Mountain Sickness (cont.)
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Altitude Sickness Diagnosis
The diagnosis of acute altitude sickness is based on symptoms. After traveling to a high altitude, symptoms of loss of appetite, generalized weakness, dizziness, shortness of breath during exertion, nausea, or a headache associated with insomnia may indicate altitude sickness.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
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