The latest TikTok trend to take social media by storm is known as “dry scooping,” where users of the Chinese app will swallow mouthfuls of caffeinated pre-workout powder instead of mixing it with water, believing it to have enhanced effects.
People are warning against the “viral challenge” after 20-year-old Briatney Portillo ended up in the hospital following a heart attack when she accepted the “challenge.”
Posting a video describing her experience, Portillo — who lives in Florida and is a model on OnlyFans — said that she felt chest pains while working out at the gym, but pushed through the discomfort because she’s not a “beta.”
After feeling tired and nauseous, she “went home and had a shower,” before experiencing severe heart attack symptoms at her place of work.
“And then when I went to work, I was in the locker room, ‘cause ya’ll know I’m a stripper, and I got chest pains again and it went to my back, and then my