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New news about altitude and you...

"Two weeks in the mountains can change your blood for months."

See the rest of the story at ScienceMag: www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/10/two-weeks-mountains-can-change-your-blood-months

Quote: "Even short exposures to high elevation can unleash a complex cascade of changes within red blood cells that make it easier for them to cope with low-oxygen conditions. What’s more, these changes persist for weeks and possibly months, even after descending to lower elevations."

Juts Liek

City: Cuenca