Here’s How Anesthesia Works And What It Does To Your Body

  • The science behind anesthesia and exactly what's going on with your body.

How Anesthesia Works

When under anesthesia, you can’t move, form memories, or — hopefully — feel pain. And while it might just seem like you are asleep for that time, you actually aren’t. What’s going on?

TED-Ed explains the science behind modern anesthesia, and how they keep you from moving, feeling pain, or forming memories. Steven Zheng explains what we know about the science behind anesthesia.

How does anesthesia work?

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