What is the golden rule of scuba diving?
If you had but 30 seconds to teach someone to scuba dive, what would you tell them? The same thing Mike did — the Golden Rule of scuba diving. Breathe normally; never hold your breath. The rest, in most cases, is pretty much secondary.
Which gender is better at diving?
Are females better divers? In underwater environment, the release of three different types of hormones including cortisol, testosterone, and adrenaline leads to erratic scuba diving. Women have better spatial navigational skills underwater, whereas men are superior on air and land.
Why is it not recommended to scuba dive?
Diving does entail some risk. Not to frighten you, but these risks include decompression sickness (DCS, the “bends”), arterial air embolism, and of course drowning. There are also effects of diving, such as nitrogen narcosis, that can contribute to the cause of these problems.