Can You Drown Snorkeling? 11 Common Reasons (+Helpful Tips)

Can You Drown Snorkeling

Snorkeling, like any water activity, can be dangerous. While many millions of people snorkel each year safely, it is possible to drown while snorkeling, and tragically, accidental deaths occasionally occur. We’re going to look at how common drowning while snorkeling is, the most frequent causes, and what we can do to reduce the risk. How …

Can I Use Snorkeling Fins for Bodyboarding? Pros & Cons (+6 Tips)

Can You Use Snorkeling Fins for Bodyboarding

Fins are fins, right? Snorkeling, freediving, bodyboarding – is there even much difference? Fins come in different shapes and sizes depending on what they are made for.  Using snorkeling fins for bodyboarding will not perform as well as using the correct fins. However, this is not to say that you cannot use snorkeling fins for …

Can’t Hear After Snorkeling? 3 Possible Causes (& Solutions)

Can’t Hear After Snorkeling

Hearing problems after you’ve been snorkeling are more common than you might imagine. Our ears weren’t designed to be submerged underwater for long periods when we swim or snorkel. While they are mostly pretty resilient, problems of muffled hearing or feeling like you have water stuck are not unusual. Several different situations can cause hearing …

Can Snorkeling Cause a Sinus Infection? (+9 Tips to Avoid It)

Can Snorkeling Cause a Sinus Infection

If you’ve been snorkeling recently and are suffering from a sinus infection, you might be wondering if there is a connection. Could the fun day you spent exploring the underwater world be the cause of your pain? An infection could occur either from inhaling seawater or from a pressure-related injury from duck diving. Thankfully we’re …

Can Snorkeling Cause a Sore Throat? 8 Common Causes (+Tips)

Can Snorkeling Cause a Sore Throat

Getting a sore throat really sucks, particularly if you’re on vacation. Eating and drinking can be uncomfortable, and it can make you feel downright miserable. Many things can cause sore throats, but if you’re suffering from one after you’ve been snorkeling, could it be that which caused it? We are going to see that there …