Letters Altitude sickness

Gingko biloba does not prevent altitude sickness

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7406.106-b (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:106
  1. Peter A Kenrick, consultant physician (peteling@gcn.net.tw)
  1. Taitung Christian Hospital, Taitung, Taiwan

    EDITOR–Barry and Pollard say in their clinical review of altitude illness that gingko biloba may be more effective than placebo in preventing symptoms of acute mountain sickness.1

    The PHAIT study, carried out …

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