"Students have filmed as they engaged in a deadly game that is out to get each other to faint. Now warns the president, and the skolläkaren at a primary school for the phenomenon, writes Motala Vadstena Tidning. "
"– The lack of oxygen as this type of games induces can lead to heart rhythm disorders, cardiac arrest, brain damage and death, " says skolläkaren Louise Forslund, at Motala municipality, to Aftonbladet. "
"Pupils at the Zederslundsskolan in Motala, sweden, have devoted themselves to the ”pass-out challenge”, a dangerous game that means you should make each other swoon for a while. It all came to light recently when the staff brought the students caught in the act during the so-called deck. "
"We have come at the students on a few occasions, however, in the early stage of the game so any fainting has not occurred," says principal Anna Malmgren."
"Now warns she and skolläkaren Louise Forslund for the trend. "
"– the Actual case as svimningen contribute to the can lead to teeth being knocked out or that the young people are incurring other injuries from falls. Hyperventilation, which is an element in the deck, also increases the risk of a seizure, "says Louise Forslund and continues:"
"– The lack of oxygen and stimulation of the vagus nerve, as this type of games induces can lead to heart rhythm disorders, cardiac arrest, brain damage and death. "
"Spread the clips in social media."
"This type of svimningslek is not a new phenomenon, but has existed all over the world since several years back – on online, it is possible to find the clip that shows the deck."
"Also, the students on the Zederslundsskolan have filmed themselves and uploaded the videos to social media. These films have been disseminated to other schools in Motala, the MVT tells the principal of the Southern school in the municipality that the trend also appeared to where. At both schools have both parents and students informed. "
" We have talked with the students in the classes and told about the risks and what the impact might be, both for the as faint but also for the one who helps the learner in the deck to faint, if it were to go really bad. We have also contacted guardians to all of our students with an information letter via e-mail, " says Anna Malmgren."
"According to her, the information has a given effect. "
" We have not seen any more current svimningslekar then the letter to the guardians went out."