Hot Online: Doctors: Don’t do the cinnamon challenge

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Mount Shasta Herald

Trending topic:Cinnamon challenge warning

A YouTube-based trend among teens is to take the cinnamon challenge, which is where a person must swallow a spoonful of ground cinnamon in 60 seconds. But doctors are warning people to not partake in the fad, as hospitalizations have increased exponentially in the past year, according to doctors. Swallowing that much cinnamon like that can lead to choking, breathing trouble and collapsed lungs, doctors say.

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