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Fish poisoning

The four most serious illnesses related to eating toxic fish are ciguatera, paralytic shellfish poisoning, scombroid poisoning and tetrodotoxin poisoning. Several symptoms of these fish...

Ignoring basic safety rules almost ends in disaster

Basic safety rules in diving should never be taken for granted by divers, even by people with years of diving experience, as this could...

Materials and undergarments

Drysuits are commonly divided into foam neoprene, vulcanized rubber and urethane coated fabric. Most drysuits normally require undergarments to enhance insulation and improve moisture...

Avoiding CO poisoning while diving

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that forms when there is incomplete combustion of fuels. Everything we burn for fuel (wood, coal, oil, gas,...

Collapsed lungs and prohibitions to diving

Diving with a spontaneous pneumothorax is not recommended. First aid is needed to evacuate air if a lung collapses while diving, for which most divers and...