Vaping 101: What Is A Throat Hit?
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vape shopDo you know of the popular vaping term, “throat hit?” Some people can only explain it by saying “you know when you feel it.” The presence of nicotine is what you are feeling in a throat hit. If you’ve ever tried to inhale a cigar, then you’ve felt the sensation at its absolute worst.


So do you want to learn how to generate a throat hit, or do you want to eliminate it? It’s all up to personal preference at the end of the day. Some vapers choose to have a throat hit that is practically non-existent, while others want a hit to be an intensely strong feeling. If you’re in the camp that wants to reduce the amount of throat hit in your vaping experience, then we have some tips for you.


How To Decrease Throat Hit

There are two options that you have if you want a less intense throat hit. The first is to lower the nicotine concentration in your e-juice. If you don’t use juice with nicotine, then throat hit is practically impossible since nicotine causes the slight contraction in your throat muscles that you feel in the throat hit sensation.


The second option to reduce throat hit includes using e-juice that contains a higher PH. The flavors that you’ll likely be after are citric flavors.


How About Other Vape Sensations?

The ideal throat hit comprises a perfect blend of flavor and sensation, plus amount of vapor and warmth. Once you’ve found your ideal amount of throat hit, you might be looking for something new. There is more to explore and it certainly derives from trying various combinations.


For more information and help with vaping, visit your local Euless e-cigarette store. Ask about personal experiences and what devices and e-juice have helped produce the best vaping sensations.