NICOTINE in e-cigarettes causes the blood to clot, research shows.
Some people who smoke e-cigs suffer deterioration in their blood vessels.
And their heart rate and blood pressure go up.
The effects are similar to those caused by smoking traditional cigarettes.
Researchers now warn that people who often use e-cigs with nicotine are at risk of heart attacks or strokes.
The Swedish study of 22 young smokers was presented at a European conference.
Professor Jonathan Griff, of Queen Mary, University of London, said: “This study adds to the growing evidence on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes.”
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