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Is it dangerous to travel to high elevation.10000 if have atrial fib and hi B.P. well controlled?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Altitude

Altitude sickness can be severe unless appropriately acclimatized,Hypertension and AF if controlled are not specific contraindications to higher altitude travel

In brief: Altitude

Altitude sickness can be severe unless appropriately acclimatized,Hypertension and AF if controlled are not specific contraindications to higher altitude travel
Dr. Harinder Gill
Dr. Harinder Gill
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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Not necessarily

Traveling to 10000 feet should be OK.
See your doctor before you go, because they may want to prescribe you Diamox (acetazolamide) to prevent altitude sickness. Hope this helps!

In brief: Not necessarily

Traveling to 10000 feet should be OK.
See your doctor before you go, because they may want to prescribe you Diamox (acetazolamide) to prevent altitude sickness. Hope this helps!
Dr. Marvin Ott
Dr. Marvin Ott
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