Many medications can negatively impact the brain: Concerns about Anesthesia

Interesting post on anaesthesia

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

From Science Direct:

brainAs pediatric specialists become increasingly aware that surgical anesthesia may have lasting effects on the developing brains of young children, new research suggests the threat may also apply to adult brains…

“We demonstrate that anesthesia-induced cell death in neurons is not limited to the immature brain, as previously believed,” said Loepke. “Instead, vulnerability seems to target neurons of a certain age and maturational stage. This finding brings us a step closer to understanding the phenomenon’s underlying mechanism” (read more)

Yes, thank you. Anesthesia has always messed me up. I avoid it if at all possible now because now it’s much worse for me and even dangerous.  Many people in psych drug withdrawal and those with withdrawal syndromes in general become acutely sensitive to many drugs. Anesthesia can pose big problems for us…be aware.

Some percentage of us who’ve withdrawn from excessive amounts of psychiatric drugs or…

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