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Dr. Guruprasad Hosurkar

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB (Neurology)

Neurologist, Bangalore

21 Years Experience  ·  0 - 600 at clinic
Dr. Guruprasad Hosurkar MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB (Neurology) Neurologist, Bangalore
21 Years Experience  ·  0 - 600 at clinic
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Dr. Guruprasad Hosurkar is a popular Neurologist in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. He has been a successful Neurologist for the last 21 years. He is a MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB (Neurology) . You can visit him at Columbia Asia Referal Hospital-Yeshwantpur in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Guruprasad Hosurkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary - 1996
MD - Internal Medicine - Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai - 2001
DNB (Neurology) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 2004
Awards and Recognitions
interesting video presentation at asia oceanian congress of parkinson's disease and movement disorders
Investigator in various multinational multi centric clinical trials for parkinson's disease
observership in DBS for movement disorder and parkinson's disease programme at department of neurology, UK,SH, kiel, germany
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faculty in neurocritical care conferences, hyderabad
invited speaker at rajkot neuro update, gujarat
Member , American academy of neurology, Movement disorder society, Movement disorder society of india, World stroke organisation, Indian stroke association, Indian sleep disorder association
presented article on low frequency stimulation in Parkinson's disease at KNACON, shimoga
reviewer for Journal of annals of indian academy of neurology since 2012
faculty in neurosonology conference, bangalore; presented on USG guided botulinum toxin injection
organiser of Bangalore neuro update
certificate of achievement in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment of parkinson's disease and essential tremors, by ECMT course held at Kiel, Germany
Published articles in annual congress meetings of Indian academy of neurology
movement disorder specialist, Deep brain stimulation surgical programme for Parkinson's disease and movement disorders, columbia asia hospitals, bangalore and pune
incharge of the stroke unit, columbia asia referral hospital, yeshwantpur, bangalore
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Neurology
Bangalore Neurological Society
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Columbia Asia Referal Hospital-Yeshwantpur

#26/4, Brigade Gateway, Malleswaram West, Yeshwanthpur. Landmark:Beside MetroBangalore Get Directions
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I am 47 years old get floaters since April 2016. I also have epilepsy problem. But I found floaters is not any way connected to epilepsy. I consulted the ophthalmologist in Chennai. They said there is no treatment for the floaters. My question is sometimes it is less and sometimes I feel it is more in a day. The ophthalmologist whom I consulted said that my position is not that laser treatment is needed. So will the floaters increase with age and till what stage I can ignore? Also will it affect my vision in due course of aging?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
The floaters are due to vitreous degeneration inside the eye causing cells to float in the liquid media of the eye. When these cells pass through visual axis they can be seen as floaters. More clear when seeing towards the sky. Usually they tend to occur in small number, non pathological and increase with age, but are tolerable (doesn't hinder your vision). But if it occurs as a shower of floaters and affects your vision, then it can be pathological as in case of some retinal disease or trauma to the eye and requires immediate attention and management. As such there is no specific treatment for floaters, but washing the eyes frequently and use of some antioxidant and multivitamin (specific for the eye and retina) tablets have shown to reduce the floaters. To know some antioxidant and multivitamin tablet specific for the eyes ask me.
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Diabetic since 8 years. Blood sugar & glycogenated hb within normal limits. On sitagliptin 100mg o d, metformin 1 gm bd, glimipride 2 mg hs, methcobalamin 1500 micro gms od, pregabalin 150 mg od. I have parasthesia of soles of feet & numbness of soles since a wk. Please advise.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Kindly do bird dog exercises(2 sets-10 counts) regularly for week and dip your legs inside bucket full of lukewarm water for 15 min regularly for a week. This will be help full.
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My father is paralyzed patient but he is eating tablet and not in improve in body what I should do?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do continue neuro physiotherapy rehabilitation exercises and gait training from neuro physiotherapist along with prescribed medications from neuro physican best wishes.
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Hello sir, my age is 20 years, weight is 50 kg and height 5.7-8" my hands fingers vibrate so times when I do something, why it's happening sir? What to do?

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Bangalore
vibrating fingers can be due to multiple reasons- thyroid problem, vitamin deficiencies, anxiety etc. a careful history and evaluation can help you come to a diagnosis. feel free to consult if you would need my assistance.
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Hello sir/ madam my self aman, I suffering from migraine since 7 years. In recent year it was to low but nowadays its repetition is fast and pain is to hard also. What should I have to do because I am preparing for ias in delhi it waste my too much of time. What medicine should I have to take or which doctor I have to consult. I will be thankull to you.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines Meditation This problem can be solved by Meditation, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house Consult Physician/me for further management
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Hi, my father has got a sleeping apnea, means he dozes where ever he sits, even during work, he sleeps unknowingly, he developed big tummy. He is 55 years old. Please let me know what is the problem. Which specific doctor do I need to consult if necessary.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Due to lack of oxygen supply to the brain, the brain will be always tired and week. Kindly go for yoga and meditation regularly by early morning. This will be help full.
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Hi I am 26 yrs old married woman. Mu pulse are above 130 since mid of june. I feel like I am shivering all the time. I got all the tests done but everything seems normal. I get panic attacks after a loud sudden sounds or noise. My left side if the body gets numb and I count move it for hours sometimes. What is the problem with me. Whom do I need to consult?

