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Great Prepper Site | Apocalyptic Survival Guide

I was browsing today and came across a great site for preppers: Apocalyptic Survival Guide.  This site is to the core prepper-friendly and does a fantastic job of informing preppers on fronts including FOOD WATER SHELTER DEFENCE GEAR MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY SURVIVAL TIPS SKILLS SOCIETY Check this site out.  It has a …

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Pediatric Survival Medicine | Series Overview

Pediatric Survival Medicine is a new series of articles I am launching this week.  I write articles on everyday health, specific illness and disease, features about other authors’ work, gear reviews, etc.  I haven’t seen a lot on pediatric health management in a survival context, though.  The full text of …

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Medicines | Hypothyroidism | Desiccated Pig Thyroid Treatment

Hypothyroidism, as mentioned in a previous post, is a major disease that can be debilitating if not treated.  There are differences in the significance of the effects of the disease from person to person.  Hallmark symptoms of the disease include: Fatigue Increased sensitivity to cold Constipation Dry skin Weight gain …

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Health | Sustainable Protein | Chickens and Ducks, PART 1

Sustainable protein sources are abundant.  Deciding which to invest in can take a lot of time and research.  In our family, we have decided that chickens and ducks, along with meal-worms and crickets, are easy and, best of all, a clean and healthy source of sustainable protein.  The feeding cycle …

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Medicines | Natural Medicines for Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a deficiency in the production of thyroid hormones.  This is often due to an autoimmune disorder called Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.  In this disorder, the body’s immune system attacks the thyroid (in pink in the image above) and prevents it from producing enough of the essential hormones it is responsible for …

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Health | Zika Virus Causes Paralysis

Zika virus news from the Associated Free Press: Paris (AFP) – Suspected of causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus was linked by researchers Tuesday to a third disorder: paralysis-causing myelitis. French experts reported that a 15-year-old girl diagnosed on the French …

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Medications | Getting to Sleep

Sleep is very important for health.  There are so many processes that occur during sleep to rid the body of wastes, restore energy and balance to cells, and reset the limbic (emotional) and other systems that if a person doesn’t sleep then they will die.  In this article, I will try to …

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Skills | Suturing | Skin and Anesthesia

Suturing is an art and a science.  Part of the science is knowing what it is you’re repairing – that is, the skin. Anatomy of Skin – What You’re Suturing The skin is the largest organ of the body known as the integumentary system.  The skin is responsible for a host …