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Harmful Effects Of Cigarettes
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
Yes: While less dangerous than regular cigarettes, electronic ones have possible risks, including nitrosamines (cancer causing), diethylene glycol an antifreeze ingredient tetramethylpyrazine a toxin liquid nictotine at varying levels (very addicitive and potentially heart harmful) they produce secondhand vapor they are marketed to youngsters by virtue of flavors such as chocolate, strawberry & mint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For airway?: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged ; deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing ; ^ in sputum production. ...Read more
Check: Federal Trade Commission Report at: https://www.erowid.org/plants/tobacco/tobacco_nic.shtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Not very harmful: But very few people can accomplish not smoking more if they smoke that many. However, for those who can, it is not likely to cause many problems, but there is still a statistically detectable effect on health, just as there is for second-hand smoke exposure, especially in terms of more likely colds, sinus infections, bronchitis etc., but probably no effect on heart disease or cancer/emphysema etc. ...Read more
Is it noticeably harmful to smoke 1-2 cigarettes a month if u disregard the possibility of getting addicted?
Yes: Even one cigarettes can cause problems. Please stay away from the tobacco. ...Read more
Jury out for now: However, do not be fooled that these are harmless. They are still satisfying your nicotine addiction. Perhaps down the road you may be out of e cigs and revert back to regular ones. I know its tough (I went through it myself) but cold turkey ( and it does hurt) is the only way. GOOD LUCK ...Read more
Nobody knows: There are zero studies of e-cigs, and nobody knows what they will do, even with no nicotine. Nicotine is not the cause of cancer anyway - it is the complex hydrocarbons (tars) in the smoke. It is likely that e-cigs will prove safer than smoked cigarettes, the propellant in these gadgets is propylene glycol, and nobody knows what inhaling them, or the oils, flavorings and additives will do. ...Read more
Took about 5 pills of acetaminophen each 500mg. And smoked two cigarettes within an hour. Is that harmful?
Possibly!: Maximum Acetaminophen per 24 hour period should not exceed 3500-4000 mg. Long term excessive use may cause irreversable liver damage. Smoking cigarettes just not a good healthy thing to do, however, i see this as a personel choice. I would consider putting the cigarettes down and exercise every time you think a out smoking, that is how i kicked the habit 34 years ago! good luck. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Are clove cigars just as harmful as a regular pack of cigarettes? My fiancé doesn't seem to think so but i think he is ignorant.
Are e cigarettes and vapor cigarettes just as harmful as real cigarettes? Can they cause cancer as well or are they better for you?
Addiction: If you are trying to stop smoking tobacco, they may help you. If you are thinking of taking up e-cigs as a non-smoker, you are VERY ill-advised. You're asking to become a slave to the most potent of all addictions. The cancer risk is probably real though not really so high. But who wants to a slave to something that's not even really any fun? ...Read more
DEGREES OF BAD...: All bad.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably: The amount of nicotine and chemicals in the bowl of a pipe is many times greater than a cigarette. Don't let the idea of not inhaling fool you. These chemical can be absorbed through the lining on your mouth, nose and throat. QUIT WHILE YOU'RE AHEAD GOOD LUCK ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Electric e-cigarettes (vapping) vs. regular cigarettes, which is worse? And can it be harmful if the liquid nicotine is swallowed by accident?
E-cigarettes: are not regulated for safety by the FDA but some studies have shown e-cigarettes contain harmful chemicals, including carcinogens. See: http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/smoking-facts/e-cigarettes-and-lung-health.html If you accidentally swallow liquid nicotine, call poison control: 1-800-222-1222. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer