Why Do I Need Medical Clearance Before Scuba Diving?

Why Do I Need Medical Clearance Before Scuba Diving?

New divers often ask their instructors the following question. “Why do I need medical clearance before scuba diving?” The short answer is that certain pre-existing medical conditions are not compatible with scuba diving.  In other words you may increase your risk of scuba diving related injuries if you have any pre-existing medical conditions. The next question has always baffled me a

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Is Nitrogen Narcosis Dangerous? Let’s Get Narced And Find Out!

Is Nitrogen Narcosis Dangerous? Let's Get Narced And Find Out!

As a dive instructor I love to experience narcosis. Seeing other divers affected by narcosis is pure joy. This state is referred to as “being narced”. Sometimes people are afraid of it. Adrenaline junkies seek it out. As a result there are many questions surrounding this phenomena. In particular, is nitrogen narcosis dangerous? What is Nitrogen narcosis? What are the

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Try Scuba Diving In Thailand – Take Your First Breaths Underwater!

Try Scuba Diving In Thailand - Take Your First Breaths Underwater!

When you meet people while backpacking through South-East Asia, they often recommend diving. It is on many bucket lists and gap year must do’s. Maybe you are still wondering if you should try scuba diving in Thailand? This article will debunk some of the mysteries and concerns people have when considering a try dive. Where exactly in Thailand should you

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