Even though vaping is considered as less harmful to the health it contains some side effects. Asthma, vaper’s tongue, dizziness, nausea, headache, dehydration and coughing are some of the side effects associated to vaping. By using electronic cigars then its defined as vaping. An electronic cigar is a handheld device that’s electronically driven and stimulates the smoking feeling. In order to generate an aerosol that is referred to as vapor, a liquid is heated this is the working mode of an electronic cigarette. The e-juice or e-liquid refer to the liquid that is heated in the electronic cigarette. The contents of the e-liquid include; flavorings, glycerine, nicotine and propylene glycol.
Nicotine is a stimulant and an alkaloid that is found in the night shade plant family. Another function of nicotine apart from acting as a stimulant its an anti-herbivore chemical. High addiction levels of nicotine result to dependence such as physical dependence, relapse after abstinence, compulsive use, drug tolerance and psychological dependence. Some of the areas in which nicotine is used is in the recreational sector, medical field and enhancing performance. Enhancing of performance by nicotine is done to effect alertness, cognition and focus. Pipe tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes and tobacco chewing are some of the products in which nicotine is consumed from for recreation for its stimulant effect.
Nicotine dependence is treated using nicotine in order to eliminate smoking in the application of medical field . Some of the ways of administering nicotine is through dermal patches, gums, lozenges, nasal sprays among others in controlled amounts to patients. However there are adverse effects relating to nicotine which include; cancer, retardation in fetal growth, reinforcement disorders, risk of using other drugs, cardiovascular system failure, reduced metabolism and body weight.
There are several reasons as to why e-cigarettes are used by most people. Odor free, cheap, in order to quit smoking, recreational purposes, circumvent smoke free laws and policies, beliefs that vaping is healthier than smoking are some of the reason as to why most people use electronic cigarettes. In addition to the reasons as to why e-cigarettes are used, is that cannabis smokers have a new method of inhaling cannabinoids.
Smoking of cannabinoids using a vaper, vaporizing at low temperatures is considered to be a lot safer as it produces smaller amounts of toxic substances. An e-cigarette contains items such as catridge, mouthpiece, microprocessor, battery and heating atomizer as its main elements. The tank to which the vapor is contained is the catridge while the atomizer uses a small element of heating that vaporizes the liquid. In order for the liquid to be heated, a wicking material is contained in the atomizer to draw up the liquid. Electronic cigarettes are of different types and they include; mods, eGos and bigger than cigalikes with refillable liquid tanks. Electronic cigarette types are mainly modifications of the many cigar varieties present in the market.