Because it is only a matter of time before our society completely falls apart, everyone should learn at least the basics of disease prevention. You may already be aware that one of the major ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases is to keep as clean as possible. It is particularly important for those who prepare and serve food that their hands are as clean as possible. After the apocalypse, it will not be Read the rest of this entry »
When taking a look at some of the amazing advances that have taken place over the years with medical technology, many individuals feel as if perfect health is nearly impossible without hospitals and medical professionals. While these facilities and specialists can help to treat serious ailments and injuries, there are also a few simple steps that anyone can take to remain healthy without the need for a hospital.
The first step in this process is to Read the rest of this entry »
Learning how to treat animal bites without medical assistance is crucial if youâ€™re planning to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. The bite itself might not kill you or leave you seriously injured, but an infection may accomplish the job. Check out these tips for surviving an animal attack without medical assistance:
Wash the wound: It is really important to cleanse the wound immediately. Use a cotton ball saturated with hydrogen peroxide or alcohol and blot the wound. It will sting a lot, but doing so will help Read the rest of this entry »
In any survival situation, even a minor infection can pose a significant health risk. This is particularly true for survivors scouring the wasted landscapes of a post-apocalyptic world, where one is almost certain never to have access to pharmaceutical antibiotics. Unless properly cared for, infections can quickly spiral out of control and seep into the bloodstream. Such an infection of the blood is called ‘sepsis’, and it often spells doom for the ill-equipped.
So what options does a wasteland wrangler have when presented with an ugly wound or a bad cough? Physical fitness, nutrition, and Read the rest of this entry »
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