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    Why is it so difficult for the body to live at high altitudes? Give three ways the body adjusts to higher altitudes. Please discuss one.

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    At very high altitudes, the amount of air that we breathe becomes thinner. Atmospheric pressure decreases as altitude increases.

    The body adjusts to high altitudes by:
    1. Increased ...

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