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Doctor insights on: Health Hazards Of Nicotine

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Are nicotine free blu cigs bad for your health.

Are nicotine free blu cigs bad for your health.

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

Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more


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What are the immediate health consequences of nicotine?

What are the immediate health consequences of nicotine?

Nicotine effects: Within seconds of inhaling cigarette smoke, nicotine increases heart rate, blood pressure and constricts blood vessels. ...Read more

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What the risk of nicotine with out smoking in the health?

What the risk of nicotine with out smoking in the health?

If you mean: chewing tobacco but not smoking, the risk shifts from the lungs to an alternate area, in this case the gums or inside lip or cheek. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Aside from being addictive, is nicotine alone bad for your health?

Aside from being addictive, is nicotine alone bad for your health?

Depends: It depends on what route your are using and how much. Oral/gi route is linked to increase oral cancers and inhaled route is linked to lung , GI and bladder cancers. This topic is controversial. ...Read more

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Are the health risks of nicotine about the same as that of caffeine?

Are the health risks of nicotine about the same as that of caffeine?

No: Nicotine is addictive and has no real medicinal value. Caffeine is a stimulant that is present in many food substances and is not considered addictive. It is generally harmless in moderate doses. ...Read more

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Do slim cigarette which have low tar and low nicotine damage health less than others?

Do slim cigarette which have low tar and low nicotine damage health less than others?

Smoking: Smoking any type of cigarette is not good for you! they all carry the risk of causing serious long term health problems. It is best not to smoke at all. ...Read more

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What are the long-term negative health effects of nicotine from a patch (not from smoking)?

Nothing serious: Nicotine is addictive but it tastes bitter so most folks do not like to take it for too long. There are no other ill effects that i know about. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I am wondering what health effects does nicotine have on the body and mind?

Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google the word "nicotine". ...Read more

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Are there any health risks to smoking shisha that are tobacco, nicotine, and tar free?

Smoking is bad: No matter what you are smoking. Burning a leaf and inhaling exposes one to toxins that cause cancer, heart and lung disease. ...Read more

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How is smoking harmful to your health? Is it the nicotine or the tobacco that's bad for you?

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 more

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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?

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

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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

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Is electronic cigarette wih nicotine make eny health problems as tobacco smoke?

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 more

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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

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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 ?

Smoking shish: There is nothing you can smoke that is good for your health. Smoking shisha, tobacco, hemp, vaporized electro cigarettes, or marijuana all cause irritation to your lungs. ...Read more

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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