How to Survive the Superbug

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Bacteria are the masters of survival! Learn about the antibiotic apocalypse!

CNN recently reported that as many as 10 million people a year
could die of Superbugs by 2050! That's one person every three
seconds, according to the article on
how to stop superbugs from
killing 10 million people a year. It seems the only way around the
problem is to boost immunity.

Lurking in your doctor's office, dentist's office and your hospital is
the superbug, so named because it is directly responsible for
nearly 15,000 deaths in the United States. Learn how to avoid
this common infection.

What are the superbugs?
Superbugs are any of the antibiotic resistant diseases, including
  • Burcellosis (enters the body by touching livestock or eating
    unpasteurized dairy products)
  • carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE (UCLA had
    an infection recently)
  • Clostridium difficile (a problem in hospitals)
  • Chagas disease (Kissing bug, parasitic illness, rarely fatal,
    but mimics HIV)
  • Ebola is considered one of the "superbugs"
  • E.Coli
  • Hand, food and mouth disease
  • Legionnaire's Disease (Legionella bacteria)
  • Malaria (another of the mosquito-borne illnesses)
  • Measles
  • Necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating virus)
  • Salmonella
  • Staph infection (deadly germ found on the skin or nose)
  • Tuberclosis

Here's how to not get bugged by the superbug...

How to Survive the SuperBug
There's a Superbug apocalypse coming and here's how to stay
healthy and survive.

#1: Grab some natural antibiotics.
When it comes to the superbug, and specifically combatting
ethicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus (MSRA), there are some
proven natural ways to fight.

  • Colloidal silver. Colloidal silver can play a significant role in
    fighting the superbug. When a staph infection gets out of
    hand and antibiotics won't work, you likely have a superbug
    or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
    Sometimes you need to drain the abscess or boil, and
    colloidal silver can help in th healing. "Silver Nanoparticles
    have high therapeutic activity against MRSA," says a study
    published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National
    Institutes of Health (Nov. 21, 2015). The study evaluated
    the antibiotic and bactericidal effect of silver nanoparticles
    against MRSA.

  • Lavender essential oil. In an abstract published by the U.S.
    National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health,
    lavender essential oil had a demonstrated potential  among
    essential oils as "antibacterial agents for use in the
    treatment of MRSA infection."

  • Oil of Oregano. According to Dr. Oz, "Killing bacteria and
    can help the immune system take action against viruses,
    fungi and parasites." Oil of Oregano is the immune boosting
    essential oil! Spicy and invigorating, Oil of Oregano has been
    used to support digestive, respiratory and joint health. It
    has anti-viral properties known to enter the bloodstream to
    attack viruses. An active ingredient in Oil of Oregano is
    carvacrol, which inhibits the growth of bacteria.

  • Tea tree oil. Tea Tree oil can help to fight infectious
    organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses).According to an
    abstract published in 2000, in the Oxford Academic Journal of
    antimicrobial chemotherapy, tea tree oil is an effective agent
    against, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)!
    Tea tree oil fights MRSA.

  • Thieves Oil. The top prepper essential oil to have, thieves
    oil combines essential oils of Cinnamon, Clove, Eucalyptus,
    Lemon and Rosemary. For dietary, aromatic, or topical use,
    Thieves Oil by Young Living Essential Oils was tested at
    Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, and found to be
    effective against airborne bacteria! During the 15th-century
    plague, thieves used an oil of cloves, rosemary, and other
    aromatics to protect themselves while robbing plague
    victims. In the Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for
    When Help is Not on the Way, by Joseph Alton M.D. and Amy
    Alton ARNP, they recommend stocking Thieves Oil! (Page
    78.) for upper respiratory infections.

#2: Take heed of the dangers of man-made
In November 2018, a school in Portland Oregan closed after a
student contracted MRSA. They closed school’s turf field, mat
room and weight room to prevent further infections. This also
allowed time to clean and disinfect the areas.

MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that is difficult to treat and
resistant. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),
some germs are beating our strongest antibiotics." Catching the
superbug is only the first problem. Some who catch the superbug
experience little or no problems. The problem is when antibiotics
enter the system. The lethal germs really takes effect when you
take antibiotics. This crazy germ has developed defenses to fight
off most all antibiotics in our arsenal. In other words, taking
antibiotics today could become deadly!

For years the medical community has been warning us that an
over use of antibiotics could lead to a resistant strain, and this
superbug is just the tip of the iceberg. Take heed in taking
antibiotics. Avoid them if you can.

Even so,
fish antibiotics are handy to have around for other

#3: During extreme outbreaks, avoid medical
If you can, avoid hospitals as the super bug ist he most common
infection picked up in hospitals.  Certainly, those well in your
family or group should avoid going to the hospital. Children are
most likely to touch contaminated surfaces simply because of
their natural curiosity. Just leave the kids at home.

