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E-cigs containing nicotine could increase your risk of heart disease

The use of e-cigs, is fairly new, so its long-term effects are still unknown

E-cigs seem to be the in-thing now days. 

According to a new study, just one electric cigarette could increase the risk of heart disease in tobacco users. This recent study was published in Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Moreover, the research, shows that nicotine is not harmless, as many people believe. It can affect a smoker’s health in more than one way, and not just by triggering addiction.

Furthermore, the use of e-cigarettes, is fairly new, so its long-term effects are still unknown. And the scientific community has been divided about e-cig safety.

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Meanwhile, the body of research on health risk is slowly growing: a 2015 study found that e-cig vapor damages the immune system of mice.

Last year, a study found that e-cigs produce 31 harmful chemicals, including some that are believed to cause cancer.

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Still, this challenges the belief that nicotine is benign and without significant risk. It also adds to our understanding of the potential health effects of e-cigarettes, which people should consider when deciding whether or not to pick up vaping.

Source: http://theverge.com

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