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Tag Archive: fatigue


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Scuba Q and A: Why Does Diving Make Me Feel Tired? Q. Why does scuba diving make you tired? Answer:  It doesn’t – or at least, it shouldn’t. If you find yourself inexplicably fatigued, or sleepy after diving then it can be due to ‘decompression stress’. Don’t dismiss these sensations as “normal”, and don’t rush […]

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Subclinical DCS, Decompression Stress and Post-Dive Fatigue by Andy Davis Post-Dive fatigue, malaise, lethargy, sleepiness and decreased vitality is an often-observed consequence of scuba diving.  Many divers can relate with this; having felt sluggish and in dire need of a snooze during surface intervals or after diving. Is it really normal and expected? Is it […]

 DCS and the Immune Response The Complement System and Diving    by Dr. Ernest Campbell FACS [Blog note:  I reproduced this article from ScubaDoc, as I thought it valuable for understanding the wider implications of  sub-clinical DCS, especially the issue of ‘post-dive fatigue’ that indicates unhealthy decompression stress. This article ‘The Complement System and Diving’ […]