A new study suggests that popping a few Advil before a high-altitude climb can prevent symptoms like headache, nausea and fatigue. Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/03/20/ibuprofen-can-prevent-altitude-sickness/#ixzz1pibHKBNX
Luckily, there are many simple and really effective home remedies that would help you to prevent as well as treat altitude sickness in no time at all. So, the next time you intend to go for mountain climbing but are too afraid of getting altitude sickness, take along a note of these remedies to help you out at high altitudes
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Altitude sickness is quite similar to hangover or sea sickness: You’re nauseous, your head aches and it can feel difficult to breathe. Here are my tried and proved tips on how to treat altitude sickness.
At higher altitudes, the air is thinner, there is less available oxygen and it becomes more difficult to breathe. There are serious risks involved with high-altitude hiking, including altitude sickness, acute mountain syndrome and pulmonary edema, all of which can result in death. Before you go on a high-altitude hike, you need to train your body...