Tag Archives: Altitude Sickness

How to treat altitude sickness

Altitude sickness happens when one cannot get enough oxygen from the air when in high altitudes. It causes headaches, difficulty in sleeping and loss of appetite. It happens to people who are not used to high altitudes that go quickly from lower altitudes to higher altitudes such as 8,000 feet or higher. Altitude sickness is also known as acute mountain ... Read More »

Altitude Sickness: Types, Causes Symptoms, Management and Prevention

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness occurs when the lungs cannot get enough oxygen from the air, specifically at high altitudes. It is also commonly called mountain sickness. It mostly occurs to people who are not used to high altitudes too quickly, specifically at altitudes 2438m (8000ft) or higher. There are three forms of altitude sickness, which will be discussed later. There is no ... Read More »