Debunking the TikTok Trend: Unconventional health solutions seem to take off on TikTok, a platform that has evolved in the always-changing world of social media trends. A new practice that has gained popularity is the use of marshmallows to ease coughing during the night and encourage deeper sleep. But is there any scientific basis for this widely used cure, or is it just another example of internet lore? In this piece, we explore the science of coughing, the health advantages of marshmallows, and the veracity of this TikTok craze.