Scuba diving is a fun-filled adventure recreational sport that has found lovers in different parts of the world, irrespective of age and cultural differences.
There are various experts and professionals who offer scuba diving training and assistance to young scuba divers and beginners in ensuring them a safe and fun learning experience.
You can also enjoy scuba in Cozumel, as this place is famous for diving. It is important that scuba diving safety tips are understood and brought into common practice before beginning any scuba dive session on one's own free will.
Similar to most adventure sports, SCUBA or "Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus" also comes with certain safety measures which if not followed lead to accidents and mishaps underwater.
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There are various health problems that are caused by the underwater sport such as inner ear barotraumas, pulmonary barotraumas, decompression sickness and arterial gas (AGE) that result from the pressure differences underwater and other risks of injuries.
Hence, it is important that scuba diving safety tips are understood and brought into common practice before beginning any scuba dive session on one's own free will.
Some of the important tips to keep in mind during dive sessions include:
Proper Descent and Ascent
It is important that your descent and ascent slowly and carefully every time. For proper descent, it is important that one equalizes the pressure between the ear and the mask. While ascending, ensure that you do not hold your breath and you are moving slowly upwards to the surface.
Knowledge about Flora and Fauna
Before beginning to dive, it is important that all the beginners have a good knowledge of the underwater flora and fauna. It is a requirement to know about the dangerous fishes, sea life and even poisonous aquatic life underwater.