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Dehydration and Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving is an activity totally linked to water. The total immersion of the body in the water returns us to the first moment of our life, in the belly of our mother. Diving allows us to evolve in a liquid environment to discover a new world full of mystery. Water is therefore an integral […]

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Hyperbaric chamber, treat decompression sickness

The hyperbaric chamber or decompression chamber is a sealed steel cylinder, in which several people can be exposed to a pressure above atmospheric pressure (up to 2.5 bar, and sometimes more). This medical-technical instalation, overseen from outside the box by an operator, increases tissue oxygenation. What is the Hyperbaric chamber for? The decompression chambers are […]

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Hypnosis and scuba diving: How to dive in complete serenity?

Often criticized, medical hypnosis has been confused by the hypnosis of fairs and cabarets. It has proven its effectiveness in the first place for pain management migraines, painful care for children in hospitals and anxiety. Hypnosis is also an excellent remedy for stress management, phobias, traumas but also very effective in quitting smoking. The benefits […]

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The ocean filled with viruses

Last May, the American scientific journal Cell published an amazing study. It presents the results of the mission carried out by the Tara Oceans Foundation. The oceans would therefore be nurturing nurseries for marine viruses that are essential to biodiversity and our survival. The Tara Oceans expedition traveled 140,000 kilometres and collected nearly 35,000 samples […]

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Villa Almarik in Gili Trawangan, a beachfront island paradise

In a picture postcard setting, the Indonesian island of Gili Trawangan is located between the islands of Bali and Lombok. It welcomes all kinds of tourists from couples on honeymoon, backpackers, divers and many families. It is easily accessible by fast boat from Bali, or by plane and local transport from Lombok International Airport. Discover […]

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Resort with diving in Bali, opt for Bungalows Lotus Candidasa

Bali is undoubtedly one of the most famous islands in the world. The Island of the Gods is particularly well known because it reveals to its guests cultural, spiritual and natural wonders both on the surface and under water. Candidasa, a picture perfect seaside village For people wishing to escape the tourist turmoil of the […]

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Dive holidays in Gangga Island Resort & Spa in Manado

The beautiful island of Gangga is located off the coast of Manado in North Sulawesi. Backed by lush green hills and looking out onto a white sand beach, Gangga Island Resort and Spa gives you the feeling of having discovered a real paradise on earth as soon as you get off the boat. Discover the […]

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Papua Paradise Eco Resort, Best raja ampat dive resort

Papua Paradise Eco Resort is a unique resort on the stunning shoreline of Birie Island in Raja Ampat. This remote island, has an abundance of lush jungle, fantastic wildlife and incredible and incredible views over the crystalline water. Scuba divers will be blown away by the enormous array of marine life right on their doorstep. […]

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Can we dive when we have diabetes?

Some health problems can limit or even make impossible certain sports practices that impose some physical prerequisites such as not having heart problems, hypertension, knees etc …. The scuba diving seems so be reserved only for those who are in full strength and in good health, and, however, this is not the case since even […]

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EQ Love, an eco-friendly brand

If you are in love with the seabed and their fauna, you are certainly very attached to their preservation. Among the many causes of pollution, we must not forget the cosmetic products with which we bathe. EQ Love has developed organic cosmetics and accessories made responsibly. Being a brand respectful of the environment and man, […]

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Skin rashes while diving, how to fix it?

Skin irritations are common in divers and can become very annoying during a dive. These can fortunately be avoided, and a treatment exists in case of irritation on one of the parts of your body. What are these irritations? Skin irritations are quite common among scuba diving practitioners. They are characterized by redness of the […]

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Yoga and diving: compatible activities?

At first glance, Yoga seems far from the world of diving. In reality, these are two activities that go very well together.Yoga is often associated, wrongly, with the flexibility of the body. This is the first obstacle that prevents a person from discovering what the true essence of Yoga is. Yoga postures refocus the practitioner […]

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Doppler echo, detect silent bubbles in diving

In diving, Any phase of decompression generates bubbles called silent vascular bubbles or micro-bubbles. The latter, when formed in limited quantities, are, most of the time, not pathogenic. For air diving, these bubbles are composed of nitrogen. This discovery was made in 1968 by SPENCER who updated these silent bubbles using a Doppler system. Doppler […]

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Save the Coral Reefs, Choose the Right Sunscreen

Although coral reefs cover only 0.1% of the ocean’s surface, they are home to more than 25% of the world’s marine biodiversity, or 1 to 3 million species. Coral reefs in danger of extinction Each year, corals suffer a slaughter of their troops. World Heritage jewel, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has lost nearly 30% of […]

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What are the benefits of seaweed in beauty products?

With no doubt, will you question the need to present such a subject in our magazine… There are, however, obvious links between natural skin care and scuba diving.The first is the fact that when you are underwater, your skin dries on contact with salt-laden seawater. It is therefore important to hydrate at the end of […]

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Is it safe to scuba dive while pregnant?

Being pregnant is always a great news. However, you have already booked your diving holidays and you ask if it is possible to practice scuba diving during pregnancy. But, do not worry, you are not the only person to have this concern and Spotmydive is here to give you some answers and explain why diving […]

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Organic sunscreen, which ones are respectful of the oceans?

It is true that you have a profile rather pro nature ecologist defender of the environment admirer of the beauties of the seabed … Your next destination probably takes shape and you will soon study websites and shops to find the right swimsuit ? But if your sexy swimsuit is essential, a bad choice of […]

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10 tips to avoid barotrauma of the ear while diving

Are you soon going on a paradise island, the Maldives or Australia, or just go on a dive trip to Calvados and explore the wrecks of Normandy?What you should know is that a pain in the ears is a balance problem, so to avoid it it is logical to be well balanced and especially sparing […]

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Short of breath during your dive

Shortness of breath is a particularly difficult feeling to live in immersion. If it is not controlled and mastered, it can lead to dangerous behavior for the diver. The objective of this article is to present the main reasons of the breathless sensation while diving and how to manage it. The Hyperventilation is one of […]

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Tips to prevent seasickness?

