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Holding my breath

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nVy

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equalizing

I've read alot on this forum now, found out alot in a matter of a few hours, loads of great stuff written in here! I have problems going deeper than 2-2.5 meters, going down close to 3 meter I get this scratchy sound in my ears/head, I've tried the valsalva method, equalizing without applying pressure to the nose while exhaling, but no luck. I got a few tests next week and I will prolly have to go down to 5-6 meters and pick up a few objects, and later on swim atleast 25 meters without fins or kickstart. I'm doing statics like a madman these days, I even got the cold now, could it be caused by a loss of immunedefense again caused my alot of static training?

What about going 5-6 meters without equalizing?
 
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tanteh

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DO NOT FORCE EQUALISATION!

Hi,

do not force equalisation! You can cause sustainable damage to your ears! Do not ignore the pain in your ears and dive deeper! A reason for your problems can be your actual cold.

If dont know how to practice equalisation, make a course in scuba-diving. Proper training is essential!

Cheers, tanteh

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kingohyes

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Re: equalizing

Originally posted by nVy
I even got the cold now, could it be caused by a loss of immunedefense again caused my alot of static training?

Yes, static training reduces your immune system, thats why i train every second day.. Still I cannot stay healthy for many weeks.. Its a problem among freedivers to stay wealthy before a competition..
 

DeepThought

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I think that apnea might reduce the immune system's ability to fight a desease, but I didn't know it causes people to get sick.
It's the fist time I heard about it, and neither me, or any other freediver I PERSONALLY (not from DB) know off had this problem.

I don't think that getting sick is an acceptible part of any sport.
Check yourself. Get back into full health before starting apnea again.
 
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