Ouch! Man Tears A Tendon In His Thumb From Playing Too Much Candy Crush — But He Didn't Feel The Pain Until Long After He Was Done!
You might have heard of "texting thumb" before — when your thumb starts to hurt from too much texting.
Now, the first case of "gaming thumb" has been reported when a man in California tore a tendon in his thumb after repetitively playing a game on his smartphone!
This type of injury is usually very painful, but the 29-year-old didn't notice the pain while was playing the addicting puzzle game Candy Crush Saga.
This supports the theory that video games could numb people's pain, which can result in video game addiction! Dr. Andrew Doan, the head of addictions research at Naval Medical Center San Diego had this to say: