Joanna Sochan

About Joanna Sochan

Joanna Sochan is a Natural Therapist and founder of Naturimedica Holistic Health & Wellness. She is a fatigue, sleep and gut health expert helping tired, stressed or unwell individuals to regain their energy, recover from adrenal fatigue, sleep better and be more relaxed and calm. Joanna practices in Sydney and Lake Macquarie and also conducts online consultations for clients Australia-wide. Visit Joanna's website https://www.naturimedica.com for more information on how she can help.
7 01, 2020

Natural aids for bushfire smoke inhalation

2020-01-09T20:31:41+11:00

As I write this, we're in the midst of devastating bushfires here in Australia that've been continuing for many months now. Even people living far away from the fires or along the coast close to water have been impacted by the smoke and dust as it travels across the land. This resulted in wide-spread bushfire [...]

Natural aids for bushfire smoke inhalation2020-01-09T20:31:41+11:00
2 01, 2020

Can multivitamins cause anxiety or panic attacks?

2020-01-02T17:21:34+11:00

Question: I have had two experiences in the past 3 years where I have taken multivitamins to boost my wellbeing at the time, and then about a week into taking them started to have very out of character anxiety levels and panic attacks. I correlate these attacks to the use of the multivitamins because both [...]

Can multivitamins cause anxiety or panic attacks?2020-01-02T17:21:34+11:00
17 12, 2019

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea

2019-12-17T21:49:30+11:00

Most of us need some digestive first aid after overindulging during the festive season or just eating too much any day. Here are my best tried and tested digestive first aid home remedies to relieve most digestive upsets. It may be a good idea to print and keep them handy in the kitchen! Bloating and [...]

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea2019-12-17T21:49:30+11:00
8 12, 2019

Smoothie recipes: How to make quick and healthy smoothies

2019-12-08T21:44:23+11:00

Smoothies are such a typical 21st century food – compact, abundant in nutrients and quick and easy to make! And what a great way to start the day! Freshly made is best but if mornings are hectic, you can make your smoothie the night before, refrigerate it and then re-mix it in the morning. In [...]

Smoothie recipes: How to make quick and healthy smoothies2019-12-08T21:44:23+11:00
26 11, 2019

Top sleep enhancing nutrients: inositol and L-theanine

2019-12-17T22:12:08+11:00

I'm always on a lookout for effective, safe and readily available sleep enhancing nutrients to test them myself as well as make effective recommendations to my clients. In my previous post I talked about how calming minerals magnesium and calcium promote more restful and uninterrupted sleep. In addition to magnesium and calcium, my other highly [...]

Top sleep enhancing nutrients: inositol and L-theanine2019-12-17T22:12:08+11:00
18 11, 2019

Adrenal fatigue and sleep connection

2019-11-18T21:21:20+11:00

Sleep and cortisol levels are closely related Both stress and adrenal function affect sleep in many ways, therefore adrenal fatigue, sleep and cortisol secretion are closely linked. In this blog I'd like to clarify and explain how they influence each other. To start with, a lack of sleep itself is often a significant factor contributing [...]

Adrenal fatigue and sleep connection2019-11-18T21:21:20+11:00
6 11, 2019

Top nutrition tips for insomnia and interrupted sleep

2019-11-06T18:29:38+11:00

Did you know that sleeping better is one of the most underrated as well as the easiest and most simple things you CAN do to improve your health fast - starting today? I'm confident my top nutrition tips for insomnia and interrupted sleep discussed in this post will make a big difference to your sleep [...]

Top nutrition tips for insomnia and interrupted sleep2019-11-06T18:29:38+11:00
30 10, 2019

Gotu kola: uses and benefits for skin, stomach ulcers and memory

2019-10-30T09:26:29+11:00

Gotu kola - aka 'botox in a bottle Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a native herb of South Africa, India and Sri Lanka which has been a major herb used in Ayurvedic medicine for the last 3,000 years. Its leafy greens are an important food source in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Thailand. Leaves are used [...]

Gotu kola: uses and benefits for skin, stomach ulcers and memory2019-10-30T09:26:29+11:00
17 10, 2019

Constipation and letting go remedy: Bottlebrush flower essence

2019-10-17T20:42:24+11:00

Australian bush flowers are so remarkable in their beauty, colours and shapes! One of my favourites is Bottlebrush (Callistemon linearis), a common native tree that can grow up to 3 meters. The beautiful, brilliant red or dark pink flowers appear during spring and last for 2-3 weeks making the parks and gardens very beautiful and [...]

Constipation and letting go remedy: Bottlebrush flower essence2019-10-17T20:42:24+11:00
10 10, 2019

Foods and home remedies for deep sleep

2019-10-10T20:42:06+11:00

Sleep Let's talk about sleep! You do it every night but most likely not enough to feel energetic, healthy and well. It’s too easy to put sleep at the bottom of your priorities as our culture encourages and even glorifies skipping sleep. (At the bottom of this article you can download my FREE  Top 3 [...]

Foods and home remedies for deep sleep2019-10-10T20:42:06+11:00
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