14 October 2016

E-cigarettes may be less harmful than traditional cigarettes

E-cigarettes may be less harmful than traditional cigarettes and they can certainly be a great aid to help people who are trying to quit smoking, but they are not completely harmless. When it comes to heart health, in fact, they may have long-term effects that are comparable to those associated with normal cigarettes. A European research team has recently found that the average vaping session damages key blood vessels in the heart in a way that is similar to smoking old-fashioned tobacco cigarettes by affecting the stiffness of the aorta.


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