Home Discussion General Scuba Diving Headaches after dives

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    A diver once told me that they get headaches after they dive. What is the best way to relive that? Or prevent it?

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    Most often headaches are caused by dehydration. Apart from overheating and sweating while in your wetsuit, as a diver you breath dry filtered air which dehydrates you over time.

    Make sure you drink plenty of water before and after dives, also best if you don’t have a big night of drinking the evening before and get a good nights rest. There are plenty of other reasons but this is the most common.

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    I would have never thought about getting headaches Alva so I am glad that you brought this up. I typically do not get enough water in my diet to begin with, so I will have to make sure that if I am going to dive, I do have the water intake that I need.

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