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The decompression disease was first discovered in 1841, by Jacques Triger.
Including heart muscle birth defect, being older than 30, being female, low cardiovascular fitness, high obesity, lung disease, overuse of alcohol & tobacco & diving in cold water.
There are many type of conditions that can result in the disease...
Other possible symptoms to the disease includes cognitive slowdown, weakness in moving limbs or even extreme fatigue.
Essentially, this is what happens. The patient felt dizzyiness, headache, numbness & Joint pain after diving in the cold.
Well, it occurs most commonly through scuba diving or in higher altitude travels.
So what are the cause to the disease?
The air contains two main substances: Oxygen & Nitrogen.
As the body dive into a much more compress environment, oxygen are consumed, however nitrogen accumulates.