Woman Has Heart Attack After Trying Out Dangerous New TikTok Trend



Remember when the Momo suicide game was blighting social media all over the place and causing kids to kill themselves?

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Well, Momo hasn’t returned but there’s a dangerous new trend out there on TikTok that has caused one perfectly healthy 20 year old woman to have a heart attack. It’s called ‘The Dry Scoop Challenge’ and involves ingesting a pre workout protein powder without diluting it with water for an energy boost.

Briatney Portillo then proceeded to start a weightlifting session despite sweating profusely and that’s when she ended up having a heart attack:


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I started weightlifting and my chest felt slightly heavy and hurting a bit.

I ignored it because I assumed it was anxiety or a panic attack and continued with my workout.

I went home and felt nauseous and had a headache.

I took a shower but still felt nauseous with a headache and couldn’t eat dinner.

I still decided to go to work, but at work the symptoms of heavy chest and chest pain came back but more intense.

In the locker room I was sweating profusely again and my head was hurting.

The pain went to my back and my left arm.

That’s when I knew it wasn’t anxiety and was maybe a heart attack.
Turns out I suffered a small heart attack and had a sensitivity to caffeine I wasn’t previously aware of.

I would advise everyone to know their caffeine tolerance, and to just mix it with water – don’t do dry scooping just because it’s trending online.

That’s pretty scary isn’t it, although I think that the chances of that happening to anyone else are pretty remote because I don’t think caffeine intolerances are that common. Pretty much just a scare story that would never really happen to anyone in real life so I wouldn’t worry too much if you’re thinking about dry scooping. Seems like a pretty dumb thing to do anyway though to be honest.

For more of the same, check out when TikTok went crazy for sea shanties. That was a weird few days.



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