Altitude sickness a serious matter


LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin soared for a time Saturday, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers just high enough to induce altitude sickness, and making the inevitable crash that much more spectacular. One moment, the Clippers had a 24-point lead.

A new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine is showing that Ibuprofen prevents acute mountain sickness (AMS). “Ibuprofen could be an easy way to prevent AMS in a significant number of the tens of millions of people

By Tan Dawn Wei , Assistant News Editor Two years ago, I was nearly halfway through the legendary 18-day Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal when altitude sickness hit me at 4200m. Until this point, the trek had been manageable because I knew what I was in

But travelers to Mt Kailash trek should be aware of a hidden danger—recently, an elderly couple from Singapore died during their Mt. Kailash trekking tour as a result of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). AMS, also called altitude sickness,

But travelers to Mt Kailash trek should be aware of a hidden danger—recently, an elderly couple from Singapore died during their Mt. Kailash trekking tour as.

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