Is e-cigarette harmful?

At the moment one thing is certain is that there is no study on the harmfulness of electronic cigarettes. However, the authorities as well as medical professionals call the principle of vigilance.

At first glance the composition of the electronic cigarette seems in all respects less harmful than conventional cigarettes . No toxic or carcinogenic product is contained in the electronic cigarette, as the produced steam does not induce a change in chemical elements unlike the conventional burning cigarettes. However, with no long-term study on potential health risk should still remain vigilant authorities said.

The profusion of electronic cigarette manufacturer on the market today gives rise to products that are currently not yet standardized, and without the famous CE (European Conformity) these manufacturers can without difficulty modify or replace products generally used.

In addition, for professional electronic cigarette cultivates a certain ambiguity in particular at the resemblance to a conventional cigarette. Indeed, for certain models the resemblance is striking, for example with the red LED can remember the embers of tobacco. And all this will keep them by the smoking behavior of tobacco smoking and encourage young people towards a first step towards tobacco. This is why the use of the electronic cigarette is highly recommended for pregnant women, while sales to minors should be banned soon.

Finally, concerning the effects of electronic cigarette smoking cessation, opinions are far from settled and the debate is still open to those who believe firmly that this product can reduce the risk and should be considered as a mode of smoking cessation.