ALTITUDE HEALTH PROBLEMS AND THEIR REMEDIESAbstract
People, who have visits to high altitudes, do experience a certain type of health problems as they transit to different altitude ranges. With ascend to high altitude, various kinds of acute and chronic physiological changes occur which influence all system of the human body. These problems although have temporary manifestations, arising due to maladjustment of the body to abrupt altitudinal changes in oxygen, atmospheric pressure, and gravity but sometimes can be life-threatening. Often it has been found that these symptoms are confused with other complications of the body. Present review mention different type of altitude health problems, their symptoms, herbal and synthetic drugs that is helpful in these conditions.