Why And How Gamers Suffer From Lack Of Sleep?

January 30, 2018

The young people today are obsessed with video games. Instead of playing in the field, they are sitting in front of the laptop or tablet and playing video games day and night. It as becomes an addition. Gamers often suffer from sleep deprivation. These are the reasons why.

Stimulates brain and keeps it awake

When we sit in front of the TV, we tend to fall asleep. This is because we are passive audiences. But in case of video games, you are in control of everything. You need to be active and play the game. Your brain gets stimulated and you stay awake with excitement.

Social pressure

Video games can be played online now. You can also play a game with multiple players. So, suppose you are going to play with someone in China; whereas, you live in the U.S. There is time difference and if you want to play with someone from another country, your sleep might be affected due to the difference in time.

Addiction

Video games can be addictive. So, no matter how much you try to quit the game and go to sleep, you can’t sleep well. You keep on playing and sleep for very fewer hours. This eventually affects your health. You will see lucid dreams about the games you played and won’t be able to have a good night’s sleep.

Playing video games is a good entertainment.  However, playing too much video games have an adverse effect on your health and you will suffer from sleep problems. So, you should only play video games

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