E-cigarettes can contain the addictive substance nicotine. Because of this, many individuals may become hooked on e-cigarettes and expose themselves to potential health risks.
Research is ongoing to discover the long-term risks of e-cigarettes. However, it is known that some of the chemicals inhaled can cause damage to the body.
The FDA has not approved the use of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation. However, other products including nicotine replacement therapies and prescription medications are FDA approved to help individuals quit smoking.
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