Theanine and Caffeine for Gaming

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Caffeine & Gaming Most gamers have a love/hate relationship with caffeine. On the one hand it can provide intense focus, energy, and a nice mental boost. On the other hand caffeine can give you jitters, anxiety, and headaches. Consistent use of caffeine has been shown to cause chronic fatigue syndrome. You’ll know you have chronic fatigue syndrome when you get 10+ hours of sleep and still feel like a zombie the next morning. Luckily science has discovered that combining theanine … Read More

The Steroids of eSports: A Growing Problem?

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How big of a problem has it become? Performance enhancing drugs have traditionally been used in all types of sports. It’s no secret that the performance of athletes can be immensely enhanced by taking certain drugs. Typically, athletes will take some type of steroid or growth hormone to increase stamina and strength. With the rise of eSports we are starting to see a huge increase in e-athletes taking enhancing drugs. However, in the realm of eSports, concentration and reaction time … Read More

How Bad is Playing Video Games Before Sleep?

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Do you spend a lot of time gaming? Do you find it hard to turn off your gaming system or ever hear yourself saying “just one more game”? Playing video games before sleep is becoming a big problem and is adding to our sleepless society. Having an adequate amount of sleep is vital for a solid gaming session. It’s pretty much common sense that the right amount of sleep will improve your health. Without sleep we will have a hard … Read More