mountain sickness


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to mountain sickness: chronic mountain sickness
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to mountain sickness

nausea and shortness of breath experienced by mountain climbers above ten thousand feet

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
2: Emergency Field Management of Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Pulmonary Edema, and High Altitude Cerebral Edema.
Rales, peripheral edema, retinal hemorrhage and acute mountain sickness.
Acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) represent a continuum of one form of such illness.
Acute mountain sickness (AMS), a syndrome of nonspecific symptoms including headache, fatigue, anorexia and nausea, dizziness, and sleep disturbance, is by far the most frequent problem (Imray et.
As you climb higher, you have less oxygen available to breathe, raising the risk of acute mountain sickness and the more serious high-altitude cerebral and pulmonary edema.
Background: Oxygen inhalation therapy is essential for the treatment of patients with chronic mountain sickness (CMS), but the efficacy of oxygen inhalation for populations at high risk of CMS remains unknown.
Typical symptoms of mountain sickness include headache, throwing up, dizziness, difficulty sleeping, fatigue, loss of appetite, rapid pulse and shortness of breath.
Between three and seven people die on Kilimanjaro each year, mostly from falls, hypothermia or acute mountain sickness (which fills lungs with fluid).
Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is defined as the presence of a headache in an unacclimatised individual who has recently arrived at high altitude, along with gastrointestinal symptoms, insomnia, dizziness and lassitude or fatigue.
Craig, who runs his own business Elegant Blinds, added: "This is our biggest fear, acute mountain sickness (AMS).
For example, the incidence of acute mountain sickness (AMS) on Mount Kilimanjaro was reported to range between 47% and 75% [19-21], and high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) occurs often [22].
The challenges experienced during a trip at such high altitudes, including Acute Mountain Sickness and unpredictable road conditions, enhance the storyline.
If you've experienced mountain sickness before or have anemia, ask your doctor for medication.
Lynn finished in an amazing 96th, days after being very poorly with acute mountain sickness before the race.
13 ( ANI ): Italian and French researchers have suggested that it is possible to predict acute mountain sickness with their newly developed test that will help prone individuals take necessary medication.