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The science behind that high-altitude headache

Galveston County Daily News, June 18, 2013

In this week’s Medical Discovery News by UTMB’s David Niesel and Norbert Herzog: For those visiting Denver or other mile-high cities, the incredible panoramic views may be overshadowed by headaches that worsen with higher altitudes. Such headaches are a common symptom of altitude sickness, but it is impossible to predict who will react to high altitudes and the severity of those symptoms. And now, research shows that serious altitude sickness may result in long-term brain damage.

 




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