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.

10 Great Trek Stories To Read During The COVID-19 Lockdown (Part 2)

As trekkers, we understand how hard it is to stay indoors during the COVID-10 lockdown. Here is a list of great trek stories to keep you connected with the trekking world.

What Is Acute Mountain Sickness? A Quick Look At AMS, HAPE And HACE

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 and help you save a life!

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

Can Being Fit Reduce The Chances Of Getting AMS?

This week’s podcast tries to answer an important question about Acute Mountain Sickness. Can being fit reduce the chances of getting AMS? Give it a listen.

Can You Get AMS While Descending From High Altitude?

In this episode of Trek Talks with Vishnu Benne, Vishnu decodes the truth behind getting AMS after descending from a high point. Give it a listen.

7 Rules to Help keep Acute Mountain Sickness at bay

Dr.Rituraj Kumar, an avid trekker lists out 7 rules that he has used over the past 30 years to help keep Acute Mountain Sickness away for a successful trek. Read it here.

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.

How I Dealt With Acute Mountain Sickness On My 28th Trek

It is a myth that AMS doesn’t affect a seasoned trekkers. Here’s an account that shatters such misconceptions about AMS.

How lack of oxygen affects you on treks

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 at high altitudes

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.

How Diamox Deals With Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

Arjun Majumdar writes on the uses of Diamox to assist acclimatization and prevent high altitude sickness.