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People living at lower altitudes and enjoy a holidays. Doing Adventure activities may be at risk for (acute mountain sickness). We believed that body response and oxygen air pressure changes.

AMS start from 10,000 feet (3300m) when you are in Himalayan, we have to Share your Health condition with their Staff (Guide/ass. Guide/Porter).We are saying “shearing is Caring”.  If you travel by yourself in Nepal’s Himalayan, you have to know about AMS. Altitude sickness increases with increasing altitude.Here are common symptoms of AMS are:

  • Headache
  • Nausea,
  • Vomiting,
  • Can’t   sleep
  • Changes in the color of your skin
  • Confusion
  • Fast Heart Rate
  • Rapid Breathing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sweating
  • Wheezing

Prevention

  • Do not rapid ascent to high altitude;
  • people with a prior history of altitude sickness
  • Plenty of Acclimatization
  • Avoid alcohol, sleeping pills and smoking
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Do not carry extra weight
  • Never travel alone
  • Climb higher sleep lower

Treatment of AMS

  • Decent
  • Diamox (125g) before dinner
  • oxygen cylinders
  • Gamow bag