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Doctor insights on: Nicotine Free Electronic Cigarettes

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How dangerous are nicotine free electronic cigarretes/vapers compounds?

How dangerous are nicotine free electronic cigarretes/vapers compounds?

Unclear: Certainly, on balance, it is likely that e-cigs are safer than smoking tobacco in whatever form (pipes, cigars, cigarettes), and without the nicotine there is no longer a substance which causes both the physical dependency and the cardiovascular problems. However, there is usually a vehicle in the e-cig such as propylene glycol, and the safety of this when smoked is unknown. Ditto for additives. ...Read more

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Are non nicotine electronic cigarettes bad for you?

Yes: They will not have , tar that causes cancer but has bad nicotine , t much higher doses than normal cigarettes .They are not safe , as they claim , avoid by al l means. ...Read more

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Are electronic cigarettes without tobacco or nicotine safe?

Are electronic cigarettes without tobacco or nicotine safe?

Safer versus Safe: I think that they are safer than regular cigarettes although nicotine vapor may cause its own health issues. There urgently needs to be more studies on this as I have seen people using these devices everywhere! ...Read more

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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 e-liquid for electronic cigarettes still bad for you if they don't have nicotine in them?

Is e-liquid for electronic cigarettes still bad for you if they don't have nicotine in them?

We don’t know: because e-liquid for electronic cigarettes are unregulated, you don’t necessarily know what’s in them. And if you don't smoke, don't start with e-cigs just for fun. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to combine the use of electronic cigarettes and nicotine replacement pills?

Quit smoking: You should be fine. There is not much if anything more dangerous to your health than smoking. It is safer to put a person under anesthesia for a week than it is to smoke for a year. ...Read more

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Can electronic cigarettes/nicotine cause cancer?

Not likely: These are ways to supply the needed dose of nicotine to satisfy your addictive needs. They are designed not to allow tars and irritants into your throat. Thus the incidence of cancer should be no greater than in non-smokers. They are an effective way to attempt to stop smoking altogether and i encourage this in my patients. ...Read more

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Are electronic cigarettes safe? My son son is using one that uses juice and and no nicotine.

Yes: To this date I am unaware of any study that shows the electronic cigarettes are not safe. That is for cancer or chronic lung problems. There are some studies on the effects of the nicotine, but I am unaware of any conclusive problems with those studies either. ...Read more

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Is nicotine dangerous? I want to quit smoking by using electronic cigarettes that contain nicotine until i don't need them.

Ecigs not a solution: E-cigarettes do not appear to be effective in helping people quit smoking. In addition, they may have their own problems. Apparently some of the chemicals in them may be as harmful as (if not more so than) the chemicals in regular cigarettes. Craving for nicotine lasts 3-5 mins. Dstract yrself each time (deep breathing, carrot sticks, etc) for the 1st few days of not smoking you will be detoxed. ...Read more