Teen was in the fight for her life after vaping a cartridge a day I Nightline
Teen was in the fight for her life after vaping a cartridge a day I Nightline Teen was in the fight for her life after vaping a cartridge a day I NightlineYou hit your Vape underneath your pillows and you would come and smoke how often I couldn’t go longer than like 10 15 minutes about hitting it. It was so addicting. I brought it with me everywhere. I went what she thought was a harmless habit. Beeping would end up nearly killing her. I took 2 days for my lungs to fail and I almost died. The eighteen-year-old going viral with a tube, still pumping oxygen to her in her hands. A call to action asked for like a pen and paper cuz. That was the only way I could communicate and I wrote I want to start a no vaping campaign. That was the first thing I did when I open my eyes seem as story is just a is in a landslide of incidents linked to vaping. Many officials are calling a National Health crisis so far. The Centers for Disease Control report more than 450 possible cases in 33 states of one illness associated with vaping and 6 deaths have been confirmed in California, illinois-indiana, Minnesota, Oregon and now Kansas. Last Friday, the CDC issued a stark warning. If you are bathing no matter how old you are, you should consider stopping like. I didn’t think of myself as a smoker. The Vaping just makes it seem like, like you’re doing nothing wrong. Seema was in high school when she started vaping nicotine. I was 16, the first time 15, even the first time I bought it at the smoke shop cuz I went in and I was like. Can I get a pack of juul PODS and they were like? How old are you and I said, 22 and they were just like okay and ended up becoming my oxygen? I couldn’t live without it. I needed it all the time everyday, but because all of my friends were doing it all the time and no one else has symptoms that I had I couldn’t like. I wouldn’t even have imagined. Maybe this is killing me. Seema was enacted healthy teen. She been dancing for years, even making dance team her freshman year of college, but as her vaping have an increased, adding and cannabis ability to dance disappeared, she was bathing a cartridge a day. That’S like smoking, the same amount of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. In one day, her parents had no idea their daughter had become hopelessly addicted, healthy dancer, 12 hours a week, Stop Dancing because of it stop living because of it. Stop going to school and college because of it seemed as though she was feeling sick all the time. Over a year I lost like 50 pounds without trying 50 lb by this summer, Sima had stopped going to her college classes. She says her health issues we’re getting worse, but no doctor could nail down what was wrong. Did you not tell the doctors that you’ve ate actually? Did I made sure that every hospital every er every doctor’s office I went to – I told them that I smoked, but you never thought I can’t breathe. I feel like I’m going to die. Maybe it’s because I’m vaping every 10 to 15 minutes no doctor ever said. Like maybe you should stop bathing, it all came to a head on August 15th when Cena’s dad rushed her to the ER. I said: go fast, don’t let me close my eyes, don’t let me fall asleep, for I won’t wake up. Why did you say that cuz? I knew I was dying. You felt death on you, yeah Emma couldn’t breathe. 2 Days Later, doctors had to put her on a ventilator. I was begging them fed her faster than her faster she’s going to die. Then it was terrifying. It was in that agonizing moment that seemed as cousin reveals her secret addiction. She said it smokes everyday. What are you talkin about? You said she smokes everyday. She smokes that Vape said you tell the doctor’s right now. You could tell her who’s right now and I ransacked her room and I found all the Vapes it look like they look like little candy wrappers. They look like little cute on mascara wands. This progressions is so backed dr. Kathryn melamed is a pulmonologist at UCLA Medical Center. She worked on CMAs case X-Ray when she came into our hospital he’s hazy white areas here at the base at the bottom of her lungs pneumonia. If we choose an x-ray from Justice less than 40 hours later now, her lungs, all of this white haziness here is information from just day. One to day three is remarkable: dr. melamed is on the front lines of what officials fear is an emerging crisis. The National Youth tobacco survey found a 78 % jump in e-cigarette usage among high school students alone, but any research on the impacts of vaping lags far behind part of a thing. Is he oil and then inhaling that oil and that’s not something along as used to inhaling, and so with that comes and inflammatory reaction that then produces phlegm and sputum and gives the lungs part of that wet cough phlegm that sounds terrible and dangerous fighting for his Life after vaping pounding on my chest going a hundred miles an hour, Tristan lost 15 pounds and said he had to relearn to walk, and just yesterday a Texas teen had to be rushed to the hospital after vaping at school. Like he’s not waking up in Wisconsin today, A man was arrested for making thousands of illegal THC vaping cartridges, an aggressive approach in an attempt to find answers and Crackdown on black market products. You should be vaping products that clearly you don’t know what you’re you’re smoking or you’re vaping design to get adult smokers off cigarettes. But just this week the FDA sent a warning letter to Jewel, accusing it of illegally marketing. It’S nicotine Vape products as safer than traditional cigarettes without proof Jewel respond. We share these concerns about youth vaping. It has it shut down its Facebook and Instagram accounts and recently began deploying new technology to verify IDs but seemed as Mom blames the whole industry we’re trying to hook kids early and they turn into pink, pretty purple packaging. Candy pisses me off there’s a lot. We don’t know about the both short-term and long-term consequence, so I would just say: don’t in the weeks in cement has worked to rehab her lungs. She still feels that pool to pick up the Vape. Now I don’t it’s just craving like the act of smoking. So that’s been my hardest thing is like staying away from it, but she going public with restore. He can keep her and countless others like her alive. What would you tell somebody who’s under 18 who’s talking about vaping and says I’m just going to try it one time to see what it’s like? I would show them my pictures and say I tried it once too and then I try to do it another time and then another time, it’s just remembering that you don’t need it like it’s going to kill you right line on Adrienne bankert in Los Angeles man Coverage click on the right over here to subscribe to our Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts. Thanks for watching Simah Herman, 18, became an anti-vaping advocate after surviving a severe lung illness that caused her to be placed in a medically induced coma – one of several recent incidents linked to vaping.
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