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Is mountain climbing safe? I want to do it at 50.

Is mountain climbing safe? I want to do it at 50.

Climbing: Yes it is safe if you are physically fit and get the skills necessary to keep yourself safe get professional training and always follow the safety rules. ...Read more

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I strained my back while mountain climbing. What will help me, resting or keep moving?

I strained my back while mountain climbing. What will help me, resting or keep moving?

Back strain: If you strained your back means muscle and ligament strain. Usually short rest, tylenol, (acetaminophen) pain patch or cold compress & massage take care of it. Keep your activities of daily living as normal as you can. If it is unbearable , please see your doctor. Thanks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to climb mountain after a year of under going c-section?

Is it safe to climb mountain after a year of under going c-section?

Ask the doc: Who did your csection as that doc knows if you have anything abnormal that would prevent u, if u are fine and know what u are doing 1 yr after a csection should fine to do that. ...Read more

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Why is oprah climbing mountain? Is she healthy?

Why is oprah climbing mountain? Is she healthy?

Oprah: You will need to ask oprah for the answer to this question. ...Read more

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Why do people die climbing a mountain? Do they actually run out of oxygen?

Why do people die climbing a mountain? Do they actually run out of oxygen?

Lack of oxygen: is one reason. Mount Everest deaths have been related to avalanches, cold exposure (hypothermia), trauma and a variety of issues relates to extremely high altitudes (death zone). ...Read more

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What is the best way to acclimate your lungs for climbing into the mountains?

What is the best way to acclimate your lungs for climbing into the mountains?

Time: Acclimate by being in mountains. Take min 2-3 weeks. I live at 9400. Took me a year to be half way competitive after moving away for med school. ...Read more

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I think I may have had symptoms of HAPE on a recent mountain climb. Although, I have no symptoms now. Do I need to go see a doctor?

I think I may have had symptoms of HAPE on a recent mountain climb.  Although, I have no symptoms now.  Do I need to go see a doctor?

Maybe: It would be a good idea to see your doctor although not much to see. he may want to give you something to prepare for the next time.; ...Read more

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Can anyone give me a list of don't do's after chiari 1 decomposition surgery 6 mon ago or does it depend on surgeon?As heavy lifting, riding breaking horses, motorcycle riding, flying, high altitudes, jet skiing snow skiing, mountain climbing or do you ju

Can anyone give me a list of don't do's after chiari 1 decomposition surgery 6 mon ago or does it depend on surgeon?As heavy lifting, riding breaking horses, motorcycle riding, flying, high altitudes, jet skiing snow skiing, mountain climbing or do you ju

Talk to Your Surgeon: I wouldn't take it lightly because the consequences can be serious. In general, it depends on how successful the procedure was, how you've healed, etc. Only your surgeon can tell you after examining you. ...Read more

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Is rock climbing safe?

Is rock climbing safe?

It is for the rock!!: Seriously, i would not recommend it for an adult with ankle or wrist problems, extremity weakness, or general balance or health challenges. If one walks or climbs on challenging and uneven terrain, it is essential that he or she be in good health and excellent condition. Physiatrists and sports or trauma medicine doctors can say more, so i will share this with them. Thanks for asking. @drpam. ...Read more

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