Addicted to Games and Toys
There really is something to the proposition that people in America are addicted to toys and games. If you added up how much you spend each year on video games, game systems, board games, and even Legos, you would probably be soundly surprised at the staggering amount. But games and toys are an important part of our lives. While people of past generations grew up identifying with characters from radio shows and tv programs, today’s youth are more likely to associate with characters from video games or toys.
As I was surfing around this morning on the Internet, I found one infographic that sums up this phenomenon with some authority. And it’s not just the kids (and adults, too!) in the United States who have this problem. People all over the world really are attached to toys and games. Which is very scary, because ask any Physician Care Direct, and they will tell you that too much gaming can cause weight gain and unnecessary stress on your wrists and hands. Let’s take a look at some recently gathered statistics: