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What Exactly is Decompression Illness?

Physiologically speaking, our bodies, while on the surface, breathe in a mixture of approximately 21% Oxygen and 79% Nitrogen. This is the same mixture of air that scuba divers breathe from scuba tanks, contrary to the assumption of many non-divers that tanks are filled with pure Oxygen. Continue reading What Exactly is Decompression Illness?