Time to Quit the Habit? | Lesley Leach Hypnotherapy
I guess it was only a matter of time before proper research was carried out into the chemical composition of the vapour produced by an e-cigarette or a vape. According to a study carried out by the Japanese Ministry of Health and printed recently by The Guardian newspaper, one particular brand of e-cigarette had 10 times more carcinogens than a cigarette. When the wire in the vape device overheats, more carcinogens appear to be produced. The particular carcinogen being studied was formaldehyde – a chemical used for embalming dead bodies, amongst other things. It is categorised as a class 2 mutagen and a class 1B carcinogen. The study also found that e-cigarettes can fuel potentially life-threatening drug-resistant pathogens. This discovery comes from a lab study that tested the vapor from e-cigarettes on live methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and human cells. Even Vaporfi, manufacturers of Vape devices, whilst trying to minimize the seriousness of this, could not