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Drugs and Diving
WaterFaery - 10/24/2013 12:34 PM
Category: Health & Safety
Replies: 6

It’s been a couple of years since I dove and since then have been diagnosed with a few "issues". Being in the water is fine as it’s relaxing and soothing. But I take quite a few medications, one of which drops my blood pressure although I debate that because it’s the same now as it was 3-4 years ago so I doubt that’s the reason why it’s low.

I called PADI and they weren’t able to direct me other than to say talk to your Doc. My Doc, as awesome as she is, doesn’t dive and I’m unsure she would know what the affects on me would be because of the meds I have to take. And I know your average diver out there can’treally answer but

I’m wondering if someone can point me in the right direction to get this information? Thanks
LatitudeAdjustment - 10/24/2013 12:38 PM
Have you asked DAN?
WaterFaery - 10/24/2013 1:26 PM
Nope .Just starting researching it.
WaterFaery - 10/25/2013 5:27 AM
Thanks so much for the suggestions.. I never even thought of DAN but I will now

Happy Diving!
WaterFaery - 10/25/2013 8:13 AM
Thank you