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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decompression_sickness

Decompression sickness describes a condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of .... DCS is best known as a diving disorder that affects divers having breathed gas that is at a higher pressure than the surface ... Even when the change in pressure causes no immediate symptoms, rapid pressure change can cause ...

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He suggested that increasing pressure at depth would compress the lungs and .... For example, reports of accidents in pearl divers from the Tuamotu Islands ...

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-12151830

Jan 12, 2011 ... But the bodies of habitual freedivers, who hold their breath for minutes at a ... Underwater pressure constricts the spleen, squeezing out extra ...

www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/the-amazing-physiology-of-pearl-divers

Mar 28, 2016 ... There are about 2,000 “Ama” left in Japan—female pearl divers who ... increasing your blood pressure, and causing your heart rate to drop.

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physiology: oxygen store management and the effects of pressure at depth. ..... symptoms of decompression sickness in these pearl divers, includ- ing partial or  ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/decompression_syndromes_the_bends/article_em.htm

Sep 30, 2016 ... Decompression sickness (DCS) is caused by the formation of bubbles of gas that occur with changes in pressure during scuba diving. It is also ...

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Jan 1, 2009 ... The potential for high nitrogen pressure in the lungs to cause decompression ... To the extent that breath-hold divers do have increased hemoglobin levels, ... Cardiac rhythm disturbances were first recorded in pearl divers by ...

www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-a-squeeze-scuba-diving-2963246

May 9, 2017 ... A squeeze occurs in scuba diving when the pressure of the water ... However, a diver may feel the effects of increased water pressure on his ...

www.diversalertnetwork.org/health/heart/how-diving-affects-health

Scuba diving exposes you to many effects, including immersion, cold, hyperbaric gases, elevated breathing pressure, exercise and stress, as well as a postdive ...

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Most of these scuba diving dangers stem from the effects of the increased water pressure of the undersea environment, but there are also dangers posed by sea  ...