The health issues that smoking causes are well known, but most smokers are unable to quit because of the addictive nature of nicotine. Some of the common quit smoking aids include patches, lozenges, and gum. These products, known as nicotine replacement therapy products, help satisfy the craving for nicotine. However, the issue with most smokers is that their habit of smoking is all about the overall 'experience' and it is not just about nicotine. Smokers are also addicted to the feel of raising a cigarette to their mouth and inhaling and exhaling the smoke. The pleasure that one gets out of the act is, for many, an extremely difficult habit to give up.
Ever since people have become aware of the dangers of smoking, many have quit the habit. However, it is not easy to let go of it. Companies have been offering different kinds of smoking cessation products to help people kick the habit. Electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigs) are one of the most helpful products on the market that have been helping millions give up the harmful habit.
E-cigs are manufactured to appear and feel like real cigarettes. The only difference is that they do not contain tobacco. Users take in nicotine vapor that appears like smoke but does not have any of the carcinogens that are usually found in cigarette smoke. E-cigs come equipped with a nicotine cartridge that has liquid nicotine. The nicotine cartridges are available in varied strengths. Majority of the brands come in minimal strength, half strength and full strength. As you get used to the cigarettes, you can reduce the strength till you finally quit.
An atomizer, battery and a renewable nicotine chamber enable the smoker to hold and smoke an e-cig just as they would a real cigarette. As a user inhales, a battery powered atomizer converts liquid nicotine into vapor. Inhaling the vapor gives a nicotine hit to the users within seconds. This makes it a more preferred choice than gum or nicotine patches that take some time to have an effect on the user. As a user inhales, the LED light at the tip of the cigarette glows orange, and this resembles a real cigarette.
One important benefit of e-cigs is that they can be vaped anywhere, including offices, restaurants, hotels or public places without fears of complaints, arrest or harassment. With people increasingly becoming health conscious, smoking bans have proliferated and smokers are forced to step out of buildings to smoke. However, with e-cigs, you can smoke where you are without offending people around you with second-hand smoke. E-cigs do not emit any dangerous substances and toxins and are more socially accepted than traditional cigarettes. Nonsmokers stand to benefit too as they will not have to worry about passive smoking.
E-cigarettes also do not emit a smoke smell that can stick to your clothes, body, and furnishings. On the other hand, you can enjoy the sweet smell of vanilla or strawberry e-liquids though those odors do not linger. Also as there is no flame or combustion in e-cigs there is no cigarette butts and ash to deal with.
One of the best benefits of vaping is that you can choose from a vast range of e-liquids. There are several e-liquid flavors available - from strawberry to cherry, vanilla, cappuccino, mint and many other wonderful flavors. Also, e-cigs are available in a wide array of colors and styles. You can select a style that suits your requirements and personality. Also, a nicotine cartridge lasts almost the same time as 15 to 20 cigarettes thus helping save money too.
E-cigs are environment-friendly. Burning cigarettes are often responsible for fire outbreaks that claim lives and properties. With e-cigs, the threat is eliminated as it does not create smoke or fire. Thus, e-cig is a cheaper, healthier and an environmentally friendly alternative to smoking. As awareness spreads about it and the market grows, the cigarettes have huge potential to replace the harmful cigarettes. E-cigs are clearly a more desirable alternative to traditional cigarettes, both for the individual and the society at large.