Take a deep breath, actually don't, if you're using an e-cigarette. The myth of safety regarding e-cigarettes lasted too long, and now it's time to bust this myth. E-cigarettes are not safe. If you're smoking e-cigarettes after dodging the real cigarettes and you think that you're safe, then my friend you're totally wrong.
Recently, American researchers have found that the chemical present in these flavored e-cigarettes is causing a deadly disease known as 'popcorn lung.' The liquid nicotine is used in e-cigarettes which are sold in multiple flavors to appeal to young people. But these e-cigarettes also contain a chemical called diacetyl. This chemical is a major cause of a lung disease called bronchiolitis obliterans- which is also known as popcorn lung.
Read ahead to know the affects of this popcorn lung disease.
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Because the chemical - diacetyl, which causes this disease was used to produce the artificial butter flavouring in popcorns. And, the workers who used to work in popcorn plant, were the first to come in contact with this disease.