4 Weird Health Effects of E-Cigarettes | TIME

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Health Effects of E-Cigarettes

“Millions of people around the world that are puffing e-cigs,” says Peter Dicpinigaitis, professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and one of the authors of new e-cigarette research, “but when you look at the scientific literature about the effects of e-cigs, there’s nothing out there.”

Here are some of the newest findings:

Source: 4 Weird Health Effects of E-Cigarettes | TIME

Nicotine levels in e-cigarettes

Nicotine levels in e-cigarettesA popular question when moving to e-cigarettes, exactly what 12mg or 24mg strengths mean for nicotine?

Nicotine comes from the tobacco plant. Pharmaceutical technology enables skilled chemists to extract nicotine in liquid form. [Read more…]

Nicotine content, delivery and pharmacokinetics

Nicotine content, delivery and pharmacokineticsEvidence on the content and emission of electronic cigarettes is limited. As nicotine is the addictive substance in tobacco cigarettes, nicotine delivery from electronic cigarettes is essential if these products are to be effective for smoking cessation or harm reduction. [Read more…]

The Public Health Impact of Tobacco Smoking in the UK

The Public Health Impact of Tobacco Smoking in the UKSmoking is the largest avoidable cause of death and serious disability in the UK and most other developed countries, and a global health threat. There are about one billion smokers worldwide, of whom about half will die prematurely as a direct consequence of their smoking, unless they quit.[1] In the UK around one in five adults, or about ten million people, are current smokers,[2, 3] five million of whom are expected to die prematurely from smoking, losing a total of around 100 million years of life.[4] Smoking currently accounts for around 100,000, or about one in six, deaths each year in the UK.[5] [Read more…]

e-Cigs health effects relative to cigarettes

e-Cigs health effects relative to cigarettesThe principal addictive component of tobacco smoke is nicotine. However, aside from minor and transient adverse effects at the point of absorption, nicotine is not a significant health hazard. Nicotine does not cause serious adverse health effects such as acute cardiac events, coronary heart disease or cerebrovascular disease,[27, 28] and is not carcinogenic.[29] The doses of nicotine delivered by electronic cigarettes are therefore extremely unlikely to cause significant short or long-term adverse events. [Read more…]

What are e cigarettes?

what are e-cigarettes?E-cigarettes, also known as electronic cigarettes, e-cigs, vape pens and vaporiser cigarettes, are devices that emit vaporised nicotine that are inhaled. The device is battery-operated and can also emit non-nicotine vaporised solutions and flavoured options such as chocolate or cherry. So what are e cigarettes? [Read more…]

The advantages of e cigs

Advantages of e-cigsE-cigarettes are less addictive than cigarettes for former smokers, researchers have apparently proved, this research sheds new light on how nicotine addiction works, however, experts warn the long terms health risk of e-cigarettes are still unknown. [Read more…]

Electronic cigarette side effects

e-cigs side effectsHeadaches – If you do get a painful headache, then a possibility is that you have taken in too much nicotine. If this happens, simply relax, put down your e-cig and drink plenty of water. Then, the next time you are ready to vape, try using lower nicotine strength e-liquid, or otherwise, don’t vape quite so much. [Read more…]

Green Smoke Information

Green Smoke cartridges are available in the following nicotine by weight (NBW), this is within the range found in similar types of e-cigarette products. The amount of nicotine the user receives depends on how they use the device.

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