High altitude sickness is also known as mountain sickness. This is experienced by those people going to high altitudes. High altitude sickness usually arises due to decrease in the amount of oxygen which occurs at high altitude. It is a apthological effect which is caused by acute exposure to low partial pressure of oxygen at high altitudes.
The symptoms of high altitutde sickness are:
- Fast breathing
- Muscular weakness
- Mental Fatigue
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