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Can anoxic anoxia be prevented?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Anoxic anoxia is somewhat rare. It typically affects people who climb to high altitudes where the air does not contain enough oxygen for the brain to function. By avoiding great heights, you may be able to avoid the brain disorder.

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