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How many people suffer from inner ear decompression sickness?

It is estimated that any form of decompression sickness occurs just once out of every 5,000 to 10,000 recreational scuba dives. Inner ear decompression sickness is just one form of many types of decompression sickness. The condition is not common, then, even among veteran scuba divers, let alone the general population.

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