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Is nicotine free and tobacco free hookah healthier than smoking cigs? Also can nicotine free and tobacco free Hookah cause wrinkles around the lips?

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Dr. Ross Blagg
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It depends

Smoking anything is necessarily 'healthy' for your lungs, but smoking a hookah is likely less damaging than cigarettes, with or without the nicotine.
Cigarettes have other carcinogens that are more harmful than nicotine. The nicotine component creates addiction. Smoking anything can contribute to wrinkles because it is the action of pursing the lips that most leads to those wrinkles.

In brief: It depends

Smoking anything is necessarily 'healthy' for your lungs, but smoking a hookah is likely less damaging than cigarettes, with or without the nicotine.
Cigarettes have other carcinogens that are more harmful than nicotine. The nicotine component creates addiction. Smoking anything can contribute to wrinkles because it is the action of pursing the lips that most leads to those wrinkles.
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