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Mountain sickness

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

Treatments for Mountain sickness

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Mountain sickness: Complications

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Causes of Mountain sickness

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Disease Topics Related To Mountain sickness

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Mountain sickness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Mountain sickness

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. more »

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Mountain sickness: Rare Types

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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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