How to use the AMP
to use the AMP
When should the AMP be used?
To help eliminate or reduce the effects of Acute
Mountain Sickness the AMP is designed to be used while sleeping in a fashion similar to a snoring mouthpiece.
Improved sleeping and daytime use may improve athletic performance.
However, the AMP can be used any time of the day and may also help with the PEEP (Positive End Expiratory
Breathing) breathing procedure .
At what altitude should the AMP be
Generally the AMP will be used at altitudes of 8000 feet or
The mostfrequently elevation where altitude sickness is common is around 8000 feet although it can
be seen in susceptible individuals at lower elevations such as 5000 feet
The drowsiness seen in airplanes is partially caused by the pressurization
in flight at 8000 feet and the AMP could be helpful for long air
The low oxygen pressure at altitude causes a reduction in the physical
performance capacity and endurance. This the low oxygen pressure negatively affects the overall body physiology
which can cause Altitude Sickness and other potentially life threatening altitude
How long do I need to use the AMP?
To treat AMS most individuals benefit from a 3-4 overnight usage. The
athlete can use the AMP as long as there are breathing issues.
Can the AMP be
used with other altitude
The AMP could possibly enhance the performance of other altitude treatment modalities such as
drugs or oxygen devices. However, most people will benefit from
the AMP without the use of additional medication
The physician at altitude may prescribe the use of
the AMP to help with emergency altitude
How long will the AMP last?
Alpine should be expected to last one full ski season.
The more secure and comfortable Alpine
PRO and AMP Olympic will provide several
season of use.
If you have been diagnosed with any form of sleep apnea or a
severe respiratory disorder or cardiac conditions you should consult first with a medical sleep specialist
before participating in high altitude activities for proper advice,
diagnosis and treatment. If you have dentures,
loose teeth, dental infections or tempromandibular joint problems, you should consult your local certified AMP
dental provider for a custom professional AMP Olympic or Alpine PRO. Your certified dental or medical specialist
can custom adjust your AMP Olympic for treatment of various medically related altitude conditions. The short
term use of the AMP may cause mild and most often temporary soreness as the teeth and jaw acclimate to its use
and it is normal to experience a modest and temporary bite change in the morning after use. Discontinue use of
the AMP if sharp, severe, or ongoing pain occurs. The user of the AMP assumes all the risks and liabilities and
there is no Implied guarantee of safety or enhanced performance as other variables exist beyond control of the
manufacturer or retailer.
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