Skin and Hair
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purposes only. The information here is not intended to diagnose
or treat any condition, and should not replace the care and attention
of qualified medical personnel. Use the information on these pages
at your own risk, and, as with any information pertaining to health,
nutrition, mental health, or fitness, consult your physician before making any
changes that might affect your overall health.
of our site contains articles that deal with topics which
are written by other authors.
There are a wide range of high altitude
destinations around the world, in almost every country. Travel
preparation can mean the difference between life and death,
or just increase or decrease your comfort level to an extreme
Some kinds of equipment are affected
by altitude, and some of the newer technologies are also more
or less effective at higher altitudes. You'll also find things
like pets, and houseplants in this category.
Higher altitudes affect personal health, skincare,
pregnancy, exercise, and other aspects of caring for oneself.
All things health related that pertain to altitude are in
Editorial Comments throughout this site written by Laura Wheeler (with occasional sarcastic remarks by her son, David). Laura is a 10 year resident of Medicine Bow, Wyoming, where the altitude is greater than the population. Medicine Bow is at 6200+ ft above sea level, and boasts a total of 297 residents from the last census. Laura is an experienced technical, health and family writer.