Man tears tendon after playing Candy Crush for weeks

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Candy Crush injury

Some doctors are warning about the potential dangers of playing too much Candy Crush.

They say the game could lead to injuries if proper boundaries aren't set.

A former sailor says he landed in a San Diego operating room, after binging on the game for hours a day.

Turns out, all that playing started tearing down the tendons in his hand.

Doctors say he may not have noticed the wear and tear, because video games can act like a natural painkiller by releasing hormones into the brain and body.