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    Early in the morning, we had a bright sunlight while walking for two hours. The higher we got, the weather became worse. Many people suffered from the high altitude sickness. It started raining when we reached the temple. After we all finished worshipping the god. We started to move back suddenly it started raining followed by the hailstone. We plan to stay until the rain stops and in a few minute thunderstorm started. Under the roof of a house near the temple among fifty people, the lighting hit only one person and the person was one of our men. He was a person whose wife has been pregnant for a couple of months. He hid it because he was passionate to visit along with us. I had never been in any kind of situation where a man was near the death, and I was rubbing his feet and back with my hand. I could not hear any of the sounds. I could hear my heart beating. Though there were more than fifty people…

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    Altitude sickness, is divided into 3 different levels of intensity, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE). These illnesses occur when someone is exposed to levels of higher elevation, reduced oxygen levels and lowered air pressure. Altitude sickness causes the veins and capillaries to expand in order to take in more oxygen. Some scientists also believe that it can cause the brain to slightly swell. Altitude sickness can…

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    One object includes a lighter material helicopter for higher altitude mission. One technique includes the Swiss rescue technique. Nick Heil, interviewed in “Helicopter Rescues Increasing on Everest” states, “ There’s been sort of the recent arrival of some powerful, new, lightweight helicopters that are able to operate at very high altitudes reliably.” If there is a situation where a climber is stuck at a very high altitude, heavy helicopters could not reach the climber. This new helicopter…

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    Essay On Hypoxia

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    Physiological Effects of Decreased Atmospheric Pressure At lower altitudes such as sea level, the main stimulation for ventilation is carbon dioxide. (7) At high altitudes, hypoxia stimulates ventilation. (7) However, hypoxia only stimulates ventilation when the partial pressure of inspired oxygen is reduced to roughly 13.3kPa, and is at an altitude of 3000m or more. (7) When the inspired partial pressure of oxygen is 13.3kPa, alveolar oxygen pressure is 8kPa. (7) As hypoxia continues to…

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    High Altitude Training In fairly recent times, fitness as well as health and wellness has become rather popular. Along with this popularity has come methods and tools to provide for individuals who may not have access to the items or locations in which are prime for training. One particular training methodology is called “high altitude training”, and it is literally what it sounds like: training at high altitudes. The “official” ranges of altitude that are accepted are: sea level (0…

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    impress one another it can result in them fearing that others will see them as weak. Being weak is the last thing men want to be described as. In a different aspect, the climbers then compete with the elements. The weather on Mount Everest is the main cause of death for those who are high up in the mountain. Now the climbers are seen to be competing with the weather. The cold temperature leaves them to fight off frostbite and the lack of oxygen and high altitude can lead the climbers to get…

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    Everest Disaster

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    Beck was forced to stop climbing shortly after Camp IV, due to his vision being massively reduced due to high altitude. When trying to return to Camp IV a massive storm hit the area disorienting him and other climbers, when the storm passed he was so exhausted from the storm that he couldn’t return to Camp IV. At some point Beck stood up and walked towards Camp IV in an effort to survive, he got to an open bivouac and slept there, with both his hands and face exposed to the harsh cold. The next…

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    However, one should also observe at the source of problem as it may just be a symptom of something else. 3. Altitude/Mountain Sickness Altitude sickness happens because the rate of ascent into higher altitudes outpaces the body's ability to adjust to those altitudes. In other words, the body was not able to acclimatize to high altitude and was not able to adjust in the increasing ventilation to compensate to the low level of oxygen in higher altitude. Trigerring factors maybe ascending too…

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    see how they conducted this study and how altitude affects the rates of concussions. The reference for this article is as follows: Myer, G. D., Smtih, D., Barber Foss, K. D., Dicesare, C. A., Kiefer, A. W., Kushner, A. M., . . . Thomas, S. M. (2014). Rates of concussion are lower in national…

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    Hospital Room 206

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    full life and grow to a ripe old age, this was not the case. The impenetrable fortress, my superhero, my uncle would be brought to his knees by a mere sickness. This sickness came like a thief in the night, no one was prepared for it, and I feel that is what made it all the more devastating. On March 29, 2011 I received a phone call, one phone call was all it took to flip my entire world upside down. Within a mere hour I found myself rushing to the hospital with my parents; Never in my life had…

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