When climbing at high altitudes, it is important to gradually increase in altitude. If you go too high, too fast, you will find yourself getting sick. This is due to the lack of oxygen in the air. One of the rarest of all high altitude health problems is Cerebral Edema ( HACE ). This is when the brain fills with clear cerebrospinal fluid.
Cerebral Edema can cause brain damage or even death.
Some of the symptom are:
How to prevent Cerebral Edema:
How to relieve the symptoms: