Narcosis is a result of nitrogen build up in our bodies. Nitrogen, can have an anaesthetic impact on the diver, which in turn affects one's consciousness. Nitrogen narcosis happens to both freedivers and scuba divers. It is more common for the latter, as they spend more time at depth. However, it is a concern for freedivers too, especially for deeper ones.

In the latest article on Freedive Wire, Alchemy partner Luca Malaguti looks into the dangerous world of, you guessed it, narcosis. Click here to read.

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