Hospitals have been instructed to begin selling e-cigarettes and letting patients vape indoors and even in bed under controversial new health advice and the Public Health England (PHE) stated every smoker striving to quit, including pregnant women, should be encouraged to take up e-cigarettes.
Officials advised hospitals to substitute smoking shelters with vaping rooms and said patients should even be permitted to vape in their beds if they had single rooms. Plus they stated the devices should be given out by GPs on prescription, to promote broader takeup.
The proposals come as PHE issued an objective review into the evidence surrounding e-cigarettes and the reports, by experts from King’s College London and the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, the University of Stirling and Cancer Research UK, suggests e-cigarettes are helping up to 57,000 smokers a year to quit.
Plus it restated prior claims that vaping is at least 95 percent less dangerous than smoking while putting the heightened cancer risk at less than 0.5 percent.
Officials said smoking kills up to two in three smokers, yet half of the smokers wrongly thought e-cigarettes were as hazardous as smoking, however, in the new report, PHE projects its authority behind vaping, declaring that anyone striving to stop smoking should be encouraged to try e-cigarettes.
Health officials encouraged all employers to set aside rooms for workers using e-cigarettes as a means to give up smoking. However, they called on NHS hospitals to lead the way in making it easy for vapers to find somewhere to enjoy e-cigarettes within their buildings while imposing an entire prohibition on smoking anywhere on hospital grounds.
Martin Dockrell, PHE tobacco control lead, maintained hospitals should consider setting aside single occupancy niches for vapers and to encourage them to make at least some single occupancy rooms where people can vape and for the creation of shared lounges for vapers.
The writers of the review stated pregnant women who smoke should be urged to change to e-cigarettes, though they stated investigation on this is only now underway and writer Professor Linda Bauld stated pregnant women should never be dissuaded from vaping if the option was that they continued smoking.
The priority is that pregnant women should quit smoking and they shouldn’t have to wait three years for the trial and the warning to pregnant women is a logical strategy and every minute someone is admitted to hospital from smoking, with about 79,000 deaths a year in England alone.
The new study bolsters the verdict that vaping is a portion of the danger of smoking, at least 95 percent less dangerous, and of negligible danger to bystanders. Although over half of smokers either erroneously think that vaping is as dangerous as smoking or simply don’t know.
It would be terrible if thousands of smokers who could stop with the aid of an e-cigarette are being put off due to erroneous concerns about their safety and it’s of great concern that smokers still have such a feeble knowledge about what causes the harm from smoking.
When people smoke tobacco cigarettes, they breathe a deadly mix of 7,000 smoke elements, 70 of which are identified to cause cancer and people smoke for the nicotine but opposed to what the immense preponderance think, nicotine causes little if any of the harm.
The poisonous vapour is the offender and is the overwhelming cause of all the tobacco-related morbidity but hospitals are packed out as it is, a number of them don’t have an iota to spare with far too many patients being managed in hallways.
If they can obtain any spare rooms they should be using them to manage patients, not converting them into vaping zones. Patients who are capable of getting up and around could vape outside as years ago people who smoked were permitted to go outside in a designated space on the hospital grounds, which are not used anymore or for anything in particular.
Perhaps even put some seats outside for the patients so that they can feel more untroubled as numerous patients get really stressed and worked up in hospital and to be able to vape outside could be a way to make them feel more comfortable like they would do at home as creature comforts are really significant while a patient is in hospital and when these creature comforts are taken away it seems that patients don’t recover as fast.
Vapes are very good for those that want to give up smoking, but for those that don’t smoke also find that the smell is vile from the plumes of smoke that is puffed out by the vapers.
Maybe once the United Kingdom leaves the EU we should abandon their ludicrous controls on e-cigarettes and the NHS are only in crisis because the EU is an economic strain on the country, if Theresa May grew a spine and told the unelected officials in Brussel’s where to go we would have much more money to use on our services.
However, e-cigarettes that would be accessible on the NHS won’t be like the one you see in the shops, they’ll probably be those disposable Cigolite type ones that are mainly a waste of time, so a number of people would probably spend their own money purchasing a vape that work’s better but for people who don’t have a lot of money, they would find buying a vape much more challenging.
There will be plenty of people out there that will state that the NHS shouldn’t be giving out vapes for people and that it will cost too much money, perhaps that’s a valid point, after all, people that smoke cigarettes pull that money from their own pockets and consequently if you want to vape, that should perhaps also come from the buyers pocket.
