3 Misconceptions About Vaping
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There are endless misconceptions spread throughout the world, and vaping often gets a ton of heat from those. Misconceptions in any shape or form are harmful to education and the wellbeing of our communities. Thus, we want to clear up three misconceptions that anti-vapers often cite so that you can make an educated decision about your health.

 

Vaping Is A Gateway

The idea that vaping is a gateway for teens that leads to smoking has often been cited and just the same has been debunked by multiple studies. However, anti-vapers will claim that there are also studies that prove the opposite. Those are poorly constructed and have small samples especially in comparison to the studies that prove less teens are smoking than ever before. The data proves time and time again that vaping is used as an “exit” from smoking versus an “entrance.”

 

Vaping Causes Popcorn Lung

Popcorn lung is a concern that some anti-vapers or even current vapers have. Although some e-liquid contains diacetyl that appears to be an element linked to popcorn lung, there has never been a diagnosed case of popcorn lung with any vaper.

 

E-Juice/Vapor Exposes You To Dangerous Chemicals

Some misconceptions about the elements within e-juice/vapor came from a study in which they heated cheap clearomizers to a peak where they burned off the liquid and gave off unvapeable dry hits. The study has been undoubtedly debunked.

 

The truth is that the chemicals in vapor may sound scary due to their name, however these are basically the same chemicals we consume when we eat, drink or breathe. Studies have proved time and time again that long-term effects from such elements are unlikely to deliver health hazards.

 

When you hear mainstream misconceptions, don’t take them with much weight. Simply, be confident in knowing that vaping is a great and safe alternative to smoking. Find out more at your local vaping store.