What do you do if you require prescription medicine for high blood pressure, colitis, asthma, or some other condition that requires daily medication? So what is you plan to obtain prescription medications for after TEOTWAWKI.
First you have to face facts, no one will be able to stock enough prescription medications for the rest of their life, assuming at least a few years. So what are your options?
One stock up on as much of your prescription medications as you possibly can. Whenever I tell people this, they always ask how? Often it is not as hard as you think. Suppose you have an insurance plan that gives you a month’s supply at a time. Investigate how long before the month is over they will let you refill your prescription. Often it can be up to a week and a half before the month is over. Schedule the pickup of your medications for the earliest possible date. Over time, you will gradually build up a reserve supply. I know someone who has built over 6 a month’s supply by doing this on a regular basis for several years. If you can get a week ahead a month, this is 12 weeks a year you have added to your storage. Just remember to use the oldest first.
A member of my family has asthma and needs inhalers. She orders them from Indian and get 12 albuterol inhalers for $54. This is about the price of one inhaler here. Not all medications can be ordered from overseas, but it pays to check.
Talk to your Doctor sometimes they will help you if you ask correctly. Tell them you like to keep an extra month ahead for emergencies in case you lose your prescription. You don’t have to go into detail about being a prepper. Sometime you can be lucky and find a doctor that is a prepper.
Second, get yourself in the best physical condition that you can, this can help with conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes. This normally means that you need to get up and at least start walking and then go on to other exercises. It doesn’t mean that you have to train as if you are getting ready for the Olympics. Just do the best you can for your age and physical condition.
Three study alternate medical treatments. Find out what herbs or other alternate therapies can help your condition. Get some good herb books. Learn how to grow or find the necessary herbs in your area. How do you prepare them and what are the dosages.
These are just a few of the possible options that you may try. But do something, don’t wait until it is too late.