Can electronic cigarettes cause cancer?



Can electronic cigarettes cause cancer?

The short answer is we don't yet have enough data to answer that. However, we do know beyond a shadow of a doubt that tobacco smoke causes cancer.

And we know that it is highly unlikely that vapor emitted from E-cigs is nearly as harmful as real cigarette smoke. For many people it is a choice between the unknown { E-cigs might cause some health issues }, and the known { real cigarette cause cancer }.

Most of the health risks associated from E-cigs are caused because of poor manufacturing.

One of the reasons I created this site is to help people get their hands on E-cigs that are made in a safe way.

Here are two brands that I rate as the safest and best on the market. Can electronic cigarettes cause cancer? Before I answer that let me tell you a little about real cigarettes.

Tobacco smoke contains chemicals that are bad to both smokers and non-smokers. Breathing small amounts of tobacco smoke can be very bad for a human.

Of the more than seven thousand chemicals in tobacco smoke, more than two hundred and fifty are known to be bad, including hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, and ammonia.

Of the two hundred and fifty harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke that are known, more than sixty eight can cause cancer.

Smoking harms pretty much every organ and reduces a humans overall health. Thousands and thousands of Americans have health issues caused by smoking.

Smoking is a top cause of cancer and death. It creates cancers of the lung, cervix, bladder, larynx,stomach, mouth, esophagus throat and kidney.

Smoking also causes heart disease, aortic aneurysm,stroke,hip fractures, chronic pulmonary problmes, asthma, and cataracts.

Smokers are at higher risk of developing airway infections.

Can electronic cigarettes cause cancer in the same way as real tobacco smoke? It seems highly unlikely.

A pregnant female smoker is at increased risk of having a child born too early and with an unusual low weight.

A female who smokes during or after pregnancy increases her infant’s risk of death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Male smokers are at a greater risk sexual probmlems.

Cigarette smoking and exposure to tobacco cause more than four hundred thousand early deaths each year in the US. Of these early deaths, about 40% are from cancer, 35% are from heart disease and strokes, and 25% are from lung disease.

Smoking is the leading cause of early preventable death in this country.

Regardless of how old they are a smoker can greatly reduce their risk of disease, including cancer, by stopping smoking.

Secondhand smoke causes issues and early death in nonsmoking adults and kids. Exposure to this kind of smoke may create the risk of heart disease by an estimated thirty percent.

In the US, exposure to secondhand smoke causes about fourty six thousand deaths from heart disease each year. Women who are pregnant and exposed to smoke are at risk of having a baby who does not weigh as much as he should.

Children exposed to second hand smoke are subject to all kinds of health risks that non-smoking kids don't have to worry about.

It's worth mentioning that many men who smoke several packs of cigarettes a day often suffer from sexual problems such as a low sex drive.


For more info, check out the National Cancer Institute fact sheet secondhand Smoke and Cancer, which you can find by clicking here.


For more information about cigars, you may want to read the NCI fact sheet Cigar Smoking and Cancer, which can be found by clicking here


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