MBBS,J.R. Neurology
General Physician,
It seems you are suffering from a depressive disorder. Solopose or escitalopram is an antidepressant and chills and shivering are two of its less common side effects. I would advise you to consult a psychiatrist as soon as possible and change the drug. Take care.
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Hi sir I am very happy to see that you helps through online sir i am 29 I am suffering from migraine what is its treatment ?

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
First let me know who told that you are having migrain Doctor / self & friends I need some more information to help you. 1.Since how long you are suffering? 2.Any tests done 3.What medicines you are using at present 4.What other medicines you are using 5.Is it running in your family 6.Your JOB nature and any stressful conditions

I am anemic and I have insomnia also please prescribe me iron medicine that I can take daily.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Spinach , beet root, tomato, pomegranate, apple, dates , soybean , egg, whole grain atta, honey , nuts, raisins , write ur HB level
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Is ther any treatment for migraine headache. I want to go for treatment. So please suggest me briefly.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, headache, is caused due to stress, anxiety, chronic diseases, medicinal aggravation, sinusitis, inedequate sleep, acidity, indigestion. Liver sluggishness. Excessive consumption of caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junk food. * please, assess the prevailing condition to b taken care of, first. Go for meditation to reduce, stress, anxiety and to nourish your brain to calm down nerve to ease your headache, problem. * tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to complete your digestion. * tk, easily digestible, simple, non- irritant diet on time. Ensure sound sleep in d night for 7 hrs, at least. * tk, homoeo medicines: @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ china 200-6 pills thrice a day. * avoid, caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junkfood, cold intake, polluted atmosphere, contaminated water, watching tv, sitting late in d night. Stay stress- free.
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Greetings from Bangladesh. Six months ago my Father (age 59) started to suffer from enormous headache and eye-ache on his left side with continue tears on his left eye. We consulted with an eye specialist, did the MRI of Brain Orbit and came to know that my father had a minor brain stroke 10 months ago and there is a possibility of a brain hemorrhage. He then referred to a Neurosurgeon, who evaluate the MRI report and after a quick check up we were told not to worry, there are no brain hemorrhage and regular medication will cure the problems. But the medicine is not working properly as His left eye became completely vision less and the unbearable headache continue. My father has diabetic and high blood pressure, which are in control with insulin and regular medication. He also had a urological surgery (Nephron Spearing Surgery indicating Right Renal Moss) earlier in 2014. This continuous headache and eye-ache is killing him day by day. What we suppose to do now?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Unilateral headache with eye pain eye discharge and vision loss with a brain stroke and if all possible local eye diseases are properly ruled out by the eye specialist, then some very serious conditions like vasculitis (especially temporal arteritis) needs to be ruled out, because if it is present it can be treated at this point and eye vision can be preserved. Some other conditions like ophthalmoplegic/ retinal migraine also to be considered and can be treated if diagnosed intime.
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I have migraine headache problem since last 5-6 years. It starts in early morning and last till after noon. Sometimes it creates vomiting to me. It's there permanent solution for this?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day...1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep...take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey....avoid tea and coffee
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Chrinoplasty before 6 years rig grd 1, 15 days back, stop enchorate chrono reduced torleva to 750 mg /day. Tremors in left hand {parasys in hand]. What is the first aid and what to do at that time.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. This question has to be answered by a neurosurgeon or a neurophysician as these tremors have a neurological cause for it. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am 26 Years old male. I have pituitary macro adinoma. What treat is better for this.

M.S (surgery), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gurgaon
Consult a neurosurgeon who is trained to handle brain tumors. These days multiple treatment options are available for brain tumors but primary treatment still is surgical removal.
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Learning Disabilities and Dementia

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
Learning Disabilities and Dementia

Learning disabilities and dementia


Advances in medical and social care have led to a significant increase in the life expectancy of peoplewith learning disabilities. The effect of ageing on people with learning disabilities – including therisk of developing dementia – has, therefore, become increasingly important. This information sheetoutlines some of the issues concerning people with a learning disability who develop dementia.

The causes of learning disability are diverse. They include genetic disorders such as Down’s syndrome, pre- or post-natal infections, brain injury, and general individual differences.

What is dementia?

Dementia is a general term used to describe a group of diseases that affect the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. The damage caused by all types of dementia leads to a progressive loss of brain tissue. As brain tissue cannot be replaced, symptoms become worse over time.

Symptoms may include:
Loss of memory
An inability to concentrate
Difficulty in finding the right words or understanding what other people are saying
A poor sense of time and place
Difficulty in completing self-care and domestic tasks and solving minor problems
Mood changes
Behavioural changes
There is no evidence that dementia has a different effect on people with learning disabilities than it does on other people. However, the early stages are more likely to be missed or misinterpreted, particularly if several professionals are involved in the person’s care. The person may find it hard to express how they feel that their abilities have deteriorated, and problems with communication may make it more difficult for others to assess change.

