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Many changes in the body occur in response to the injury and trauma inflicted during surgery. from www.shutterstock.com

How old is too old for surgery, and why?

Doctors may say you're "too old" for surgery, but what they actually mean is too frail.
Feeling tired or being unable to concentrate is common even days after surgery. But there are simple ways to help speed up your recovery. Jason Jones/Flickr

Health Check: why can you feel groggy days after an operation?

Some people can feel drowsy or can't concentrate days after an operation. While it's easy to blame the anaesthetics, the real picture is usually more complicated.

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