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5000 types of electronic cigarettes .. Toxins do not help to quit Saudi News

Professor of Chest Diseases and Sleep Medicine at King Saud University College of Medicine, Dr. Ahmed Bahamam, revealed that there are about 5,000 types of electronic cigarettes with more than 7,000 flavors marketed to young people as harmless and get rid of smoking traditional cigarettes, which is false information aimed at financial profit. In a video posted on his Twitter account (Saturday), he warned young people about these cigarettes because they harm the respiratory system and the heart, as research has proven that nicotine-free and artificially flavored e-cigarettes contain toxic substances such as formaldehyde and citaldehyde, and their effectiveness increases when the device heats up, which produces It has more toxic substances that lead to severe complications similar to the harms of traditional smoking.

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