In this article, we learn how to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness with medication like Diamox (Acetazolamide) and without Diamox. You'll also find the correct dosage for a preventive course of Diamox in here.
Today's article is an important one -- it's about treating altitude sickness - AMS, HAPE,& HACE. Before I get into medications and technicalities, I want to share a golden rule with you. And it is not about descending, which...
In this article, we speak about Altitude Sickness and its 3 main forms - AMS, HAPE & HACE. A quick introduction followed by detailed symptoms for each of them. Proper knowledge of Altitude Sickness can make all the difference...
In this article, we talk about the effect of altitude on a human body. What happens to air at that high altitude and how the human body adjusts itself. Here's everything that you need to know about the changes...
As a trekking organisation, we find that knowledge about altitude sickness is scarce. Through these case studies, we intend to spread knowledge and make trekkers more responsible. Here's the first high altitude case study. Take a look.
HAPE and HACE, two advanced forms of altitude sickness are rare, but brutal. It's important to know about them to recognise the symptoms. Here are Swathi and Sandhya discussing the symptoms and treatment of HAPE and HACE.
Reduction in oxygen level at high altitude sometimes leads to a problem known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Here's a quick glance at the symptoms of AMS, how it is caused and what can be done about it.
Dehydration is one of the biggest reasons trekkers fail to complete their treks. But this can be avoided by simply recognising symptoms, staying hydrated and taking required steps. Read on to know how to deal with dehydration.
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