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Altitude sickness what to about headaches and sleeplessness

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Dr.   Esmeralda  Sera MD

I have been having chest heaviness, mild nausea and gassiness at low altitude. I live at 7800 feet and don't get it at home. What gives? ... View answer

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Dr.  Rakesh Madhyastha MD

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Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

of the worst headaches of my life and threw up a lot. I have gotten much better, but I still have some ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr.   K. V. Anand MD

flight the next day). I am VERY prone to altitude sickness, having gotten sick on other flights before and even on a trip to only 4,000 feet. I get very ill, vomiting multiple times with a severe... View answer

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Dr.       Dorina Gurabardhi MD

Hi, I traveled to Bogota, Colombia a few weeks ago, and suffered from high altitude sickness while ... altitude sickness and gave me prednisone and an antibiotic. Now 3 weeks after being home, I... View answer

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Dr.  Dhanwant Rai Sood MD

Hi, my husband is at high altitude (3600m). We have been here for 3 days. This morning he had a headache which we assumed was a symptom of altitude sickness. Now he is shivering and cold even though... View answer

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Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

getting altitude sickness three days into the trip? ... except for just some shortness of breath. Today I have had a mild headache. I have had a few glasses ... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

your dose is heavy. but this does not cause sleeplessness.

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

Please do a physical work out in the evenings, after dinner- read a book. You would get more sleep.

Dr. Arun MD

take clonazepam tablet under doctors guidance. do not forget to thank you to me.