Denver's rarefied air seems to have gotten the best of
The "Applause" singer, who is currently touring with her ArtRave: The Artpop Ball, tweeted that she went to a hospital for a bout with altitude sickness after her Wednesday concert at the
"Altitude Sickness is no Joke! #hitThatHospital... #artRaveDenver many true ravers crowd tonight," the 28-year-old wrote on
No, it wasn't one of her cockamamie costumes, though would anyone have been surprised if it were?
Still, it probably wasn't her idea of a swell souvenir from the Mile High City.
The air is thinner and drier in the Colorado capital, and symptoms related to altitude sickness can include headache; anorexia, nausea or vomiting; fatigue or weakness; dizziness or lightheadedness; and difficulty sleeping, according to the National Library of Medicine.
It's unclear what Gaga dealt with, but ways to prevent such illness include drinking water, monitoring alcohol intake, eating potassium-rich foods and monitoring physical activity, according to a Denver trip-planning website.
Last year, country star
A rep for Lady Gaga did not immediately respond to Los Angeles Times requests for comment.