JACKSONVILLE, Fla – New research shows that the use of the electronic cigarette is associated with an increased risk of heart disease and heart attack.
According to the 68th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, electronic cigarette users are 56% more likely to have a heart attack and 30% more likely to have a stroke than men. nonusers.
They analyzed nearly 100,000 people who responded to national surveys of health interviews conducted in 2014, 2016 and 2017 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Traditional cigarettes still pose the highest risk of heart attack and heart disease, with a 165% higher heart attack risk than a non-smoker, but the study found that e-cigarettes are not harmless to the heart.
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