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...

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...

Ultramarathoning Tips for Non Running Preppers

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Huples. If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly win a $300 Amazon Gift Card...

The Essentials and the Extra Weight – The Make-and-Break Gear of the Wilderness

Editor's Note:A review of the basics is never a waste of time. A contribution from a far. Every prepper starts with the basics.  You never know what the wilderness has in store for you. It’s...

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.

2 Free Survival First Aid Downloads

The Basics of Wound Care and Practical Plastic Surgery for Non-surgeons are two resources I came across on the web today. There was a link from another site, but I closed my browser and...

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...

Stress – Issues We Should Not Ignore

Today the term ‘preppers’ has a negative connotation because most people associate it with the so-called doomsday preppers instead of  what it really is – people who actively prepare for emergencies. No matter which...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?

First Aid Training Will Benefit Your Family

At The Prepper Journal we often post about learning first aid, that you and those around you when a injury occurs are the real "first responders" to any incident and that you and they...

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...

Government Scientists Creating More Deadly Bird Flu Virus: Are You Prepared If It Gets...

For some preppers, a common motivation to become prepared is the risk of a biological outbreak of some disease with a high mortality rate and aggressive transmission vector. They fear, and with good reason,...

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.

The Fourth “B”

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Texan to The Prepper Journal. I have had this one for awhile as the subject matter required some extra-special handling. As you will read it may be easy...

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,...

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...

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.