Published On: Sun, Jul 10th, 2016

e-Cigarettes Harmful To Heart Health In Long-Run: Study

E-cigarettes can harm your heart reveals a new study led by Roberto Carnevale of Sapienza University of Rome in Italy.

Details of the study are published in the latest edition of the Chest journal.

Researchers conducted the study on forty healthy men and women segregated in two equal groups – smokers and non-smokers. It is found chemicals used in the e-cigarettes produce vapor that results with short-term signs of potential cardiovascular harm.

e-Cigarettes Harmful To Heart Health In Long-Run- Study

However, the researchers didn’t find evidence of actual damage in their study. They examined several markets including vitamin E levels, nitric oxide bioavailability and oxidative stress. Flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) was also determined of the participants.

FMD determines ability of blood vessels to expand to convey more blood.

The study said both cigarettes as well as e-cigarettes have unfavorable effects even though there is a difference in the impact.

The e-cigarette has lesser impact compared to cigarette.

According to Dr. Wael Al-Delaimy from University of California in San Diego, the study has been carefully conducted by researchers.

He added being concerned about claims made by many that e-cigarettes are harmless.

Share your own views with fellow readers whether e-cigarettes could be harmful to health in the long run or the claims made by manufacturers of it are true.

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