E-Cigarettes & Vaping

Quitting smoking AND vaping can be difficult.  We spoke to many clients who quit smoking cigarettes only to pick up the addictive habit of vaping e- cigarettes.  Is this you?  Are you finding yourself hitting an e-cigarette all throughout the day and struggling to stop the behavior?

The overwhelming opinion of most e-cigarette users is that e cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes, but the reality is the research is not conclusive on the matter.

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Furthermore, a recent CDC study about vaping found that many adults are using e-cigarettes in an attempt to quit smoking cigarettes. However, most adult e-cigarette users do not stop smoking cigarettes and are instead continuing to use both products, which is known as dual use. There is a strong possibility e-cigarettes will be found to be quite harmful to the body; quitting vaping completely is vital to protect your health and improve the quality of your life.

Besides nicotine, e-cigarettes can contain harmful and potentially harmful ingredients, including:

  • ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs.
  • flavorants such as diacetyl, a chemical linked to serious lung disease.
  • volatile organic compounds.
  • heavy metals, such as nickel, tin, and lead.

Other health risks of vaping

The recent tragic and alarming cases of severe lung disease are clearly cause for concern. A number of other health effects are also worrisome:

  • Nicotine is highly addictive and can affect the developing brain, potentially harming teens and young adults. Even some “nicotine-free” e-cigarettes have been found to contain nicotine.
  • Some substances found in e-cigarette vapor have been linked to an increased risk of cancer.
  • Teens who vape are more likely to begin smoking cigarettes.
  • Explosions and burns have been reported with e-cigarettes while recharging the devices, due to defective batteries.
  • Accidental exposure to liquid from e-cigarettes has caused acute nicotine poisoning in children and adults.
  • Vaping during pregnancy could harm a developing fetus.
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Healing Laser Clinics can help you, a friend or a loved one live free from nicotine all together.

We can assist you from quitting vaping for good. Give us a call today.