Even though vaping is considered as less harmful to the health it contains some side effects. Common side effects associated with vaping include; asthma, vaper’s tongue, dizziness, nausea, headache, dehydration and coughing. Vaping is the use of electronic cigars. A handheld electric device that stimulates the feeling of smoking is defined as an electronic cigarette. The user inhales the vapor produced when the liquid is heated from an electronic cigarette to generate an aerosol. The liquid that is heated from the electronic cigar is called the e-liquid or e-juice. The e-liquid is known to contain flavorings, glycerine, nicotine and propylene glycol.
As both as a stimulant and an alkaloid, nicotine is found in the night shade plant family. As an anti-herbivore chemical nicotine is used for these purpose as either an insecticide or an neonicotinoids. Drug tolerance, physical dependence, relapse after abstinence, compulsive use and psychological dependence are the types of dependence that is resulted from high addiction levels of nicotine. 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 in the medical field is used in treating nicotine dependence so as to eliminate smoking. Some of the ways of administering nicotine is through dermal patches, gums, lozenges, nasal sprays among others in controlled amounts to patients. There are some adverse effects that is resulted from nicotine which includes; reinforcement disorders, risk of using other drugs, cardiovascular system failure, retardation in fetal growth and cancer.
Several reasons accompany as to why e-cigarettes are used by most people. The reasons include; they are odor free, cheap, in order to quit smoking, recreational purposes, circumvent smoke free laws and policies, beliefs that vaping is healthier than smoking. Inhaling of cannabinoids can be done by using e-cigarettes as a new method for cannabis smokers.
Instead of large, lethal amounts, smaller amounts of toxic substances are produced when cannabinoids are vaporized at low temperatures in the vaper device. Catridge, mouthpiece, microprocessor, battery and heating atomizer these are the main components of an e-cigarette. The tank to which the vapor is contained is the catridge while the atomizer uses a small element of heating that vaporizes the liquid. Wicking material is contained in the atomizer in order to draw out liquid into the coil. Electronic cigarettes are of different types and they include; mods, eGos and bigger than cigalikes with refillable liquid tanks. All of these types of electronic cigarette that is eGos, bigger than cigalikes with refillable liquid tanks and mods are just a modification of the cigars present in the market.