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Posts Tagged : alternative medicine

Becoming A Medical Asset, Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed the importance of the medically responsible member of a family or survival group to put together a “status assessment”.  In this assessment, the prospective medic must ask themselves certain important questions (and answer them honestly).  We considered some of these factors last time.  If you

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Essential Oils as Medicinal Survival Aid

  As a medical doctor/registered nurse practitioner team, we received conventional medical training at university hospitals while getting our degrees.  Since that time, however, we have explored various alternative methods of healing; this is not to replace our education, but as a supplement and as an additional tool in the

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Respiratory Infections, Part 2: Natural Remedies

  Hey Preppers, Last time,  we talked generally about respiratory infections, respiratory hygiene, and important aspects of your “sick room” for people who are ill and possibly contagious.  We discussed how to tell the difference between colds and influenza, as well.  This article will address various home remedies that will

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Collapse Eye Care, Part 2

Medical Preparedness and Eye Care Hey Preppers, Last time, we talked about the importance of  keeping your eyesight sharp (and protected).  If you ask the average man in the street which of the five senses they would most like to preserve, you can bet that they’ll say their eyesight.  After

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The Formula for Making Insulin

Making Insulin in a Collapse Situation Hey Prepper Nation, One of the questions I am asked most often is how to deal with Type 1 (Insulin-Dependent) diabetics in a collapse situation.  I have been informed that Insulin was prepared in Singapore during WWII, in an effort to produce medicine for

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The Concept of Integrated Medicine

Integrated Medicine in a Collapse Situation Hey Prepper Nation, On a regular basis, I receive comments from both those in the traditional medical profession and also from herbalists, homeopaths and other practitioners of alternative medicine.  M.D.s such as myself are known as Allopathic Physicians and learn standard medical theory and

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Antibiotics, Agri-Business and You

Medical Preparedness and Antibiotics Hey Prepper Nation, I’ve written several times about antibiotics and the importance for every Prepper to have a stock of these in their medical supplies.  As a doctor, I’ve focused on them as tools to treat humans without paying a great deal of attention to their

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Doom and Bloom ™ Show #42 – Charlie and Courtney, Florida Preppers

Hey Preppers! Tonight on the Doom and Bloom(tm) Show, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy welcome Charlie (The Rabbit Guy) and Courtney, a prepping duo.  Charlie is a former Army scout and he and Courtney are homesteading with a vengeance!  We’ll talk about their recent adventures, including some training with the

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Medicine As Ministry, Not Industry

Medical Preparedness and the Community Hey Preppers, As an old “country” doctor (don’t mind that creaking noise, it’s just the rocking chair or maybe my joints), I have been saddened by the turn that traditional medicine has taken in the recent past.  It seems that most young doctors today are

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Are You Normal?

  Preparedness and Tough Questions Hey Preppers, From time to time (like whenever anyone in my family visits), I have to answer questions put before me regarding our decision to be prepared.  Things like, “Um, what is all this stuff?” and “What the heck do you think you’re going to

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