Why do scuba divers get motion sickness? It's because your feet are telling your brain that you're on solid ground, but you're really rocking and rolling on the high seas. Your brain gets confused; you get sick.
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Most divers are aware of the problems associated with flying after diving, but seldom give much thought to what can happen while they’re up in the air before going diving; not least is the risk of catching that most common of all contraindications to diving fitness: a cold.