Surfacing with a pounding headache after a dive can really take the enjoyment out of going underwater and may even cause you to miss dives or give up diving altogether. Here, we’ll examine reasons for and prevention of post-dive headaches.
Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
Panicking during a dive can happen to anyone, but if it’s something that continues to reoccur, check out our detailed plan to overcome your dive panic.
Reasons for forgoing scuba diving after having a baby vary from having no time to worries it might be dangerous. Here’s why it’s a great activity to begin again when you can.
Dive computers are ubiquitous in the scuba community. As responsible divers, we should still understand the theory behind the calculations they make.
During training, all divers learn the importance of physical and mental fitness for scuba diving, but how does that translate to real life when many people dive only once or twice a year on vacation?
Ocean conservation is more important now than ever. Read on to find out how you can help protect the waters you love.
What exactly happens to your body and mind when you experience a scuba-related panic episode. And how can you regain control?
A Canadian journalist and filmmaker has produced a new documentary about Rob Stewart’s tragic death in 2017. What really happened that day — and who is to blame?
Although hopefully you’ll never need to use one, here we’ll explain exactly what hyperbaric chambers are and how they work.
Whenever you take a dive course, you must fill one out. Here’s why it’s important to be honest when you complete a medical questionnaire.
We’re about to open a can of worms by asking: are women better scuba divers than men?
Scuba diving is statistically very safe, but whenever we dive there is the small possibility of decompression sickness (DCS). What are the signs and symptoms?
If you’ve caught the diving bug, you likely want to get in the water every day. But if that isn’t an option, how often should you scuba dive to keep your skills fresh?
Dive vertigo is an extremely unpleasant sensation. What’s the best way to avoid it or manage it if vertigo strikes when you’re underwater?
Many non-divers think of scuba as extreme. But many of us already hooked on the sport think of scuba diving as meditation.
You must exercise particular care when mixing scuba diving and altitude. Why is that? And how can altitude affect your dive trip?
It’s getting late the night before your dive, but your new buddy suggests one more cocktail. What are the implications of scuba diving with a hangover?