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Health Hazards Of Nicotine
Let me explain: Electronic cigarettes were first popularized as a safer way of nicotine intake. While electronic cigarette consumption is safer than having actual cigarettes filled with tobacco, they are not really a total safe option. Electronic cigarettes are found to contain an anti-freeze component known as diethylene glycol. It is toxic to humans and can cause health worries on inhalation. See the web below. ...Read more
I was looking at vaporization pens more specifically the ones without nicotine, can these still lead to health problems?
Yes: There is not enough data to support if the vapo or e cigs have any long term health effects. ...Read more
Hi, how bad is nicotine without all these bad substances from regular cigarette? I'm "smoking" e-cigarette a lot and i wonder is it bad for health?
It's just bad: A e-cig is a fancy modern way of giving people a very addictive drug. In america, we are free, free to go buy this drug and put it into our bodies... So no matter how one looks at it, the outcome will just be larger numbers of addicted people. For example, some people who quit smoking due to the toxic effects of smoke, will now resume their nicotine addiction with the cleaner e-cigs. ...Read more
Many things: Nicotine and a multitude of other poisons and toxins. Also, the heating and drying out of the oral tissues is harmful. Everything bad, nothing good. Not to mention the harmful effects on your skin, and the irritation of the eye tissues. Just look at the faces of smokers and see the facial movements as they smoke. Think hard about this addiction and quitting it for your health. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if I have been smoking a vaporizer for a while and hookah pens that have no nicotine but are they bad for my health?
Nobody knows: There have been no studies of even short-term use, and nobody knows what is in the oils and their flavorings and what they do. Oil in general ain't great for lungs, and the vehicle used in these vaporizers is propylene glycol, and nobody knows what his does when inhaled either. While it is likely that vaping will not be as bad as smoking tobacco, nobody can say that yet with certainty. ...Read more
What health risks r associated with isolated nicotine usage? As in not smoked or chewed, using dermal patches or other direct forms of consumption.
Nicotine: Causes vasoconstriction and thus causes hypertension. The changes in the pressure in the arterioles can lead to atherosclerosis or deposition of cholesterol. This vasoconstriction can happen in many places including the lining of the stomach and can lead to ulcers. It is believed the metabolite of nicotine can correlate with the development of urinary bladder cancer.Still a risk for asthma. ...Read more
Safer but Not Safe: Most ecigarettes and liquids used in nicotine vaporizers do NOT contain tobacco products. The Risk is in the Flavor used. FLAVORLESS nicotine liquid contains only two ingredients -- glycerin and nicotine. Tobacco contains over 4000 other compounds including over 70 well-known carcinogens. While nicotine alone may be relatively safe, the rest of tobacco smoke is definitely NOT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the health risks of a nicotine vapor pipe? Is it safe? Is it safer than cigarettes ? Is it a safer alternative to cigarettes?
Regardless: All forms of smoking are associated with bad affects from second hand smoke to lightest tar amount. These health hazards are evident regardless of the source of the smoke, pipe, cigarets, vapor pipe or hookah. Regardless, they all contain unhealthy chemicals. Try to quit smoking. Ask your PCP for help and referral to CBT. ...Read more
I want to smoke shisha without the tobacco and the nicotine, what could I put to replace those things that it wouldn't harm my health ?
Is nicotine harmful? If, not does it cause any other issues other than addiction? Is there any substance in e-cigs that are harmful to your health?
Nicotene harms. : Yes, nicotene use risks cancer, heart and lung diseases. With e-cigs, jury is out, tho' unregulated variety of products make use quite a risk since might contain variety of harmful products. Try chewing gum instead or give clnical hypnosis a try for quitting urge to smoke anything; displace anxiety to, say, twirling a pen or coins in pocket. ...Read more