The topic for this article is diving and drugs. This covers the spectrum from illicit street drugs to medications prescribed by a physician and taken on a daily basis. Some medications have absolutely no impact on your diving and safety, while others should be considered absolutely contraindicated to use while diving.
All divers have heard about lionfish. Once indigenous only to Indo-Pacific areas, they’re a growing threat to native fish and the environment in U.S. waters.
Whether it’s a lion fish sting, coral scrape or anything in between, being prepared can lessen the impact of these injuries.