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Doctor insights on: Bad Effects Of Electronic Cigarettes

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Are there any bad side effects of vapor cigarretes?

Let me help: E-cigs may be particularly appealing to kids and may encourage nicotine addiction among young people. And while manufacturers of the e-cigarette claim that it's the cigarette you can "smoke" anywhere, regulatory agencies around the world are taking a close look at these gadgets and instituting a range of restrictions on their use. ...Read more

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Is there any harmful effects from breathing second-hand vapor from electronic cigarettes?

Is there any harmful effects from breathing second-hand vapor from electronic cigarettes?

We don't know.: It's not a reassuring answer but we don't know if electronic cigarettes are safe or harmful. They have found some cancer-causing chemicals in the electronic cigarettes. And right now, it's a wild west scene. They are not regulated by the fda. So ... Stay tuned. ...Read more

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Marijuana versus smoking cigarettes: does smoking weed have tar and all that bad stuff?

Marijuana versus smoking cigarettes: does smoking weed have tar and all that bad stuff?

It has less: But nobody really knows, since it can be mixed with other plant products, and each "batch" may be very different from another batch. In general, the organic products found in marijuana smoke are not as harmful as those found in tobacco, but in heavy marijuana smokers can still result in bronchitis and even cancer, especially if the person also smokes cigarettes. ...Read more

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Health effects of vaping vs health effects of cigarette smoking?

Health effects of vaping vs health effects of cigarette smoking?

In my opinion (only): Cigarette smoking is RISKY..Heart Disease (nicotine) and CANCER (tars etc) VAPING is only the nicotine (IE STILL RISKY behavior! Again My Opinion Only ( Shared by MOST of my colleagues!) Hope this helps! Z ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of sharing cigarettes?

What are the bad effects of sharing cigarettes?

Should not: You should not share cigarettes because of increase risk of infection with strep, hepatitis , mono from the saliva. If there is ulcer in mouth, one can get infected with HIV as well. ...Read more

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Electronic cigarettes is bad as tobacco? Is same risk?

Electronic cigarettes is bad as tobacco?  Is same risk?

No difference: Overall, there is no real difference. E-Cigarettes deliver the nicotine to the user in a very similar fashion as a regular cigarette (hand and mouth movement). It is not an easy addiction to deal with, ask your PCP about Zyban (bupropion) prescription for smoking cessation. Good luck and good thinking. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What are some harmful effects of smoking marijuana?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What are some harmful effects of smoking marijuana?

Marijuana: Refer to diagram on right (hopefully u can see small print). ...Read more

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What are the major health risks of smoking tobacco free sheesha / hookah?

What are the major health risks of smoking tobacco free sheesha / hookah?

If it is not: Tobacco, it depends upon what is being burned and what is inhaled. The hookah passes the substasnce through water, and could abstract aqueous soluble products, but not lipophilic ones. One needs to read the label of active ingredients. If you don't know; don't do it. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking cigarettes?

What are the effects of smoking cigarettes?

Lots of bad effects: Smoking affects multiple system, and can cause copd, different cancerslike lungs, oral vavity, ubladder, prone to heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, etc. ...Read more

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What are the differences between electronic cigarettes and smokeless cigarettes?

What are the differences between electronic cigarettes and smokeless cigarettes?

Vapor vs Smoke: Electronic Cigarettes ARE Smokeless. They create vapor from liquid on heated coils NOT smoke from incomplete combustion. You can control and minimize the number of toxic substances in vapor but NOT in smoke. Cigarette smoke has 4000+ compounds. Vapor from ecigarettes or APVs using flavorless nicotine liquid has only 2 compounds -- vegetable glycerin and nicotine. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of switching from cigarettes to an electric vaporizer? and do the additives in cigarettes make cigarettes more addictive

What are the health benefits of switching from cigarettes to an electric vaporizer? and do the additives in cigarettes make cigarettes more addictive

Depends: Some e-cigarettes have filtering functions that allow you to cut back on the nicotine in the smoke, and others do not. E-cigarettes deliver the same amount of nicotine, which is what is bad for your heart, but has less in the way of tars, which is what causes cancer of the mouth and throat, and lung. There is no research i know of on the additives, flavors, oils and gases in e-cigs so don't know. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the harmful effects of cigarette smoking?

Doctors, what are the harmful effects of cigarette smoking?

Many answers to this: First bad breath and dentition. Then the higher the risk of oral cancer. Then the possiblity of having COPD and of course cancer. Most of these things are preventable if you just quit! these are the most common. Then there is the higher risk of heart disease and vascular problems(circulation). Many other diseases associated with this as well. ...Read more

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Can there be any known side effects of electronic cigarettes besides nicotine?

Can there be any known side effects of electronic cigarettes besides nicotine?

That's the problem: Tobacco companies producing e-cigs have not had to do any research because courts ruled that it is just another kind of cigarette, and the fda has no jurisdiction. The propellant is propylene glycol, which is in an oil. What this does when inhaled is simply unknown in humans. The additives, flavorings, preservatives and whatever else is in them also have not been studied. We simply cannot say now. ...Read more

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Is smoking (mixing) different brands of cigarettes (additives and type of tobacco) worse then smoking one brand constantly. I know that all is bad.

Is smoking (mixing) different brands of cigarettes (additives and type of tobacco) worse then smoking one brand constantly. I know that all is bad.

Tobacco: It depends on the particular ingredients. You are right - whether smoking one brand or a variety of brands of cigarettes - you are risking your life and health with every inhalation. ...Read more

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Are there any known bad side effects or death from smoking marijuana?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Are there any known bad side effects or death from smoking marijuana?

Lung cancer & psych: Long-term effects of marijuana use include lung cancer (since marijuana smoking, like cigarette smoking, includes tar), dental problems, and the development/exacerbation of psychosis. On the short-term though, there is no significant mortality due to marijuana use and no deaths from marijuana overdose have ever been reported. ...Read more

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