Category: medicine

Autistic Meltdowns vs. Shutdowns

Meltdowns. Shutdowns. Two dreaded words that you never want to hear if you have an autistic loved one. And if you are autistic, these are the two most dreadful experiences you probably face… Living inside a meltdown or shutdown is always, always, always harder than witnessing a meltdown or shutdown. I’m going to touch on this subject in 600…

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Diffused Essential Oils for Depression

The following essential oils have been suggested for depression: basil; bergamot; cedarwood; chamomile; clary sage; jasmine; geranium; ginger; grapefruit; frankincense; lavender; orange; patchouli; peppermint; rose; rosemary; sandalwood; turmeric; vetiver; ylang-ylang. Reading Aromatherapy I recommend exploring the four links I embedded above, if you’d like to read more about the effects of specific essential oils; or…

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IBS & Cinnamon

My stomach hurts, at one point or another, every day. View this post on Instagram Neon ink sketch of my stomach problems. . . . #autismawareness #autism #inkart #digestion #irritablebowelsyndrome #doodlesofinstagram #sickandtiredofbeingsickandtired A post shared by Kourtnie McKenzie (@kourtnienet) on Apr 9, 2018 at 12:08pm PDT Sometimes it sets up additional challenges for me. For…

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