What are some symptoms of altitude sickness?


22 Mar 2022

Symptoms usually come on within 12 to 24 hours of reaching an elevation higher than 8,000 feet and then get better within a day or two as your body adjusts to the change in altitude. Usually worse at night, you might feel:

  • Fatigue and loss of energy
  • Shortness of breath
  • Problems with sleep
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
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