SACRAMENTO -- The popular video game Guitar Hero may make you feel like a rockstar, but it may also be risky for kids with certain health conditions.
Doctors say the flashing, bright lights could possibly trigger a seizure in youngsters who are sensitive to light.
epilepsy where those patterns will trigger a seizure," said Dr. Robert Burgerman with the Sacramento Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.
Video game enthusiasts say the problem isn't unique to Guitar Hero, adding that most video games have flashing lights.
The game does come with a warning label for those who have a history of epilepsy.
To reduce the risk, experts recommend playing in a well-lit room, reduce the screen's brightness, limit playing time to thirty minutes and take regular breaks.