerances & nutrient deficiencies
How A Consultation with Arna Devcich, Registered Naturopath, works
The first consultation is to get to know you and start to investigate the underlying cause of your health challenges. The 90-minute session dives deep into your health history, food intake, and targeted body systems. She may recommend functional testing in search of more answers. Follow-ups are to track your progress, introduce new recommendations and go over testing. Consider Arna as your personal health investigator and knowledgeable cheerleader.
Arna respects we are all at different stages of our health journey, and consultation time is a chance for you to talk about yourself and your health concerns, knowing you will be be listened to and heard! You can expect explanations that connect factors leading to your symptoms, personalised tips to help you care for your own health. The goal is to empower you to support your body’s capacity to heal, and restore balance so that illness is less likely to occur in the future. Individualised prescriptions for diet, nutrition and herbal medicine are also provided.
Arna looks forward to working with you and supporting you on your health journey.