Problems associated with scuba diving are not evenly distributed across a menstrual cycle

  title={Problems associated with scuba diving are not evenly distributed across a menstrual cycle},
  author={Marguerite St Leger Dowse and A. L. Gunby and D. Phil. and R. Moncad and C E Fife and J. M. Morsman and P J Bryson},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  pages={216 - 221}
Summary The problems encountered during scuba diving may be a contributing factor in an episode of decompression illness (DCI). Evidence exists that there may be a relationship between the position in the menstrual cycle and the occurrence of DCI. We examined, by prospective observation in female recreational scuba divers, any interaction between reported problems during diving (RPDD) and the position in the menstrual cycle. A total of 533 women, aged between 14 and 57 years, returned diaries… 

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