Video games are great! But what if you play too much? This can give both positive and negative results.
You can die from thrombosis
Long game sessions are not unusual. But what if they threaten your life? Yes, then it's still bust. A condition known as deep vein thrombosis can develop if sitting still for a long period of time.
Your heart can refuse
A 32-year-old man from Hong Kong was found dead in a computer club, where he stayed for three days in a row. The man entered the club on January 6, 2015, began to play - and was found dead on January 8. The cause of death is heart failure due to lack of mobility, low temperature and complete exhaustion due to lack of sleep.
You can develop "nintendoit"
Even if you make breaks between game sessions, the repeated use of the gamepad for hours, days, weeks, months and years can have a negative impact. The game usually requires the gamer to repeat repetitive monotonous movements with large and other fingers, and in 2003 the results of the study were summed up, during which it became clear that many gamers suffered from repeated stretching of the arm muscles (a syndrome called "nintendoite").
You can hurt your back
The study, conducted in 1999, studied back pain in schoolchildren, as well as their relationship to what children love to do, including watching TV and playing games at the computer. The report indicated that there is a connection between computer games and back pain. These pains were manifested in those children who informed researchers that they spend at least two hours a day at the computer.
You can hurt your eyes
You should not be surprised that a long look at the screen, whether it's a TV, computer, smartphone or tablet, does not have a positive effect on your eyes. There is even such a disease as the syndrome of computer vision. It manifests itself in people who spend several hours a day at computer screens.
It can literally affect your brain
If you like playing too long in computer games, this can begin to affect your brain. Literally. Studies show that frequent game sessions can change your brain. Speaking of specific examples, small children, who spent more than nine hours playing computer games a week, had an increased center in the brain, responsible for the rewards, which made them want to play even more.