The Food and Drug Administration has just announced that they are concerned that vaping may be linked to seizures.
In the announcement, the government agency revealed that they have received “a recent uptick” in reports of e-cigarette users experiencing seizures. Between reports via their Safety Reporting Portal and poison control centers, the agency has recorded a total of 35 cases between 2010 and 2019.
Although it’s known that nicotine poisoning does cause seizures – like if you swallowed vape juice – the FDA still isn’t 100% certain there is a link between seizures and vaping. It’s possible that the incidents may be unconnected, however, it is entirely possible they are as a result of inhaling too much nicotine.
Even though experts are still unsure, the connection between vaping and seizures is plausible.