10 Must Have Natural Remedies for Preppers

Today we will discuss 10 must have natural remedies that will could offer comfort and healing when the possibility of modern medicine is gone.

Learn How to Manage Your Sleep for Optimum Health and Increased Longevity

As a prepper, you need to learn diametrically opposite things when it comes to sleep. Both are useful for different situations. On one hand, you need to learn how to get a good night's sleep--because this...

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...

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.

Prepping for Medical Emergencies

Planning for medical emergencies is one of the biggest challenges one faces. This is especially true if the situation will occur with limited outside resources on which to rely.

Prepper Fitness 101

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

The Prepper’s Guide To Female Hygiene

Even if you are not a woman, including female hygiene items in your prepping is still a great idea!

The Strains of Prepping? Some Tips to Relieve Back Pain

Editors Note: A guest submission from Dan Chabert to The Prepper Journal. Since I went through the "thrill" of moving this past week this seemed like information worth sharing. As we work to stay...

5 Things You Need to Go Off Grid Now – Pt. 3

Welcome back to our series on the 5 things you need to go off grid now, where we began with the premise that going “off grid” might not be something that as Preppers you...

Preparing for Illness in SHTF

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

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...

Survival First Aid: How to Treat Burns

Everyone reading this has experienced some level of a skin burn in your life. If you haven’t, you are sheltered and you need to get out in the world! Seriously, from simple sun burns...

A Time to Step Back and Assess The Situation

Editors Note: An article from Nikita to The Prepper Journal. And just in time. A sincere comment from Joseph to The Prepper Journal had me thinking over the criminality and chaos of these post-election days,...

Radiological Medical Response Kit: Ideas to Manage Injuries in a Radioactive Environment

Seems everyone online is focused on prepping for a nuclear war these days, so I thought I'd share the contents of my radiological medical response kit.

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...

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...

Fit to Survive? Don’t Be the Weakest Link

The sole purpose of prepping is to prepare for survival in the event of a cataclysmic event.  As a prepper, you stock your pantry full of non-perishable food, arrange for alternate shelter, stock up...

Is Boot Camp for Weight Loss Ideal for Everyone

Editors Note: A guest submission from Brian John to The Prepper Journal. Time to start prepping for swim suit season. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Keeping Order and Saving Lives Following a Disaster

Effectively organizing a disaster scene can be as difficult and as important as directly treating victims.

The Salty Part of Your Survival Plan

One of the most diverse prepper considerations from the standpoint of a long-term disaster is heath. By health I am not specifically referring to the risks to your health from the disaster itself. If...

Underrated Survival Skill: Getting and Staying in Shape

You've pulled out all the stops. Water filter? Check. Stockpiled food? Check. An impressive arsenal of weapons to use only in the case of self-defense? Check. But there's just one problem that you haven't...

Yes, You Do Need to be Reminded Every So Often

A guest contribution to The Prepper Journal from Brennan Valeski, a writer for SurvivalTechShop.com who loves gear and technology that allows him to be ready for any situation that arises. He shares his personal...

Survival Sanitation: Cat Litter Overlooked Prep?

What do you do if you’re in the city, the grid is down, and the toilet won’t flush?

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Getting the Most from Food and Water During a Disaster

In a disaster we all know water is going to be very precious. Water is also one of the hardest things to store. Now is the time to think about ways to get the most out of every drop.