Long-term sequences of the e-cigarette
The long-term effects of vape kit on the human organism can only be speculated so far. Still, there are no medically representative ones
Electronic cigarette eGo-tests on the use of electronic cigarettes. This has several reasons - not least that the appreciable spread of steam has not been a decade, and therefore, according to all scientific logic, no long-term studies can be made. So far, no reliable values have been obtained as to the physiological consequences of vaporizing nicotine in direct inhalation for the lungs, the heart, and the rest of the body, simply because the electronic cigarettes are the first devices in mankind's history that make the body systematic Experience. All statements, whether they are from the World Health Organization, national authorities or individual doctors, are therefore currently guesses, no matter whether they fail per or counter cigarette. However, some things can still be summarized and put into the room as well-founded. Firstly, the question of the compatibility of eCigarettes with respect to tobacco cigarettes. And second, a look at the history of judging nicotine as a toxin is interesting in and of itself.
Tobacco contra- e-liquid
Most vapers are convinced that electronic cigarettes do less harm to them than tobacco cigarettes - because the latter, as is the case in the meantime, extensively and reliably carried out studies, is without a doubt carcinogenic. For interested parties, for example, the German Cancer Research Center has published a detailed explanation. In short, there is a reason and a trigger. The cause is combustion, the reason for the substance cocktail contained in each cigarette.
Tobacco cigarettes contain over 3,800 chemical compounds, almost all of which are respirable particulate matter, over 200 recognized toxic, at least 40 proven and at least 80 suspected to be carcinogenic. The process of combustion initiates molecular alteration processes, which can further potentiate harmful effects. In addition, there are the manufacturer-controlled interactions of the substances that make smoking so dangerous: some of the toxic ingredients make it difficult to self-detoxify the body, irritating substances make it impossible for the lungs to clean themselves. Due to the resulting, low inhibition threshold, the carcinogenic substances reach the lungs unbraked and act unhindered there.
It is obvious that none of these processes occurs with vaping devices. On the one hand they are steamed; Hazardous combustion products can not be produced. The liquids used have a clear, well-defined list of ingredients when they come from a responsible source that can provide information about the country of production and the manufacturer. However, the purity of the liquid can only be assured with difficulty, for example, if it comes from China, since import duties do not yet exist. It is therefore worth investing more in a product whose substances are identified. Many excellent liquids contain about a mixture of propylene glycol USP (PG), vegetable glycerin USP (VG), distilled water, flavor and nicotine at varying proportions and, in terms of nicotine, starches.
The only substance that is really dangerous when it comes to vaporizing is a nicotine (although warning voices propylene glycol when burned an irritation of the upper airways and an impairment of the pulmonary function). What is crucial, then, is how nicotine is pure nicotine in evaporated form for the body? The answer is: We do not know it - because sufficient research is not yet available. The fact that nicotine can also evaporate pharmacological effects such as an increase in heart rate and blood pressure, an increased gastric acid formation and inflated adrenaline levels can show is undoubtedly undisputed. And the nicotine is a poison with addiction potential, is also clear. To what extent the addict risk of the mixture with other substances depends, however, is still unexplored. The fact that it would still be the best solution to take nicotine not at all, remains undisputed.
How toxic is nicotine
The question is, how toxic is it really? The following information can be found in almost every article, whether written scientifically or for amateurs: between 40 and 60 milligrams of pure nicotine are fatal for an adult if swallowed (this corresponds to about 10 ml of an appropriately diluted, nicotine-containing solution). All international and national institutions also refer to this figure and derive their anti-smoking regulations
The number itself is more than disputed. For on the other hand, this nicotine would lend a toxic effect comparable to that of cyanide. And on the other hand, there is an extensive literature on cases in which the consumption of well over 60 milligrams was survived. Not only that: Recent studies have shown that with intravenous administration of up to 5 milligrams of nicotine, a dose administered orally administered 25 milligrams (as half the lethal amount), only slightly unpleasant side effects such as cough and dizziness occurred. At the same time, the fatal dose can be calculated for the deaths actually caused by nicotine.
Professor Mayer has published an article titled "How much nicotine kills a human?" In the journal "Archives of Toxicology". Tracing back the most accepted lethal dose to dubious self-experiments in the nineteenth century "deals with the question how the stubbornly wrongly quoted value has come. He found that this was due to a single source, namely the "textbook of intoxications", published in 1906, by the famous toxicologist and pharmacologist Dr. Rudolf Kobert. The latter also writes that "the lethal dose of nicotine is also difficult to determine, since it is slightly decomposed in the air, and on the other hand is usually more or less water-bearing." But he still assumes that "after the bad accidents, which have already been 0.002-0.004 g in several experimenters, it is certainly not higher than 0.06 g." Again, he bases these statements on the reading of a dubious description Self-experiments published by the Austrian physician Dr. Karl Damian von Schroff in 1856.
So if you forget everything that authorities like the WHO and others about nicotine into the world and remains with the facts, the steamer for the pure nicotine consumption is the following picture. A conventional "18 Liquid" has a nicotine content of 18 milligrams per milliliter. A total of 180 milligrams or 0.18 grams of nicotine are therefore contained in a 10 ml tank. You can not kill yourself, even if you drink it - and certainly not if you should stew it in one day (children, however, possibly, why e-Cigarettes and accessories should always be lifted out of reach of children's hands). With regard to all other clear answers to the relationship between vapourised nicotine and long-term permanent health impairments, one must be patient with patience - and probably for a few more years.