Altitude Sickness

Posted by | June 8, 2019
Top 10 foods to help you acclimatise and stay healthy at altitude

"Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates Without a doubt, one of the most significant barriers to successful treks and climbs at altitude is remaining...

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Posted by | May 15, 2019
Diamox – Should You Take It?

Should you take altitude sickness medication like Diamox or Acetazolamide? In this video I cover the pros and cons, including the side effects of diamox, the recommended dosage and the...

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Posted by | November 27, 2018
Symptoms of Altitude Sickness [Video]

In this video I cover all the altitude sickness symptoms that occur from acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema and high altitude pulmonary edema. Elevation sickness is a serious...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
Why I stopped doing altitude training

Whether you’re training for trekking, climbing or mountaineering, there is no rule book. These are not olympic sports with decades of athletic development, sport science dollars or proven techniques. For...

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Posted by | June 15, 2017
3 Golden Rules of Altitude Sickness

If you’re going on a trek or a climb you need to understand altitude and the effects that it has on the body. The aim of this post is to...

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Posted by | June 15, 2017
Altitude Sickness 101

Welcome to Altitude Sickness 101 (Don’t book a trek until you read this). Travelling at altitude can be a dangerous undertaking for all of us, and understanding the relevant dangers...

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