Altitude sickness is a change in a body due to high altitude, a decrease in atmospheric pressure makes breathing difficult due to less oxygen. Mainly, it happens above 3300 m (10,000 ft). This is a dangerous hazard that threatens the lives of trekkers if symptoms are ignored.
Signs and symptoms
Avoiding high altitude sickness is always preferred. A trekker needs to follow these steps:
Four Golden Rules
These are the rules for preventing altitude sickness:
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