Nicotine is still present in e-cigarettes and smoking doubles your risk of dying of coronary artery disease.
Smoking causes ischaemia - lack of oxygen in the bloodstream due to furring up of the arteries, This conditions increases the risk of heart attack by 70%.
The death rate from dilation and rupture of the aorta (aortic aneurysm) in smokers and vapers is at least six times that seen in non-smokers.
Only 59% of women in their thirties who smoke or vape will still be alive at 75. Only 41% of men who smoke or vape will still be alive at 75.
Each cigarette shortens a smokers lifespan by 5 minutes.
Every hour in the Uk at least 14 people die of a smoking related disease.
Vaping damages your lungs and the sweet flavours used in e-cigs (from diacetyl) is known to cause lung damage. This chemical gives a fruity or candy like flavour to your e-cig.
The basic ingredient in e-cigs is a potentially toxic chemical called propylene glycol. when used in e-cigs it is vaporised until it degrades and often becomes formaldehyde . During a EHP study on 97 varieties of e-cigs over 50% of them where found to contain formaldehyde. among other irritating side effects.
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Mizz Kassim, is a, Creative Artist, Psychotherapist, Grandmaster Reiki-Teacher & Holistic Practitioner who wishes to inspire & motivate other humans to become healthy & lead abundant lives.