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Dr. Praveen Kumar S

MBBS, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Bangalore

15 Years Experience
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Dr. Praveen Kumar S is a popular Neurologist in Rangadore Memorial Hospital, Bangalore. He has over 15 years of experience as a Neurologist. He has done MBBS, DM - Neurology . You can visit him at Rangadore Memorial Hospital, Shankarapuram in Rangadore Memorial Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Praveen Kumar S and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 2002
DM - Neurology - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) - 2009
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English

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I am a 25 year old male, I am having 3 episodes of migraine in a month, I am taking naxdom SOS, MRI was done 6 years ago which was normal. Now what to do.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Avoid triggers. If certain foods or odors seem to have triggered your migraines in the past, avoid them. Reduce your caffeine and alcohol intake and avoid tobacco. In general, establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals. In addition, try to control stress. Exercise regularly. Regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines. If your doctor agrees, choose any aerobic exercise you enjoy, including walking, swimming and cycling. Warm up slowly, however, because sudden, intense exercise can cause headaches. Obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight.
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Sir, when I am talking in Mobile migraine is starting. Why it's starting, how to control it. Please tell me sir.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
There is no evidence that mobile phone uses increases headaches. However if you still feel so, one logical option would e to use earphones, and talk in low volumes
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Hello, I am affected with polio and have disability of 55% in knee and ankle. I can walk without any support. I had undergone an operation at the age of 15 so that I could regain sensation in the left leg. I would like to know if there is any procedure that could help me to walk without any difficulty.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello, I am affected with polio and have disability of 55% in knee and ankle. I can walk without any support. I had u...
Ok do strength exercise it will tk sm time if sensation is there according your 55 % disability may be possible do that with gradually process. Gud luck my all sympathy is with you.
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I am 33 years, I am getting migraine from last 7 years .I am using homeopathy medicine not continuously and it is not curing. So how to cure my migraine.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Dear lybrate-user, if you are taking homeopathic medicine try to take it regularly. It can not be cured woth medicinal irregularities. If you are not taking medicines which is already prescribed then how will you take my medicine regularly.
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I am 28 yr old male and I am suffering from epilepsy for last 4 year. And I am taking only one medicine that is Dicorate ER 750 whether I should continue or not, till now I don't had any symptom of epilepsy. Please help me.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I would suggest you to get your ct scan brain and eeg done to further decide the treatment and whether 5he treatment has completed or not. Hope this helps you.
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How to treat migraine which is due to acidity and cough. Which results in severe headache and neck pain.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Dear Please drink at least one glass of water every 2 hours. Lack of water can cause acidity leading to migraine. Also, make sure you are eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, chewing the food properly. When there is undigested, oily, preservative rich, un-natural an stale food in the diet, it leads to acidity. This will also cause pimples, rough skin, hair fall, sleep disturbances etc. At you age, make sure you follow healthy diet and exercise habits. Regards.
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I'm suffering from too much of headache (migraine) pain always comes @ centre of head & Back side of head. It is giving too much problem for my studies I can't able study please help me someone.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gandhidham
I'm suffering from too much of headache (migraine) pain always comes @ centre of head & Back side of head. It is givi...
It doesn't look like migraine. Might b Tension type headache. Do you worry too. Much about studies or any tension or anxiety. Should take adequate sleep. No Tension and when required you can take OTC painkiller.
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I am 28, female. I have headache or migraine every second day. For time being I take headache tabs. Wuts is the solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I am 28, female. I have headache or migraine every second day. For time being I take headache tabs. Wuts is the solut...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist
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I am 32 years old I am suffering from seizure disorder from last ten year I am on medication levsetrsion 1500 mg. Is it a good medicine for this give me advice please.

Post Graduate Diploma in Echocardiography, Mbbs
General Physician, Ernakulam
Dear Mr. lybrate-user If you have no fits for the past 3--5 years and EEG ok. Then you can reduce and perhaps stop. NO long term issues with medication. But if your fits are controlled doctors tend to reduce and stop over 1 year.
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I am suffering from tingling. Tremor. Numbness in hand and feet and nerve problem. I take atorvastatin with calcium. Is it o.k?

M.B.B.S, M.D in Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Bangalore
I am suffering from tingling. Tremor. Numbness in hand and feet and nerve problem. I take atorvastatin with calcium. ...
Dear sir take a vutamin b complex like neurobion forte after breakfast daily. Wait for a month regards.
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I am 20 and I have been suffering from migraine since 4-5 years. Actually no doctor detected it as migraine before. Now about 1 month ago an Rheumatologist detected it as migraine. I have been taking medicines since 2 months but they are not much effective.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Migraine is not a disease it could be well managed with proper balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly or do contact me for further assistance best wishes.
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MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Headache is a common reason for patients to seek medical attention. We see so many online queries on headache. If you are suffering from headaches, read this article because, understanding your problem can help you solving it.
There are many causes of headache, and if correctly diagnosed and treated , you may become ?Headache? free.

Common Causes Of Headaches:

Migraine
Tension Type Headache
Idiopathic Stabbing
Cluster Headache
Exertional Headache
Systemic infection
Sinusitis
Head Injury
Vascular Disorders
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Brain Tumour
The patient who presents with a new, severe headache have causes that may be different from patient with recurrent headaches over many years.

People frequently ask me to get imaging of brain done to rule out the cause of headache. They have special attraction for MRI and CT Scans. But not every headache requires investigations. But there are headaches which require investigations. Let us understand , when a headache requires immediate attention.

