Vaping e-liquids can disrupt heart’s rhythm, ‘highly concerning’ study suggests

Scientists are concerned that vaping could increase risk of heart attacks, Lamiat Sabin reports

Lamiat Sabin
Tuesday 25 October 2022 16:42 BST
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<p>E-liquids, or ‘vape juices’, come in many flavours – either with nicotine or without </p>

E-liquids, or ‘vape juices’, come in many flavours – either with nicotine or without

Vaping e-cigarette liquids with certain ingredients can cause cardiac arrhythmias that could increase the risk of heart attacks, a new study has suggested.

Research has found that exposure to certain chemicals in e-liquids can cause heart arrhythmias – both premature and skipped heartbeats – and cardiac electrical dysfunction in animals.

Scientists believe the chemicals can be just as dangerous to humans and could increase the risks of cardiac arrests.

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