Category «Medical Preparedness»

Secret to Stopping a Nosebleed

Life’s challenges present great opportunities to gain hidden treasures of knowledge. At 8:30 on Sunday morning I received a call asking for tips to stop a nosebleed. My dear mother-in-law had been up since 3 am with a bloody nose. She has a history of nosebleeds and is pretty up-to-date on the options, which she …

The Ebola Virus — Thoughts From Dr. Kyle Christensen

As preppers, we are carefully watching the Ebola Virus. I received this article from our friend and master herbalist, Dr. Kyle Christensen. You can visit his blog at DrKyleChristensen.blogspot.com  or his website for more information. I share his article, The Ebola Virus, with his permission … Pretty scary stuff we are reading about these days. …

The Provident Prepper Blog Tour a Great Success

Just what do people think about The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies? (name recently changed to The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies). We hosted a blog tour to find out and were quite pleased by the results. We invited a wide range of bloggers to review …

Prepping Tools for Medical Care

Tonight I visited my father-in-law, Paul, who is struggling with cancer. We were called over because he was acting loopy, tired, and out-of-sorts. He had just been put on home oxygen yesterday. In my efforts to help, I was asked to run over to a neighbor’s home to borrow a  to evaluate the oxygen level in …

Antibiotic Stockpiling

Prepping would be easy if you really understood what it is you are preparing for. The best we can do is calculate our personal risk and prepare for those events which are most likely to personally effect us. Disasters can bring with them all kinds of disruptions to our “normal” lifestyle. Medical care, supplies, and …