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Posted : November 8, 2006
I have a very mild form of epilepsy, I do not lose consciousness when I have my attacks, would this prevent me from taking up diving.

Answer
Posted : November 8, 2006
Sadly yes,
you must be fit free and off all meds for 5 years before considering diving
dr j
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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