If you're a cigarette smoker and want to quit, you have probably tried several times with limited or no success. However, there is a product on the market that may be the solution you are looking for. It is sometimes called an electronic cigarette or an e-cig, but when using one, people refer to it as vaping. The following are a few things you should know about vaping and how it may help you kick the cigarette habit.
Vaping is not smoking
These devices do not produce smoke the way a cigarette does. They don't even produce anything that could be considered smoke. Basically, a drop of liquid falls on a heating element that creates vapor. It is the vapor that is inhaled. However, this vapor is produced from a liquid that has the main ingredient of propylene glycol. This is a chemical that has been used in food products for decades. The vapor dissipates quickly once it is produced, so it doesn't linger like cigarette smoke.
There are liquids available with nicotine
There are cartridges available for these electronic cigarettes that contain nicotine. These are suitable for those who wish to quit smoking. There are several reasons they can be effective, but the most important is the psychological aspect of smoking. Although nicotine is habit-forming, there is also psychological satisfaction derived from smoking. With an e-cigarette, a person can still get this satisfaction without actually smoking. In addition, if you use the cartridges with nicotine, you can still get the nicotine that your body craves. And because there are several levels of nicotine available in these cartridges, you can wean yourself off your nicotine addiction.
You can create your own e-liquid mixes
One of the problems with the nicotine cartridges is that there are a limited number of nicotine levels available. You may want to reduce your nicotine consumption more incrementally than what is available off the shelf. In addition, you may not like the flavors available, especially the tobacco flavor that may not taste like the cigarettes you smoke. You can, however, mix your own e-liquid or juice as it is commonly called. You can take one or more flavors and then mix it with an unflavored nicotine base to get both the desired flavor and nicotine dose you want.
Cigarette smoking is a deadly habit and one that most smokers want to stop. The way forward may be through vaping, an electronic cigarette that uses propylene glycol to create a vapor that can be inhaled. Although you can buy cartridges with e-liquids containing nicotine, you can always mix your own e-liquid. There are 200 mg/ml unflavored nicotine base liquids that allow you to create the exact nicotine levels that can be mixed with your favorite flavors.