Are you Ready to Shelter in Place during Ebola Outbreak?

You have to have been riding on a train across Central America for the last few days to be unaware of the latest Ebola threat in the news. Between people with illnesses crossing the...

Bug out Nightmare: Stop Trench Foot Before It Stops You

It’s like a bad scene out of a disaster movie mixed with your worst nightmare. Some event forces you and your family to leave your home with only your bug out bags on the...

How to Prepare for Allergic Reactions When the Grid Goes Down

According to the CDC the prevalence of food and skin allergies has increased at an alarming rate in children under the age of 18 from the year 1997 to 2011. Additionally, they say that...

Medicine to Stock up on for When There Is No Doctor

As preppers we stock up on supplies that we think we will need in an emergency. The order of priority for these items is usually tied to what our bodies need to survive. We...

Sanitation: The Often Overlooked Necessity

Although food, water and security are definitely necessary to keep you alive, there is one aspect of prepping that is often overlooked and it can hurt even the most knowledgeable and well equipped survivalist.

Prepper Fitness 101

Are you in a condition where you feel confident to take care of loved ones and yourself physically if disaster strikes?

Chronic Pain – In Every Preppers Future?

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Meighan to The Prepper Journal. Relish your youth and strength as some of these will catch up with us all.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you...

Must Have Everyday Items for Home Remedies

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from TC. In the scenario where you and your family members would have to be able to rely on yourselves for a while...

Seven Chinese Herbal Remedies for your Bug Out Bag

Disaster may strike What do climate change, an asteroid attack, and a pathogenic pandemic have in common? Aside from each having it's place within at least one dooms day movie, they are also the first...

Dental Emergencies In Survival Situations

Editors Note: As Preppers we normally consider medical injuries in our plans. The "Band-Aid" piece of the whole puzzle is a little easier to follow than other subjects because we have more experience with...

Survival Sanitation: How to Deal with Human Waste

This article was originally published on the Tactical Intelligence blog. It is the second post in a three-part series on survival sanitation and it is one of the most overlooked but deadly topics of living...

Stress and Resilience: Preparing for the Days Ahead

Editors Note: A guest submission to The Prepper Journal. Preppers understand that the mental is as important as the physical when it come to being prepared, and what more appropriate time than just before the...

Things Every Heart Patient Should Consider Before Going on a Trip

As the traveling season in the northern hemisphere starts to peak I though it of value that we preppers prepare should we be traveling with family and friends who might have had heart issues. Travelling around...

Why Even Start Prepping?

Editors Note: Another guest post from SignalSergeant to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as...

What You Should Have in Your Ultimate Survival First Aid Kit

As a prepper, one of the most important things you can have on hand is an ultimate survival first aid kit. Although prepackaged kits are available in almost any pharmacy, relying on them will...

What You Don’t Know Can Harm You – Plant Safety

Editors Note: A guest submission from Angie Bersin to The Prepper Journal. The next Prepper Writing Contest Award is coming! As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Medical Planning for Disaster Scenarios

What if you or a loved one have specific, unavoidable medical needs? Medical planning should be part of your overall preparedness plans for disasters.

Prepper First Aid – Finding the perfect IFAK kit

If we are faced with a grid down scenario, the medical care we have come to think of as a right may be non-existent. It doesn’t matter what you think you are due, if there is no one to treat your illness or injury you are SOL.

Ebola: ‘Soft’ Quarantine Placing America At Risk?

In response to my last article titled ‘Will The Real Ebola Patient Please Stand Up’, I received an inquiry from a reporter who works for a large newspaper in Oregon. In the inquiry, the...

The Importance of a Medical Kit in Your Preps

You can create a top notch medical kit addition to any bugout bag or kit easily and cheaply.

SHTF Medical Alternatives You Can Use for Treatment

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from David Paul Smith. David discusses three medical alternatives that you should investigate further to see if their use is something that...

Personal Hygiene First Aid

In cases of emergency and situations, in which the only thing you can think of is survival, personal hygiene first aid is something you need to have previously prepared. To stay clean and keep...

5 Free Fitness Apps to Get You in Shape Fast

It is May now and we are fast approaching swim suit season. Are you dreading going to the pool and exposing yourself to friends and family? Even worse, do you simply no longer care...

Never Understimate The Value Of A Clean Shave

So I’ve hit a breaking point; I finally ran out of the razor blades that I bought in bulk  last year and took a quick trip to Sam’s Club. Only this time I lost it,...

Fitness for Preppers

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from TekNik.   Whenever I meet preppers, I'm usually fascinated by their level of preparedness. The majority have ample supplies of food and water,...

How to Cope with a Psychological Shock While You Are Still in Danger

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Olivia to The Prepper Journal. For Preppers, the initial effect of a disaster/SHTF event will need to be processed as we try and cope with the everyday challenges of...

Creating an Emergency Splint for Use in a Disaster Scenario

Editor's Note: This article has been generously contributed by Travis Hoglund and he shares tips for creating an emergency splint. Sprints can be necessary where mobilization of injuries is required and you could find...

Preparing for Illness in SHTF

Good health is more valuable than gold but is ignored until it is no longer there.

Top 7 Medicines for WTSHTF

Flu to systemic allergic reactions, I will discuss common, yet potentially deadly medical conditions and Top 7 Medicines that can protect you from getting sick WTSHTF.

First Aid in Case of Electric Shock

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Preston Felix to The Prepper Journal on a topic we could all face in everyday life or in a disaster. And, as always, if you have information for Preppers that you...