News tagged with high altitudes

'Beeting' high altitude symptoms with beet juice

Ever since human beings first began climbing the world's tallest mountains, they have struggled with a basic problem: altitude sickness, caused by lower air pressures which affect the ability of our bodies to take up oxygen.

Oct 12, 2015
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Don't let high altitude ruin your holiday trip

(HealthDay)—When you're planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high altitude into your vacation sports—such as skiing or hiking, a sports medicine specialist cautions.

Nov 26, 2014
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