DAN Staff

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

Tympanoplasty

I underwent a tympanoplasty (repair of ear drum perforation) and mastoidectomy (removal of infection from the bone behind the ear) surgery 4 weeks ago. When...

11 June 2016
Medical Questions

Raynaud’s Syndrome

I've recently been diagnosed with Raynaud's Syndrome. I'm an avid diver. Can I continue diving?Answer from DAN experts: Raynaud's Syndrome decreases effective blood flow to the...

06 June 2016

Remember to Breathe

 QuestionIn basic open-water classes, divers are told "never to hold their breath" for fear of lung injuries due to the expansion of compressed gas during...

15 April 2014

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