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What is Mountain sickness?

What is Mountain sickness?

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 ...more »

  • Mountain sickness: Illness from poor adjustment to low oxygen at altitude.
  • Mountain sickness: nausea and shortness of breath experienced by mountain climbers above ten thousand feet.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Mountain sickness: Introduction

Types of Mountain sickness:

Broader types of Mountain sickness:

How serious is Mountain sickness?

Complications of Mountain sickness: see complications of Mountain sickness

What causes Mountain sickness?

Causes of Mountain sickness: see causes of Mountain sickness
Risk factors for Mountain sickness: see risk factors for Mountain sickness

What are the symptoms of Mountain sickness?

Symptoms of Mountain sickness: see symptoms of Mountain sickness

Complications of Mountain sickness: see complications of Mountain sickness

Mountain sickness: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mountain sickness.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mountain sickness.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mountain sickness: Pulmonologist, Neurologist, Emergency Medicine Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mountain sickness.
Treatments for Mountain sickness: see treatments for Mountain sickness
Prevention of Mountain sickness: see prevention of Mountain sickness
Research for Mountain sickness: see research for Mountain sickness

Organs Affected by Mountain sickness:

Organs and body systems related to Mountain sickness include:

Name and Aliases of Mountain sickness

Main name of condition: Mountain sickness

Other names or spellings for Mountain sickness:

Acute moutain sickness, Altitude sickness

Mountain sickness: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mountain sickness:


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