Electronic cigarettes: pros and cons
Summary. A brief literature overview on electronic cigarettes (ES) and associated health risks is provided. Possibility of nicotine dependence relapse with a risk of cardiovascular and other complications especially in older people who have given up smoking is pointed out. For people with nicotine dependence combined with chronic respiratory diseases, a change from tobacco cigarettes to ES can make sense, bearing in mind the final goal of complete smoking cessation.
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