Subscribe for daily wellness inspiration

Like onlymyhealth on Facebook!

The Safety of E-cigarette is still clouded in Smoke

By  , everydayHealth
Dec 16, 2013
4.8 / 5(4 Ratings)

Electronic cigarettes are being banned from bars as well as restaurants in New York City and this move will bring the regulation of e-cigarettes just in line with the regular ones. Even though opponents of the ban opine that there is no proof that electric cigarettes are as dangerous as regular cigarettes, health experts say that the matter is still not clear and therefore, conclusions cannot be drawn accurately.


Electronic CigarettesE-cigarettes work by using a battery to vaporize a particular liquid solution to deliver the nicotine that the user inhales. Though this vapour contains fewer chemicals compared with the smoke that is created by regular cigarettes, it still contains lots of carcinogenic chemicals. This was put forth by a 2011 study that was published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.


Pulmonologists in New York City say that the problem with electronic cigarettes is that there is no comprehensive data to prove that it is safe. They also addressed their shock at the advertising of this device, which consists nicotine-a highly dangerous substance that is several times more addictive than cocaine –with such a meager amount of safety studies collected so far.

 

Read more Health News.

Related Articles
4.8 / 5(4 Ratings)
Write a Review
Post a Comment
Disclaimer +
Though all possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; Onlymyhealth assumes no liability for the same. Using any information of this website is at the viewers’ risk. Please be informed that we are not responsible for advice/tips given by any third party in form of comments on article pages . If you have or suspect having any medical condition, kindly contact your professional health care provider.