Research shows that regular nicotine use can disrupt the cerebral dopamine pathway.
Translation: Frequent nicotine use can worsen stress and anxiety, and can make you more susceptible to depressive symptoms.
Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes and Young PeopleThe 2016 U.S. Surgeon General's Report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults is the first report issued by a Federal agency that comprehensively reviews the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation's young people.
Bi-directional associations of electronic and combustible cigarette use onset patterns with depressive symptoms in adolescents William V. Lechner,a,* Tim Janssen,a Christopher W. Kahler,a Janet Audrain-McGovern,b and Adam M. Leventhalc