Worrying about Altitude Sickness? Here are few tips to prevent it!

Altitude sickness is very common if you are travelling to a height more than 8000 feet , places like Ooty and Nathu La Pass , Sikkim . Some of the signs and symptoms are

  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting or Nausea
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of energy
  • Breathing problem

Here are few tips to prevent altitude sickness while climbing the mountains

  • The most important tip is never climb mountains empty stomach.
  • Drink a lot of water to keep your body hydrated to adjust with the low humidity in the high altitude.
  • Keep chewing gums, toffees, biscuits, water bottles and few medicines (medicines of vomiting, headache, cough and cold, fever etc.) because it helps a lot when suffering from altitude sickness.
  • Children and people who have breathing problems have to be taken special care of. Those who are suffering from Asthma do not forget to take inhalers along.

Please have a look at our Perfect trip planning guide also . 😉

Take care and have a happy journey!!

 

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