Mainstream is always quick to pull the trigger when it comes to recommending surgery.

But the truth is, there are very few cases where that kind of “slash and burn” approach is something you should seriously consider.

After all, I don’t have to tell you surgeries are extraordinarily hard on your body to go through and recover from—especially seniors.

Not to mention the risks you’ll face during the surgery itself…

Plus the fact that they don’t always work!

And now, a new study shows a HORRIFYING side effect from surgery never previously imagined…

The biggest reason yet to avoid a surgery

You do EVERYTHING you can to protect your brain. Don't let all that effort go to waste by going through some worthless surgery...

Because a recent study published in the British Medical Journal reveals a SHOCKING side effect:

ANYTIME you go in for major surgery, your brain ages beyond its years.

It's as though your brain goes in surgery…and wakes up anywhere from five to nearly 18 months later. In other words, over a few hours, your brain's function has decreased that much!

If you have to stay in the hospital after, it gets EVEN WORSE...

Your odds of significant brain decline are DOUBLE people who can go home immediately.

This horrifying, BRAIN-WRECKING consequence is just the newest and latest in a laundry list of sickening surgery side effects…

In the same vein, other studies have found:

  • Minimal improvement in quality of life following knee replacement surgery. A recent study followed 4,500 people for nine years after they’d had their knees replaced. The ONLY BENEFITS were seen in people with severe degenerative osteoarthritis. Yet another study found knee surgery was no better than PLACEBO surgery.
  • Removing healthy breast tissue isn't any better. Unless you have a rare gene, have a double mastectomy won't do anything for your health.
  • Prostate surgery is just as bad. Most of the time, tumors in your prostate don't travel to other areas of your body -- which is the ONLY time a surgery is warranted. Otherwise, you'll have a much higher quality of life actively watching for any signs of it spreading; a few blood tests a year are much better than the incontinence and sexual problems that almost always come with prostate surgery.

So before you have ANY surgery, do your research.

Talk to more than one doctor for second, third, and fourth opinions. Find out if something as simple as dietary changes or exercise can make a difference.

Ask if active surveillance will do the trick.

Because once you get cut, there's no going back—and a few hours spent looking into your health issue might save you months of age added to your brain!