Survival Medicine Hour: CBD Oil, Ticks and Lyme Disease, Birthing Supplies, More

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Public support for the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana is at an all-time “high”. Many believe that the effects of products made from the Cannabis sativa plant are all “psychoactive”; that is, mind-altering. Studies, however, suggest that some substances in Cannabis plants have little or no psychoactive action at all, but might have other medicinal benefits. What’s the real deal? Amy and Joe, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, tell you what you need to know.

Whether you’re a hiker, camper, or survivalist, you’ll be spending a lot of time in the Great Outdoors.  During your off-grid adventures, you’ll be exposed to all sorts of critters that want a piece of you (watch an episode of “Naked and Afraid” to see what I mean). One of these is the lowly tick. Learn more about these critters and the bacteria that cause Lyme Disease, and what to do.

Plus, Nurse Amy answers a listener question about what birthing supplies should be in your medical storage for disaster situations.

Lastly, a Very Special Feature: Is prepping dead? As we go further into Donald Trump’s presidential term, many citizens that were previously interested in preparedness seem to have dropped off the map and a number of popular websites and supply stores have become inactive or just aren’t there anymore. Dr. Joe Alton and Nurse Amy Alton give their thoughts…

To listen in, click below:

Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

Amy and Joe Alton

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