HEALTH & WELLNESS

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Cold Remedies List – Do These Really Work?

Cold Remedies List – Do These Really Work?

"A common cold lasts about a week but if you drink some warm chicken broth and take the over the counter medications it will only last seven days." All joking aside, if you search, there are lots of so called cold remedies. Some are "over the counter" pharmaceutical...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Do You Have These Symptoms?

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Do You Have These Symptoms?

Carbon Monoxide is Poisonous, Odorless, Silent, Colorless, and Tasteless.   Carbon Monoxide Poisoning may be occurring Right Now and you may not know it until it's too late - possibly while you are sleeping. Do you have a Wood Stove? Pellet Stove? Oil, Natural...

Trauma Kit List – 5 Lifesaving Essential Contents Not To Forget

Trauma Kit List – 5 Lifesaving Essential Contents Not To Forget

Going beyond an ordinary First Aid Kit, a Trauma Kit list should include (in my opinion) the following five lifesaving essential contents: 1. Trauma Scissors 2. Israeli type Trauma Dressing 3. Hemostatic Dressing 4. Open Chest Seal 5. Tourniquet We hope to never have...

10 Home Remedies For Emergency Toothache Relief

10 Home Remedies For Emergency Toothache Relief

Knowing home remedies for various ailments (toothache relief) is good preparedness. How many of you have had a toothache at one time in your life? Probably nearly everyone! It hurts! Toothache / nerve pain is not fun... It might be a good idea (it is a good idea!) to...

Antioxidants In Fruits – The 10 Healthiest Fruits You Can Eat

Antioxidants In Fruits – The 10 Healthiest Fruits You Can Eat

The following common fruits typically found at your local grocery store are loaded with antioxidants and potential health benefits. Their antioxidant value combined with "typically found at your grocery store" might make them the healthiest fruits you can eat. Why?...

Favorite Vacation Spots

Favorite Vacation Spots

Take a vacation. It's good for your health! De-stress... good for modern survival. I'm typing this in the middle of July. It feels like everyone's on vacation. I'm sure many are! So why not go off topic here and do a post on favorite vacation spots and get some of...

How to Put Out a Grease Fire

How to Put Out a Grease Fire

A fire needs 3 things to burn. Heat, Oxygen, Fuel. A fire will keep growing until one of those is removed. Safest Way How to put out a grease fire If a grease fire is burning in a pan: Do Not Panic! You can do this... REMOVE THE OXYGEN Here's how...   1. Put on...

Are You Dehydrated? Ever Had A Dehydration Headache?

Are You Dehydrated? Ever Had A Dehydration Headache?

Dehydration is a serious concern and we're particularly vulnerable during outdoor activities especially during hot summer months. Vigorous activity, excessive sun exposure, and forgotten water breaks are a few factors that will affect your hydration level. Have you...

Caution: Smoke Detector Alarms Have A Shelf Life

Caution: Smoke Detector Alarms Have A Shelf Life

Smoke detectors expire. Over time they lose sensitivity. The last thing you want is a weak smoke detector in your room while sleeping soundly at night. Here's what you need to know... The smoke detector 'works' largely unnoticed while on the ceiling or walls while it...

Being Around A Chronic Complainer Is Bad For Your Health

Being Around A Chronic Complainer Is Bad For Your Health

"The world has doesn’t care about you, me, or anyone else. It’s up to each and everyone of us to dictate our own path." That quote from a recent MSB comment says it all. It's so true. I learned that lesson a very long time ago. Interestingly, although the statement is...

Do You Taste Plastic From Bottled Water Kept In A Hot Car?

Do You Taste Plastic From Bottled Water Kept In A Hot Car?

How many of you have kept plastic water bottles in your car during the summer? What does the water taste like after sitting in the heat of a warm or hot vehicle (even after it has cooled down)? Answer: Plastic. Even though today's plastic water bottles are BPA free,...

Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits For Your Health

Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits For Your Health

Apple Cider Vinegar. Perfect taken 3 times daily... upon rising, mid-morning, and mid-afternoon. "1 to 2 teaspoons (Bragg) Organic Vinegar in 8 oz Glass Purified Water and sweetening (optional) to taste, 1 to 2 teaspoons Organic Honey, 100% Maple Syrup, Blackstrap...

Home Remedy for Upset Stomach

Home Remedy for Upset Stomach

The following natural home remedy (remedies) may likely offer temporary relief for an upset stomach or stomach pain - while you consider the underlying cause (a particular food sensitivity, your current diet, etc.?). I wonder how many people today have forgotten...

Steri Strips | Instructions When & How To Use To Close A Wound

Steri Strips | Instructions When & How To Use To Close A Wound

Wound Care & Guidelines when and how to use Steri Strips for closure or when to Suture instead. Will I be able to actually sew myself back up if something happens that requires it?I've got the suture kits, steri strips, everything to clean the wounds or whatever,...

