Did the vegan lady died?
Strydom, a vegan, set out to summit Everest as a demonstration that a vegan diet is not a handicap for extreme athletics. But following her death — which was attributed to high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), which caused fluid to build up in her brain — many questioned the message Strydom was attempting to validate.
What is Tabitha Brown’s illness?
She suffered headaches for more than a year and a half. “I had begun to fall when I would walk and get these bad dizzy spells, and I had chronic fatigue and chronic pain throughout my body,” Brown said. Doctors couldn’t pinpoint what was going on, other than to say it seemed to be an autoimmune disease.