5 Benefits of Switching From Smoking to Vaping

Smoking has become a huge problem globally. Refraining from any type of tobacco is one of the best ways to stay healthy. We understand that for some, the addiction is so strong it’s hard to quit.

In the United States, more than 16 million people live with an illness caused by smoking. It’s been a problem for so many years, and smoking tobacco makes you more at risk for heart and lung disease, diabetes, and stroke.

The reason why people can’t seem to leave cigarettes behind is because of their addictive quality. When you can’t go cold turkey with smoking, you can switch to vaping. 

In 2018, the World Health Organization reported that globally 41 million people were using a vape. The countries that spent the most money on products were the United States, the UK, and France. 

Electronic cigarettes are believed to be a cleaner way to consume tobacco, although they’re not good for your health. We’re going to go over the top five benefits of switching from smoking to vaping. 

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No Odor 

When you’re a smoker, everyone knows it. The smell is on your clothes, your breath, and in your house and car. Cigarette smoke is so strong that it’ll stay in furniture, homes, and vehicles forever. It’s almost impossible to get rid of the scent. 

Vaping doesn’t have the same potent aroma as cigarettes or cigars do. Some vapes have no odor at all, while others have pleasant smells. You can choose from cotton candy, strawberry, watermelon, apple, and many more flavors. 

This makes smoking less noticeable, and you can do it almost anywhere, even in your house, and it won’t smell bad. However, you should always respect if businesses, restaurants, bars, and other people don’t want you smoking inside their place. 

Nicotine Control 

If you want to use vaping as a step to quitting, it works wonderfully. The changeable cartridges have a range of nicotine levels. 

You’ll know exactly what you’re putting into your body. When trying to quit, you can gradually lower the nicotine amounts. There are even some that are nicotine-free. 

This is great for those who are accustomed to the act of smoking. Maybe you always smoke in the car or while at a bar. You can still do this, but without any nicotine or cigarettes. 

That being said, some cartridges have very high levels of nicotine. You’ll want to stay away from this as it will create a stronger addiction and more adverse effects on your body.

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More Reasonable 

Cigarettes are known to be expensive because of all the taxes put on them. This is an effort to make people stop purchasing them; however, when you’re addicted, it’s not that easy. 

Your local smoke shop supplies from brands at price points for all types of budgets, state the experts at Atomic Blaze. You’ll feel better knowing you’re spending what you can afford for smoking. 

When you’re using vaping as a way to quit smoking, it’ll save you money as well. You’ll start to become less dependent on nicotine, and not smoking as often. 

Don’t Need a Lighter 

Smoking doesn’t work without fire. Someone with a cigarette in hand has probably asked most of us if we have a lighter. 

A plus of vaping is that it heats up on its own. The electric cigarette has to be charged; then, the battery heats the liquid until it vapors. This is convenient for driving and when you can’t get to a store to buy a lighter. 

You’ll need to make sure your battery is charged, though, as this is the only way it’ll work. Also, be careful not to burn your lip or face as the vapes get extremely hot to make the artificial smoke. 

It Could be Safer

Vaping is the new kid on the block, so we don’t know any long-term usage effects. However, some research has been done, and many doctors conclude the same thing. 

Doctors at the Royal College of Physicians state that vaping is far less harmful than smoking. This is because of the death and disease reports from tobacco. Not as many people are getting sick with the rise of vaping. 

However, the doctors don’t state it’s healthy or help you prevent illnesses if you’ve been smoking for a long time. It’s only less harmful. The medics note that the best way to use a vape is to assist you in quitting. 

The Bottom Line

Smoking has become a huge problem globally. Refraining from any type of tobacco is one of the best ways to stay healthy. We understand that for some, the addiction is so strong it’s hard to quit. 

As a gateway to being smokefree, you can switch to vaping. Some of the benefits of doing this are that there isn’t the horrible odor, you can control the nicotine intake, it’s more reasonable for your budget, you don’t need a lighter, and it may be a safer option.

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