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Marnie Simpson has issued a warning about vaping to her five million followers on Instagram. The television personality and Geordie Shore star revealed "she had slight gum disease" and claimed vaping was the cause.
The 30 year old mum of two shared her thoughts about vaping under the Ask Me A Question feature on Instagram. Responding to a fan's question of "How is giving up the vape? I am really struggling" Marnie let her thoughts be known about e-cigarettes.
Writing on her Instagram Stories, Marnie said: "Well I found out that the vape has caused slight gum disease in my bottom gums, luckily it's reversible as I caught it early and have only vaped for two months but I knew this as I had sore gums a few days after vaping, I guess some people are more sensitive to the chemicals than others like me."
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When vaping first became widespread as an aid to stop smoking in 2005, health concerns that were raised, surrounded lung and heart health. Now the focus has expanded to oral health and in particular gum disease.
Although some medical professionals still consider vaping to be the safer alternative to smoking, the use of e-cigarettes continues to be debated. According to the NHS, vapes or e-cigs, are far less harmful than cigarettes and can help you quit smoking for good.
The NHS say e-cigarettes are tightly regulated for safety and quality. They acknowledge that vapes are not completely risk-free and that they carry a small fraction of the risk of cigarettes.
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However the American Heart Association (AHA), a nonprofit organisation founded in 1924, expand on the detrimental effects of vaping on oral health. The AHA reports that Dr Crystal Stinson, assistant professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry said: "Studies on their impact are really new. But now we have a solid amount of evidence that shows the link between e-cigarettes and poor oral health."
This claim is backed up by iScience who published a study saying e-cigarette aerosol 'alters host response and promotes gum inflammation.' An explanation for this may be the different oral states of vapers and non-vapers.
Dental Nursing referenced a study published in mBio that reportedly found vapers have a unique oral microbiome - the community of bacteria and other microorganisms - that is less healthy than non-smokers but potentially healthier than cigarette smokers.
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Professors of molecular pathobiology at NYU College of Dentistry said: “To our knowledge, this is the first longitudinal study of oral health and e-cigarette use. We are now beginning to understand how e-cigarettes and the chemicals they contain are changing the oral microbiome and disrupting the balance of bacteria."
What to do if you think you have vape-related gum disease
Seek dental assistance to check if you do have gum disease. If this is confirmed and you are vaping, you may want to review the use of e-cigarettes, which according to the NHS, is still the safer alternative to smoking.
Try another non-smoking aid, to see if your oral health improves and keep a diary of symptoms and your oral state.
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Heart disease: The activity done by millions of Brits makes the heart 'thicker and weaker' .
HEART disease is often the result of poor lifestyle choices. From a fatty diet to a lack of exercise, there are various unhealthy habits that could be taxing on the organ. However, new research singles out one activity that's even worse than previously thought. Plus, more than six million Britons engage in this habit on a daily basis.Heart disease is an umbrella term for health conditions that target your heart or your blood vessels. According to the British Heart Foundation, there are around 7.6 million people living with heart disease in the UK. Sadly, more than 160,000 people die because of this killer disease. One activity that could be negatively impacting the blood-pumping organ is smoking.