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. 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 name of the liquid heated in the electronic cigar is called e-liquid or e-juice. Flavorings, glycerine, nicotine and propylene glycol are the main constituents of the e-liquid.
Nicotine is a stimulant and an alkaloid that is found in the night shade plant family. Nicotine can be used as an anti-herbivore chemical in that its either an insecticide or an neonicotinoids. The addiction levels of nicotine are quite high and could result to dependence such as drug tolerance, physical dependence, relapse after abstinence, compulsive use and psychological dependence. The medical field, recreational sector and generally enhancing performance are the areas in which nicotine is applied. In terms of enhancing performance its is used to enhance effects based on cognition, focus and alertness. 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. Nicotine is given to patients in controlled amounts through dermal patches, gums, lozenges, nasal sprays among others as ways of administration. Cancer, retardation in fetal growth, reinforcement disorders, risk of using other drugs, cardiovascular system failure, reduced metabolism and body weight are some of the adverse effects of nicotine.
Most people use e-cigarettes due to various reasons. 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. 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. 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.