The ascent of Kilimanjaro is a strenuous adventure and should not be undertaken if you have any health conditions which may put you at risk. You are strongly advised to consult your physician for a thorough medical check-up and clearance before attempting the mountain.
If you are over 50 years old, talk to your doctor about doing a stress EKG. Should you require any medication
Talk to your doctor about the following:
In addition, many people will experience the effects of high altitude. Prepare yourself by reading more about altitude sickness.