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Does general anesthesia lead to anxiety?

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Can general anesthesia make you anxious?
Posted Thu, 28 Jun 2012 in Anxiety and Stress
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 6 minutes later

Thanks for your query.

Yes, General anaesthesia does alter the autonomic nervous system controlling the heart and lead to symptoms of anxiety.

Need not worry it is short lived and self limiting on its own.

Wish you good health.

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