Tag «medical preparedness»

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – September Goal

Do you know how to treat this? Do you have the supplies at home to take care of someone you love if they suddenly look like this ? Simple over-the-counter medications can treat many of life’s minor medical problems such as these unexplained hives. Cynthia J. Koelker, MD, the author of the book Armageddon Medicine, is …

Ebola at Your Door? Review Our Pandemic Preps Checklist

The threat of an Ebola outbreak in the United States appears to be a real possibility. It is time to check your preparations and ensure that everything is in order. How do you prepare for a pandemic anyway? Ebola has a very high mortality rate. Your best chance of surviving is to avoid the virus …

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. …

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 …