Vapes are a new electronic devices that are popular for smokers, vape are thought to be less harmful than the regular cigarettes. However, just like cigarettes, there are hidden side effects that most users have certainly no idea.
Modernize society has taken by storm with vaping, 15% of American are using vapes instead of cigarettes. And just like the usual, this one can be so addicting too.
According to studies of New England Of Medicine, vape users are 5 to 15 times more likely to get a formaldehyde-related cancer compared to the regular smokers out there. High level of formaldehyde can be found in e-cig vapors which can cause cancer, commonly known as "popcorn lung". Some of the symptoms are cough and shortness of breathing.
However, this is an issue that American Vaping Association want to address and they said “This is not the first study to show that improper machine testing of vapor products can produce high levels of formaldehyde…these are not settings that vapors actually use purposefully,” the association said in a statement.
More and more older people wanted to try e-cig or vapes that could help them to lessen their nicotine exposure, after smoking cigarettes for 40 to 50 years, and all of a sudden they wanted to stop for health issues. They thought vapes are the good way to stop it.
Although there are no strong evidence against vape to cause cancer, there are news reports that vapes can explode in your mouth or in your pocket and can still be considered dangerous and harmful not just for your health but for your safety too.
There are alternative ways to stop smoking, all you have to do is to find a way that suit your habits and lifestyle.