OK, so you messed up on your first dive of your holiday, didn't listen to the pain in your ears, and now you've got middle ear barotrauma. Your ears feel "full" (they are: with blood and mucus) and you can't hear too well. But you feel fine, and equalising is no longer a problem. Can [...]
Regardless of whether you are interested in, or are already experienced in this niche area, technical diving requires rigorous discipline and skill. To fully appreciate the beauty of technical diving, it is essential to keep in mind several considerations that are easily discounted. Here are some tips that could help you achieve a safe and [...]
Many of us go through phases of depression or anxiety, and feel constrained and limited in opportunity, sapped of a zeal for life. Then, there are those of us who face physical as well as mental disability. Whatever one's desire in life, it can be pretty hard to achieve it with impairment such as cerebral palsy [...]
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Vertigo is the persistent feeling of tilting, swaying, whirling or spinning motion of oneself or of the surrounding world when nothing is moving. Description Vertigo during or after diving is a common symptom of middle-ear or inner-ear injury. It is often associated with nausea and in severe cases vomiting. [...]
diving heart problems
Did you know that the characteristics of heart disease in women differ from those in men? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and myocardial infarction (heart attack) is the leading cause of their hospitalization. The characteristics of the disease in women may differ from those in men; the age of onset, [...]
  Panic: The sudden and often unpredictable onset of intense, sometimes blinding, fearfulness or terror; usually associated with feelings of impending doom. When a diver experiences panic underwater, it creates a dangerous situation, not just for the diver experiencing the panic, but for those endeavouring to help them. How to spot a diver in distress  [...]