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Do violent video games cause violence?

Do violent video games cause violence?

Controversial: That's a tough question to answer. Certainly playing violent games seems to be associated with violence, though that doesn't mean the games actually caused the violence in the real world. I would say that in my judgement, children who are already vulnerable may be more easily influenced, and that kids who play these kids of games constantly are more likely to be affected. ...Read more

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How can video games make my vision weird?

How can video games make my vision weird?

It can cause changes: Long hours of looking at a screen playing video games can lead to some fatigue and vision changes. Take frequent breaks and consider using artificial tears if your eye get dry. ...Read more

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Can too much video games hurt our eyesight?

Can too much video games hurt our eyesight?

No: Eyes might get fatigued, feel dry or irritated/look red; a lot of near work at a young age could induce myopia. ...Read more

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How much time should be allowed for video games?

How much time should be allowed for video games?

Less than 2 hours: The aap recommends that children who are over age 2 spend less than 2 hours a day in front of screens- so this includes, tv, iphone, ipad, video games, etc. Children under 2 years should not be engaged in these activities. ...Read more

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What can I do to replace video games in my life?

What can I do to replace video games in my life?

Get outside: Go outdoors. Ride a bike. Borrow a dog from a neighbor and go for a walk. Smile at other people. Meet a friend. ...Read more

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What outdoor games can help my kids get exercise?

What outdoor games can help my kids get exercise?

You name it.: As long as they keep running, take your pick. Soccer, baseball, volleyball, football, basketball. Anything that is fun for them is a good choice. Is they love the activity, they'll stick with it. Find something that they'll love. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: video games?

Video Games: A video game is any of a set of activities that include the presentation of moving images, and usually sound, to support a leisure past time. Video games may operate on a dedicated electronic device, or may operate as software on a general purpose computer. ...Read more

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Are there some video games that are helpful to a child's development?

Are there some video games that are helpful to a child's development?

See below: Truthfully, no. Video games may aid in development of hand eye coordination, but not much else. The videos, such as baby einstein, do not work. ...Read more

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Could you think violent video games make children seem more aggressive?

Could you think violent video games make children seem more aggressive?

Yes: I consider this a good way to program your kid to be more aggressive and destructive at home and in public. I'd love to see the developers of this junk held responsible for the many lost lives across this country when kids went off after viewing this trash. ...Read more

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What is the best age for me to begin introducing video games to my kids?

What is the best age for me to begin introducing video games to my kids?

Never: You don't need to introduce your child to video games. He will find them all too soon! Video games can be addictive. Children who play them often withdraw from friends and family, avoid physical activity, and shirk homework. Studies show children who play violent games have a greater tendency to have behavioral problems. If permitted to play, set strict daily time limits, and enforce them. ...Read more

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What nourishment is often given to athletes during games? Why you say so?

What nourishment is often given to athletes during games? Why you say so?

Water, electrolytes: Most athletes just drink water to prevent
dehydration
many prefer electrolytes to replenish what
is lost from prolonged workouts.
These would include gatorade and powerade
usually water is fine for short term activities, but the electrolytes are helpful when there
is prolonged exercise with loss of water an
electrolytes from sweating. ...Read more

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Are people who get too involved in video games likely to get hooked on poker, etc?

Are people who get too involved in video games likely to get hooked on poker, etc?

No: Those are different activities. Video game addiction is related to the thrill of completing a game and wanting more points/items/weapons/etc. Poker addiction is a gambling addiction - related to money and the thrill of winning more of that. They are both related to most other addictions in that the pleasure center of the brain is activated but for very different reasons. ...Read more

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What physical activity, games do you think will make me physically and mentally fit?

What physical activity, games do you think will make me physically and mentally fit?

You like it!: First, any and all sporting activivities must be enjoyed by you. Outdoor trumps indoors, but gym's have the "group" which helps motivate and variety. However, consider this:exercise should be like sex, not artificial insemination: if it's pleasurable, you continue naturally! ...Read more

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Watched a racing video game cars bumping into each other. Later that night and ever since floor feels bouncy only when I stand up. Video games or not?

Watched a racing video game cars bumping into each other. Later that night and ever since floor feels bouncy only when I stand up. Video games or not?

