Say No To Teen Vaping

Cherish Brown, Journalist

Reasons why teen vaping is dangerous for teenagers. Teen vaping slows down brain function. Nicotine is highly addicting, sudden outburst and affects memories. Vaping can give you lung cancer, it rots out your lungs and over time they start to turn black, stop functioning correctly. These are all serious issues why vaping and nicotine is bad for the human body and you.
Teen vaping slows down human brain function and growth. Teen vaping slows down brain growth, leaving long term damage to their underdeveloped brain. Makes learning a lot harder and maintaining new information. Nicotine also changes the way synapses are formed, which can harm the parts of the brain that control attention and learning. Potential problems include attention disorders like ADHD, impulse control issues and susceptibility to substance abuse.
Nicotine is more addictive for teens damaging their body and for health. Addiction is a form of learning, teenagers learn faster than adults because their brain is still growing. If we start at a young age it becomes something that comes more naturally for teenagers. This causes random outburst and having to put things on pause to do it. Sometimes nicotine makes you do stuff you don’t want to be angry for no reason irritated by nothing. Vaping causes lung cancer and can rough out your lungs. Lung cancer is serious and causes death. As of February 18, 2020, a total of 2,807 hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury. 15% of patients this year were under the age of 18 and 5% of them died at the end of the battle with lung injury. As you can see vaping doesn’t make you cool it makes you not that smart. Why would you do this just to risk your life in the end?
You can find more information about this at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People.