“Cinnamon Spoon” Deadly Game on Youtube (Video)
A dangerous and risky "proof" was in vogue on the Web and specialists and put the alert. This is spoon of cinnamon, a challenge which basically consists of eating without taking fluid substance.
This is become fashionable in Youtube, which are broadcast several videos uploaded by users trying to do. About 30,000 videos tagged “Cinnamon Challenge” have been uploaded to YouTube.
The most popular, with almost nine million hits, was uploaded last month, it shows a woman with big earrings suck a lot of brown powder of a soup spoon and immediately, dramatically, spit.
The consequences can be very harmful. “I tried it and you drown by the dust and you fucking gag, I’ve even thrown up a little ..,” a subject in a forum. According to doctors, swallowing can cause choking dust.
Dr. Jeffrey Cain, president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians says cinnamon itself is not dangerous, but inflammation of the lungs is a real possibility.
As a result, schools are warning parents and staff about the potential dangers of swallowing cinnamon. “Children know about this in the internet, but parents have no idea,” says Arthur Williams, director of the Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.