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Awesome pics and reports from Dahab. I recognise most of it, and I miss it very much. Say Hi to Roland next time you're there.Originally posted by Gerald
At our training camp in Dahab (Jan 05-19, 2004)
Prevention of Microbubbles certainly is a good thing and the main way to go. On the other hand, I doubt that they can be avoided altogether (no scientific freediving data though. Another point why I don't unterstand that nobody seems to have done any Doppler-Research so far ! ). So given that you have some bubbles in your venous bloodstream, post-dive breathing of O2 does not help it if you are producing a right-left-shunt in the first place !I would rather leave the technique of hook breathing apart and recommend a good safety diver and o2 inhalation after repetitive deep dives, good hydration, vitamin E, omega-3-fatty-acids and eventually some platelet aggregation inhibitor like aspirin.