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... Does Altitude Affect Blood Pressure (0 replies)
... A problem at the altitude you describe wouldn't be any problem if your heart rate and blood pressure is under control and no respiratory problems. ... (7 replies)
... For some perspective, oxygen easily passes through lung membranes into the blood at sea level. ... (7 replies)

... year old on medicine for moderately high blood pressure will be traveling to New Mexico. Anyone know whether a change in altitude from sea level to an elevated area affect the blood pressure and if so, how? ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for the comments. I wonder whether carrying a small bottle of oxygen would be beneficial (if oxygen is permitted on airlines), considering that Santa Fe at about 6800' is not all that extreme; or whether a compromised delivery system could still lead to a deficiency. (7 replies)
... r oxygen, a deficit of oxygen compromises lungs, heart, etc. There will be an increase in repiration and heart rate to compensate. May be detrimental depending altitude and one's condition. ... (7 replies)
... In general, I look at increased altitude as lowering the pressure on the body and thus releiving resistance on the entire vascular system. ... (7 replies)
... How does altitude affect high blood pressure? ... (0 replies)
... how does altitude affect high blood pressure (0 replies)
... Guess I'll leave that bottle of oxygen at home and see if I can find some common sense to take with me instead :) Thanks for all the input... K. (7 replies)
... Ken, My guess is that pressurized oxygen is absoutely VERBOTEN on planes these days. "No officer, I KNOW it looks just like a cruise missile but it ISN'T, it's only a tank of highly pressured gas that will cause anything to burn wildly!":jester: :jester: You could probably buy it in Santa Fe though if you need it. You won't have any problems if you don't overexert. (7 replies)




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