16 Of The Most Outrageous Viral Health Trends

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Shots, shots, shots! Of … oxygen?

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Now, we know what you’re thinking. Aren’t oxygen shots just … breathing? Apparently not! Simon Cowell raised some eyebrows when he walked a red carpet with cans of oxygen in tow. Cowell says that the oxygen helps give him a youthful glow, and also helps manage stress, fatigue, and even help him fight off the urge to smoke. But there’s no research to support that oxygen shots do anything but … give you a shot of oxygen. In fact, some experts say they can actually accelerate aging by increasing free radical generation. Even though we need oxygen to live, too much oxygen (especially concentrated oxygen) can be harmful. Lay off the shots, guys.

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