Altitude Sickness – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Otherwise referred to as acute mountain sickness (AMS), altitude illness or hypobaropathy in some quarters, altitude sickness is a condition in which you have very low oxygen supply in your system, which normally occurs while in a high altitude area. Who is at Risk? You are likely to suffer altitude sickness once you go higher than 8,000 feet above sea level. Altitude sickness is however not restricted to high altitude