Divers - Travel & Health Tips

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A 12-hour gap must ensue before a professional diver flies in an airplane; otherwise there is the possibility of succumbing to ‘decompression sickness’ or ‘the bends.’ In fact, if the diver has undertaken multiple dives, a 24-hour gap is strongly advised. Other people who dive for fun should consult an expert in the field before taking a flight.

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