IL Health Dept. Warns About Increased Dangers of Youth Vaping
Health experts have been warning about the dangers of vaping for a while now, but the biggest area of concern is its attractiveness to youths.
Laws have been put into place to restrict selling vaping products to minors, but as always, where there's a will there's always a way, and now doctors are seeing an increase of illnesses linked to vaping.
According to mystateline.com, 3 youths in Illinois were recently hospitalized for severe breathing issues, and medical professionals believe these cases are all tied to vaping:
Health officials say vaping among teens has increased dramatically over the last several years. The patients in the reported cases experienced respiratory symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue.
If you're worried your teen may be vaping and experiencing breathing issues because of it, be aware that the symptoms usually worsen quickly and should be taken very seriously.