Category Archives: High altitude sickness

Save money on swollen legs

Swollen legs. They just make a person want to sit down and rest. Why do legs swell anyway?   Normally the arterial circulation and venous circulation are in balance. The same amount of fluid that reaches the legs via the arteries is … Continue reading

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Save money on acute mountain sickness

 Akron Fulton International Airport: Elevation: 1067 ft   Colorado Springs Airport: Elevation: 6,187 ft   Who cares?  For the moment, I do.  As I sit here writing, I am 5,120 feet higher than my usual abode.    Currently it’s not … Continue reading

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