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: 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 ...

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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: When are the lungs of the human body are developed?

The larynx, trachea, bronchi and lungs begin to form during the fourth week of embryonic development. You can further read this article for details http://www.researchomatic.com/Embryonic-Development-Of-The-Respiratory-System-22932.html
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