Do E-Cigarettes Help to Quit Smoking?

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Do E-Cigarettes Help to Quit Smoking?

The short answer to this question is Yes and No.

If they were an effective device for quitting smoking they would be prescribed as medicines. You would be given a plan on how to reduce your intake and you would mark the days off a calendar towards achieving your goal. This is not the case. Electronic Cigarettes are an ALTERNATIVE to smoking and should be treated as such.

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Switching to an ecig, while a confirmed healthier choice to tobacco smoking, will still provide you with that nicotine fix you crave and all the associations you love about smoking. Moving over to an e-cigarette will not make it any easier to quit the habit and may in some cases make it harder to do so. Why? You ask. Because it is still accepted in many public places and therefore easier and more accessible to use. What it does do however, and more importantly!, is provide those that have had no luck using prescribed or likewise methods of quitting smoking a means to continue to do so in a much much healthier way. Ichor Liquid e Liquid contains between 3 and 5 main ingredients compared to traditional cigarettes which contains 1000s, many being confirmed cancer causers. Do E - Cigarettes help you quit smoking? Our advice is - Yes they help you quit analogue tobacco smoking, but no, they do not help you kick the habit. Most importantly though, If you do not smoke, do not try them.

Additional Resources

Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking? – WebMD Tue, 20 May 2014 11:15:14 -0700

TUESDAY, May 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study by British researchers suggests that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking. The study found that people who wanted to quit smoking were about 60 percent ... Read more ...

5 Facts That Everyone Gets Wrong About Vaping - Gizmodo Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:55:00 -0800

... ostensibly a simple—perhaps healthier—replacement for cigarettes. Yet despite their impressive sales numbers, the vast majority of those who permanently quit smoking in favor of vaping do not use them. .... As our industry continues to grow, even mainstream publications are being forced to concede that there is some evidence that electronic cigarettes might be effective in helping smokers to quit. We have known this for some time. Once again, I'll let the evidence ... Read more ...