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Hi Alex,

Thanks for doing this! As a mental health therapist, I appreciate your comments about the hyperactive response when coming out of anesthesia. I work with a lot of clients who have experienced trauma. Often, they have body "memories" or reactions to triggers that they are not (yet, at least) consciously aware of. I try to use the analogy of someone coming out of anesthesia who may be combative. I share with them their body is aware that something traumatic has occurred and is trying to protect itself, while the executive part of the brain is still "off-line." I'm not a medical doctor but I want to make sure I am giving my clients a good analogy that they can understand. Does this sound like a sufficient analogy to you or would you add/change anything? Thanks again!