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What are the health Benefits of switching to vaping ?

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reebsr33bs Wed 27-Jul-16 20:10:54

I switched from cigarettes to vape stick on Sunday. I'm finding it difficult. I feel low and I'm looking for progress stats to cling onto,
But as I'm still using nicotine (6mg) I can't use the normal statistics of nicotine leaving body aren't you doing well type apps !!

Please give me a boost !!!!!!

NoahVale Wed 27-Jul-16 20:16:09

you lose a lot of the nasty chemicals.
and the tobacco
you dont smell
definitely healthier.
i lost my wheeze

i started on 18 mg, and went down to 12 mg , 6 mg sounds low.

ilovesooty Wed 27-Jul-16 20:17:46

Your gums improve and you'll keep your teeth longer.

PolterGoose Wed 27-Jul-16 20:21:33

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FurryDogMother Thu 28-Jul-16 10:52:23

Have a look here - and congratulations!

iPost Thu 28-Jul-16 10:55:14

I can breath much better.

When I catch a cold I no longer end up laid low for weeks with a bad chest.

I've gone from 22% nicotine when I first got it down to 4%, which I'll start cutting with 0% next week. So hope thst soon the e-cig will just be something I have to hand in emergencies.

ThinkPinkStink Thu 28-Jul-16 10:55:32

I swapped cigarettes (10-15 per day) for vaping five years ago (I started at 18mg, at the point of getting pregnant I was down to 4mg).

Since I've been pregnant (now 30 weeks) I've just stopped vaping - I don't know if it would have been this easy to give up cigarettes.

I think it's generally agreed that vaping is less unhealthy than smoking (simply due to the number of chemicals in cigarettes vs. vaping liquid) - but the main difference I found that vaping is much less anti-social, as it doesn't leave a lingering smell.

ThinkPinkStink Thu 28-Jul-16 10:56:02

Sorry, I mean 'just' stopped as in 'simple stopped' rather than stopped recently.

reebsr33bs Thu 28-Jul-16 11:38:13

I wonder if the 6mg is too low as I'm really struggling and smoked two cigarettes last night
I started on the higher nicotine but j can't stand the harsh throat hit and they made me feel sick/headachey/dizzy X

PolterGoose Thu 28-Jul-16 11:56:15

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reebsr33bs Thu 28-Jul-16 13:21:56

@poltergoose I haven't got it to hand - what would you recommend X

PolterGoose Thu 28-Jul-16 13:28:41

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reebsr33bs Fri 29-Jul-16 21:16:00

Thanks for advice smile another day done and no 'analogue' fails - really feel like I'm going to do it this time and so happy X

PolterGoose Fri 29-Jul-16 21:19:38

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SaucyJack Tue 02-Aug-16 22:09:31

Look for a flavour with mint/menthol in it.

Tends to have a cooling effect which can be a bit milder if you're not used to the hit of vaping.

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