Health Effects of Vaping
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The aerosol from e-cigarettes/pod vapes is not safe to breath in and contains chemicals also found in cigarette smoke, which are known to cause cancer as well as lung and heart disease.
Emerging research on e-cigarette aerosol has revealed that chemicals released from e-cigarettes/pod vapes increase the risk for developing lung and heart disease now and later in life.
Immediate and short-term health effects for youth who vape can be significant.
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Evidence for long-term health effects of vaping are limited since it is such a new phenomenon.
The best research on long-term health consequences suggest heart and lungs are most negatively affected.
Early health effects that youth report include:
- Decreased breathing/athletic ability
- Difficulties with concentration
- Mood swings and irritability