Antiseptics and disinfectants are a key to controlling the spread
of bacteria in hospitals where the superbug is particularly
effective at getting ahold of human hosts.

#4: Wash hands in warm soapy water (not hand
The superbug is good at getting around hand sanitizers. Warm
water and soap is the best solution. Have your kids sing the
alphabet as they wash their hands. The length of the song is
about the correct amount of hand washing that needs to happen.

#5: Reduce your grocery store meat intake.
Antimicrobials from factory-farmed animals re a considerable
problem as they wreak havoc on your gut microbes and spawn
antibiotic-resistant superbugs!

#6: Eat organic only fruits and vegetables.
Herbicides on plant foods can damage microbe balance in your gut
just as much as they injure plant cells. Any molecules designed
to harm plants will also harm you. The bonus of eating organic is
also that the fruits and vegetables will have more nutritional
value. While
antibiotics have no effect on viruses, there are
several foods you can eat and immunity booster dietary
supplements you can take to improve your overall vitality...

Eat fruits and vegetables rich in iodine:
  • asparagus
  • bananas
  • cabbage
  • carrots
  • cod liver oil
  • egg yolk
  • lettuce
  • kelp
  • onions
  • tomatoes, spinach, rhubarb,
  • potatoes,
  • peas, strawberries, mushrooms,
  • radishes
  • seafood
  • strawberries

Garlics, onions and leeks are the natural favorite if you want to
follow Hippocrates and let thy food by thy medicine! Add herbs to
the healthy foods you put on your table to help build your

#7: Take your vitamins.
You'll get vitamins in your food, but to help boost your vitamin
levels in areas you are deficient, take vitamins.

  1. Vitamin C: Vitamin C should be taken in divided doses
    throughout the day. When individual doses exceed 500 mg,
    more of the Vitamin is excreted in the urine and thus may be
    wasted. Vitamin C works by stimulating the immune system
    and protecting against damage from the free radicals
    released by the body in its fight against the infection.
  2. Vitamin D.  "Deficiency in vitamin D is associated with
    increased autoimmunity as well as an increased
    susceptibility to infection," according to an abstract on
    Vitamin D and the Immune System, by Cynthia Aranow, MD,
    Investigator. Another supporter of the idea comes from the
    harvard Health Publications, trusted advice for a healthier
    life, from the Harvard Medical School. Read more in How to
    Boost your Immune system.
  3. Zinc. Zinc is an essential mineral that plays an important
    role in many enzymatic functions. Found primarily in the
    kidneys, liver, pancreas, and brain, Zinc also helps support
    healthy immune system functions and is an important
    component of bodily antioxidant systems

#8: Get more sun.
The reason colds happen more in the winter, may be because of
the lack of sun! The sun helps you absorb the Vitamin D. Vitamin
D actively helps fight germs. What better excuse to absorb the
sun's rays than to avoid a cold?

#9: Supplement your diet with Herbal Immunity
Herbal immunity boosting ways to supercharge your system:

  • Astragalus Root. Astragalus has a "normalizing effect" on
    body functions, which may be because it contains
    antioxidants. It's rich in flavonoids, trace minerals and amino
    acids. Harvested wild in Northern China and Mongolia, it
    ranks as one of China's most important herbal medicines and
    has been used for thousands of years. Popular uses include
    as a remedy for the common cold and upper respiratory
    infections. According to the University of Maryland Medical
    Center Astragalus root "helps protect the body against
    various stresses, including physical, mental, or emotional
    stress." As well, it protects against cancer and diabetes.
    Studies show how astragalus can stimulate the immune

  • Black seed. You may not have heard about black seed, but if
    you or a loved one has a superbug, you'll want to know
    about it and also have some handy. Black seed, nigella
    sativa, or black cumin, Here's more about the benefits of
    black seed.

  • Black Elderberry Syrup. Black Elderberry Syrup, pictured
    right, has been virologist tested as a natural and effective
    way to fight viral infections.

  • Celery seeds (Apium graveolens). Celery seeds can be
    made into a tea to help treat arthritis. The celery seed tea
    cleanses the body as a natural antiseptic to kill germs and
    improve circulation. Do not eat celery seeds intended for
    planting as they likely have chemically treated.

  • Elderberry: Black elderberries have, for centuries, been
    credited with immune supportive properties. The root itself is
    woody, brownish, wrinkled and twisted. The berries and
    flowers are rich in flavonoids, which are believed to provide
    its therapeutic effects. Black Elderberry Syrup, pictured right,
    has been virologist tested as a natural and effective way to
    fight viral infections.

