How To Deal With Traumatic Injuries In The Field

how to deal with violent injuries in the field

The most lethal poison known to man is testosterone. It is not by chance that men make up 93 percent of the federal prison population. Most guys, as any woman will tell you, are infantile and self-destructive—sometimes for hours on end.

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What You Should Know Before Signing Up For A Martial Arts Class

what you should know before signing up for a martial arts class

Martial arts are an excellent way to stay fit, get regular exercise, and learn a valuable way to defend yourself from those who wish to harm you.

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Medical Procedure – IV Basics For The Prepper Medic

medical procedure iv basics for the prepper medic

The prepper with medical training must deal with a wide range of medical issues. When you don’t have access to modern medical facilities, bleeding, broken bones, burns, and infections can pose serious problems.

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A Few Things To Know When Conventional Medical Care Is Unavailable

a few things to know when conventional medical care is unavailable

We all do our best to be prepared in case of an emergency; however, unexpected events that we have no control over do occur. When disaster strikes, we frequently take medical care for granted. Hospitals and doctors are usually available when we need them, but what happens when a hospital is destroyed by a natural or man-made disaster?

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Recognizing And Dealing With Shock

recognizing and dealing with shock

Shock can have many different meanings. A movie’s plot twist could be shocking to some. Touching a live wire could result in a shock. You may be in shock as a result of the death of a loved one or as a result of trauma. Shock, in my opinion, is a terrifying term that predicts poor outcomes despite our best medical efforts.

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How To Prevent And Treat Common Winter Injuries

how to prevent and treat common winter injuries

Winter can be a time of joy and wonder, but it can also be a challenging season for the outdoorsy person. Winter injuries are a common occurrence for those spending time in the great outdoors, and it doesn’t need to be all that cold for some of the winter injuries we will cover today to impact your health.

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Here’s Why You Should Keep Activated Charcoal In Your Survival Pack

here's why you should keep activated charcoal in your survival pack

Activated charcoal has been scientifically proven to treat poisonings, so keep some on hand at home or in your survival backpack. Let’s look more into how you can use activated charcoal during an emergency.

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CERT Helps You Be Part Of The Solution When Disasters Occur

cert helps you be part of the solution when disasters occur

It seems that in the last two decades or so, natural and man-made disasters have become a more visible reality of everyday life. A major disaster can happen at any time, and it’s our own responsibility to become prepared.

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Is your first aid kit outdated? – Here’s what you need to know!

is your first aid kit outdated – here’s what you need to know!

If you assembled a trauma medical kit or individual first aid kit five to seven years ago, your equipment might need to be updated. Whether you started with a simple first aid kit or you made your own by handpicking the items inside, you should go over the contents now because even medical supplies have a shelf life.

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How To Make Homemade Herbal Shampoos

how to make homemade herbal shampoos

The state of one’s hair can be a telling sign of the state of one’s body. This article will teach you how to make your own herbal shampoos. Chamomile, nettle, and soapwort are herbs suited for natural hair care, and they can make great shampoos.

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The Dangers Of Wildfire Smoke And How To Protect Your Family

the dangers of wildfire smoke and how to protect your family

It was a late-summer evening in western California. I had just finished putting my kids to bed when I noticed an unusual odor filling the room through the open patio door. Something like a burning campfire mixed with smog.

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Tips For Harvesting And Using The Chaga Mushroom – A Special Mushroom With Many Health Benefits

tips for harvesting and using the chaga mushroom

I first learned about Chaga when I was just a young boy, and my grandfather was the one that taught me everything he knew about this strange mushroom and how to reap its many benefits. Chaga has been used in old folk medicine, and many people do not even know it exists since they mistake it for something else.

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How to Relieve Airway Obstructions When You’re Choking

how to relieve airway obstructions when you're choking

How many times have you swallowed a piece of food that was too big and started panicking that it won’t go down? While you may have been lucky and eventually managed to swallow that piece of food, others weren’t as lucky.

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