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When I talk about mountain sickness, I am not talking about being homesick because you miss the comforts of your warm house and soft bed. Although I am certain that staying in stuffy and uncomfortable tents may lead to some sort of sickness, that type of sickness won’t be discussed in this post.
Mountain sickness, medically known as AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) or Altitude Sickness is a serious illness which can affect hikers and mountain climbers who trek above 2,400m (~ 7,900 ft).