Cells in the body face constant damage from foreign substances infections and injury Most times nothing bad happens to their host That?s because the body has a system in place to heal itself Most major organs have special cells ? fibroblasts (FY-broh-blasts) ? that repair damaged or injured tissue
There?s some encouraging research out there that shows vaping is less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes and contains fewer dangerous toxins than regular cigarettes and so we?re optimistic Other early research found some have possible carcinogens and toxic chemicals in the vapor
Hey there?s a study every week that shows something in vapor But many studies ? including this one from Dr Goniewicz and others ? have proven that the toxicants are at far far lower levels than those found in smoke
Last October his team showed those vapors inflame mouth cells in ways that could potentially promote gum disease That gum damage can destroy the tissues that hold teeth in place So severe gum disease could lead to tooth loss
You need ammunition to fight back Most of those stories are based on a single poorly done study that proves nothing What if you had serious robust studies about every anti-vaping talking point that you could use to answer Aunt Ruth?
Former smokers using e-cigarettes only had significantly lower levels of the toxic chemical NNAL (a by-product of exposure to TSNAs) than all other groups This was equivalent to a 97% reduction compared with the levels of cigarette-only users