Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is the most widely recognized medical problem that most trekkers confront while summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro. It happens when you walk or climb to a higher height, or altitude, too rapidly.

At Kilimanjaro, altitude sickness happens at high altitudes focuses, for example, the Gilman's Point, Stella Point or on the Summit of Kilimanjaro. Altitude sickness can be dealt with rapidly, by bringing the individual enduring down to a lower altitude. Subsequently it is prescribed to begin your trek with a moderate pace toward the start to maintain a strategic distance from altitude sickness. Likewise by adding additional opportunity to adapt to the high altitude and by remaining hydrated (drinking no less than 3-4 liters of water each day) amid the trek, it very well may be averted. You can likewise take safeguard medication for it with your specialists' meeting.

Indications of altitude sickness are:

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Exhaustion
  • Dizziness
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Less hunger
  • Vomiting
  • Problems with rest
  • Swelling of hands and feet

In the event that you sense any of the above manifestations amid your climb to the pinnacle of Kilimanjaro, at that point quickly counsel with your guide, so they can help and keep the circumstance to end up more terrible as once in a while if Altitude Sickness can be perilous.

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