Category: Health

seasickness
Health In the Water

Coping with Seasickness

Seasickness on a dive boat (or underwater) is no fun. Why does it happen, and what’s the best way to prevent it or deal with it if you do feel sick?

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Health In the Water

Five Common Tropical Marine Life Injuries

Prevention is always better than the cure, but accidents do happen. Here are five common tropical marine life injuries and how to treat them.

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Shark Diving Tips
Health In the Water

Top Shark Diving Tips

Diving with sharks is at the top of many, if not all, divers’ bucket lists. Here are 10 tips to help you have a safe, and fun, encounter with the ocean’s apex predator.

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Dental Problems and Scuba Diving
Health In the Water

Study Connects Dental Problems and Scuba Diving

Clenching a regulator combined with pressure underwater can mean dental problems and scuba diving go hand in hand.

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New stuff

What is the PADI Seal Team Program?

In the second of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Seal Team program.
by Christine Brinkley
Sidemount Training

Review: Video Sidemount Training with Steve Martin

Informational, video-based courses can help divers interested in expanding their recreational and technical-dive knowledge
by Shelley Collett
Cuttlefish

Marine Species: Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are a favorite among underwater photographers because of their amazing capacity for color changes. Here are a few characteristics of these unique cephalopods.
by Hélène Reynaud
Comfort Zone When Scuba Diving

Recognizing the Limits of Your Comfort Zone When Scuba Diving

Whether you’re an experienced diver or brand new to the sport, it’s important to know the limits of your comfort zone when scuba diving
by Andy Phillips