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  1. #1 Altitude Sickness and Dengue Fever 
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    How do I stop altitude sickness in Tibet

    Is Dengue fever a killer


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    altitude sickness... take oxygen, go slowly.


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    + don't forget to have plenty of water
    for reasons that i think have to do with lower pressure you need to go to the loo more often, hence you need to replenish
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." (Philip K. Dick)
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    what ever you do, DON'T RUN. you will end up hyperventilating. don't eat anything too... spicy, it might not agree with you half way up a mountain
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    + if at all possible try to spend a few days at an intermediate height, say 2000-3000 metres before going to full height
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    yes Dengue fever kills. Take some mosquito repellent as this is how the virus spreads
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