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High altitude flatulence

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Druz
Cardiology 43 years experience
Depends: This is a difficult one to answer. The changes that may occur at high altitude, such as relatively less oxygen may lead to increased heart rates, espe... Read More
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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery 22 years experience
Yes, it can be.: Traveling to high altitudes can raise a person's blood pressure, depending on the rate of ascent and the amount of time spent at high altitudes. At hi... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 43 years experience
RBC at high altitude: Becauyse the air is thinner at higher altitude and it has lower oxzygen your body comensates by carrying oxygen in more rbc so the body needs are met.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
High altitude: It is difficult to predict what will happen to your sleep apnea at high altitudes. People without sleep apnea can develop cheyne stokes respirations ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 39 years experience
Not a problem: Assuming your general health is good enough to permit higher altitudes, just use your CPAP machine as usual. It will work as it always does. Of cour... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Interesting question: Do you have polycythemia rubra vera or polycythemia which is assosciated with stress? Have you had a bone marrow examination. Do you have an hemoglo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
First,monitor ur: temperature and make sure you r not running a fever.Hypothyroidism can cause cold intolerance .If ur symptoms persist,U will need to visit ur doc.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Sleep study?: 7 hrs of sleep is pretty good for some of us older folks, but for you, is causing concerns. There are many physicians who specialize in sleep disorde... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Ginkgo Biloba: If you are not on blood thinners you can consider using a supplement ginkgo biloba. It dilates the blood vessels, especially in the brain, thus allow... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 28 years experience
High altitude: Simply put, literally, 'high altitude'. As one goes higher than the 'sea level', be it on mountains or aircraft of some sort, the air becomes 'rarer' ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine 47 years experience
Certainly, Examples:: 1.Your bone marrow will makes more oxygen carrying red cells at altitude 2.The body produces more of a particular enzyme which increases release of o... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
None: The sed rate is notoriously difficult to do properly, and the results are of no value in isolation. High altitude may increase red cell count slightly... Read More
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