04/20/2014 09:00 EDT | Updated 06/20/2014 05:59 EDT

Binge-watching: the downside of marathon TV sessions

Whether it's the latest House of Cards season or a Mad Men catch-up session, the notion of binge-watching has become commonplace in this current golden age of television filled with high-quality dramas.

However, there are definitely downsides to all this marathon television-watching — from sleep deficits to major hits to your wallet — as Eli Glasner discovers in the attached video.