Critics of vaping say that there are no enough researches that will confirm ecigarettes are indeed safe for use. In truth, there are actually a lot of electronic cigarette studies that will discredit their demonizing arguments on electronic cigarettes. Here are some of them.
Ecigs Do Not damage The Heart
Back in 2012, a study has found that ecigarette are far less harmful than real cigarettes and do not cause damages to the heart. Smoking remains as the most preventable risk factor for heart diseases that mainly causes deaths and illnesses in smokers. Coronary artery disease alone is already held accountable for 40% of deaths, according to the study authors.
20 daily smokers aged 25-45 were examined for their heart functions before and after they have smoked one cigarette. 22 daily vapers of the same age range were also examined for the same purpose after vaping for 7 minutes.
Smokers who have smoked just one cigarette were found to have elevated heart rate and blood pressure while ecig users were found to have minimal changes in their heart function. This means that even if ecigs also contain nicotine, the substance is absorbed at a much lower rate than in smoking cigarettes. This study was presented during the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2012.
Ecig Vapors Contain No Combustible Cigarette Toxins
Another of the electronic cigarette studies is one published in the Oxford Journal in December 2013. Scientists looked at the toxins that might be present in ecigarette vapors. They found that there are no combustion-related toxins in the ecig vapor although there is small nicotine amount in the vapors. They concluded that more studies are needed to determine the risks from secondhand exposure to nicotine.
Ecigarettes Do Not Cause Arteries To Stiffen
In Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Greece, investigators compared the impact of ecigs and of tobacco cigarettes on the functions of the heart. They discovered that smoking just two cigarettes would cause the aorta to become stiff. Ecigarettes, however, were not found to have the same effect on arteries.
Eliquid Flavors Help Smokers In Quitting
Another issue with opponents is that electronic cigarettes are available in flavors so delicious they can very well attract the youth. They conclude that flavored ecigs and eliquids are made only for attracting youth consumers and drive them to nicotine addiction. Yet, a study headed by Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos found that the eliquid flavoring is very important contributors in eliminating or reducing smoking consumption.
Ecig Regulations Will Kill Many People Like Smoking
Dr. Gilbert Ross is the medical and executive director of American Council on Science and Health or ACSH. He offered a comprehensive report on ecigs wherein it was concluded that the devices are a lot healthier than the tobacco cigarettes based on common sense alone. Ross suggested that ecig regulations will be like smoking cigarettes that can kill many lives.
Ecigs Effective In Smoke Cessation and Preventing Relapses
Researchers from University of Geneva and University of Auckland have studied the effect of ecigs to ex smokers. They concluded that ecigs can indeed prevent relapses in former smokers and can also effectively help current smokers in quitting.
Ecigs Not Gateway To Tobacco Use In Teens
From University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is Dr. Ted Wagener has studied the impact of ecig use among 1,300 college students. He found that only one person who first used nicotine from ecigs actually went to smoke real cigarettes. He, thus, concluded that ecigs are not gateway to tobacco use.
Ecigs are Not Public Health Concerns
Professor Igor Burstyn from Drexel University School of Public Health has studied eliquids in order to determine if eliquid chemicals might be dangerous. His conclusion is that eliquids pose no threats to public health.