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altitude sickness

noun as in effects of oxygen deficiency

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No doubt it can be serious business—summit bids, hypothermia, first descents, interval training, altitude sickness.

However, altitude sickness is a common cause of death on the mountain.

In fact, research from the Mayo Clinic suggests that 20 percent of those traveling to higher altitudes below 18,000 feet will suffer some form of altitude sickness.

A storm moved in, and members of the party began to suffer from altitude sickness and dehydration.

The team, which has seen its share of players suffer from altitude sickness during training camp, warned Jones that he might experience the same after arriving in Colorado.

And now that you mention it, I also got seasick, and had altitude sickness, and had to be rescued a few times.

He was left weakened, dehydrated and in pain by altitude sickness and exhaustion.

But everything I read said women like me, who got seasickness, altitude sickness, motion sickness, were more likely to suffer HG.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to altitude-sickness, such as: acute mountain sickness, ams, high-altitude sickness, and mountain sickness.

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