Vaping increases flu danger


September 18, 2019

As we enter the official flu season, local doctors with American Family Care (AFC) are warning patients about the health dangers of vaping as well as other habits that could put you at a higher risk of picking up flu infested germs over the next few months.

Why vaping increases your chances:

• Research published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reveals puffing on an e-cigarette disrupts your normal immune response to viral infections, like flu. The study also concluded that vaping really can take a toll on a woman’s immune system.

• A study that appears in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) found e-cigarette vapors can trigger substantial inflamma...

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