All Bleeding Eventually Stops

The universal truth when dealing with traumatic injuries is that whether from effective treatment or loss of supply, all bleeding eventually stops. Having the knowledge to treat major bleeding can be the difference between...

What You Need to Know About the Medical Use of Steroids

Editor's Note: Since their introduction steroids have received a lot of knee-jerk press, rumors and half-truths. While a complicated science, Kimberly Clark offers the following insight into their proper use.  When I received my PSIA...

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...

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Many Preppers are simply individuals or families preparing for SHTF, while others may be organized into groups, conducting extensive training exercises. Unfortunately, while preparedness activitiers are typically focused on food storage or “bug out”...

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...

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...

Antibiotics for SHTF Planning

Article originally published at Readynutrition.com If any of you have purchased antibiotics for your long-term medical supplies, you know that these are considered prepper gold. Having this medicine on hand in extended emergencies can help prevent infections or...

Emergency Medical Preparedness: Prepare Yourself for a Medical Emergency

Whether it is ourselves, our loved ones, or the friends who will be with us, we will need to know how to take care of each others injuries and illnesses.

Bugging out with Someone Who Has Dementia

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Saffron. We routinely discuss the prospects of leaving our home and trudging off into the wilderness in search of safety from...

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...

Providing Hospital Care in SHTF

I got to thinking about what I would do with 32 years nursing experience and most of that in trauma if I had a person laid up in bed and was faced with providing hospital care in SHTF and why.

A Killer Lurking In Your Pantry

For Pi Day this year, I decided to make my family an apple pie to celebrate the obscure and nerdy mathematical holiday.  We had canned apples from last fall and I still had about...

Naturopathic Medicine For Disaster Preparedness

As I have said in past articles and in radio interviews; I have confidence that Americans can deal with short-term or regional/localized disasters. However, I stand with many of the Governments chosen experts who...

Fish Antibiotics as a Prepper Alternative?

Editors Note: An article from Demi Rose to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win...

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,...

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...

How to Deal with Diseases in Long Term Survival Situations

The following article comes to us from Selco of the SHTF School website. Selco is one of the rare voices in the preparedness community who has real-life experience surviving in a SHTF type of...

Survival Basics – Controling your Core Temperature

A core concept of survival in just about any situation is the rule of threes. If you don’t know this rule it is that you can generally live: Three minutes without air Three hours without shelter Three...

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...

Dealing with Gunshot Wounds in SHTF

Rather than focusing on building a fortress to defend your supplies it is safer to build a home you can walk away from without compromising your supplies or getting on the wrong end of a gunshot wound.

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...

A Survivalist’s Introduction to CPR

It would be hard to call yourself a survivalist if you don’t know lifesaving CPR. That’s because if someone suffers cardiac arrest and you don’t know what to do, chances are, he or she...

How to Cope With Temper for a Happy Life

Editors Note: A guest submission from Anthony Schultz to The Prepper Journal. Since I have been working on an article for later in the month titled "Things That Drive Preppers Crazy", and two of...

Ebola Fear Scares Many into Buying Water Filters

Test your Water to Know What’s Really in It Historically, people have occasionally been wide off the mark concerning water cleanliness and safety. Who can forget the iconic “Whites Only” drinking fountains of the last...

Prepper Fitness 101

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

Colloidal Silver in Emergency Preparedness

Silver in all forms has been employed by mankind for its antiseptic qualities over millennia. The Greeks and Romans used a silver coin to purify bad water and to preserve milk and wine. In...

Prepper Must-Haves: Drink Mixes

Editors Note: Another article from R. Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share then enter into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of...

10 Medical Resources You Can Get from Nature

These natural medical resources can be easily substituted as traditional methods of medication. The plants have capabilities to heal and reduce cholesterol, high blood pressure and arthritis

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...