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.

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

Basic Precautions To Take On High Altitude Treks

Here are basic precautions related to safety and altitude sickness. This is basic knowledge for anyone climbing above 12,000 ft.

What are HAPE and HACE?

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.