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can anesthesia in surgery cause insomnia ?

Is there a correlation between general anthesia and insomnia . I ve had 2 major surgeries (both under general anthesia) in the past 3 weeks. I also have bipolar and fear I am becoming manic from lack of sleep.
Asked On : Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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You need to get your Thyroid hormone levels checked in such a setting. Take your neds as advised by the physician. Bipolar disorder is usually a combination of mania and depression. Two poles apart. One at a time with some lucid interval in between free of the disease. Propofol and Ketamine anaesthetics is known to induce mania in very rare instances.
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