First Aid / Medical

First Aid and Medical Articles

We should all have a basic knowledge of common first aid skills. In an environment where a doctor may not be readily available, you should make it a point to gain the first aid skills that are needed to keep those around you alive. These first aid articles cover everything from basic concepts, to ideas and concepts that are advanced in nature. They also aim to explain why you take certain actions instead of just providing a step by step process that is often not very helpful. Natural alternatives to common medications are also discussed here. Check our other categories to find our most recent articles about prepping, SHTF, defense, gear, and first aid.

Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke – Causes, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Being outdoors in the heat brings with it the risk of two different hyperthermia-related injuries, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Heat exhaustion is the lesser of the two injuries with heatstroke being a life-threatening event that needs immediate medical attention. Table of Contents Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Heat Exhaustion Causes of Heat Exhaustion …

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Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke
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