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New Findings on Altitude Sickness

Postby Bill Reed » Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:05 pm

Altitude sickness is two illnesses, according to Edinburgh scientists. From the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edi ... e-26786483
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Re: New Findings on Altitude Sickness

Postby ChrisJahn » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:29 pm

Would be nice to know what the "two illnesses" are.
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Re: New Findings on Altitude Sickness

Postby MoapaPk » Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:55 pm

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Re: New Findings on Altitude Sickness

Postby Ze » Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:00 pm

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0081229

"In contrast, sleep disturbance and headache are each commonly reported without the other. This is consistent with the hypothesis that distinct pathogenetic mechanisms underlie sleep disturbance and headache at high altitude."
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