|There are certain physical condition under which a person should
not attempt to jump: these include high blood pressure, pregnancy,
neurological disorders, epilepsy, bone disorders, prone to faint or
There are several unusual states people feel when bungee jumping due
to the unnatural conditions they have experienced. Most common is
dizziness from the fall and the state of weightlessness. Also headache
may occur and sometimes leg numbness. Among the usual musculoskeletal
traumas are pain in the neck and in the back. Ankle traumas are also
quite often. An interesting occurrence is the blurred vision, which
sometimes may develop into temporary blindness. This is caused by
the bursting of blood vessels in the eye triggered by the increased
pressure during the jump.
This picture shows the burst blood vessels after a
The vessels recover after a while but if they are near the retina,
it may be detached leading to partial or even total blindness.
Another serious injury may occur when hitting the water surface with
But with professionals by your side you should not have serious injuries.