Black ginseng found to protect against lung injury caused by particulate matter

Ginseng is a popular herb used to improve immune function and address sexual dysfunction. It refers to the root of any species belonging to the genus Panax that is used in traditional medicine. P. ginseng, also known as Asian ginseng or Korean ginseng, is one of the most commonly used ginseng varieties. Depending on how they are processed, the roots … Continue reading Black ginseng found to protect against lung injury caused by particulate matter

Homemade remedies for bronchitis

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes that transport air to and from the lungs. Because of this inflammation, bronchitis patients tend to cough up thickened and discolored mucus. Patients might also experience congestion, headaches, sore throat, muscle aches and fatigue. It can be chronic or acute. But despite the pain and discomfort it … Continue reading Homemade remedies for bronchitis

Survival first aid: Signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to treat them

As a prepper, you probably already know how to address problems like natural disasters, social unrest or a long-term power outage. But do you know how to help someone experiencing carbon monoxide poisoning? (h/t to PreppersWill.com)  What causes carbon monoxide poisoning? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless and colorless gas. CO is found in combustion or exhaust … Continue reading Survival first aid: Signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to treat them

5 Medicinal uses of mullein (plus 4 ways to prepare it)

Mullein has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb. There are over 200 species of mullein, and they can be found around the world, including the United States. Here are five medicinal uses of mullein, as well as four ways you can prepare it. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) Disinfectant Mullein oil is a powerful disinfectant that … Continue reading 5 Medicinal uses of mullein (plus 4 ways to prepare it)

Overreliance on ventilators led to coronavirus deaths, study shows

The use of ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients has come under scrutiny after a new study stated that the devices may be doing more harm than good. The study, published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, said that mechanical ventilation can damage the lungs of COVID-19 patients, especially those who are elderly or have severe symptoms. This means that … Continue reading Overreliance on ventilators led to coronavirus deaths, study shows

Breathlessness – The Lack of Oxygen

Emergency medicine considers oxygen to be a drug used for patients with indications or risk of hypoxia (such as difficulty breathing, low SpO2 under 95%, and chest pain). EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) philosophy holds true to the belief that giving any patient oxygen is usually okay if you believe it would benefit them. One of the … Continue reading Breathlessness – The Lack of Oxygen

A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

New York is now serving as a “warning” to the rest of the United States — and the rest of the world, for that matter — as it continues to get battered by the COVID-19 pandemic.This development came after coronavirus cases in the state surged up to 92,381, thus surpassing the number of cases recorded in China’s … Continue reading A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

Cuomo drops coronavirus bombshell on New York: The state is running out of ventilators

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dropped a bombshell on New Yorkers: the entire state could run out of ventilators within the next six days. Cuomo made the announcement Thursday after dispatching 400 of the life-saving machines to New York City hospitals, as well as 200 more to hospitals and facilities in suburban counties. “Right now, we have … Continue reading Cuomo drops coronavirus bombshell on New York: The state is running out of ventilators

Why is Vaping Harmful? HINT: It’s NOT Because of Nicotine

Recent news and events surrounding vaping have divided people on the safety of this craze. But is vaping really safer than cigarettes? In this video, I discuss why vaping is dangerous and tobacco may not be as deadly as you think. Why is Vaping Harmful? HINT: It's NOT Because of Nicotine Video Length: 8:46 minutes … Continue reading Why is Vaping Harmful? HINT: It’s NOT Because of Nicotine

Medical journal recommends vitamin C for COVID-19 and related acute respiratory distress syndrome

With so many scary news stories about coronavirus these days, perhaps you’re trying to focus on the positive and be proactive in looking into ways that you can protect yourself from the disease. One nutrient in particular has been discussed quite a bit when it comes to COVID-19: vitamin C. Yet for every article outlining … Continue reading Medical journal recommends vitamin C for COVID-19 and related acute respiratory distress syndrome