Easy Survival Medicine HAM Radio DIY Build

HAM Radio Build

Video Post Emergency communications have always been integral to medicine. In this video post we’ll be showing you a quick and easy Survival Medicine HAM radio build. The entire project ran about $270! There are multiple advantages of using a battery charger over a standard power supply. Chargers not only provide a portable “jumper charge” for car batteries, but also […]

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Can Eating Worms Help Treat Allergies & Autoimmune Diseases?

Hookworms for autoimmune disease

First it sounds crazy… then it sounds gross. But there might be a legitimate rational for infecting yourself with a parasite. In fact, if you already have an autoimmune disease, you might not want to wait until the world implodes to take one! The Hygiene Hypothesis – One of the Craziest and Heretical Theories in Medicine 1989 saw one of the […]

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Stunning Facts Preppers Need to Know About Leeches in 3 Min

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Warning: Some of the images shown were taken at the time of surgery and are graphic. You might want to skip this post if you have a weak stomach. For years it’s been believed leeches do not carry diseases capable of infecting humans. This is slowly changing. While rare, infections and complications do occur. We will discuss which fish antibiotics […]

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How to Treat Smoke Induced Shortness of Breath in Preppers

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Having an inhaler in your med kit can make all the difference in treating breathing problems inevitable during smoke filled apocalyptic disasters. Our last post discussed treating Sinusitis during these terrible times. Now we’ll extend our discussion to the lungs – and see that an inhaler can be one of the most valuable additions to your medical preps. Smoke inhalation […]

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Tips for Treating Sinusitis with Fish Antibiotics

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Sinus infections are a predictable manifestation of the smoke and destruction inseparable from war and catastrophe. Preppers should know how to treat this condition, as odds are, you’ll be affected by it during the initial days of a disaster. It’s the headaches mixed with profound congestion making these infections so enjoyable.  Add in the difficulty breathing from accompanying bronchitis or […]

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Building an Underground Shelter or Triage for TEOTWAWKI

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Guest Post – Australia  Among their many post-service uses, shipping containers make an excellent underground shelter. They are already widely used for temporary housing projects in disaster-stricken areas, after hurricanes, tsunamis and floods. However, if they are modified by preppers accordingly, containers can be dug in and fortified, preparing you for the end of the world as we know it […]

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The Truth Behind Treating Chronic Pain for Preppers

Treating Chronic Pain

The Secret to Treating Chronic Pain When Medications Won’t be Available There’s a medical secret that took me 25 years to flush out. This secret was a hard lesson learned, and goes like this: There is little a physician can do to treat chronic pain without causing as much damage to the person as the disease itself. Powerful opiates kill […]

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The Story Behind Fish Antibiotics for New Medical Preppers

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Preppers anguish over antibiotics.  They tend to be concerned with their availability after a collapse.  Hopefully this post will dissolve those worries.  Like narcotics, the value of antibiotics is known intrinsically to just about everyone.  Both are just about as valuable in bartering, as in health.  But they can be hard to come by.  Buying them overseas through the internet […]

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Treating Survival Belt Syndrome in Preppers

survival belt syndrome

How Your Survival Belt Might Get on Your Nerves!   Survival belts have become more durable and able to carry more gear over the last decade. But improvements in design come at a price. What was once a rare condition is likely to become more common as preppers accessorize and add weight to belt systems. One consequence of this change […]

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Three Dollars to Building a Suturing Capable First Aid Kit

Straight Needle Suture

Three Dollars Will Cover Your First Aid Kit Suturing Needs Suturing wounds closed is one of the easiest and rewarding skills a prepper can learn, and for $3 a person, it’s an inexpensive way to dramatically increase the functional capacity of your first aid kit. It’s time well spent, and adds another valuable contribution you bring to your group.  Practice […]

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Prepping for Pediatric Problems: When “It’s Not a Tumor”

OSD is Painful

Are All Bony Growths Cancers? And… What is Osgood Schlatter Disease? Sometimes we forget to include the kids in our medical preps. We also forget kids are not just small adults, at least not when viewed from a medical perspective. They have their own medical problems adults don’t experience. One of those problems involves the sudden appearance of a bony […]

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Six Tips to Preparing for Random Medical Emergencies

Random Behavior

Random Medical Emergencies are Commonplace!   As a surgeon working with people with cancer, I hear certain themes frequently I’d rather forget. Stuff I try and tuck away in the back of my mind far from sight. Among the most disturbing is the common reflection: “Doc, whatever it is that finally get’s you… you’ll never see it coming.” If you’re […]

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Five Secrets Preppers Must Know About Fish Antibiotics

Vermox for Pinworms

5 Critically Important Secrets Preppers Must Know About Fish Antibiotics  Preppers generally limit themselves to the popular five fish antibiotics. The problem is two of them are almost useless in many parts of America because of antibiotic resistance, and the others only cover half your needs. Find out what you’ll really want now! The Popular Five Fish Antibiotics Are Only Half […]

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Treating Dental Pain – Six Effective Tips for Preppers

Treating Dental Emergencies

Coping with Dental Pain, Broken Teeth, and Other Dental Emergencies Our Thanks to Lillian Connors of Australia for this Great Guest Post! A toothache is one of the most unbearable pains you’ll ever experience. When facing dental pain and other dental emergencies, don’t expect them to go away spontaneously. Ignoring it is the worst possible solution. The moment you feel […]

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Treating Lightning Strikes in Preppers – It’s Bizarre!

Treating Lightning Strikes

Treating Lightning Strikes in Two Minutes Lightning strikes can create huge problems while bugging-out.  In this post we’ll be discussing how to treat those who’ve been hit…and it’s easier than you think!  Did you know that there’s always a lightning storm, 24 hours a day, occurring somewhere on the planet? Or that lightening does strike twice, even three times in the […]

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Is Fever the Best Antibiotic for a Prepper’s Medical Kit?

Treating Fever

Fever is Natures Oldest Antibiotic I have seen the strangest protocols used in hospitals. One involving medical or health care workers removing the blankets of patents with fever comes to mind. This is ridiculous. Fever is your friend – until it gets to high. It’s natures built-in antibiotic, and the only one likely to be widely available in a global disaster. In […]

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Natural Cures for Preppers – Pink Eye and Eye Injuries

Natural Cures for Pink Eye

Natural Cures and Quick Fixes for Eye Problems in Preppers Eye injuries and infections like pink eye can be as disabling to a prepper as a broken arm or leg.  Debris from disasters often stays suspended in the atmosphere for hours to days.  Recall those images of 9/11 and you’ll see why it’s important to feel comfortable treating eye scratches […]

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Five Places for Hiding Medications After a Disaster

Medication Hiding Spots

Medical Prepping & DIY Tips Courtesy of USPreppers.com When one talks disaster prepping, conversation tends to circulate around the topic of storage. Storage of food, water, guns and even electrical power but storing and hiding medications that so many depend on daily doesn’t garner nearly as much discussion. First aid kits – and how to stock them – does enjoy a […]

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