Medical

How You Can Prevent (and Treat!) Venomous Snake Bites

How You Can Prevent (and Treat!) Venomous Snake Bites

If there’s one thing that is guaranteed to send shivers down the spine of even the most experienced trekker, it’s the sight of a venomous snake.

Every year in North America, there are a reported 8,000 bites by venomous snakes – and the figures unreported bites are thought to be much higher. This might sound like a startlingly large number, however, the truth is that very few of these bites result in death. In fact, it is estimated that there just five fatalities per year. To put things into perspective, you are nine times more likely to be killed by lightning than a snake.

How to Build a Prepper First-Aid Pouch

How to Build a Prepper First-Aid Pouch

Survival has evolved from a fight for man’s very existence to a business model. On sites such as Amazon etc. one can buy ready made kits and equipment that promise to protect an individual or a whole family. I am sure China is kept busy churning out disaster packs that include flimsy led lights, a couple of bandages, water packs and edible food.

Choosing the Best Containers for Your  Stockpile

Choosing the Best Containers for Your Stockpile

So you spent time and money putting together a stockpile to last you weeks, maybe even months. You chose the foods with the longest shelf life, you made sure you only got things your family enjoys and you cached them in various places around the house, maybe even at your bug out location.

Helpful Holistic Organic Tips for Survival Emergency Prepping

Preparing for emergencies is not just about preparing for the “end of the world as we know it”. It is important to prepare the body, the mind, and the spirit to be able to do better than just cope and survive. We all have important self-care needs and the last thing we need to be concerned about when the worst case scenarios occur is wondering where our food will come from, how we will take care of our hygiene, and how our families will cope and stay healthy.

Prepping and Your Health

Prepping and Your Health

Organic essential oils are a very important part of my holistic self-care and survival. I suffer from painful chemical sensitivity and

Activated Charcoal: A Must-Have Item in Every Preppers Med Kit

Activated Charcoal: A Must-Have Item in Every Preppers Med Kit

If I were to guess, activated charcoal is probably not one of the items found in your med kit right now.

Well, it’s time you change that…

The thing is, in a long-term disaster or a post-collapse situation, you’ll likely not have access to professional medical help. And if you or your loved one accidentally ingests something poisonous, it could end up being a very bad day for you or yours.

Ebola Prevention in a Grid-Down World

Hey guys, just wanted to quickly let you know about a document I found buried in the CDC website. It’s an older document (written in 1998) that provides an excellent resource for Ebola prevention in a time when modern medical facilities might not be available.

36 Awesome Baking Soda Uses for Preppers

36 Awesome Baking Soda Uses for Preppers

As preppers we tend to accumulate stuff. This, for obvious reasons, is a good thing, but on the other hand, our pantries, closets and other storage places tend to fill up. In many ways prepping and hoarding can be a fine line (except our stuff is much cooler 😉 ). At any rate, to save space, it’s […]

How to Stock up on Antibiotics without a Prescription

How to Stock up on Antibiotics without a Prescription

What we nowadays take for granted, could become life-threatening in a collapse type situation.

For example, a good friend of mine got a simple scratch from his cat which developed into sepsis. Because he was able to get to a doctors and be treated with antibiotics nothing really happened but the thought came to him, if he didn’t have access to modern medicine, he probably would not be here right now.

Top 10 Items to Include in Your First-Aid Kit

While your first-kit should be tailored to your specific situation, here are the 10 basic items that should be in every first-aid kit: