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Conflicts in Cardiology

Cardiology

Vaping both causes, and fixes, vascular function

Before we get to this article we would like to point out that although very much primarily we are all about heat not burn technology we will occasionally cross over into the world of vaping because there are quite a few similarities between the two.

Last month saw two very different studies, from the same field of research, reach completely opposite conclusions in relation to vaping. I’ll give you 30 seconds to guess which one of these two studies saw the widest possible media coverage:

  1. Short-term e-cigarette vapour exposure causes vascular oxidative stress and dysfunction: evidence for a close connection to brain damage and a key role of the phagocytic NADPH oxidase
  2. Cardiovascular Effects of Switching From Tobacco Cigarettes to Electronic Cigarettes
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How does heat not burn work?

how does heat not burn work

How do you Heat without Burning?

You may well be wondering how does heat not burn work, Heat not Burn (HnB) devices are the next thing in alternatives to smoking. They’re not a new idea, and previous attempts to bring them to market have flopped. In the last few years e-cigarettes have become popular, though, and that’s raised hopes that smokers might be ready to give HnB another try. If you’re still a smoker, and you’re tempted by the idea of a safer alternative but e-cigs don’t quite do it for you, here’s a quick guide to how the new products work.

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Just how safe is heat not burn?

Heat not burn safety

One of the things you’ll hear a lot from anti-smokers is that 70% of smokers want to quit. If you actually talk to smokers you’ll probably hear a very different answer. Most of them don’t want to quit at all, because the truth is they enjoy smoking. They know they should quit, because smoking is undeniably bad for your health, but that’s not quite the same as actually wanting to. If scientists announced tomorrow that they’d got it all wrong and smoking was completely safe, you can bet nobody’d be interested in quitting. The appeal of Heat not Burn products is that, potentially, they can offer the enjoyment of smoking without most of the health risks. That raises a crucial question: How safe are HnB products really?

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