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Are menthol cigarettes safer to use than regular cigarettes?

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Menthol cigarettes

Are cigarettes and all cigarettes are down right terrible for your health.
If you can quit smoking, you'll reduce your risk of Lung CA, cardiovascular dz, including heart attack and stroke, multiple other cancers, emphysema ... And the list goes on ... not to mention have whiter teeth, smell better, and spend less on cigs. Talk to your doc about help available for quitting. There are many options!

In brief: Menthol cigarettes

Are cigarettes and all cigarettes are down right terrible for your health.
If you can quit smoking, you'll reduce your risk of Lung CA, cardiovascular dz, including heart attack and stroke, multiple other cancers, emphysema ... And the list goes on ... not to mention have whiter teeth, smell better, and spend less on cigs. Talk to your doc about help available for quitting. There are many options!
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine

In brief: Jury is Out

Many say menthol is less safe.
Smokers of menthol take more carcinogens & have more smoking-related illnesses. Menthol, with its cooling sensation causes the user to inhale more tobacco smoke with each drag and hold it longer in their mouth as well . Studies show menthol smokers have higher incidence stroke. Menthol cigarettes may be more addictive than regular cigarettes.

In brief: Jury is Out

Many say menthol is less safe.
Smokers of menthol take more carcinogens & have more smoking-related illnesses. Menthol, with its cooling sensation causes the user to inhale more tobacco smoke with each drag and hold it longer in their mouth as well . Studies show menthol smokers have higher incidence stroke. Menthol cigarettes may be more addictive than regular cigarettes.
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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