If you are 8000ft Above the Earth, You must Know Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness happens when you cannot find enough Oxygen in the atmosphere at high altitudes. It causes symptoms like loss of appetite, headache and in...

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If you are 8000ft Above the Earth, You must Know Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness happens when you cannot find enough Oxygen in the atmosphere at high altitudes. It causes symptoms like loss of appetite, headache and insomnia. It occurs most often when people who are not utilized to high altitudes go rapidly from lower elevations to 2438 m or 8000ft higher. For instance, you may feel a headache when you ride over a high mountain pass, climb to high altitudes or reach at mountain resort.

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Experts do not recognize who will get it or who will not. Neither your strength or fitness level nor being man or female plays a role in identifying altitude sickness.  To know the detailed causes, symptoms and preventions see here

Altitude sickness: Know its causes, symptoms and ways to treat it

Altitude sickness is also known as acute mountain sickness. It can be dangerous. So it is smart decision to take special care of you if you are moving to high-altitude climbing or camping (such as the Rockies) or have plans for a holiday or hike in high-altitude countries such as Nepal, Peru or Ecuador.

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