Gaming: How does it really affect your sleep?

Gaming often comes at the expense of much-needed sleep. If you’re an avid gamer, you’d know. But what are the effects on your quality of sleep and health?

According to Stephan Vermaas, team performance coach for Goliath Gaming, you not only get less sleep as you battle between getting into bed and playing that one last game, but your quality of sleep is also affected.

How does gaming affect your sleep?
The lack of physical movement, coupled with being seated for so long restricts good blood flow and circulation, which may lead to bad posture and a range of bodily discomforts like stiff muscles and tight joints. Restlessness and frequently waking up interrupts the restoration experienced by sleep.

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