Freediving Medical Matters

The physiological and psychological aspects of FreeDiving

Freediver Volunteers required for Blue Research Project

University Professors and researchers Frédéric Lemaître and Fabrice Joulia are looking for volunteers the week before the AIDA world championship for a scientific research project. The research project is looking into “Syncope” or “Black Out” where the blood pressure to the brain drops as a result of changes in heart contraction.  In a paper released […]

Health warning for Sinus remedy

Neti Pot

Two people have died after using a “Neti Pot” commonly used to help clear nasal and sinus passages.  As a consequence Louisiana’s state health authority has issued a warning about using “Neti Pots”. “Neti Pots” are used by a lot of divers as they help clear sinuses keeping cold’s and allergies at bay. The two […]