SWITCH TO ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: OUR ADVICE
That’s it, are you ready to get started and take the step of quitting smoking?
Here are our tips for a good start in the vape.
Indeed, it is a real challenge that you are launching, which requires accompaniment, perseverance and will.
In this context, you have chosen your smoking cessation with the electronic cigarette to help you stop this addiction. This E-Cigarette will allow you to combine pleasure with quitting smoking.
WHY SWITCH TO ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES?
Getting started in the vape is very simple if you have the right advice. And it’s THE most effective way to quit smoking – 2 times more effective than patches.
Why does it work so well?
In the vape, you are in control:
- regulate your nicotine according to your needs,
- vape when necessary with e-liquids in different flavours,
- gradually reduce your nicotine dosage to quit smoking for good.
THE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE IN DETAILS
The electronic cigarette is a device that acts as a substitute for the tobacco cigarette.
It diffuses vapour with or without nicotine and gives the feeling of smoking a real cigarette, without inhaling substances harmful to your health.
Unlike cigarettes, the vapor released by your device is not the result of combustion, but results from the process of heating and vaporizing an e-liquid placed in its tank. This suction creates pleasure to let out the steam.
What are the advantages of electronic cigarettes?
The electronic cigarette is a real alternative to tobacco. You keep the gesture, the pleasure and the nicotine without the disadvantages of the classic cigarette. You can, if you wish, gradually reduce the nicotine dosage.
Indeed, you do not change your habits, you continue to vape (instead of smoking).
Another advantage of the electronic cigarette is the reduced risk to your health and that of those
around you (no passive smoking).
You can vape indoors without endangering the health of your loved ones, or causing the slightest disturbance.
The electronic cigarette does not give off an odor and in the case of vapor it disappears in a few seconds, unlike tobacco smoke.
Save money with e-cigarettes
A 10ml bottle of liquid represents on average the equivalent of 100-120 cigarettes. To this must be added the consumables (atomizers, clearomizers, resistors) that will need to be replaced regularly and the price of e-liquids.
Your expenditure will be divided by at least 6 compared to the cigarette budget with tobacco.
And all this while maintaining your pleasure!
The practical side of the electronic cigarette
With the electronic cigarette, you no longer need an ashtray, and no more smells of cold tobacco in your home, on your clothes and your hair, in your car or when you talk.
Less bulky than a pack of cigarettes, no more searching for your lighter and emptying ashtrays.
Concretely, will I quit smoking?
As a smoker, the electronic cigarette will help you quit smoking or switch to less risky consumption for your health.
The nicotine present in tobacco smoke is a drug and the lack of nicotine is felt very quickly. This is one of the drugs from the family of alkaloids, the second most powerful after morphine. Stopping suddenly creates a lack causing harmful effects.
By adopting the electronic cigarette, it is thus gradually reducing its consumption and its tobacco dependence, by modifying its smoking habits.
Quitting smoking goes through different phases.
Switching overnight from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes without nicotine would be ineffective due to addiction to this substance. The best would be to gradually reduce the dose of nicotine by acquiring the appropriate E-Liquid.
You have to keep the same nicotine level as your old cigarette.
In case you choose an e-liquid too low in nicotine, the electronic cigarette will not fill the gap of the classic cigarette.
You can decrease the nicotine dosage of your e-liquid gradually if you wish.
Conversely, if you choose an e-liquid that is too strong in nicotine, you risk becoming more dependent and triggering unpleasant effects (headaches or sore throats).
In both cases, there is a good chance of relapse if you are dissatisfied.
How to do ?
We offer 5 levels of nicotine for your electronic cigarette e-liquids: 0mg/ml, 3mg/ml, 6mg/ml, 12mg/ml and 18mg/ml.
Which e-liquid to choose if you smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day?
We recommend that you choose an e-liquid in 18mg/ml. This rate corresponds to a high amount of nicotine and is suitable for consumers of normal to strong cigarettes.
The ideal is to associate it with a powerful electronic cigarette with a variable voltage, which allows to increase the quantity of vapor and the hit in the throat.
Which e-liquid to choose if you smoke between 10 and 20 cigarettes a day?
We recommend that you choose a 12mg/ml e-liquid. This rate corresponds to an average amount of nicotine and is suitable for consumers of light cigarettes.
Which e-liquid to choose if you smoke less than 10 cigarettes a day?
We recommend that you choose an e-liquid in 6mg/ml. This rate corresponds to a low quantity of nicotine and is suitable for consumers of extra light cigarettes.
Which e-liquid to choose if you smoke up to 5 cigarettes a day?
We recommend that you choose an e-liquid in 3mg/ml. This rate corresponds to a very low quantity of nicotine and is suitable for occasional users.
Finally, you can opt for the electronic cigarette without nicotine, the final step with the fixed objective: the total cessation of tobacco!
WHAT IS THE LIFETIME OF THE CLEAROMIZER AND THE RESISTOR?
