Mount Everest Diseases By Ambrose, Roma , Tori, and Jasmin

Hypothermia-When your body temperature is way below than 98.6 F and you can’t produce enough heat to keep you body warm so your temperature goes down to 95 F or lower.
Hypoxia is a condition where a certain part of your body is not getting enough oxygen as it needs
Snow blindness is a temporary burning of the cornea which makes you blind and can lead up to death since you can't see where your going. Snow is the most common because it reflects up to 80% of the sun's UV rays
Frostbite occurs from freezing under the skin which causes your skin to harden and become pale.This is most common on nose,toes,fingers, and ears.
Acute Mountain Sickness is when there are lower oxygen levels and reduced air pressure from being to high up.
High Altitude Cerebral Edema is swelling of the brain which is caused by traveling to high in altitude and is most commonly to happen when you have acute mountain sickness
Mountain sickness gives you a range from a bad head ache to a buildup of fluid in your lungs or brain that could kill you it occurs when someone's body can't get used to the conditions at high altitude
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema is when fluid gets in the lungs causing breathing problems. Your lungs fill up with fluid then it becomes hard to breath, some go into a coma, and then some die
High Altitude Cough is a diseasing cough that comes with consequences. Altitude cough may be due to construction of airways making your lungs


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