Addicted to PUBG? 5 Negative Effects You Must Know

Are you addicted to the most popular game PUBG? Do you know the harmful effects of its addiction? Here are some of the adverse effects of PUBG addiction that you must know.

Varsha Vats
Other DiseasesWritten by: Varsha VatsPublished at: Mar 19, 2019Updated at: Mar 19, 2019
Addicted to PUBG? 5 Negative Effects You Must Know

PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has become the most popular online game. It is a multiplayer game which has reached to almost every youngsters' smartphone. The game has such a massive reach that there are especially events and tournaments organised for this game. The gamers have become such addicts that it has now started affecting their health in many ways especially mental health. Youngsters have become so addicted that they do not even realise the adverse effects of playing this game continuously. Not just youngsters adults are addicted to this game as well. If you are also one of the addicts, then read on to know some the harmful effects of this addictive game.

It develops a violent behaviour

The game involves continuous violence which can lead to aggressive behaviour and thoughts. It can disturb the mental health of a person. This will trigger aggression in other day to activities as well.

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It can lead to stress and anxiety

The mental health of the gamer gets affected the most. When the player spends longs hours playing the game it makes them socially inactive which can lead to stress and anxiety. Continuous involvements in the game make the player stressed. It affects other day to day activities of the player as well.

It disturbs the sleeping pattern

The player often sacrifices his or her sleep which disturbs the sleeping pattern of the player. Too much screen time also leads to sleep deprivation. In the end, the player feels fatigued and can also experience dizziness. Inadequate sleeping pattern further triggers many health issues like high blood pressure and a higher risk of getting diabetes. It can also lead to changes in one's diet.

It leads to poor physical health

Not just mental health PUBG addiction can disturb your physical health as well. The player sits for many hours continuously which leads to poor physical health. It can make the player lazy. You can also experience difficulty in completing day to day task and lack of energy as you become habitual to sitting for long hours.

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Poor eyesight

Your eyesight can get affected as well. Such mobile games are not good for your eyesight. Looking at the mobile screen continuously for hours can weaken your eyesight. It can also lead to a headache.

According to recent findings, the number of cases which have shown the harmful effects of online game addiction are increasing day by day. If you are also one of the addicts then you must distract yourself in other activities, especially physical activities to control the addiction.

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