Mountain sickness: Introduction
A high altitude reduces the amount of oxygen in the air
and can lead to dangerous effects on the body.
Although the most serious cases are usually of mountain climbers,
anyone can get mountain sickness by visiting an area of a higher
altitude without adequate acclimatization. ...more »
Symptoms of Mountain sickness
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Treatments for Mountain sickness
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Prevention of Mountain sickness
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Definitions of Mountain sickness:
Nausea and shortness of breath experienced by mountain climbers above ten thousand feet
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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