Teenager Tryston Zohfeld Finds Out The Hard Way That Vaping Can Kill You As His Lungs Become So Blocked He’s Put In A Medical Coma To Save His Life

X-rays of his lungs showed a complete blockage. Doctors ran multiple tests for a number of diseases, even pneumonia, but everything came back negative. “We eliminated everything that we could possibly think of that could have caused it,” Dr. Karen Schultz, a specialist in pediatrics and pulmonology, told WFAA. It wasn’t until another family member revealed that Tryston had been regularly vaping since he was in 8th grade, a habit his parents reportedly didn’t know about, that doctors came to a possible diagnosis. “The lightbulb started coming on,” his father recalled. “It started making sense why we weren’t finding anything else.”
17-Year-Old Boy's Lungs Completely Blocked from Vaping, Doctors Say
SHARE THIS IMPORTANT NTEB ARTICLE:

Texas teen Tryston Zohfeld was fighting to stay alive when his seemingly healthy and athletic lungs suddenly failed on July 26. It was later discovered that his lungs failed due to vaping.

Let me just say at the outset that if you think vaping is the “healthy alternative” to smoking you’re wrong, and quite possibly dead wrong. 17-year old Tryston Zohfeld found that after when, after vaping since 8th grade and hiding it from his parents, his lungs completely failed and he was brought to the doorstep of death in a medical coma. Vaping will kill you.

“We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!” Jeremiah 8:15 (KJV)

Take a real good look at the photo in the top of this article, and take a real good look at your child, or perhaps in the mirror. If you want them or you to wind up like that, then by all means please keep vaping. Because that’s where you might wind up. Please pray for Tryston to make a full recovery, and please, throw your vapes in the garbage where they belong.

17-Year-Old Boy’s Lungs Completely Blocked from Vaping, Doctors Say To Stunned Parents

FROM PARENTS: “I woke up just throwing up everywhere, and my heart was beating out of my chest going 100 miles an hour,” Zohfeld told ABC affiliate WFAA. His family rushed him to the Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, where doctors admitted him to the ICU and put him in a medically induced coma as his condition rapidly deteriorated. There he was hooked up to an oscillatory ventilator, which kept him alive for 10 days.

“The day they intubated him was the worst day of my life,” Matt Zohfeld, Tryston’s father, told the outlet. “We walked into this hospital very naive about what we were dealing with.”

“We had no idea if he was going to make it through or not,” his father added. “That was very difficult to come to terms with.” X-rays of his lungs showed a complete blockage. Doctors ran multiple tests for a number of diseases, even pneumonia, but everything came back negative.

“We eliminated everything that we could possibly think of that could have caused it,” Dr. Karen Schultz, a specialist in pediatrics and pulmonology, told WFAA. It wasn’t until another family member revealed that Tryston had been regularly vaping since he was in 8th grade, a habit his parents reportedly didn’t know about, that doctors came to a possible diagnosis.

“The lightbulb started coming on,” his father recalled. “It started making sense why we weren’t finding anything else.”

Shultz said she believes the chemicals Tryston was inhaling from the vape pen caused his lungs to inflame to a point where they couldn’t exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide anymore. She added that his habit had done enough damage to scar his lungs, according to CBS.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that they are investigating 153 cases of severe lung disease that they think may be linked to vaping. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed they were investigating 127 cases of seizures and other “neurological symptoms” for a potential link to the e-cigarettes.

According to the CDC, these cases are across 16 states and have been reported between June 28 and August 20, 2019. No specific product has been linked to the illnesses reported in the cases yet, but they are working with the FDA in their investigation.

Tryston was released from the hospital after an 18-day stay and told WFAA that he and all of his friends have thrown out their vape pens and e-cigarettes.

“I was definitely given a second chance, and as soon as I woke up from that coma I knew what I wanted to do,”  he explained. “This is really what could happen and it’s not something to look over. They’re not as safe as you think.”

His family has started a GoFundMe page to help with the costs of his hospital stay, and with his upcoming rehabilitation program. READ MORE

Vaping Caused North Texas Teen’s Lungs To Fail, Doctors Say

Tryston Zohfeld is 17 years old and told WFAA that he’s been vaping since the 8th grade, sometimes going through two to three vaping pods a week. On July 26, Tryston Zohfeld was taken to Cook Children’s in Fort Worth after an X-ray showed a blockage in his lungs. Doctors at Cook Children’s Hospital quickly admitted Zohfeld to the ICU and put him in a medically induced coma and on an oscillatory ventilator.

Vaping Teens Falling Victim To The JUUL Effect

Doctors are seeing an increase in vaping among teens and even middle schoolers. Dr. Beth Ebel, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher with the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, says vaping with products that have nicotine “predisposes you to cigarette smoking later on.” Nicotine, once derived from tobacco plants to kill insects, works by altering the nervous system. “We’ve used it, refined it, concentrated it, and now we have a pure form of one of the most addictive substances known,” Ebel says. One JUUL pod has 20 cigarettes worth of nicotine. Ebel suggests parents learn about vaping and have a discussion with their kids.

Now The End Begins is your front line defense against the rising tide of darkness in the last days before the Rapture of the Church

When you contribute to this fundraising effort, you are helping us to do what the Lord called us to do. The money you send in goes primarily to the overall daily operations of this site. When people ask for Bibles, we send them out at no charge. When people write in and say how much they would like gospel tracts but cannot afford them, we send them a box at no cost to them for either the tracts or the shipping, no matter where they are in the world. Even all the way to South Africa. We even restarted our weekly radio Bible study on Sunday nights again, thanks to your generous donations. All this is possible because YOU pray for us, YOU support us, and YOU give so we can continue growing.

nteb-gospel-tracts-street-preaching-end-time-last-days-bible-prophecy-dl-moody

CLICK IMAGE TO ORDER YOUR BOX OF NTEB GOSPEL TRACTS

But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. If every one of the 13,131 people on our daily mailing list gave $4.50, we would reach our goal immediately. If every one of our 151,781 followers on Facebook gave $1.00 each, we would reach 300% of our goal. The same goes for our 14,500 followers on Twitter. But sadly, many will not give, so we need the ones who can and who will give to be generous. As generous as possible.

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)

“Thank you very much!” – Geoffrey, editor-in-chief, NTEB

 


 

 

NTEB is run by end times author and editor-in-chief Geoffrey Grider. Geoffrey runs a successful web design company, and is a full-time minister of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. In addition to running NOW THE END BEGINS, he has a dynamic street preaching outreach and tract ministry team in Saint Augustine, FL.
SUBSCRIBE NOW

End times Bible prophecy news happens fast, add your email now to get our latest articles sent to your inbox in real-time.

Join 13,413 other subscribers

SUPPORT NTEB

24 hours a day, seven days per week, Now The End Begins keeps you informed of what's happening around the world as it relates to the end times and Bible prophecy. Your generous non-tax deductible contribution helps us to do that. Thank you in advance for your much-needed support.

NTEB BIBLE STUDY