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Viagra vs altitude sickness – How much is there to President Park’s claims?
 

Viagra vs altitude sickness – How much is there to President Park’s claims?

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In November 2016, 60 Viagra pills and 304 pills of the generic equivalent were found in South Korea President Park Geun-hye’s office. Her spokesman explained the drugs were prescribed by doctors to combat altitude sickness when the President had to officially visit regions of high altitude. Is Viagra really effective in treating altitude sickness? If not, what’s the best treatment?
 
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14 Dec 2016 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Viagra may be useful in High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) prevention, but not for Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE).

Since Viagra was originally developed to treat angina by preventing vessels that supply the heart with blood from constriction, it expands vessels and can help protect against pulmonary hypertension, and that’s why it may be useful in H...
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Anyone has the right to wonder about the reasons that make a woman like the Korean president possess this amount of Viagra pills and its other similar drugs. We know that Viagra was basically directed to treat angina not erectile dysfunction. Viagra is found to be one of the options to avoid High Altitude Pulmonary Edeme (HAPE), one of the three common forms of altitude sickness. Viagra has no value in preventing the other two forms, Acute Mountain Sickness (AME) & High Altitude Cerebral...
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