high altitude sickness


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high altitude sickness

n. enfermedad de la altura, trastorno por altura excesiva manifestado en dificultades respiratorias por imposibilidad de adaptarse a la disminución de la presión del oxígeno.
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"Whenever a person goes to a high altitude the blood pressure rises and people get affected by high altitude sickness. People should do their journey slowly and not all of a sudden aim to reach the top.
"After that he woke up, then near Hillary Step he fell down again in the same manner, which means he got high altitude sickness."
Dariusez himself had been rescued on helicopters few days ago following high altitude sickness and now needed to be dropped at K2 Base Camp anyway.
dollars in military expenditure for India and claimed scores of lives, more due to frostbite and high altitude sickness than combat action.
Some visitors to mountain resorts may experience symptoms associated with high altitude sickness. Altitude sickness occurs when you can't get enough oxygen from the air at high altitudes -- and it can be dangerous.
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