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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

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Re: New Findings on Altitude Sickness

Postby Ze » Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:00 pm


"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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