Altitude Sickness

Height diseases are caused by the reduced availability of O2 at high altitudes. The acute mountain sickness (AMS, acute mountain sickness), the mildest form of height disease is characterized by headache, as well as from one or more systemic manifestations, it can with hikers and skiers and other traveling at high altitudes, occur. The cerebral edema in height (HACE, high altitude cerebral edema) is an encephalopathy in people with AMS….

September 3, 2018