What is the Electronic Cigarette? Introduction “E-cigarette” was initially provided as an alternative to regular cigarettes, it was introduced in the market since 2007, there was much talk about it as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes because E-cigarette contains a small percentage of nicotine that exists in cigarette as well as being free of nearly 4,000 toxic and carcinogen substances which can be found in regular cigarette.
There were multiple views on the “E-Cigarettes” and their effectiveness when they were used as a tool to quit smoking; these views were divided between supporters and opponents.
But what are the benefits of using E-cigarette over cigarettes? Are they really a safe alternative?
That’s what will be discussed through the following lines
The construction of electronic cigarette is completely different from a regular cigarette as they contain small bulb that lights up when the E-cigarette is turned on, it also contains a lithium rechargeable battery that is enough to smoke for 300 times, and a heating element which vaporizing the liquid nicotine; this liquid consists of one percent nicotine and different types of flavor such as mint, tobacco and some fruits and chocolate flavors, in addition to a terminal filter that is usually made of silicon in order to give the smoker an experience that is similar to smoking regular cigarettes.
From the information listed above, you should be aware that Electronic cigarette is not one hundred percent safe, but it may be a great suitable for people smoking cigarettes as they reduce the proportion of toxic substances entering the body.
The benefits of using electronic cigarette over cigarette The construction of the regular cigarette contains many chemical compounds, including nicotine which can range from 0 to 18 mg. the E-Cigarettes gives the ability to control the amount of consumed nicotine so smokers can take advantage of them to quit smoking, and some people prefer this type of smoking cigarettes to prevent fires from occurring when normal cigarette is thrown away, other benefits including the reduction of garbage amount generated by the use of regular cigarettes, as e-cigarette can be used many times.
Below you can find a list of E-Cigarettes benefits:
The advantages of electronic cigarettes
- They do not produce carbon dioxide.
- Do not leave scattered smell on the clothes.
- It can be used anywhere, even in enclosed places.
- Electronic cigarette’s liquid or solution consists of stating materials that is allowed to use in therapeutic and food products.
- They are sold in many flavors including fruit flavors such as lemon, berries, peaches, figs, tobacco, chocolate and vanilla flavor.
- Do not cause coughing or shortness of breath.
In a new study … electronic cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes by 95 per cent According to the results of a new study that analysis the levels of dangerous and cancer-causing substances in the body, the use of electronic cigarettes is much safer and less toxic than smoking regular tobacco cigarettes.
The researchers found that levels of toxins in the saliva or urine of smokers who switched from smoking regular cigarettes to electronic cigarettes for at least six months of treatment was significantly lower than the levels of regular smoking of those who continued to smoke cigarettes.