How to avoid getting altitude sickness

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How to avoid getting altitude sickness

Postby ExpatPeruMods » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:51 pm

Have you been hit with "soroche"? Do you have an effective folk remedy to avoid it? Check our article: "Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Peru"


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Re: How to avoid getting altitude sickness

Postby Freerthy » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:29 am

Here are some things you can do to prevent yourself from getting altitude sickness.

1. Avoid flying directly to areas of high altitude, if possible.
2. Take 2-3 days to get used to high altitudes before going above 3,000m.
3. Avoid climbing more than 300-500m a day.
4. Have a rest day every 600-900m you go up, or every 3-4 days.
5. Make sure you're drinking enough water.
6. Avoid alcohol.
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Re: How to avoid getting altitude sickness

Postby woodchuck » Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:12 am

Thanks, that is great advice & what the experts recommend.

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