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Can i have scuba diving in addisons disease & hypothyroidism?

for these conditions i take cortisone acetate, florinef, & eltroxin. i m in excellant physical condition otherwise. is it ok for me to take classes in scuba diving? thank you - marie
Asked On : Tue, 18 Jan 2011
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tHANKS for the query

Yes u can participate in scuba diving with whatever the scuba diving risks are present for the general population provided all the blood levels of your diseases are iin the normal parameters
Have fun

Take care
Answered: Sun, 21 Aug 2011
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