Tag: health

58 How should I remove a tick? 2012-01-24T23:24:49.023

57 How should I prepare my body for prolonged exposure to heat? 2017-05-28T20:19:12.073

42 Should overweight people ever climb? 2017-10-30T10:43:54.973

39 What essential items should go in a small first aid kit? 2012-01-27T18:13:06.567

38 How to harden feet to avoid blisters on long hikes 2012-01-31T22:04:26.880

36 How to treat a severe allergic reaction while hiking? 2016-04-13T16:26:55.613

32 What is this knee pain when going downhill? 2013-03-19T19:31:12.803

28 Where in the Alps is it safe to drink the water without filtering? 2012-01-24T19:56:42.110

28 Could a tick make several test bites in a circle? 2017-12-05T14:01:09.517

27 What's the UPF of a T-Shirt or jeans? 2012-03-09T08:32:14.880

26 What can I do to prevent altitude sickness? 2012-01-24T20:13:56.293

26 How bad do circumstances need to be before activating a PLB? 2012-01-31T18:33:35.003

24 How to minimize sea sickness? 2012-12-30T09:25:52.723

23 How much sea water can I safely drink? 2015-11-21T13:15:11.003

22 A little bit of acclimatisation or no acclimatisation at all? 2012-04-26T22:01:59.550

22 Is it possible to sunburn through clothing? 2012-05-28T18:42:35.563

21 Raw meat on hikes 2012-02-01T17:27:22.320

20 Are Rhododendron and Mountain Laurel truly toxic to burn in a campfire? 2014-11-10T23:24:03.917

19 Is a varied diet necessary while backpacking? 2012-01-25T01:37:45.383

19 Does shaving help prevent tick bites? 2017-05-04T21:13:15.487

17 I found a Deer Tick on my friend and removed it, what should I do now? 2012-01-24T23:21:47.983

17 Are headaches a bad sign at altitude? 2013-12-18T18:26:36.543

17 What are the different stages of frostbite? 2016-01-01T22:48:56.293

15 What are some effective ways of reducing itching from a mosquito bite? 2012-01-28T05:52:52.883

15 How harmful is the rising/setting sun? 2012-06-29T09:31:01.400

15 Is there simple guidance on sunburn risk associated with altitude? 2012-08-20T08:53:30.560

15 Does low blood pressure have an effect on Acute Mountain Sickness? 2013-12-20T07:05:28.543

15 Is saltwater antiseptic? 2014-05-25T21:28:57.720

14 What are the vitamin considerations for extended backpacking 2012-02-03T15:02:45.420

14 Prevent mosquito bites: insect repellent patch or just eat vitamin B1? 2012-02-11T12:51:18.817

14 Where should a band be tied to stop bleeding from wound? 2013-12-16T03:57:40.140

14 Why did people rub snow on frozen feet? 2017-04-03T18:25:27.783

14 Hiking and climbing in smoky areas 2017-09-06T05:25:46.180

13 How can I prevent plantar fasciitis? 2012-01-27T07:28:42.967

12 Knee pain when descending a mountain 2014-09-02T04:33:45.410

12 Is it safe to drink snow? 2016-01-07T14:06:31.290

12 How can I recuperate between two long walks 2016-01-14T17:02:32.153

12 How do you avoid Norovirus on the AT? 2016-04-08T14:04:27.247

11 Are barberries edible? 2012-03-20T13:44:06.260

11 What kind of creme could Ueli Steck be possibly using and why? 2016-08-02T22:35:11.587

10 Will glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate prevent or repair damage to climbers’ fingers? 2012-01-25T15:11:04.447

10 How should I remove a leech? 2013-03-31T23:19:31.587

10 What is the longest time you can go, eating only freeze-dried food? 2013-08-15T11:19:42.480

10 What are the most common stinging plants to be aware of in North America? 2014-08-13T02:23:04.400

10 Preventing "heat rash" around ankles and shins? 2014-11-29T04:59:17.963

10 How to get pine sap off my teeth 2015-02-04T00:43:26.880

10 Delayed muscle ache after boulder session 2015-02-19T18:41:35.747

10 What is the most effective means of melting snow with body heat for drinking? 2016-01-07T16:51:25.397

10 Can you pre-identify the risk of severe Altitude sickness? 2016-05-23T13:24:38.287

10 How can I make sure there are no more ticks around? 2017-05-02T18:05:27.960

10 Can overexertion cause AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness)? 2017-05-19T11:05:47.427

9 Should I be more careful about postholing during winter hikes? 2012-12-19T17:23:39.420

9 Continue a hike when legs start cramping 2015-04-12T16:20:26.080

9 Are there any contaminates that become more toxic when boiled? 2015-11-20T09:33:32.350

9 How fast do you lose heat in cold water immersion? 2016-01-05T21:08:22.380

9 Why would fatigue cause fever? 2016-09-11T12:34:22.030

9 Is acute mountain sickness repeatable? 2017-12-21T13:31:07.677

8 What's the problem with electrolyte imbalance and how do I mitigate it? 2013-04-05T23:30:37.673

8 How dangerous is it to walk with wet feet in cold terrain? 2015-07-13T18:46:13.667

8 How to deal with a tooth infection? 2015-12-19T17:46:52.140

8 What respirator should I get for urbex? 2016-02-12T15:26:55.530

8 When do you need compensation training for bouldering? 2016-02-27T07:35:05.597

8 What to consider when shopping for prescription sunglasses? 2016-06-30T14:50:09.710

8 Vaseline or Teflon grease near potable water? 2016-10-25T10:23:26.277

8 How can I care for a wound that will be immersed in water? 2017-08-16T16:24:16.497

8 How long until I develop immunity to stomach flu / travelers' disease? 2017-10-19T13:35:58.297

7 Is freeze-dried food healthy? 2013-02-01T19:46:42.493

7 How much side protection should sunglasses have? 2015-05-24T09:37:53.140

7 How effective are mosquito repellents for people who are mosquito magnets? 2015-12-23T09:10:31.173

7 Does acid rain somehow directly harm human beings? 2016-08-08T14:42:39.283

6 What do you do for sun allergy? 2013-06-07T16:58:59.003

6 Is linen a good or bad choice for underwear when (hitch)hiking in hot and/or tropical weather? 2016-08-05T04:28:42.043

5 How can I relieve knee muscle contractions? 2012-04-11T07:23:47.610

5 Using Camphor (Icy Hot) in the winter for warmth 2017-12-31T13:17:02.187

4 What are the pros and cons of greased feet in boots? 2017-03-05T10:49:52.327

4 SPF Equivalence 2017-03-13T23:31:12.947

3 What should I do with possible frostbite: Swollen feet after putting them in warm water 2013-12-28T22:10:44.070

3 When hiking should I always wear a shirt and sunscreen, or is just sunscreen okay? 2014-11-27T02:44:32.160

3 Is a 1960's flask safe to use every day? 2016-04-11T08:13:50.677

3 How can I purify non-drinkable water that may have had organisms in it? 2016-11-03T19:26:32.527

2 What is the knee pain beneath and under the kneecap from hiking up and down inclines? 2015-06-12T17:22:14.630

2 In an emergency situation, is it healthy to eat human flesh? 2015-12-04T17:01:00.693

2 Most common infectious diseases acquired in the wilderness? 2016-04-08T21:13:26.977

0 Sharp knee pain when going up and down stairs/bending my knee after my first backpacking trip 2015-09-02T04:04:22.507

-3 How can I tell if I may have broke my ankle 2017-09-25T18:30:23.423