On the other hand, the purpose is to prevent people from smoking entirely but this will not happen ever because tobacco companies get far too much money from people who smoke cigarettes, it’s a really profitable enterprise that kills people every day.
Cigarettes are not free on the NHS so neither should these vapes be available if someone wants to stop smoking they can comfortably afford a vape and if they can afford the cigarettes in the first place a vape will be no obstacle.
Some might state that an e-cigarette is not a medication and that it shouldn’t be accessible on the NHS and that there is lots of relief out there to stop smoking or going cold turkey and that giving up smoking will not kill them.
Smoking has fortuitously been labelled as an immediate passage to death by the World Health Organization, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and every other medical establishment on the face of the planet.
For those who spark up, the danger of cancer, lung disease, heart disease, and other medical maladies are considerably enhanced. Since the once-lucrative cigarette market has decreased in light of health crusades, a counterculture of unrealistic schemes to stop has sprung up in its place.
While we praise those who can kick the cigarette addiction, smokers encounter a unique and probably dangerous hurdle that is rarely discussed.
There are various manifestations associated with the discontinuance of smoking. Soon to be ex-smokers are typically prepared for moodiness, headaches, and periods of stress. What they’re not prepared for are cancers, heart attacks, and strokes.
If quitting smoking is deemed to be the best thing a smoker can do for their health, why does cutting the nicotine sinew frequently generate even more medical complexities?
The answer is nicotine and its interplay with a systemic fungal infection. While a cigarette is a deadly cocktail of chemicals, none is so powerful as nicotine. None of the chemicals in a cigarette are good for you, but they’re essentially created to serve as a delivery service for the star of the show, nicotine, which is absorbed inside seconds and heads right for your brain.
There, the nicotine simulates acetylcholine, the most widespread neurotransmitter in the brain. Acetylcholine assists in basic muscle functions, hand-eye-coordination, and complex neurological responses such as the release of another neurotransmitter, dopamine, which in turn arouses the body to sense gratification.
Acetylcholine is a substance produced in the brain and its release is rigidly controlled. Nicotine is not controlled by the brain, meaning the amount that you consume is the amount that stimulates the acetylcholine receptors. When the acetylcholine receptors are activated, they release the dopamine that then creates the calming pleasure response most smokers experience when they have a cigarette.
Another neurotransmitter that is stimulated by nicotine is glutamate. Involved in both long-term and short-term memory recall, the stimulation of glutamate while dopamine is being delivered produces a profoundly rooted memory of satisfaction associated with the consumption of nicotine.
This chemical process repeated many times every day is what produces such an extreme craving.
While your nicotine is tricking your brain into believing its acetylcholine, it’s also doing something else. Nicotine decreases the growth of parasites and fungus but does not stop them from spreading their contagious offspring all over the body.
When a smoker quits absorbing the nicotine, abruptly all of these disease-causing factors that have been dispersed everywhere the body starts to generate, formulating an infested body in a pretty short amount of time.
Therefore, does this suggest you should continue to smoke? Certainly not. Cigarettes and nicotine are poisonous and what this implies is that you need to reconstruct your immune system and strengthen the body while you quit smoking to decrease fungal growth.
Not only will this increase your overall well-being, but this will serve to control your cravings and decrease the withdrawal process.
In fact, various manifestations connected with quitting are really indications that there is a serious systemic fungal infection that is rearing its head for the first time and while it’s true that there are significant manifestations from nicotine withdrawal, frequently there are carbohydrate needs, weight increase, and low blood sugar rise from the infection developing.
Nicotine stifles both your taste and the fungus, therefore the amount that you consume reduces significantly, leading to smokers’ normal weight falling 10 pounds from the rest of us. Once a smoker stops their taste returns to normal and the fungus bounces into effect, eating up all of the sugars and carbohydrates in the bloodstream.
This causes the carbohydrate desires and low blood sugar, which cause people to consume more which in turn leads to weight increase.
Of course, smoking is the dumbest thing you can do to your own body, short of hurling yourself off a cliff. It turns your fingers yellow, your teeth brown and your lungs black and if you just picture your lungs, you could just torture yourself with the thought, that steady puffing that has transformed your lungs from cherry pink wet breathing baubles into a brittle pair of crackling desiccated paper bags, dangling sides by sides like toasted wholemeal pitta bread filled with tar and tumours.
