Chronic Mountain Sickness (CMS)

Last Updated: August 16 2022

CMS develops in individuals who live for many months or years at altitudes above 10,000 feet (3,000 meters). CMS occurs because the body overcompensates for the lack of oxygen at high altitude by over producing red blood cells, causing the blood to thicken.

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