How Anesthesia Works

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

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 …