The question of the lifespan of a resistor also comes up often, indeed the duration of use of a resistor depends on many variables and remains subjective despite everything.
In general, it takes 2 to 3 weeks, but the quality and type of e-liquid, the material are parameters that can shorten the lifespan to 1 week, or on the contrary preserve it for more than 3 weeks.
Like all electronic products, the life expectancy of your clearomiser will depend on your daily use.
WHAT TYPE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE TO START?
First of all the electronic cigarette is an electronic device which produces vapor without combustion a flavored liquid. This vapour is inhaled by the user like cigarette smoke.
Although its form has evolved over time, the principle of its operation has always remained the same.
At the base, there is a resistance which will heat the e-liquid present in the tank of the clearomizer or atomizer to transform it into vapor.
The energy needed to heat the resistance being provided by a battery and the vapor produced can be inhaled by the vaper.
The vaporization mechanism is always controlled by the vaper via the button called “switch” or automatically if the device can detect the inhalation of the vaper.
The sensations obtained are indeed quite similar to those provided by the classic cigarette. In addition, the smoker can keep a gesture to which he is accustomed.
In order to choose your equipment, first of all it is necessary to know your average tobacco consumption per day, to direct you to the model of electronic cigarette you need with criteria such as its autonomy or its parameters.
On the market there are several types of electronic cigarettes depending on your tobacco consumption.
Indeed, small models such as pod mods are intended for small vapers with a shorter charging time which could constrain heavy vapers.
THE BOX PHENOMENON
As far as large vapers are concerned, there are electronic cigarettes on the market under the name of box guarantee of power, autonomy and versatility which are more imposing models with interchangeable batteries which have changed the landscape of the vape.
The advantage of these boxes , will allow you to have a greater battery life, but also the possibility of adjusting your steam flow which will suit you best.
HOW DOES AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE WORK?
Quitting smoking while vaping while having fun and saving money is good, but you have to understand how the electronic cigarette works.
Although it can be complex, it is composed of two elements:
– a battery that serves as an energy reserve
– a tank, also called clearomizer or atomizer , which contains a resistance and the e-liquid.
When these two elements are installed on the electronic cigarette, it is enough to activate the start button (also called Switch) which comes to heat the resistance to vaporize the e-liquid. You then inhale the vapor thus produced by placing your lips on the mouthpiece or drip tip.
THINK ABOUT THE BATTERY
This step is intended for heavy vapers.
Indeed, if you want to enjoy the benefits of your electronic cigarette throughout the day, we advise you to have a spare battery at hand. This will prevent you from breaking down during your day.
E-LIQUID FOR ALL TASTES
After purchasing your electronic cigarette, you will have to choose your e-liquid which is essential to make it work properly.
This vapor that you inhale is obtained when the E-Liquid is heated by the resistance powered by the device’s battery.
Indeed, without liquid, no steam, or even nicotine and nicotine it will be difficult to quit tobacco permanently.
To choose your e-liquid, we explain everything to you!
The liquid for the electronic cigarette consists of 4 components:
- Propylene glycol or PG dominates up to 70 to 80%. It is used in particular in the pharmaceutical and food industries. It has the particularity of producing a fine vapour and restoring the aromas. You will thus feel the flavour of the chosen liquid.
This PG paired with nicotine will give you that tingling feeling in the back of your throat.
- Vegetable glycerin, or VG , is a food compound that produces the dense vapor you inhale when pulling your e-cigarette.
Slightly thick, it has a sweet taste reducing the spiciness of the PG.
- Food flavourings up to 3 to 15%.
Synthetic or natural aromatic materials bring a particular flavor to the vapor released by your vaper.
- Nicotine is one of the essential components of e-liquid. It is extracted from tobacco leaves. Its rate varies according to the products. Note that manufacturers also offer e-liquids without nicotine.
Are electronic cigarettes dangerous for health?
The ideal for your lungs would be to stop all smoke, whether natural or artificial. Electronic cigarettes will always have health effects compared to conventional cigarettes.
Let vape-sceptics reassure themselves!
These risks will always be lower than those of tobacco, but the idea is to gradually reduce your dose of nicotine to eventually switch to nicotine free mode .
Are electronic cigarettes without nicotine dangerous?
Unlike nicotine-strength e-liquids, nicotine-free e-liquid are almost always made with food-grade ingredients. According to the latest studies, zero nicotine e-liquids pose no known health threat.
Of course, someone could be allergic to one of the ingredients or have an intolerance to these components, but this is simply an allergy risk like any other (gluten, milk, nuts, etc.).
Even if the e-liquid without nicotine is not toxic for humans, it is preferable to keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Also, know that the non-toxicity of a zero nicotine e-liquid is linked to the liquid itself, this being “non-toxic”. This does not mean you can safely inhale it into your lungs. These are two separate things.
Do not forget that the electronic cigarette allows the reduction of risks related to smoking on health.
It also demonstrates that no effect on heart rate and arterial stiffness was noted following the consumption of an e-cigarette without nicotine.