high altitude

  1. TruffleGnocchi

    Does living in high altitude affect pathogens, inside and outside the body?

    I read that statistically, high altitude living is correlated with a decreased risk of cancer by 14% for each 1000 meters. And also lower risk of heart disease. Initial risk for people that have heart disease already and move up to higher altitudes when they are not adapted, but statistically...
  2. Mauritio

    High Altitude Benefits

    Live high:train low increases muscle buffer capacity and submaximal cycling efficiency - PubMed Showing intermittent time in altitude around 3000m having benefits ,e.g. less oxygen consumption . So even just a few hours every day at high altitude can have a good effect. Metabolic and work...
  3. J

    Holidaying At Altitude, Does It Have A Positive Effect On Metabolism Or Thyroid?

    I have been reading several threads on the subject of altitude but I still don't have a clear idea about whether it is therapeutic or not. I have a slow metabolism. Will staying roughly one month at a high altitude location help me fix my metabolism, hormonal balance and thyroid activity? Could...
  4. P

    Hypoxia As A Therapy For Mitochondrial Disease

    Hypoxia as a therapy for mitochondrial disease. - PubMed - NCBI Defects in the mitochondrial respiratory chain (RC) underlie a spectrum of human conditions, ranging from devastating inborn errors of metabolism to aging. We performed a genome-wide Cas9-mediated screen to identify factors that...
  5. haidut

    As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Fall

    The scientists are finally wising up to the fact that it is the CO2/oxygen causing these effects. I only wish they did a study on all types of cancer and not only lung cancer, but I suspect that the results will be the same. http://www.webmd.com/lung-cancer/news/2 ... em-to-fall "...Americans...
  6. S

    Altitude Living

    I'm putting together a blog article about the benefits of altitude. Anybody want to share what you know? Details, details...
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