DAN Asia-Pacific recently published an article entitled “Divers Can Drown.” Based on DAN’s study, nearly half of all diving fatalities were caused by drowning.
As divers, we tend to spend a lot of time in the water, so why worry about our water consumption?
As a diver, you’ll generally spend more time on boats than you will exploring the underwater world.
The idea of mindfulness has been gaining traction for some time now, as evidenced by the increase in courses, books and websites dedicated to teaching people how to be more present in the moment.
During a trip to Egypt, I toured a hyperbaric clinic near Marsa Alam, a private clinic that treats both land-based and liveaboard divers for symptoms of decompression illness.
Pharmacies can be hard to find in popular dive spots, so pack a good first-aid kit
Being cold is usually unpleasant, but when it comes to diving, being cold can be dangerous, too.
According to the Diver’s Alert Network (DAN), older divers are defined as those over the age of 50
The risks of becoming dehydrated are serious, and symptoms include headaches, a dry mouth, extreme thirst, dizziness, confusion and fatigue.
Although scuba is technically a sport, for most of us, diving is more about calm than cardio.
Though it may seem perfect, many people are unaware that dive instructors must deal with a lot of career-related health issues.
Everyone knows that being dehydrated is bad in general, but was the significance of hydration during scuba diving explained to you?
It’s a common question: can I dive while pregnant? (Snorkeling, as shown in the image, is just fine).