How To Treat Altitude Sickness – AMS, HAPE, & HACE

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 most manuals will talk about. It is something you must always remember.

How To Prevent Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), HAPE and HACE

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.

3 Life Saving Drugs You MUST Have To Tackle Altitude Sickness – AMS, HAPE and HACE

Uses, dosage and explanation of High Altitude Life Saving Drugs — Diamox (Acetazolamide), Nifedipine and Dexamethasone

How Rescuing A HAPE Victim Transformed An Ordinary Man Into A True Trekker

On his Goechala trek, Pushpam Singh learnt the quality that sets a true trekker apart. It all unfolded when his tent mate was hit by HAPE. Read about his experience here.

Can you get Acute Mountain Sickness on an Easy Trek? Here’s a Real Life Case Study

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.

How mental preparation for a trek can mean the difference between life and death

Struck by altitude sickness, trekker Premanand fell unconscious at 18,500 ft. What our trek leader did next marked the difference between life and death. Here, Arjun Majumdar recounts an incident that underlines the importance of rapid action on a high altitude trek.

What is Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)?

Every high-altitude trekker needs to be aware of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Arjun Majumdar, who has witnessed hundreds of cases of AMS amongst trekkers resolves all doubts about it.