Herbal Medicines for Ongoing Health

Herbal Medicines for Ongoing Health

Guest Article by NRP I will be the first to admit I know about 1/1000 of what I would like to know about Homeopathic Medicine, Herbal Medicines, and Herbology. Also I am by no means a Doctor or claim to know lots about this topic. But I do know that the ability to...

Basic Legal Preparedness – Getting Started

Basic Legal Preparedness – Getting Started

Guest Article by Bogan As is well documented on MSB, preparedness can take many forms: food, water, sanitation, defense, fire (heat), medical, bugging out, getting home, going off grid, and much, much more. However there is another type of preparedness that should...

How To Lose One Pound A Week

How To Lose One Pound A Week

Would you like to lose one pound a week until you reach a weight goal that suits you? Maybe you're simply overweight and want to lose weight. You might have eaten way too much during the Thanksgiving Holiday or the Christmas Holiday period. Or both! Who doesn't,...

Good Old Fashioned Physical Labor For Better Health

Good Old Fashioned Physical Labor For Better Health

Unfortunately (for our health) our modern way of life involves more sitting and little exertion than standing, moving, and good old fashioned physical labor. Physical Labor is just not a part of today's worker majority. Most of our jobs and occupations require little...

When People Sick At Work Get You Sick

When People Sick At Work Get You Sick

How many times has this happened at your place of work? You notice that one of your coworkers is sick. Maybe not terribly sick, but definitely sick with something. Maybe it's a cold, or maybe it's something worse. The thing is, they're at work potentially (highly...

Raw Honey For Nutrition and Medicine

Raw Honey For Nutrition and Medicine

I would recommend buying a significant supply of raw unfiltered pure honey for long term storage preparedness. Why? Because this honey will never spoil. This type of honey can be used for food (sweetener, nourishment) and medicinal purposes (treat wounds, burns, and...

Anxiety & Over Scheduling Of Our Lives

Anxiety & Over Scheduling Of Our Lives

Why do we do it? We 'over schedule' our lives. Thus leading to anxiety and other problems. Our modern lives and our modern lifestyle has changed from decades ago. You can't even recognize our way of life compared to a century ago! The following are some random...

5 Benefits Of Exercise And Physical Activity

5 Benefits Of Exercise And Physical Activity

Exercise leads to a healthy body (we all know that, right?) and may be what people prepare for the least. Today's modern world and lifestyle requires little exertion compared to just a few generations ago. When you think about the amount of physical labor that was...

Poison Ivy Itch Relief Remedy That Works Fast!

Poison Ivy Itch Relief Remedy That Works Fast!

Poison Ivy itch is the worst! Do you want to know one of the best temporary itch relief home remedies for poison ivy rash? Believe it or not, this works. I have done it myself (multiple times) and can say with certainty that this will help with poison ivy itch....

We All Need A Vacation – What Are Your Favorite Destinations?

We All Need A Vacation – What Are Your Favorite Destinations?

The week of July 4th is always popular for vacations, so it got me to thinking about this. We all need a break from our work routines once in awhile. It's good for one's health and well being (the tie-in with 'Modern Survival')! Today's topic is that of our favorite...

Vitamin Supplements Guide List

Vitamin Supplements Guide List

Preppers will store up a supply of food, but have they considered the nutritional balance of the foods they've stored versus what the body needs? Vitamins are necessary for our general nutrition and good health. Although they do not directly contribute to energy or...

You Are What You Eat Including Food Additives And Chemicals…

You Are What You Eat Including Food Additives And Chemicals…

Guest article, by ‘NRP’… You ARE what you EAT. We use approximately 275 chemical food “additives” in this country: The short list: Azodicarbonamide, calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate, ammonium sulfate, DATEM, sodium stearoyl lactylate, potassium iodate, ascorbic...

Spend More Time And Resources On Physical Conditioning

Spend More Time And Resources On Physical Conditioning

If you are SERIOUS about prepping and preparedness, and if you have ANY suspicion that life as we know it might one day become 'real' SHTF, then perhaps THE most important thing you can do NOW is to spend more of your time and resources on physical conditioning. A...

Best First Aid Kit For General Purpose (Updated Each Year)

Best First Aid Kit For General Purpose (Updated Each Year)

The best First Aid Kit (general purpose) of 2018 is the "Swiss Safe 2-in-1 (120 piece) Kit". (CHECK IT OUT HERE) (Check Recommended Add-ons Below) (For Trauma Kit essentials, check this article, 5 Essential Contents Not To Forget ) I've been updating this annually for...

15 Natural Remedies For Pain

15 Natural Remedies For Pain

Pain management. When people can't get the pain medication they need through their normal distribution channels, there are other alternatives that may help remedy their pain. Here are a few to consider:   Weight loss It all starts with your body. A healthy...