Initial Tibet Guide
1． what is the reaction to the altitude? What altitude reaction symptoms?
Altitude reaction of people reach a certain altitude, the body to adapt to the altitude and because of the pressure difference, the less oxygen, air drying changes, while the natural physiological reaction, the general altitude reached about 2,700 meters, will have reaction to the altitude. The symptoms of altitude sickness in general as follows : headache, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, anorexia, micro-burning, dizziness, fatigue, etc.. Some were less oxygen there : lips and fingertips empurple, lethargy, mental euphoric, unable to sleep because of the different performance. Some people by air drying and emerge : Rough skin, chapped lips, nose bleeding or blood clots such plot.
2． How to avoid or reduce altitude reaction?
Most of the early plateau, or have light or heavy reaction to the
altitude, generally what kind of people have no reaction to the altitude
rules to follow, to avoid or reduce altitude reaction is the best way
to maintain a good mentality face it, many of the symptoms are
psychological reactions or psychological role and the role of, for
example : right highland fear, the lack of ideological preparation
and determination to overcome the altitude, the altitude reaction on
a number of opportunities.
Early proposals plateau region, not transmitted through walking,
running or not running, could not do manual labor, not overeating,
avoid heavier burden on the digestive organs, drinking and smoking,
eat more vegetables and fruits, and other foods rich in vitamin E,
regular drinking water, to keep small bath to avoid a cold and influenza
physical consumption. Do not start a danger to themselves as to adapt
it, otherwise you could always inseparable from the plateau of oxygen
(dependence is very strong).
Some can be taken to alleviate altitude reaction to the drugs : Rhodiola
plateau (at least 10 days ahead of use), the plateau on (arrived at
(alleviating extreme fatigue useful) Bufferin (Control altitude
reaction induced headache), American ginseng (alleviating extreme
fatigue useful), suxiaojiuxinwan (not over clothing), Salvia pill (the
treatment of cardiovascular), glucose (a box of the kind of five, the
altitude reaction to the symptoms of taking a certain effect) and so
on, the plateau adaptable, a as the symptoms of altitude sickness in 1-2 days can be eliminated, the need to adapt to the weak 3-7 days.
If you can adapt to the flavor of butter tea, you can also drinking some butter tea to alleviate altitude sickness have a role.
3． After arrival Tibet Plateau how do I respond?
General Hotels Tibet or of a certain scale towns have hospitals or clinics, a minor reaction to the altitude proposals through self-regulation to adapt it, the doctor can see. The altitude reaction, the rest should be more, less, on the eating, taking some mitigation of altitude sickness drugs.
The reaction to the altitude, such as occur : edema, pulmonary edema, flu-like symptoms, suggested to the hospital transfusion, oxygen and other treatment, and leave as soon as possible plateau in Lhasa more convenient daily flights out of Lhasa, the mere flights leaving, the general reaction to the altitude aircraft or a Progressive a plain to disappear without a trace, without any sequela.
4． Progressive physical possession of what is required? Which patients should not
Apart from Tibet to maintain good mentality, for the health of the body has no special demands, a serious respiratory, heart, cardiovascular, mental illnesses who should not Tibet, therefore, a serious hypertension, heart disease, (sticks) bronchitis, diabetes, influenza patients restrictions into Tibet. Progressive recommends that you before the physical possession of a cardiopulmonary do the inspection, confirmed the presence of several more serious diseases. In addition, the Tibetan ago not to deliberate physical activity, if you persist in peacetime has been tempered in the first half of
5． Why not go cold
Cold sufferers themselves physically destroyed, and the weakened resistance, the resistance increased its load capacity, with a serious cold Tibetan Plateau vulnerable to other diseases, especially pulmonary edema, a particularly dangerous diseases on the plateau, timely treatment is easy life is in danger. Flu patients, we recommend you before departure to cure a cold after
In Tibet, cold and generally do not have much of a problem, because of the high altitude, have a certain adaptation and resistance, the body basically adjusted, can be timely treatment, but doctors Tibet's treatment of the common cold are very experienced. Carry some cold medicine, once the influenza symptoms, their use some popular cold medicines, generally 1-2 days of symptoms can disappear.
6． Dollars can be used? How convertible?
7． The need to bring into the possession of what drugs?
Conventional tourism prepare some cold medicine, gastrointestinal drugs and some painkillers to the Heat on the drugs, such as : cold tablets, granules cold, Xieliting compound aspirin, Chlorpheniramine, antibiotics, if not right altitude reaction confidence that they can prepare some altitude reaction to the anti-drugs : Rhodiola plateau (at least 10 days ahead of use) Bufferin (Control altitude reaction induced headache), the plateau on (Tibet arrived after taking), American ginseng tablet.
Back-Packers Spend entirely on foot, the explorers like traveling, but also prepare recommendations about drugs :
Standing drugs : Niuhuangjiedu films, in silence, the periodontal-ning, Astemizole, by Halo-ning; Anti-altitude reaction Medicine : Nuodikang capsule, American ginseng (alleviating extreme fatigue useful), suxiaojiuxinwan; Other drugs : Yunnan Baiyao, ten thousand flower oil, Chuangketie, cool oil, Wind Oil, Shangshizhitong adhesive plaster, eye drops, syrup, gauze, bandages, white 52,400; vitamins : Golden Theragpam, good deposit films, other vitamin tablets.
8． The need to bring into
Restaurants are not used to prevent or damming of the half way, can bring : chocolate, beef jerky, hot pickled mustard tuber, biscuits and other personal love of food and snacks, is the best high-calorie food. Also can bring some gum, chewing gum because tinnitus can ease headaches, attention should not dense, it will cause dry mouth.
If you are traveling, may go to depopulated zone, we recommend you bring Biscuit again, but can sometimes life-saving role.
Tibet tourism essential supplies : sunglasses, sun hats, sunscreen, skin cream, lipstick-run and long-sleeved shirt, a sweater; For a self-guided tour or go to Ali, northern Tibet, Sichuan-Tibet line tourism, the proposed zones : sleeping bags, hats, hiking shoes, slippers, toothbrush, toothpaste, towels , the Web, paper underwear, disinfection wet tissue, flashlights, waterproof matches, knives and rope.
With Tibet's ultraviolet particularly strong, best not to wear short-sleeved T-shirt and shorts, must be prepared sweater, a proposal put Spring winter hats, thermal underwear, Everest, Ali region, northern Tibet region throughout the year to bring hats; Shoes is the best travel shoes or hiking shoes. If you are a backpack Walks, then Chongfengyi, resistant underwear, Flash Drying underwear, mountain climbing shoes, are essential.
Like all types of ornaments, the ever-small handicraft items, basic personal love which, like Yak's Bone bracelets, necklaces, turquoise bracelets like, the price is not high, there Tibetan characteristics can be used to gifts of friends. Valuable : carpets, tapestries, Tangkas, cordyceps, saffron, the various special effects such as Tibetan medicine, like the stone Motuo, Gyangze handmade carpets, the Lazi knives, citalopram the orweju also very worthwhile purchase. Some of Tibetan medicine as the treatment of stomach troubles, rheumatism very good effects, such as saffron, Xuelian, cordyceps, are worth considering. Knives because of controlled items to purchase and carry is not very convenient to buy the land after a belt or by post, should not fly zone.
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