How does high altitude affect the human body?

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Answered: What is high altitude sickness?

High altitude sickness may occur at high altitudes (over 2700m) due to the decreasing availability of oxygen. It usually occurs following a rapid ascent and can usually be prevented by ascending slowly. Symptoms often manifest themselves six to ten hours after ascent and generally subside in one to ...

Answered: What effect high altitude has on brain over time.

Please ask your question in terms of ambient FiO2.

Answered: How does high blood pressure affect the nervous system?

looking at the definition of blood pressure and how it works it looks clear to me that one way or the other blood pressure affects the nervous system. when your nerves arteries are stiff this can be harmful to blood pressure leading to severely elevated blood pressure

Answered: Baking at High Altitude

Living at 10,000 ft. above sea level taught me many things about high altitude baking. This was in Quito, Ecuador, and 30 years ago it was next to impossible to get reliable information. But there are some principles that hold true. Higher altitudes=more liquids, higher baking/cooking times and ...

Answered: There are 970 miles of______ ______ in the human body.

Most of the estimates for the length of blood vessels of blood vessels are tens of thousands of miles, but I've heard 970 quoted before as well.

Answered: Can human electrical currents affect computers?

Four people were able to control a computer using their thoughts and an electrode-studded thinking cap, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. They said their set-up could someday be adapted to help disabled people operate a motorized wheelchair or artificial limb. While experiments have allowed a ...
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