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11 Causes of Edema

3. High Altitudes

Travelling is a common dream for many people. The easiest form of traveling would be walking, and it also counts as a great form of exercise. Nowadays, there are many forms of transportation where a person needs only to sit and wait to get there. This in itself already increases the risks of developing edema. When coupled with traveling to high altitudes, the risk of having edema even heightens. When a person travels to a place of high altitude, he or she risk developing acute mountain sickness that can lead to lead to pulmonary edema or cerebral edema.

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