Soccer fanatic dies of irregular sleep during World Cup season
A 28-year-old, Yang, from Hunan in China, was watching one of the World Cup matches till 3am before going to bed. The next morning he reported late for work as he felt unwell, however just an hour into his work, things got serious as he fainted.
His colleagues tried to revive him while waiting for the ambulance but to no avail. He was later declared dead after failed attempted by the medic team to revive him.
According to a China News, Yang is a soccer fanatic who never misses any world cup match. He would often stay up late during the World Cup season with a glass of beer or 2.
A medical expert, Huang Wei, said that the main cause of Yang’s death is the irregular sleep patterns he recent develope due to staying up late to watch the World Cup matches. His habit of having alcohol together with the matches also adds up to it.
Huang also shared that, the number of patients in the hospital would usually increase by 20% during events such as the World Cup as fans would usually stay up late and consume more junk food. He advises soccer fans to look into their health and know the limitations of their body.
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