  • Echinacea. An easy pick for immunity boosting is Echinacea
    (an essential oil from the Coneflower). Echinacea has long
    been known to help shorten colds, and help fight infections,
    but there are so many other potent herbs, vitamins and
    foods, so keep reading! Echinacea:  Best known for boosting
    immune function, apparently works by helping white blood
    cells and lymphocytes to protect the body against invading
    organisms, unlike antibiotics, which are directly lethal to
    bacteria, Echinacea makes immune cells more efficient in
    attacking bacteria, viruses and abnormal cells. What's more,
    an immunization is active only against a specific problem,
    while Echinacea stimulates the overall activity of the cells
    responsible for fighting all kinds of infection.

  • Goldenseal. Used as a treatment for irritations and
    inflammation of the mucous membranes of the respiratory,
    digestive and urinary tracts, Goldenseal is ideal to for
    preppers to stock. Because of its anti-microbial activity,
    goldenseal has a long history of use during the winter
    season and is often used in combination with Echinacea.  
    Read more about GoldenSeal and other botanical antibiotic

  • Royal Jelly (Bee Well). Bee pollen is an exceptionally
    nutritious food, made by honey bees, loaded with essential
    vitamins and amino acids required by the human body. Made
    in capsule form, included in Bee Well is Propolis, an all
    around great preventative substance made by honey bees. It
    is rich in anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-oxidant
    properties. Royal Jelly is a high protein substance that has
    been reported to serve as a general health tonic, energy
    enhancer, immune booster, and much more.

#10: Consider Homeopathic Immunity Boosters.
There are lots of homeopathic options to boost your immunity.

  • Boiron Oscillococcinum. Boiron Oscillococcinum is a
    homeopathic product for Flu-like Symptoms, pictured left.
    Boiron Oscillococcinum, pictured left, temporarily relieves flu-
    like symptoms such as body aches, headache, fever, chills
    and fatigue.

  • Infection Formula.  Dr. Christopher's Original Infection
    fighting formula is a dietary supplement that contains a
    proprietary blend of black walnut leaf, goldenseal root,
    bugleweed herb, plantain leaf, marshmallow root and lobelia
    herb with no added fillers or chemicals. Thist synergistic
    blend of herbs feed your body to restore balance to your
    lymphatic system. You see, when you eat food, your body
    digests ands sends nutrients to every living cell. As the cells
    process these nutrients, it creates some waste in the
    process. Because an abundance of waste in your lymphatic
    vessels builds up over time, it can block your lymph nodes,
    and decrease your body's ability to fight infections. That's
    the basis behind the formula.

Supercharge your Immune system to Avoid MSRA
Lurking in your doctor's office, dentist's office and your hospital or
urgent care facility is the superbug, so named because it is
directly responsible for nearly 15,000 deaths in the United States.
The superbug, which has the medical name "carbapenem-resistant
Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)," causes more than 450,000 infections
annually. This terrifying pathogen is evolving faster than the CDC
can track:

  • Two deaths in Los Angeles. Recently (mid February 2015)
    seven people caught the superbug in procedures involving
    specialized endoscopes at the UCLA Medical center, and the
    hospital notified 179 more potentially exposed individuals.
    Two people died in this outbreak.

  • One death in North Carolina. Fifteen patients of the
    Carolinas HealthCare System were admitted with the
    superbug; three got the superbug in the hospital; and one
    person died.

The superbug spreads quickly by hand contact or from
contaminated surfaces of medical facilities, and for most it
causes not much problems until a patient must

Learn how to avoid this common infection in hospitals and the
terrifying pathogen that is evolving faster than the medical
community can track it or drug developers can create antibiotics
to quell it. Read, The Fanal Menace of MRSA, by Maryn McKenna,.
That pathogen is MRSA—methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus
aureus—and Superbug is the first book to tell the story of its
shocking spread and the alarming danger it poses to us all.

Below is a  PBS special on the Superbug...
Surviving the Superbug (MRSA)
Supercharge your immune system and avoid the superbug

There's an antibiotic apocalypse happening, are you prepared?
The media is reporting on methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus
aureus (MRSA), also known as the Superbug. Here's how to
supercharge your immune system to avoid the superbug...

How to Survive the Superbug
The superbug is a bacterium responsible for several
difficult-to-treat infections in humans. Any of the "superbugs" can
enter your body, such as through a tiny paper cut, and the
dangerous thing about them is that antibiotics won't work!

You see, antibiotics are effective against bacteria, but they're
simply not effective against viruses. What then will a prepper do?
Well, superbug preparedness begins by understanding the
problem and then learning how to supercharge your immunity.
This article shows you how to not get bugged by the superbug.

How to not get bugged by the superbug
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