When you go into surgery more often than not you’re going to be administered anesthesia which is designed to put you to sleep for the duration of your surgery. You know the drill. The anesthesiologist starts to give you the medicine and has you start counting and before you know it you’re out. The surgery takes place, and then you’re waking up in recovery. Ever wondered how the anesthesia actually works? In order to satisfy your curiosity about the science behind how anesthesia works here is a YouTube video by TED-ed. Watch this video to learn your answer.
The Science Behind How Anesthesia Works In Your Body
Interestingly enough you’re not able to dream, or even sleep under anesthesia. It is designed so you cannot feel pain and to be completely knocked out. What are your thoughts after watching this video?