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Altitude Sickness is an illness as an effect of high altitude resulting in a rapid change in air pressure and oxygen level. These are a group of symptoms that arise while walking at a high altitude without properly acclimatizing the body. The point to be noted is that AMS can occur to anyone, even those with great physical fitness as it depends upon several factors. The most prominent factors are how much elevation you are gaining in what period of time. The place where you live and the altitude there, previous records of Altitude Sickness can also determine if you will get AMS.
If taken in care, Altitude Sickness can be prevented. Follow the following preventive measures for AMS: