Acute mountain sickness
in disability and adaptive sports: preliminary data.
PEAK PERFORMANCE: Richard Stephenson goes to the top in his research into acute mountain sickness
Obesity: Associations with acute mountain sickness
Many people who have HAPE also have acute mountain sickness
Diamox has been shown to be beneficial for the treatment of milder symptoms of acute mountain sickness
when given at a dose of 250 mg every eight hours.
We will further analyze our clinical and MRI data on patients with acute mountain sickness
, which is thought to be a precursor of HACE.
Fast ascent can cause acute mountain sickness
and high-altitude cerebral or pulmonary oedema, symptoms of which may mask coexistent corneal oedema.
Abbreviations: AMS = acute mountain sickness
, AMS-C = cerebral AMS, ESQ = Environmental Symptoms Questionnaire, HA = high altitude, HAI = high altitude illness, LLS = Lake Louise Score, NSAID = nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NVWSC = National Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, SCI = spinal cord injury, TBI = traumatic brain injury.
Dr Simpson, 24, who is based at Glasgow's Western Infirmary, said the vitamins are intended to help treat high altitude cerebral oedema - fluid on the brain - and acute mountain sickness
, a lesser form of altitude sickness.
During the visit, the team will attempt to shed new light on potentially fatal conditions including acute mountain sickness
Be alert for the symptoms of acute mountain sickness
(AMS): headache, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, lethargy weakness, sleep disturbances, and labored breathing, if you experience AMS and it is severe or it doesn't resolve within a few days, the only cure is descent.
Pilgrims are at risk of developing acute mountain sickness
(AMS), which affects the brain and lungs, and is known to occur when one ascends to an altitude of over 8,000 feet.