What is Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)?

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is something every high altitude trekker needs to be aware of. Whether it’s the effects of AMS or taking Diamox to avoid it, there has been a lot of controversy around this subject, and several doubts arise from these debates.
At Indiahikes, we have seen a lot of trekkers come and go, get affected by AMS and recover. So there’s no better person than the founder of Indiahikes, Arjun, who has been hit by AMS himself many times to talk about the topic! He’ll answer all your questions and bust several myths about this altitude sickness.