Other issues?: Our digital world is contributing to things such as adhd, lack of focus, loss of social skill, but it has wonderful up-side also. At 36 Y.O. It's a good idea to get a physical. This may be suggestibility or a balance or vision problem. Your doc can help. ...Read more

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Hi simple I 511 250, bs. I am a very infrequent user of durgs. Maybe 2 xs a year. On this past tuesday into wedsenday I used about 7.5 games of cocainw?

Hi simple I 511 250, bs. I am a very infrequent user of durgs. Maybe 2 xs a year. On this past tuesday into wedsenday I used about 7.5 games of cocainw?

Get help: It sounds like you have a substance use problem... You obviously care about yourself since you are asking questions here on HealthTap, please get yourself into some drug counseling, go to a narcotics anonymous meeting, check into a rehab center, anything to get yourself the help you need. ...Read more

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Can video games cause migraines?

Can video games cause migraines?

Possibly.: Migraines can be triggered by rapid visual stimuli or light such as those found in video games. Some people are more sensitive to this than others. Also, many games and systems have warnings about the potential for video games to bring on epileptic seizures, which have been linked to migraines. ...Read more

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How long is ganja in your system?

How long is ganja in your system?

Days to weeks: Thc (the active compound in ganja) is fat soluble and is released from fat tissue over weeks. ...Read more

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Can video games trigger migraines?

Can video games trigger migraines?

Yes: Those video games with sudden and repetitive flashes of lights have been shown to trigger migraine headaches is light sensitive individuals. ...Read more

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Why do video games give me a headache?

Why do video games give me a headache?

Get outside!: Your brain doesn't want constant interaction with a screen. It wants interaction with other people and the outdoors. Stop the video games and talk a walk with a friend or family member and see if your headache improves. ...Read more

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Can video games cause behavior problems?

Can video games cause behavior problems?

Yes, they can: Along with increased aggression if the games are violent, protracted use of all media (more than 2 hours/ day) is associated with obesity. Children with adhd often " hyperfocus" and do not appear to hear instructions. Games and tv at bedtime lead to delayed-onset sleep.
A fatigued child often is more "hyper" and irritable than drowsy. Turn off games and tv at least 20 minutes before bedtime. ...Read more

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Why do computer games look blurry to me?

Why do computer games look blurry to me?

See about glsses: You are likely becoming far-sighted. This is normal at your age. Most drugstores have kiosks where you can determine the strength of the glasses you need to read books and work at your computer. Welcome to "Senior Citizenhood" ...Read more

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Is playing video games all day unhealthy?

Is playing video games all day unhealthy?

Yes: One would hope for a more-than-cyber experience of life -- allowing real-time relationships with actual people, with all their challenges and rewards. Playing video games all day leaves no room for this, or for interests outside of video games. One's awareness would be extremely narrow. Also, unless you land a job as a tester of video games, it's hard to imagine earning a living that way. ...Read more

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Can adult man be addicted to video games?

Can adult man be addicted to video games?

Yes: The same thing that causes video game addiction in adolescents and young adults can cause addiction in adult individuals. ...Read more

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Can playing video games affect my memory?

May be?: It may make u inattentive ;since just u focus on playing u video games and u may neglect every thing else. ...Read more

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Why is playing board games good for kids?

Why is playing board games good for kids?

See: It teaches them how to follow rules, and develop strategy planning. ...Read more

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What are effectx if you smoked some ganja?

What are effectx if you smoked some ganja?

Misspell effects?: One effect could be misspelling words like effects. I am not sure how seriously to take your question. Effects on what? Marijuana has a wide range of effects & this varies from person to person. There are also many strains of ganga, some more stimulating & some more sedating. It can be calming, ease muscle tension, stimulate appetite, relieve nausea & aid sleep but can impair memory & concentration. ...Read more

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Can playing video games destroy your vision?

Can playing video games destroy your vision?

No: The visual system can handle this and some consider it a form of training for things like being a fighter pilot. It may however, destroy your brain, your ambition and your fund of knowledge. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ganja and pot?

What is the difference between ganja and pot?

Only the name: Ganja and pot are both common nicknames for cannabis, also known as marijuana. Other common nicknames include weed, grass, herb, bud, dope and mary jane. There are many less common nicknames as well. Ganja is the sanskrit word for cannabis. I have no idea how "pot" became a nickname. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between ganja and pot?

Is there any difference between ganja and pot?

Same substance: Same substance -- cannabis. Ganja is a sanskrit term that came to the west indies. People there speak of smoking ganja. Still the same health risks for all. ...Read more

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