Vertigo and diving – not a good mix!

If you feel like you, or the world around you, is tilting, swaying, whirling or spinning – then you’ve got vertigo. If this happens before, during or after diving you need to read this post.

If you have a persistent feeling of tilting, swaying, whirling or spinning motion of oneself or of the surrounding world when nothing is moving, you are experiencing vertigo.

In other words, it’s not a nice feeling whether it happens under the water or on the surface. But why does it happen and is there anything we can do to avoid it, and importantly, what are some strategies for handling it if it occurs underwater? Continue reading “Vertigo and diving – not a good mix!”