E-cigarettes have become part of people’s lives today.
E-cigarettes come in many forms and replace traditional cigarettes.
The striking difference lies in the material of the cigarettes, namely electric cigarettes that use liquid or liquid in their cigarettes, and conventional cigarettes that use tobacco.
Although different, these two types of cigarettes have a negative impact on body health.
Here’s the full discussion.
e-cigarette vs cigarette
E-cigarettes have been around since the 1930s, according to consumer advocacy groups for smoking cessation alternatives.
In recent years, the existence of e-cigarettes or e-cigarettes has increasingly attracted public attention.
In the market of e-cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaporizers, vaporizers, e-cigarettes, electronic juices, electronic liquids, personal vaporizers (photoelectric), e-cigarettes, e-smokers, green cigarettes, smart cigarettes, smart cigarettes.
In Indonesia, e-cigarettes in the form of e-cigarettes also have pros and cons.
The US Food and Drug Administration (BPOM) has also proposed a ban on e-cigarettes.
According to Pondok Inda Hospital, the biggest difference between e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes in general is tobacco and liquids.
However, that does not mean conventional cigarettes are more harmful to the body and e-cigarettes or e-cigarettes are safer.
Keep in mind that tobacco (the main component of cigarettes/e-cigarettes) is not the only cause of cancer and other serious diseases.
E-cigarettes and e-cigarettes contain many ingredients that can have a negative impact on your health.
Tobacco content in cigarettes and e-cigarettes
Cigarettes and e-cigarettes are often used together to determine which is safer and more harmful than the other.
But before knowing whether it’s safe or not, it’s important to know two things first.
1. Content of Tobacco Tobacco
Tobacco and smoke contain a variety of harmful chemicals, including:
– acetaldehyde; – acetone; Arsenic – Acrolein – Ammonia – Benzene – Cadmium – Chromium. Formaldehyde – Nitrosamines. – Toluene – Nicotine – Tar. – Carbon monoxide.
2. Content of e-cigarettes
Keep in mind that the vapors from e-cigarettes are not ordinary vapors.
E-cigarette vapor contains a variety of substances, and the Ministry of Health cites the following:
– nicotine – a volatile organic compound (VOC); Fragrance chemicals. – formaldehyde – propylene glycol; – acetyl peroxide; carcinogen.
Propylene glycol can irritate lungs, eyes, and breathing problems such as asthma, shortness of breath, and embolism.
Nicotine causes opioid effects that cause depression, headaches, body tremors, shortness of breath, permanent lung damage, lung cancer, vasoconstriction, and death.
Perisadiacetyl causes COPD.
Carcinogens found in e-cigarettes include tobacco-specific nerosamine (TSNA), diethylene glycol (DEG), otolidene 2, nephilamine, formaldehyde, and acrolein.
In addition to these substances, there may be more chemicals in e-cigarettes.
This is because not all substances in most products are often listed.
The dangers of cigarettes and e-cigarettes
Cigarettes and e-cigarettes have negative health effects.
Various studies have shown that lung cancer, emphysema, heart disease and other serious illnesses usually occur after years of smoking.
Meanwhile, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found evidence that e-cigarettes can cause seizures and serious lung damage within a year or even a year after consumption.
So far, there is no evidence that e-cigarettes are any less harmful or less effective than e-cigarettes.