Electronic Cigarette Essay
1. What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Electronic cigarettes? Advantages:
Helps an individual who smokes not to be exposed into tobacco. They are designed to deliver nicotine without subjecting the user to the toxic chemicals in tobacco and tobacco smoking. Reduces health risk that tobacco is delivering from a person when smoking. Helps tobacco smokers to quit.
Inconsistent nicotine in e-cigarette dosing is not an effective smoking cessation aid. using an e-cigarette caused an instant increase in airway resistance that lasted for 10 minutes in the majority of the participants. Below are some of their findings: > Non-smokers – even among lifetimes non-smokers, using an e-cigarette for ten minutes raised their airway resistance to 206% from 182% (mean average); the researchers described this as a “significant increase”.
Current regular smokers – among existing regular smokers, the spirometry tests revealed a significant rise in airway resistance to 220%, from 176% after using one e-cigarette for ten minutes.
COPD and Asthma patients experienced no significant increase in airway resistance from using one e-cigarette for ten minutes.
2. What are the proper ways of using e-cigarettes?
Unscrew the mouth piece and diamond plate base from the tank, pull the base, intake pipe and coil assembly out of the tank and check to make sure the coil & wick are screwed into the intake pipe securely. This is how you will replace your coil & wick as well when needed. A loose connection at the coil and intake pipe will cause your battery button to blink and the coil will not fire up. Screw the base and coil back into the tank and snug it down tight. Hold the tank upright at about a 20 degree angle and slowly fill down the side of the tank to the top fill line. Take care to not get liquid down the intake pipe it will run straight through and spill out of the bottom. Carefully screw the mouth piece back on, be careful not to cross thread it and just snug it down on to the seal on the top of the coil. 3. The Cost
Smokers with a pack-a-day habit spend more than $1,000 per year to get the nicotine fix they crave, and in many instances an e-cigarette habit is cheaper. First, e-cigarette devices, which come in a variety of shapes and sizes, come with an initial cost. A typical starter kit, which contains the e-cigarette device, a battery and several cartridges, can cost anywhere from $30 to $100, depending on the manufacturer, model and style. And then there’s the cost of the cartridges. The cost of a year’s worth of replacement cartridges for sustaining the equivalent of a pack-a-day habit will cost about $600. To reduce those prices consumers also can purchase the liquid in bulk and refill the cartridges themselves.