Some case subjects had a history of seizure disorders, and some also were using other substances.
“There are specific toxins within e-cigarettes that promote some lung injury, as well as the effect on the developing brain, especially the adolescents. We really need to encourage our kids to just stay away from these,” said Dr. Daniel Evans, chief of pulmonary medicine at Dayton Children’s Hospital.
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The potential e-cig and seizure link is just one more reason University of Dayton student Amanda Nangle said she’s staying away from vaping.
“There’s a bunch of reasons I wouldn’t But a seizure — I’d never want to have a seizure from doing something as dumb as vaping. I just think it’s kind of pointless,” she said.
The FDA previously warned about the risks of seizures in children who accidentally ingested e-liquids containing nicotine.
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