Cigarettes trap you in a sadistic relationship, they beat you up within, yet some people can’t exist without them and some people are said to smoke like a chimney which would be misleading. A chimney belches smoke serenely, with little obvious effort.
Every so often people come to their senses and kicked the cigarettes out, assuring themselves that actually, it was over for good this time and then, months down the line, they’d overlook the bad times, forget all the damage, but the fact is, they still fancied a cigarette and in a vulnerable moment, following a few drinks, there they are having a cigarette.
But, people want out, going cold turkey which might endure 12 hours and then you end up roaming around your garage in tears all night. Next, come the patches and you can have some ridiculous dreams on those patches.
Thanks to the patches some people quit for five years or longer, suddenly they might go through a disturbing break-up or something similar and choose that it would be a breeze to amplify the grief by taking up smoking again.
This time, the habit adheres quick, then you try the patches again, but your spirit isn’t in it. You then end up using them as a stop gap for the habit. You spank on a patch on in the morning, pretend not to smoke all day, then strip it off at night and puff away through a packet.
There is a clinically high association between smoking and carcinoma of the lungs which has been the focal point of societal crusades against the habit and the tobacco lobby. In an overview of personal chronicle in a number of lung cancer patients regionally, there has been a causal connection between the presence of lung cancer and an abrupt and current suspension of the smoking habit in many, if not most situations.
The connection is more than the casual development of cancer within a few months of abstaining cigarette smoking. Over a span of 4 years, a sum of 312 instances was treated for carcinoma of the pulmonary source, of this amount, 182 patients had stopped smoking within 5-15 months prior to their being diagnosed with lung cancer.
Of the 182 patients, 142 were male and 40 were females, with ages ranging between 47 and 74.
Each one of these had been addicted to the habit for no less than 25 years, smoking in excess of 20 sticks a day. The outstanding direct statistical association between suspension of smoking to the growth of lung fatalities, more than 60 percent plus, is too evident to be rejected as coincidental.
It is the assumption that a wave and stream in re-activation of bodily healing and restoration mechanisms of continued smoke-damaged respiratory epithelia is caused and driven by an unexpected discontinuation of habit which goes wrong, triggering
uncontrolled cell division and tumour genesis.
In normal tissue healing, anabolic and catabolic processes obtain balance about 6-8 weeks following the first insult. When an irregularity occurs between these stages and happen in the healing process, and interruptions in repair limitations happen which lead to tumour genesis, this succession is fully represented in the formation of keloids from scars.
Nicotine spurs corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) besides raising the level of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), both of which interfere with immune systems.
The sudden removal of the addictive drug could trigger confusion of the smoking-steroid conferred resistance, priming the healing lung epithelia to critical levels of uncontrolled cell division.
Although, people usually sense or know something is awry, get frightened and stop smoking but by that time it’s too late. Sad to say quite a few smokers or anyone survive lung cancer, however, nothing would be lost by those who want to stop smoking and to do so slowly as described in this study, which makes great sense.
The safest way to stop smoking would be to cut out 1 cigarette per week until reaching 1 or 2 cigarettes a day. Then, the person can choose if he wants to also reduce those cigarettes.
People tend to listen to or learn the material, studies that have been done, some with unsupported scientific rigour, then there are the studies of secondhand smoke.
Remember your childhood, and how many cigarettes, pipes or cigars you were exposed to when your families came to visit, there have been many studies on secondhand smoke, but as we all know, studies are known to be particularly incorrect at times and then we have carbon emissions.
Smoking is like an addiction and like any addiction lifelong addicts must be weaned and tapered off and going cold turkey could be quite damaging to the body, essentially a trauma to the system, particularly the lungs, it’s not rocket science, it’s logic.
The government say they’re helping you to quit smoking, they replace the packaging, put on the side of the packages “Smoking increases the risk of cancer” and then market it for an exorbitant amount of money.
The government don’t care if you stop smoking or not, they simply have to look as if they actually care, but they only care if their profit margin is good and by definition, if you think you can’t have something, you simply want it more. At the end of the day, we’re all going to die, we could get knocked down by a car tomorrow.
We know that cigarettes are toxic, there is no denying that fact and if a person wants to willfully poison themselves, that’s up to them but there are many other chemicals that we ingest every day that destroy us as well.