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December 15, 2019
“Just. One. More. Round.”
“Give me another hour, I’m about to level up!”
“GGWP! Wait, it’s best of three?”
If these lines sound familiar, you are a gamer. While there’s nothing wrong with playing the occasional MOBA, MMORPG or mobile game, you may not realize that spending too much time on your computer or smartphone can be bad for you.
After hours-long gaming sessions, have you experienced any of the following in your hands and wrists:
All three are signs of possible nerve damage or “nerve glitch” in your body. So what causes nerve glitch?
Constant pressing of buttons. This causes swelling at the base of the thumb, and this can pinch the nerves in your wrist.
Ever heard of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)? You should! Because CTS is a condition often associated with the gaming lifestyle.
CTS happens when the median nerve (located in your inner wrist near the base of your palm) is placed under constant pressure. If left untreated, CTS can cause weakness and loss of coordination in your fingers.
For a gamer, that’s bad news. So for the sake of your playing career, here’s what you can do starting today:
Here’s a bonus tip! To protect yourself from nerve glitch, introduce Vitamin B Complex into your everyday diet. B Complex vitamins help cells multiply and regenerate, particularly those in your nerves. So whether you’re gaming hard or taking it easy, you know you’re getting that healthy boost each time you take B Complex vitamins.
As always, consult your doctor first to know more about B Complex vitamins before you take them. Now, are you ready to play?