Origin of altitude sickness
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No doubt it can be serious business—summit bids, hypothermia, first descents, interval training, altitude sickness.
However, altitude sickness is a common cause of death on the mountain.
In fact, research from the Mayo Clinic suggests that 20 percent of those traveling to higher altitudes below 18,000 feet will suffer some form of altitude sickness.
A storm moved in, and members of the party began to suffer from altitude sickness and dehydration.
The team, which has seen its share of players suffer from altitude sickness during training camp, warned Jones that he might experience the same after arriving in Colorado.An NFL player’s life-threatening heart defect went unnoticed for years. Now he hopes to return.|Nicki Jhabvala|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.
Whatever happened overtook them both within a minute or so of that altitude change request, and they were never heard from again.
The sickness in her mind was a reflection of the sickness of her life, a sickness created by her family and her society.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You already protect you, and look after you in sickness and in health.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These skills are particularly needed when, as in the case of the AirAsia flight, the airplane is at cruise altitude.
Sickness had never blanched the warm glow on her cheeks, or dimmed the brightness of her large, lustrous eyes.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
"Sleeping sickness" is a late stage when the organisms have invaded the cerebrospinal fluid.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
So that (wonderful to relate) they had no sickness, although there was sufficient cause for it in the privations they suffered.
They arrived on the 29th January, after a very good passage, and without one hour's sickness.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The same story everywhere—lack of men, meaning extra work—which again means sickness and still greater lack of men.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton