altitude sickness

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effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes

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Anyone travelling to high altitude should be aware of high altitude diseases and should know what to do when symptoms develop.
These horses suffer with many high altitude diseases amongst which skin affections are the major malady resulting in enormous economic losses.
They have to face very difficult conditions such as temperature fluctuation, mountain malaise and injuries due to loose volcanic stones, exposing them to harder conditions than those admitted by international norms and thus, to adverse reactions such as injuries and Acute High Altitude Diseases [12,13].
Rathat et al suggested a test to identify high risk subjects for high altitude diseases (Rathat et al.
Some of the mechanisms listed above prevent altitude diseases in the early stage of altitude exposure, while others are responsible for the metabolic stabilization of the body for long stays at altitude (5).