Breath-holding video games are killing swimmers.

Breath-holding video games are killing swimmers, CDC warns As more kids and adults head to swimming pools, lakes and the sea this Memorial Day time weekend, U.S over the counter . Wellness officials are caution about accidental drownings from underwater breath-keeping exercises and games. Whether as part or horseplay of swim teaching, ‘dangerous underwater breath-keeping behaviors’ can result in otherwise strong, healthy swimmers losing awareness underwater and drowning, warns a new survey from the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. ‘When we think about people drowning, what usually involves mind are people who don’t know how exactly to swim,’ said Dr. Peter Wernicki, medical advisor to the United States Lifesaving Association.