Archive for October, 2012

Degenerative Disc Disease: What Is It & What Are My Options?

| October 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Degenerative disc disease is a common cause of back pain and/or neck pain. The location of the pain depends on the location of the problematic discs. Usually, the ones that cause pain are the lumbar discs (lower back) and the cervical ones (neck pain). What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting […]

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Nervous About Pain After Surgery?

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pain after surgery is something that most patients are anxious about. I am having my hip replaced!? That’s bound to hurt! What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness None. I got awesome sleep. Other (write in) vote

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Propofol: The Michael Jackson Drug

| October 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

If you have experienced general anesthesia recently, it is very likely that you have received Propofol. ┬áIsn’t this the drug that was given to Michael Jackson? What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness None. I got awesome sleep. Other (write in) vote

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Will I Urinate on Myself During Surgery?

| October 4, 2012 | 51 Comments

Patients often wonder if they will urinate during surgery. Keep reading to learn more! What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness None. I got awesome sleep. Other (write in) vote

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