One You smokefree – Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Source – Electronic Cigarettes: A Short Method of Prohibiting Smoking (NCSCT) January 2016
Is nicotine dangerous?
Nicotine does not cause smoking related diseases, such as cancers and heart diseases. These are caused by other chemicals found in tobacco smoke. Nicotine is still addictive and therefore people continue to smoke even after knowing the harmful effects of tobacco. Nicotine in e-cigarettes provides little risk to adults who use it. To prevent accidental drugs in children, e-cigarettes and liquids are stored safely (as you would with household cleaning products and narcotics included NRT products).
How often do I use email cigarettes to help me stop smoking?
It is often needed to help and encourage smoke to manage nicotine withdrawal. You’ll soon find the best way to use your ebook, and you’ll find yourself using it when you feel the need to top it down. It’s not like a cigarette that you smoke from beginning to end, you can taste it with an e-cigarette once or twice, and then remove it. If you find it in your mouth at all times, you need to use a stronger liquid.
E-cigarettes will be cheaper for me than smoking!
Yes. After you’ve chosen your starter kit, then you need only an atom (or heating coil head) for two volumes and you can buy your own liquid that can start at £3.00 for 10 ml. You will see the quickest savings when purchasing cigarettes.
Is it OK to smoke and vape at the same time?
Yes. There are no indications that smoking cigarettes and vaping together increase health risks. The biggest health benefits seem to be when people stop smoking tobacco altogether, so the goal should be to quit smoking. Stop smoking services can provide support and advice to help. Some make changes quite quickly, others are unreliable, others take very little time. You can try several different e-cigarettes and e-liquids before you find what causes you to stop smoking altogether, but this is quite normal.
Can I use e-cigarettes in places where I can’t smoke?
Nothing is important laws banning or restricting the use of e-cigarettes. Some places do not tolerate boasting, others others; if there is no demarcation, you may ask.
What dose strength e-liquid should I go for?
How much dose you require will depend on how much dose you take from your cigarettes. And of course how much content you get from your e-liquid will depend on the type of e-cigarette you are using and how you use it. As a rough guide, especially for 20-day smokers, I find that 18mg/ml is enough (1.8%), so get started and see how you progress.
Are e-cigarettes dangerous if they blow down or light a fire?
As with any rechargeable device, it is important to charge the right charger and not leave your e-cigarette unaccompanied. Ensure that you buy from reputable lower classes and avoid the equipment of the declaring stock. Approximately two cases of e-cigarette arson in the UK are reported per week, but the number of cigarettes caused by arson is far less.
Should I end up overdosing on my e-cigarettes and using more nicotines?
Almost the same as with NRT, if you feel more nicotine than you used then you may feel nauseous or mild headache, both will pass quickly. If this happens, you can reduce the balance of nicotine in the e-liquid you buy, or use less e-cigarettes. You are in no danger of poisoning yourself, and chances are there have been no dose-attracting e-liquid.
Are you safe-smoking my cigarettes?
Yes. Experts estimate e-cigarettes are, from what we know so far, about 95% safer than cigarettes. Smoking is associated with many serious health risks to both the smoker and others around them. Therefore, smokers who pass from smoking tobacco to e-cigarettes substantially reduce the greater risk for health. Several studies have detected gas chemicals in e-cigarettes that are known to cause health problems. But these chemicals were found to be in the lowest levels, which is unlikely to represent a serious health risk. When e-cigarettes are used within normal operating levels (eg not overheated), far fewer harmful chemicals are found in their vapors than in tobacco smoke. If overheated liquid tends to produce a pungent, unpleasant flavor, you’ll find out if this happens!
I get a bit of coughing when I use my e-cigarette
This is not unusual, and with a large proportion of propylene glycol switching from e-liquid to one with more vegetable glycol you can benefit, which can be less energy.
Is second hand vapor from e-cigarette dangerous?
Some studies have found traces of poisonous vapors in the second hand, but at such a low level that they do not pose a safety risk to those standing by. that there is no danger to others, that mere vapor is dangerous; However, it helps to respect the use of e-cigarettes by others, especially non-smokers.