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Nicotine is misunderstood and hopelessly confused with smoking. But studies show nicotine is a mostly benign drug with a range of possible benefits.
Despite an avalanche of alarming news stories, the absolute dangers of vaping or juuling are still unproven. But the relative risk of using e-cigarettes or other vaping products is low compared to smoking.. The Royal College of Physicians says that vaping is unlikely to pose five percent of the risk of smoking cigarettes.
Popcorn lung is a deadly respiratory condition (scientific name: bronchiolitis obliterans) that can be caused when certain chemicals are inhaled. It causes damage to the smallest airways in the lungs, the bronchioles. Some have raised questions about whether certain e-liquid flavors can cause popcorn lung in vapers.
A look at the various side effects of vaping. Most e-cigarette side effects are mild, come from dehydration or nicotine, and are usually avoidable.