Mystery about seasickness : understand it and combat it All of us can face seasickness once in our life you readers and I, whether we are travellers on a cruise or professionals in marine navigation.That very widespread pathology but still much unknown can have adverse effects in both short and long terms.Fortunately, easy tips and […]

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5 good reasons why you should scuba dive

Scuba diving is both sport and adventure and gives us the chance to explore the exciting world of underwater life. Directly, without filters. Beyond the spirits and the “fun” side, scuba diving has positive effects on the physical, emotional, psychological and even social levels. Improves concentration While Scuba Diving, we are obliged to keep the […]

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Can Humans Breathe Liquid?

It’s been a century since scientists have been studying the subject, and it seems that reality is catching up with fiction. Experiments on fluid breathing During the First World War, doctors tested the liquid breathing on dogs, trying to fight toxic gases. They used saline solution, PFC perfluorocarbon or fluorinated gas for its ability to […]

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Alaska: discovery of a green sponge against cancer

Latrunculia austini is a small green sponge that lives off Alaska.Discovered in 2005 by Bob Stone, a research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOOA. Many research on that sponge has been made recently. This i why, Fred Valeriote, a researcher at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute in Detroit, found that his molecules […]

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Marijuana and Diving

Marijuana, or cannabis, is according to the UN, the most consumed drug in the world. What are the effects of cannabis while diving? It is sometimes used in medicine to relieve patients from some strong disease such as end-stage cancers, Parkinson’s disease, AIDS or multiple sclerosis. In recent years, the legislation of this substance has […]

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Can I Dive With Asthma? Clinical Recommendations and Safety

Can you dive if you have asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease caused by inflammation of the bronchi, which manifests itself in seizures, respiratory discomfort, shortness of breath, dry cough, whistling. Asthmatics can not empty the lungs of the air that they have been inspiring. During a scuba dive, the body is subjected to the […]

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What Are the Dangers of Scuba Diving?

First of all, you can relax knowing that there is only 1 diving accident for 10 000 diving! However, diving must be done with prudence. Beginners or skilled diver, need to be aware of issues that can happen while diving. No matter which level you are, you can ask yourself some questions like “What happen […]

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All You Need to know to dive With Contact Lenses

Beginner divers wearing contact lens often feared during their formation to take out their mask thinking they will lose their contact lens. Is there any risk using contact lens while scuba diving? Contact lens and diving No stress, there is no risk, you just need to know few rules and everything will be ok. First […]

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Burn victim covered with fish skin in pioneering new treatment

Do you know that its skin could heal second degree burns? The tilapia is an African carp living in fresh waters and apparently its skin is magical to cure burns. This is what clinical tests are trying to prove. Currently the José Frota Institute in Fortaleza, hospital specialized on burns in Brazil, is working on […]

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Scuba diving anti-stress therapy ?

Is diving good against stress ? Good news for anxious and stressed people ! A scientific study just prove that scuba diving decrease drasticly the amount of stress and have also other therapeutic virtues. Doctors and scientists from three French research institutes The French Hospitals, the University of Aix-Marseille and The biomedical research institute of […]

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To Pee or Not To Pee in your websuit while scuba diving?

Who has never peed in his wetsuit is truly a Superman ! New divers often wonder why they are seized with an irresistible urge to urinate when they are underwater. Is it due to a faulty bladder or excessive drinking? No, the reasons are simply physiological. The low temperature of the water Like all mammals, […]

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Why the blue blood of horseshoe crabs can save lives?

The horseshoe crab is a horseshoe shape arthropod that has barely evolved for at least 445 million years. Today, 4 different species have been identified. The horseshoe crab which seems to resist and fight against everything might soon be registered on the red list of endangered species, because of mankind. Horseshoe crab blood has miraculous […]

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Nutritional and medicinal value of japanese seaweeds kombu

Located in the northest part of Japan, Hokkaido is an agricultural island that provides Japan 95% of the total quantity of Kombu or Konbu. This long brown algae from 2 to 3 meters is an element you can find in the Dashi famous Japanese fish soup. Kombu, the omnipresent ingredient in Japanese cuisine This algae […]

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Does sunscreen while scuba diving threatens coral reef ?

In tropical areas, divers apply sunscreen on their skin to prevent it from suffering from harmful sun rays. Yet, people must be aware that diving and sunscreen do not go along well! Indeed, solar products, creams or oils, act like filters against UV ultraviolet but unfortunately they promote the development of infections destroying Zooxanthellae micro […]

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How to prevent and stop cramps while scuba diving?

All divers are not immune to cramp, this painful muscle contraction, in the calves or feet. How to avoid cramps ? – The muscles used during the dive are not the same as those used while walking, it is more than advisable to stretch the muscles of the leg, thigh, and ankle regularly. – Poor […]

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viagra and diving: the molecule to the rescue of divers

Viagra does not only serve to fight against erectile dysfunctions, it might save divers’ lives suffering from pulmonary edema.  Viagra, miracle cure ? For information, pulmonary edema is a potentially fatal accident that may occur during a scuba dive. The diver in addition of having breathing difficulties can spit blood and see the oxygenation of the blood […]

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8 ways to cure jellyfish stings

If you are unlucky, here’s what to do and not to do in case of jellyfish stings. One thing you should know is that most of jellyfish stings are harmless even if some are really painful and the symptoms spectacular redness, swellings, blisters, discomfort, headaches, weakness, cramps,etc. 8 things to do when you get stung […]

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