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Altitude trouble

(5 Posts)
zozozoo Fri 22-Sep-17 22:06:03

Hi my daughter eats well, sleeps well, gets loads of exercise. She's a sporty healthy girl. Problem is when we go up into high hills she just can't cope. She can't keep up she cries and seemingly completely overreacts but it happens every time so I think there may actually be something going on. Any ideas?

Mulch Fri 22-Sep-17 22:15:16

How old is she? Could you try more breaks en route, trip to doctors?

zozozoo Fri 22-Sep-17 23:30:28

She's 9 and has had it at least a year. We do give her reasonable breaks her younger sibling who hates walking copes just fine

QuinionsRainbow Fri 22-Sep-17 23:38:39

How high are the "high hills"?

NannyR Fri 22-Sep-17 23:46:53

Are you in the UK? Altitude sickness usually only happens above 3000m and the highest point in the UK isn't that high (think it's Ben Nevis, about 1500m???)

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