We recently took a trip to our cousins condo on a mountain in Utah. The condo sits at 10,000 feet, that may not sound like much to some people, however when you live at roughly 2,000 feet the altitude can give you serious problems.
So following are some tips for dealing with altitude sickness or issues with being at a much greater altitude than you’re accustomed to.
First, the air will probably be dry. If you have the option bring along a humidifier and run it day and night. It will relieve the dryness of your skin and help with possible nosebleeds.
Second, speaking of nosebleeds…….these are common at high altitudes. So use a humidifier, be patient with too much activity the first 24 hours, sit and relax if you’re bleeding, pinch the