Ahead, see what adverse symptoms can arise at high altitudes; and more importantly, how you can stop them from putting a damper on your travel plans.
4 things to know before you travel to high elevations
1. Altitude sickness is fairly common
“Traveling to mountains with significant altitudes can make people susceptible to altitude sickness [due to] lower air pressure and air oxygen levels,” says Daniel Hermann, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texas. If you reside somewhere relatively close to sea level, your Featured Fitness Health