Altitude Dream

What is high cerebral edema?

Altitude cerebral oedema or High Altitude Cerebral Oedema (HACE) is also a disease that can play up at altitude. More often seen from 3700 m, but can already flare up from 2600 m. This disease also involves fluid accumulation. This then takes place not in the lungs, but in the brain: the control centre ... read more

What is pulmonary oedema?

Altitude pulmonary oedema is another disease that, as early as 2500m, can flare up at altitude. When talking about oedema, it refers to fluid accumulation. As the name suggests, this accumulation occurs in the lungs, more specifically in the alveoli. In these alveoli, gas exchange takes place. ... read more