Fast Facts: Altitude Sickness and How To Prevent It

Written August 2021 Altitude sickness, or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), is no joke. It’s especially not a joke if it progresses to High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) or a High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). AMS is common and unpleasant. HAPE and HACE are uncommon and life threatening. Back in 2011, I thought it would be […]

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