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How risky tobacco, E-cigarettes and hookahs are?

Researchers have the health risks of traditional cigarettes, E-cigarettes and water pipes, are compared and found to be: no Matter what method of Smoking is all the harm to health and contribute to the stiffening of the arteries, inflammation, and cancer.

The overview article in the "European Heart Journal" is available and provides an Overview of the chemicals and mechanisms that influence Smoking and Vaping the body. A number of high-quality studies showed that the Smoking of tobacco was overall more harmful than Vaping of E-cigarettes. To the adverse effects of water Shisha, Hookah or Narghile), and E-pipes (- cigarettes on the blood vessels there were only a few good studies, so that the evidence here was less clear. As long as the lower risk is not clear, concluded the scientists: "Water pipe Smoking is less harmful than Smoking tobacco, and can not therefore be regarded as a healthy Alternative."

Compared to the non-Smoking rose tobacco cigarettes, the risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the Airways are narrowed seven times, Hookahs and E-cigarettes is about to Double. The risk of lung cancer increases by tobacco cigarettes 1210 percent and water pipes to 122 percent, while the study location for E-cigarettes was sufficient to draw reliable conclusions. A stiffening of the arteries, which can lead to heart problems and stroke, occurred in tobacco smokers in comparison to non-smokers is 10 per cent, more frequently, in the case of water cigarette pipe 9 per cent, and in the case of E-7 percent.

The main harmful chemicals in the Vapors of E-cigarettes were formaldehyde, Acrolein, traces of transition metals, and volatile organic compounds – from all we know, that they damage cells. The smoke from conventional cigarettes and water, a much more complex mixture of the whistle.

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