Introduction to Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) Pokeweed is a perennial plant that grows commonly throughout roughly the eastern half of the United States, but is particularly prevalent in the southeastern United … Read More
Interested in Survival Medicine?
Knowing how to provide medical care during a short or long term emergency should be near the top of any preppers list of skills to learn. When starting out you need to build a medical kit that offers a variety of treatments for a wide range of conditions.
From picking the right vitamins for better health, to preparing for a pandemic or getting over the common cold, you are in the right place to learn and grow your skills and knowledge.
Prevention is important and we have a lot of helpful posts that can help you be healthier now. There are many natural remedies that can help alleviate common conditions.
Maybe you already have a medical kit and basic knowledge? For the advanced prepper our posts on dental emergencies and major trauma can help hone your skills for dealing with those rare emergencies where a few seconds can make all the difference.
We are glad you are here and hope to help you be as prepared as possible for a better future!
Prevention and Basic Preparedness
Preventing medical problems is always best. From taking precautions against wound infections to preventing the flu and common colds, you will find it right here. Worried about pandemics? We can show you how to prepare now and increase your chances of getting through.
Fish Antibiotics and Other Drugs
Antibiotics are amazing life saving drugs. Having a variety of fish antibiotics on hand allows you to treat a lot of different types of infections. During hard times infections can become more common due to harsh living conditions and poorer hygiene among the masses. Knowing when and how to use antibiotics is important though because you do not want to use them for every little scrape. Join us and learn what you need and how to utilize life saving antibiotics during a survival situation.
Remedies For Common Conditions
No matter how healthy you are at some point who doesn’t suffer from aches and pains or a common cold? Over the years Backdoor Survival has released many posts that help you use essential oils, herbs, and other natural remedies to help you lead a healthier life every day.
Survival Dental Care
During good times it is easy to forget about dental health. Dealing with dental emergencies is something every prepper should familiarize themselves with. Your teeth can have a major effect on the function of your entire body. The posts below will show you what you need to be prepared and get through dental issues when they arise.
During an emergency seconds count. Knowing how to approach trauma, brain injuries, snake bites, and hypothermia are bits of knowledge that are well worth learning. So many emergencies such as heavy bleeding can be survived it the right action is taken at the right time. With these articles you can start to build or improve your medical kit and skills so you have what it takes to survive and help those around you.
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