Summary: Every time a character smokes cigarette on screen, the warning: “Cigarette smoking is injurious to health”, is flashed. It is not just a warning; it is an alarm for saving your life. Every year millions of people die due to health hazards caused due to smoking related diseases.
So why is exactly cigarette smoking dangerous? Cigarette contains a large number of additives, nicotine, tobacco, paper and glue which holds it together. When lighted and smoked it causes harm to almost all the organs in the body and is cause for respiratory diseases and cardiovascular diseases, including cancer.
E-Cigarette -A Healthier Option
When you light a cigarette and smoke carbon dioxide and nicotine which are being consumed increase your heart rate and blood pressure for a short term which causes damage to your heart and blood vessels. The absorption of oxygen to muscles, brain and body tissue is reduced which makes the organ to work harder and in the long run it is very detrimental to the health. The tar produced when smoking the cigarette coats the lungs like soot and it leads to cancer. Also, studies show that cigarette smokers have far more chance of experiencing stroke than non-smokers. It also causes fat to be deposited in the blood vessels causing heart.
Saying this and reading is pretty easy but the difficult part is quitting the habit. The additive in the cigarettes makes it really hard to quit over the habit. Nicotine is the ingredient which makes you addicted to the cigarette. Also when you see the images of people smoking, being in a group who smokes cigarette makes you want to get a puff.
So what is the solution? Electronic cigarette is the modern world answer to cigarette addiction. E-Cigarette is a healthier option for hard core smokers who are not able to give up the habit even after numerous attempts. It helps in rescuing the number of cigarette intake in a day an eventually quit the habit altogether. Electronic cigarettes have become much more user friendly than the earlier versions. It does not contain any of the harmful substance of tobacco but gives a taste of tobacco when in use, allowing the users to satisfy their craving without inhaling any of the hazardous toxins. E-Cigarettes are designed in such a way that it has a battery, vaporizer and renewable nicotine compartment which makes it look so natural to see and use like conventional cigarettes. It also creates smoke like vapor and glow at the end that makes it feel like conventional cigarettes when the users draw the smoke. The nicotine chamber can be customized to use different cartridges of different nicotine strengths allowing the user to reduce the intake until he is ready to give up smoking completely.
The nicotine cartridge usually lasts up to the same time as consuming 15-20 conventional cigarettes, which actually is more economical than buying cigarettes. The strengths of the nicotine cartridge can be classified as standard, medium, low and no nicotine.
One does not have to be guilty about being the cause of passive smoking since e-cigarettes are perfectly safe to smoke in public. The fumes emitted are absolutely safe and do not cause any health hazards to those around the smoker. It has an added advantage that the smokers do not have to freeze themselves to death to have a cigarette in the winter season because they can smoke E-Cigarettes inside. Shift to e-Cigarettes to beat the habit and finally quit the habit.