Category Archive: Medical

Health Hazards After The Flood

Health Hazards After The Flood Now that the hurricanes have passed a large portion of our countries resources are dealing with the aftermath of the winds, but also in the form of flooding. Not just our country either but the Caribbean is so wreaked it may never really recover. All this and the Northern and Northwestern states have not even …

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Treating Soft Tissue Injuries with the R.I.C.E Method

Treating Soft Tissue Injuries with the R.I.C.E Method Too often in today’s world we underestimate the damage and pain that can come from soft tissue injuries like pulled muscles and sprains. These injuries if not treated properly when they occur can cause permanent damage to the body. These types of injuries will be very common …

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Common Vitamin Deficiencies: Recognizing and Resolving

Common Vitamin Deficiencies: Recognizing and Resolving We don’t always eat to live. I know that sounds odd, but it’s true. We eat because we are hungry but don’t always look at the foods we eat as fuel that breaks down to service our bodies. This means the different vitamins and minerals work toward the benefit …

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Prepping For Sleep Apnea

Prepping For Sleep Apnea If you don’t know what sleep apnea is you are fortunate enough to not to have it nor know anyone with it. It is a condition that causes the sufferer to stop breathing during their sleep. Often times many times an hour each night. This of course is scary not only …

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Grow Your Own First Aid Kit

Grow Your Own First Aid Kit The first rule of using herbal medicine is to never replace your doctor’s advice with such remedies. Then insure that any herb used is cleared by your physician to avoid side effects or drug interactions. Just because it’s herbal doesn’t mean it’s safe. Our modern day medicines are often …

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MIY Marigold Extract

MIY Marigold Extract Another of nature’s gifts to us is the simple marigold. Used for a number of herbal remedies. Not hard to make into your own extract either! First see its benefits and uses linked below Marigold/Calendula Benefits Then see how to MIY (make it yourself) linked below from Prepping A2Z How To Make …

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Prepper Books Worth Buying

Prepper Books Worth Buying I believe strongly that knowledge is power. We have all heard the prepper’s adage that knowledge is the lightest thing you carry with you. I believe in this strongly enough that daily on our Facebook page I locate and offer you a kindle book that is at that time available for downloading …

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Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants

Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants If there is a major SHTF event there will be a problem accessing medical care. We see this in Venezuela since their economic collapse and we have seen it in the past in war torn countries. We have also seen this issue in shorter term natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina. …

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Are Expired EpiPens Safe for SHTF Use?

Are Expired EpiPens Safe for SHTF Use? Who can forget when  EpiPens rose in price to a cost that is too often too high for many people who need them? To need one and not have one is a terrifying thought. Since they do come with an expiration date and a high cost, how does …

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Using Sulfa as a Survival Antibiotic

Using Sulfa as a Survival Antibiotic It used to be a question asked a lot on all the preparedness sites ” What do we do about antibiotics for the injured and sick when there may not be legitimate medical resources?” Then we learned that fish antibiotics which can be purchased without a prescription are very …

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