Headache Symptoms that Suggest a Serious Underlying Disorder :

Worst headache ever
First severe headache
Headache worsening over days or weeks
Associated with Neurological Deficit
Fever or unexplained systemic signs
Vomiting preceding headache
Pain induced by bending, lifting, cough
Pain that disturbs sleep or presents immediately upon awakening
Known systemic illness
Onset after age 55
Pain associated with local tenderness, e.G, region of temporal artery
If you have any of these symptoms, you need to have a doctor consultation as soon as possible.

Now, let us read about two most common types of headaches, i.E Migraine and Tension type headache that we see in clinical practice.

Migraine :

Migraine, a very common cause of headache, more commonly affects women than men. It is usually an episodic headache which is usually unilateral (on one side of head) and is associated with certain features like:

Nausea (Feeling of vomiting)
Photophobia (Sensitivity to light)
Phonophobia (Sensitivity to sound)
Light-headedness
Scalp tenderness
Vomiting, Nausea (Feeling of vomiting)
Visual disturbances
Paresthesias (tingling sensations)
Vertigo
Alteration of consciousness
Diarrhea
Seizure
Confusion
People having migraine, usually during acute attacks, prefer to be alone and don?t want any sound, light, want to sleep in dark room.

Acute attacks are usually triggered by some stimulants called as ?triggers? which are commonly following :

Bright lights
Sounds
Hunger
Stress
Exertion
Hormonal fluctuations during menses
Lack of or excess sleep
Alcohol, Wine, Cheese or other chemical stimulation
Patients should try to notice their triggers and should do life-style adjustments to avoid them.

How to Deal with Migraines?

Patients having migraine should seek a medical consultation. There are drugs which are given to terminate acute attacks of migraine, as well as to prevent them.
They should have a fix routine of sleeping like from 10 pm to 6 am. They should not sleep for more than 30 min during daytime, as excessive sleeping during day time would cause problem in falling asleep during nighttime, leading to disturbance of sleep cycle and precipitation of migraine.
They should avoid wine, cheese, lemon.
Tension - Type Headache :

It is a chronic head-pain syndrome characterized by tight, band like discomfort. It is bilateral (means on both sides of head). The pain typically builds slowly, fluctuates in severity and may persist more or less continuously for many days. The headache may be episodic or chronic (present >15 days per month). It may be associated with sleep disturbances.

How to Deal with Tension Type Headache?

The pain can generally be managed with simple analgesics but should be taken under medical supervision as they have a long list of adverse effects. There are other drugs too, but can be given only under medical supervision.
Behavioral therapies including relaxation are also effective.
Patients with this type of headaches are advised to throw away their ?Headaches? to prevent the ?Headache? , means they should try to sort out the tension or problem that is causing the headache.
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What are the symptoms of a migraine headache and what causes migraine as she is having headache from past few days.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
HI, The symptoms of migraine are constant headache either partial or complete associated with vomitting, eye pain, irritable mood, nausea and loss of appetite. Migrane is caused due to the vasoconstriction of the vessels of the head or forehead.
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I am 46 years old male. My weight is 91 kgs and my height is 5ft 11 inches. Over the past 16 years I have suffered from hyperacidity (heartburn) and sleep apnea (snoring). But somebody suggested me to have antacid pills like pantocid. I started taking them since 2004 until 5-6 years back when I limited them to 1-2 tabs a week because of my knee problem. In due course I took to a habbit of 4-5 sachets of rajnigandha sadha paan masaala per day as a stimulant to stay alert during the day. And lately replaced (about 1.5 yrs now) it with sweety pan supaari (15-20 sachets a day). Though having supaari has brought tremendous relief to acidity (now I only take pantocid a tab a week) and also snoring but ever since made urinate quite often during the night. Whenever I try to sleep (even during the day) I get a full bladder feeling frequently and get a disturbed or no sleep (virtually) because of it. I have got my blood sugar checked 2-3 times but they were normal. Sometimes I sweat during the sleep for initial hours. I have a low heamoglobin count 8-10 (varying depending upon the efforts to grow them back). I also have the high tri-glycerides level but my good-bad cholestrol ratio is under control. I try to have omega3 capsules (amway) 2 times a week to counter the cholestrol. I am a regular weekend (fri-sun) alcohol drinker (90 to 150 mls during the drinking day). Currently worried about my sleepless nights due to irritating urine bouts. I got a ultrsound done in feb 14 to check if I have any enlarged prostate but it came out to be -ve with all vital organs working fine. Please suggest what to do.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You can take carbo veg. - 1m / 5 drops in little water twice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedbackk.
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Sir my question is about brain tumor. Can you tell me about how stage r there in the Brain tumor And which treatment we take in initial stage.

DNB (Neurosurgery)
Neurosurgeon, Visakhapatnam
Sir my question is about brain tumor. Can you tell me about how stage r there in the Brain tumor
And which treatment ...
There are 4 stages usually. Depending on the type if brain tumour. In initial stage complete surgical excision is good enough. No added treatment may he required.
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I have a symptoms of migraine what should I do to recover myself from this prmlm please help me out.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day.
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I have been suffering from a brain haemorrhage pblm since 2 years. And now the blood clotting occurred everywhere in left brain. Please help me.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Panaji
If you are a diabetic with high cholestrol levels and smoking, you could have suffered from cerebral haemmorge due to uncontrolled sugars and blood pressure. Pl abstain from high fat high cholestrol high salt diet and smoking/alcoholism and exercise regularly. Everything will be fine in due course. Avoid stress as much as possible too.
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When I stand immidiatly numness occour in my left tigh so I want to know what is the reason, also suffring from acidity, every time I feel that I have to go for toilet, pls help me

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Due to dysaesthesia(loss of sensation) you feel numbness. Kindly do bird dog exercises (2 sets-10 counts) regularly for week. This will be help full
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