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7 Things To Know About Altitude Sickness - Articles Surfing
~Take My Breath Away!~
~What Causes Altitude Sickness?~
As the amount of oxygen in your lungs decreases, the blood becomes less and less efficient at acquiring and transporting oxygen, so no matter how many breaths you take, you are unlikely to attain a normal blood level of oxygen. It takes your brain a few days to figure out it has to breathe more.
~The Easiest Way to Prevent Altitude Sickness~
Other important steps to take include avoiding alcohol, sleeping pills and narcotic pain medications in more than modest doses.
~Medical Definitions of Altitude~
Very High Altitude:
~Signals that your brain hasn't caught on yet that you're not at sea level~
~How to decrease the effects of AMS~
~What the Doctor Says~
We have found taking doses of antioxidants seems to help also.
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