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Are divers more at risk?

“In January a report by the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests that scuba divers have more brain lesions, caused by oxygen deprivation, than those who don’t dive.

Oh dear! What’s more, the study shows, divers with a heart defect known as “”patent foramen ovale”” — an abnormal hole in the wall between the chambers of the heart — have twice as many lesions as divers without the defect.

“”If you take diving classes and follow the rules, you’re going to be safe

Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelanhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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