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FDA to ban vaping after reports suggesting it causes seizures

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FDA states vaping may trigger serious seizures

FDA, the Food and Drug Administration has stated that they have received about 127 reports related to seizures. The seizures are accompanied by a number of symptoms like tremors or fainting. The reports have also revealed these symptoms may be associated with vaping.

There are no definitive reports to establish a direct connection between the two. However, active researchers are going on to find out the effect of nicotine ingested via electronic cigarettes

More importantly, the ongoing studies aim to answer the questions, “Can vaping cause seizures?”

FDA is urging people to give feedback about their experiences. In fact, the agency is encouraging the public to immediately report any uneasiness after vaping.

FDA to ban vaping after reports suggesting it causes seizures

The ongoing studies aim to answer the questions, “Can vaping cause seizures?”

FDA may ban e-cigarettes

Furthermore, the FDA has stated that the dangerous effects of vaping on the youth have compelled them to consider banning vaping products altogether. On one hand, a number of reports of revealed e-cigarettes have helped people to quit traditional cigarettes.

But shifting from one addiction to another cannot be the solution. The agency stressed that the risk due to vaping can not be ignored.

The generation is addicted to vaping

FDA to ban vaping after reports suggesting it causes seizures

Vaping which was started as a style-statement amongst the youth is an addiction today.

The e-cigarettes are based on a heating application. The desired flavor of the nicotine solution is heated into a vapor that is inhalable. E-cigarettes are battery-powered smoking. Today the devices have become a symbol. They are trendy and hence is expanding into a billion-dollar business.

Nicotine causes seizures

These refillable e-cigarettes consist of nicotine formulas in varying strengths. And, it has always been an established fact that “Nicotine poisoning causes seizures. Apart from severe seizures, excess of nicotine also causes,

  • Convulsions
  • Vomiting
  • Permanent Brain Injury

Vaping: Report to the FDA

FDA is very serious about solving this grave issue. In fact, it has come up with an online webpage to report any problems or express any queries.

Furthermore, they need specificities about the vaping brands as well as models for research purposes. Also, they are looking for personal experiences of the vaping victims to help them.

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