Home
Subscribe (free)
About NaturalNews
Contact Us
Write for NaturalNews
Media Info
Advertising Info
Health news

Shocking findings on what you need to know about anesthesia

Sunday, November 24, 2013 by: Elaine Wilkes, PhD
Tags: health news, Natural News, nutrition

Most Viewed Articles
https://www.naturalnews.com/043081_anesthesia_medical_safety_Big_Pharma.html
Delicious
diaspora
Print
Email
Share

(NaturalNews) "The risks of being over-anesthetized are many, including long term dementia, memory loss and even death."
- Dr. Barry Friedberg, MD

Stanford trained and board certified anesthesiologist for over three decades, Barry Friedberg, MD, wrote the book Getting Over Going Under to urge people to ask for a direct brain activity monitor (costs $20) during surgery, so they can receive the correct amount of anesthesia. But surprise, Big Pharma doesn't like this.

Too little anesthesia could result in you waking up during surgery, but being unable to alert your anesthesiologist. Too much anesthesia could cause delirium, or even irreversible dementia after your anesthesia.

Note that the elderly are more susceptible to adverse reactions. A study presented at Euroanaesthesia, the annual congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA), revealed that patients over age 65 have a 35 percent increased risk of developing dementia after receiving general anesthesia. 1

All these dangers can be greatly avoided with a simple $20 brain monitor.

Dr. Friedberg states, "Using a brain monitor will often lessen the drug dosage up to 30 percent per procedure." It will monitor the exact amount needed for the patient. He calls this "Goldilocks anesthesia" - finding the correct amount - not too much or too little.

Why isn't everyone using this inexpensive brain monitor?

Big pharma could lose 30% in anesthesia sales.

According to Dr. Friedberg, "The major pharmaceutical companies [aka Big Pharma] are absolutely 'unhappy' about a device that could cut into their sales so drastically. Imagine losing 30 percent of your anesthesia sales every time a patient undergoes surgery. Naturally, they push hard to sell more, not fewer, patent-protected drugs and subtly reward doctors for not using this simple, affordable device." 2

Friedberg started the private nonprofit organization called Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation.
(http://goldilocksanesthesiafoundation.org)

The public education message of the Foundation is "No major surgery under anesthesia without a brain monitor."

The Friedberg Method of Goldilocks Anesthesia has a phenomenal safety record, and allows the anesthesiologist to administer the right amount of anesthesia - not too little and not too much.

Dr. Friedberg has absolutely no financial connection with brain monitor manufacturers, or anesthetic drug producers. His mission is to educate people on avoiding the risks of too much anesthesia, which can affect people mentally, and even cause death.

Sources for this article include:
1. http://www.everydayhealth.com

2. Friedberg M.D., Barry L. (2010-08-18). Getting Over Going Under - 5 Things You Must Know Before Anesthesia (Kindle Locations 135-138). Goldilocks Press. Kindle Edition.

About the author:
Award winning, highly acclaimed author, Elaine Wilkes is giving away awesome products to promote her latest #1 best- selling book and eBook, 101 Awesome Things to Do for Someone Who's Sick."

Purchase her new eBook ($2.99) or book, and receive two eBooks, plus more bonuses worth $60 - all for FREE! See http://bit.ly/198OGpE for this awesome offer.

Join the Health Ranger's FREE email newsletter
Get breaking news alerts on GMOs, fluoride, superfoods, natural cures and more...
Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time. | Learn more...

comments powered by Disqus

Get alerted on heavy metals and pesticide test results for foods and supplements

Natural News is about to begin releasing lab test results for off-the-shelf food, supplement and pet food products, covering heavy metals, nutritive minerals, pesticides and herbicides. These details will be released exclusively to Natural News email newsletter subscribers (FREE) and will NOT be publicly posted on the website. To be alerted, join our free email newsletter now, and watch for lab test results in the weeks ahead.

Enter your email address below to subscribe to our email announcement list (but don't use gmail). Your privacy is protected and you can unsubscribe at any time. If you don't join our email list, you may never see our valuable content again via Facebook, Google or YouTube. CENSORSHIP has now reached EXTREME levels across the 'net. The truth is being suffocated. Subscribe now if you want to escape the delusional bubble of false reality being pushed by Google and Facebook.

Once you click subscribe, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free subscription.