Surgery Complication Feels Like ‘Living Death’

What if you accidentally woke up in the middle of your surgery?

It’s called anesthesia awareness — a rare, but serious surgical phenomenon of being paralyzed by drugs, yet mentally alert, under general anesthesia.

‘Living Death’

“You’re screaming inside your body,” said Carol Weihrer, a victim of anesthesia awareness. “You’re trying to crawl off the gurney, you’re trying to move a toe, you’re trying to wince … and there is absolutely nothing you can do.”

Weihrer woke up on the operating table while doctors were removing her diseased eye. Read More….

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