E-hookahs or e-cigarettes, in the last few years, has gained huge popularity as an alternative to conventional smoking which is a cause of millions of deaths across the world.
An e-cigarette (of which e-hookah is a recent version) is a device which when sucked like a conventional cigarette supplies doses of nicotine in vaporized form. It is made up of a mouthpiece or cartridge containing e-flavors, a heating element and a rechargeable battery.
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When the user sucks the e-hookah, the heating element vaporizes the e-liquid or e-flavor thereby producing flavored vapors which look similar to smoke but unlike smoke the vapors do not contain carbon monoxide, tar and the cancer causing chemicals of tobacco. Therefore e-hookahs are comparatively safer and healthy over conventional smoking.
Depending on the mechanism, you can choose from two types of e-hookah available in the market – disposable and rechargeable.
Rechargeable e-hookahs come up rechargeable batteries and e-flavors can be reloaded. Disposable e-hookahs can't be recharged. Disposable hookahs usually last for 500-800 puffs.
You have the option of choosing your favorite e-flavor of the many available in the market. Check out some of the most popular ones:
- Strawberry flavor
- Mint Flavor
- Apple Flavor
- Blueberry Flavor
- Mango Flavor
- Pineapple Flavor
- Watermelon Flavor
- Peach Flavor
Why prefer e-hookah/e-cigarette over conventional smoking?
No bad breath – Many a times your non-smoker friends and peers would have made complained about bad breath caused due to smoking. One of the biggest advantages with an e-hookah is it doesn't cause bad breath. In fact, with so many e-liquid flavors including mint, peach and pineapple it can act as a mouth freshener.
No restrictions – Conventional smoking for its tobacco content and harmful effects on others' health is not allowed in public. On the contrary there is no such restriction on e-hookah. You can easily enjoy an e-hookah or e-cigarette in places like restaurants though it is always a good practice to ask for the permission first.
Alleviate withdrawal symptoms – According to the findings of an online survey, e-cigarettes are effective in alleviating withdrawal symptoms and help in quitting or lowering the frequency of smoking.
No Tar/No Tobacco
E-cigarettes do not contain tar and tobacco. Tar is a toxic substance that is left behind on the tip of the cigarette bud. Tar present in the cigarette smoke damages the cilia in the lungs and is a major cause of chronic bronchitis, emphysema and lung cancer.
Tobacco on the other hand contains numerous cancer causing chemicals. The absence of these two in an e-cigarette makes it a great and healthy alternate to conventional smoking.
Safety of your children and family
Passive smoking is as dangerous as the active smoking. The smoke of a conventional cigarette is not only dangerous to your health but is also a threat to your family, especially the younger members of your family. Since e-cigarette only produces vapors which vanish in a moment, you can use it while at home. However, for the sake of precaution avoid using it when with children.
Though the popularity and users of e-hookahs and e-cigarettes is growing immensely all across the world, e-cigarettes industry is still waiting for FDA to approve these devices as an alternative to cigarettes and conventional smoking. You can buy e-hookahs online from a number of e-hookah companies including platinumepuffs.com and ehookah.com