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Tim Blömeke teaches technical and recreational diving in Taiwan and the Philippines. He is also a freelance writer and translator, as well as a member of the editorial team of Alert Diver. For questions, comments, and inquiries, you can contact him via his blog page or on Instagram.

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Medical Questions

Multiple Sclerosis

I love to dive, but was recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Can I continue?Answer from DAN experts: This immunologic disease occurring in both young and middle-aged...

28 October 2016
Medical Questions

In water recompression

In the absence of a recompression chamber, does DAN recommend treating a "bent" diver with in-water recompression?Answer from DAN experts: DAN does not recommend that symptomatic...

19 July 2016
Medical Questions

Lionfish sting

Last week I got a saltwater aquarium with an anemone and a small lionfish. I saw the lionfish swimming through the anemone and thought it...

24 June 2016
Medical Questions


I understand that feeling tired after a dive may be a symptom of decompression sickness, but I almost always feel tired after diving. Should I...

23 June 2016

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