Immersion diuresis

While swimming along beautiful coral reef and watching the magnificent marine life you are asking yourself, how can I feel like peeing again when I had just made a toilet stop right before I got in the water? The answer is very simple:  Immersion diuresis. Immersion, topped up by water temperature that is coller than air, causes narrowing of the blood vessels in the extremities, resulting on an increased volume of blood moving towards your heart,... Read More

Drink water, it is good for you

Sometimes you wonder why your dive guide keep on insisting that you drink a lot of water…Well, here is the reason: Dehydration is thought to contribute to Decompression Sickness risk, so it’s very important to hydrate yourself.  The loss of fluid happens not only before diving but also during the immersion. Breathing dry air from your scuba tank will cause your lungs to moist the air by using fluids from your body and the urge to pee while... Read More