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‘Mouth-Taping’ One Of ‘Most Dangerous’ TikTok Trends, Doctors Say

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  • Mouth-taping, the TikTok-viral act of putting a piece of tape over the lips in the hopes of achieving a restful night of sleep, is being deemed one of the “most dangerous” social media practices of the day.
  • “This is one of the most dangerous trends I’ve heard of in some time, and I’m quite concerned that it is being advocated as a ‘health’ trend,” Dr. David Culpepper, a Lexington, Kentucky-based general practitioner, told Fox News Digital.
  • “To put it quite simply, intentionally obstructing your airways during sleep is a terrible idea.”

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