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Timothy Conner, M.D.

Flying Right After or Before Scuba Diving: Is it Safe?

Scuba diving is a very specialized activity, and, like with any sport you would participate in, it can have a dramatic impact on your health if you do not take the proper safety precautions People who are interested in jet-setting to the islands or beach will need to consider some basic principles for before, during, …

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This Is Why Paddle Boarding Is a GREAT Workout: 13 Benefits of SUP

We just wrote a great post on the more than 10 muscles in your body you work when you paddle board. This doesn’t only include SUP boarding, but even sitting or lying down on your board. Does paddle boarding really constitute a solid workout, though? Paddle boarding, in requiring so much from your body, is …

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Can You Paddleboard While Pregnant? 21 Tips from a Doctor

When you’re pregnant (or planning on getting pregnant) finding an activity to preoccupy your time can be difficult. You’re banned from participating in anything that could be too strenuous on your body, and for a good reason. But what about paddleboarding? Paddleboarding is a relatively safe activity for pregnant women during all trimesters. It doesn’t …

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Paddleboarding for Seniors: 18 Tips To Enjoy The Water Safely

Paddleboarding (also called SUP, or Stand Up Boarding) is known to be a fantastic exercise for everyone to enjoy, seniors included. However, there are apparent safety hazards that come along with paddleboarding for seniors, many of which could lead to serious injury or death.  Can seniors safely paddle board? Certainly, as long as they take …

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