Not So Friendly to the Body

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We’ve gone over nicotine’s effect on the brain and how it causes addiction.

Nicotine can also affect other parts of the body that may not seem obvious at first, such as the lungs, heart, and stomach. Like a lot of other drugs it has some unpleasant side effects that can interrupt a young person living a happy and healthy life.

Read over the health effects below and remember this is only one part of the story. We’ve learned that there are many chemicals in an e-cigarette aerosol that affect a person’s health. Those health effects are not listed here.


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  2. Mishra, A., Chaturvedi, P., Datta, S., Sinukumar, S., Joshi, P., & Garg, A. (2015). Harmful effects of nicotine. Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology36(1), 24–31.