propylene glycol

Is Heat-not-Burn Tobacco Safer Than eCigarettes?

I didn’t know most E-cigarette vape juice has Propylene Glycol in it, an ototoxic alcohol-based solvent that can cause hearing damage including hyper ears (tinnitus-hyperacusis) and hearing loss. Some vapers and e-juice stores call this an “allergy” to PG, or that people “claim” to be sensitive to PG. It’s not an allergy or sensitivity; ototoxic …

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Review of Current Insights in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

[revised 10/19/17] The start of this research review is fantastic. It covers medical science on the Pathophysiology of NIHL including Noise-Induced Hidden Hearing Loss from hearing nerve damage and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss from inner ear damage. Science indicates a single episode of temporary muffled hearing after noise trauma linked to higher risk of permanent early …

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Why does Propylene Glycol (PG) in eCigarette Vape Juice Damage Hearing Health?

[revised June 21, 2019] I started vaping in November 2016. I never thought of my ears. I’ve had anxiety forever, and it was rearing its ugly head. Under a lot of stress. Flaring up my tinnitus as usual. I kept thinking back to when I was a teenager. When the odd cigarette calmed me down. …

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