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Friday, November 20, 2015

The electric cigarettes just as dangerous with regular ones

The electric cigarette is often claimed to be safer than conventional cigarettes. In fact, the content in it anyway cause adverse effects to the body.

The presumption of electronic cigarettes "better" than regular cigarettes, among others because it contains no tar and do not produce smoke. The smoke of electric cigarettes is derived from the evaporated liquid flavorings.
New studies suggests e-cigarettes as harmful as regular cigarettes. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1QryreA)
Even so, according to Dr. Frans Abednego Barus, a pulmonary specialist, said that the smoke of conventional cigarettes or electronic cigarettes just as dangerous.

"According to my assumptions, inhaling the smoke of regular cigarettes or electronic still potentially exposed to the chronic obstructive diseases, blockage or slowing the flow of air can also happen," said Frans in the seminar of Healthy Lungs for Life at the Double Tree Hotel in Jakarta on October 30, 2015.

Frans explained, the air temperature issued electronic cigarette is different from the surrounding air temperature. With high temperatures, around 60 degrees Celsius, and if the smoke inhaled will result in the inflammation that blocks the airway.

"Respiratory tract will be damaged and characterized by thickening of the airway wall. So I think regular cigarettes or electric ones are equally at risk," he said.

He added that the electronic cigarette claims more secure, but actually dangerous because it can make someone use these cigarettes because of they feel secured.

"The factor of feeling more secure that makes people addicted to electronic cigarettes and the potential of cancer will be much higher than regular cigarettes" he added.

So it is best not smoking at all. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INDONESIA]
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