What are the risks?
Down’s syndrome and Alzheimer’s diseaseAbout 20 per cent of people with a learning disability have Down’s syndrome. People with Down’s syndrome are at particular risk of developing dementia.
Figures from one study (Prasher, 1995) suggest that the following percentages of people with Down’s syndrome have dementia:
30-39 years - 2 per cent40-49 years - 9.4 per cent50-59 years - 36.1 per cent60-69 years - 54.5 per cent
Studies have also shown that virtually all people with Down’s syndrome develop the plaques and tangles in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, although not all will develop the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The reason for this has not been fully explained. However, research has shown that amyloid protein found in these plaques and tangles is linked to a gene on chromosome 21. People with Down’s syndrome have an extra copy of chromosome 21, which may explain their increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Other learning disabilities and dementiaThe prevalence of dementia in people with other forms of learning disability is also higher than in the general population. Some studies (Cooper, 1997; Lund, 1985; Moss and Patel, 1993) suggest that the following percentages of people with learning disabilities not due to Down’s syndrome have dementia:
50 years + - 13 per cent65 years + - 22 per cent
This is about four times higher than in the general population. At present, we do not know why this is the case. Further research is needed. People with learning disabilities are vulnerable to the same risk factors as anyone else. Genetic factors may be involved, or a particular type of brain damage associated with a learning disability may be implicated.
How can you tell if someone is developing dementia?Carers play an important part in helping to identify dementia by recognising changes in behaviour or personality. It is not possible to diagnose dementia definitely from a simple assessment. A diagnosis is made by excluding other possible causes and comparing a person’s performance over time. The process should include:
A detailed personal historyThis is vital to establish the nature of any changes that have taken place. It will almost certainly include a discussion with the main carer and any care service staff.
A full health assessmentIt is important to exclude any physical causes that could account for changes taking place. There are a number of other conditions that have similar symptoms to dementia but are treatable: for example, hypothyroidism and depression. It is important not to assume that a person has dementia simply because they fall into a high risk group. A review of medication, vision andhearing should also be included.
Psychological and mental state assessmentIt is equally important to exclude any other psychological or psychiatric causes of memory loss. Standard tests that measure cognitive ability are not generally applicable as people with learning disabilities already have cognitive impairment and the tests are not designed for people without verbal language skills. New tests are being developed for people with learning disabilities.
Special investigationsBrain scans are not essential in the diagnosis of dementia, although they can be useful in excluding other conditions or in aiding diagnosis when other ssessments have been inconclusive.
What can be done if it is dementia?Although dementia is a progressive condition, the person will be able to continue with many activities for some time. It is important that the person’s skills and abilities are maintained and supported for as long as possible, and that they are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential. However, the experience of failure can be frustrating and upsetting, so it is important to find a balance between encouraging independence and ensuring that the person’s self-esteem and dignity are not undermined.
At present there is no cure for dementia. People progress from mild to moderate to more severe dementia over a period of years. New drug treatments seek to slow down or delay the progression of the disease and it is hoped that treatments will become more effective in the future. See the Society’s information sheet Drug treatments for Alzheimer’s disease – Aricept, Exelon, Reminyl and Ebixa.
Strategies for supporting the person with dementia People who develop dementia are, first and foremost, human beings with individual personalities, life histories, likes and dislikes. Dementia affects a person’s ability to communicate, so they may develop alternative ways of expressing their feelings. By understanding something of a person’s past and personality we can begin to understand what they might be feeling and why they respond in the way they do.
Many practical strategies have been developed to support people with dementia and their carers. Here are some ideas:
Enable individuals to have as much control over their life as possible. Use prompts and reassurance during tasks they now find more difficult.
Help the person by using visual clues and planners to structure the day.
Use visual labels on doors to help people find their way around their home in the early stages.
Try to structure the day so that activities happen in the same order. Routines should be individual and allow for flexibility.
A ‘life story book’ comprising photos and mementos from the person’s past may be a useful way to help the person interact and reminisce.
If speech is a problem make use of body language. Simplify sentences and instructions, listen carefully and give plenty of time for the person to respond.
If someone is agitated, the environment might be too busy or noisy.
Relaxation techniques such as massage, aromatherapy and music can be effective and enjoyable.
If someone becomes aggressive, carers and professionals should work together to try to establish reasons for the person’s frustration and find ways of preventing the behaviour or coping with the situation should it arise.
Medication may be used if someone is experiencing high levels of agitation, psychotic symptoms or depression. It is important that any prescribed medicine is monitored closely and that other ways of dealing with the situation are thoroughly explored.

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I want to know how a person can be treated who is afflicted with Alzheimer's disease? What is Alzheimer's disease?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Jalandhar
Brain cell start dying. Memory and personality deteriorates. Medicines are available but can't cure, only stabilise patient.
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