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Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya

MBBS, DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine

Neurologist, Bangalore

38 Years Experience  ·  100 - 400 at clinic
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Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya MBBS, DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine Neurologist, Bangalore
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya is a trusted Neurologist in Race Course Road, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Neurologist for 38 years. He is a qualified MBBS, DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine . You can meet Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya personally at Mallige Medical Centre in Race Course Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Purushottam T. Acharya and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1979
DM - Neurology - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1985
MD - General Medicine - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1981
Professional Memberships
Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
Indian Academy of Neurology

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#31/32, Crescent Road, Near Race course Road & Shivananda Circle, Gandhinagar. Landmark: Opp. to Hotel Bangalore InternationalBangalore Get Directions
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I am staying alone for last 30 years, my age is 55. I used to drink 3-4 pegs of whisky daily and chew pan masala n tobbaco. Often I feel sweat and thereafter some time shivering also. Can you suggest something ?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I am staying alone for last 30 years, my age is 55. I used to drink 3-4 pegs of whisky daily and chew pan masala n to...
Get blood sugar, f/pp, cbc, lipid profile, usg whole abdomen ecg and echo in the mean time do following 1. No alcohol 3. No smoking/ tobaco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5.30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. Good luck.
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I want to know about paralysis treatment i am from baroda gujarat 37 yr old i had paralysed since last 4 year my left hand wrist joint and finger movemnent not working same problem in left leg also if you have any medicine foe that please suggest me

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Have you had any Cerebral Stroke before that. 4 years is long time you have elapsed. Neurologist's advice and physiotherapy is the choice. Baroda has got good neurologists there. Consult one. Don't loose heart. Your mental strength is also a factor. Have strong wish to overcome the obstacle.
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I have a migraine problem in right brain. Please tell me ayurvedic remedies. I am not sure that it's a migraine problem. May be it some type of symptom also of that. It pained at noon time. It is from 4 years.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Ice Packs: Always opt for cold rather than heat to stop migraine pain. "Ice is an anti-inflammatory, missed meal=" Fluctuations in blood sugar can cause a cascade of escalating pain that sets up your migraine response, so don't go longer than 3 hours without food. Include a lean protein whenever you eat to help keep glucose levels steady Flaxseed=Some headaches are caused by inflammation, which can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed can help provide headache relief because it’s rich in omega-3s. Flaxseed can be used as a home remedy in several forms, including as an oil and ground or whole seeds. CONSTITUTIONAL HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT WILL GIVE U BEST RESULT
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I'm having sleep paralysis from time to time, please tell any remedy, its really scary.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
It is harmless and medicines are not useful Tips for improving your sleeping habits include: creating a restful sleeping environment that's quiet, dark and not too hot or cold ensuring your bed is comfortable exercising regularly (but not too close to bedtime) cutting down on caffeine not eating or drinking alcohol before bedtime giving up smoking (if you smoke) because nicotine is a stimulant
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I have JME (Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy) before falling asleep. I mean before I get into sleep I jerk. But the problem I have, suddenly I wake up with no breathing or can not breath like for 2 seconds. Could it be warning sign of sudep?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
Please get a sleep study at a reputed centre. These assumptions are serious and if you are distressed, symptoms should be investigated.
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I feel like getting a brain stroke at nights before getting into deep sleep. It happens every day.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Do meditation regularly before going to sleep Take Cap tagara by Himalaya 2 per day for 3 months Go for morning and evening walk daily with relaxed mind daily.
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Iam Diabetic since last 5 years. At times I get cold shivers in the evening / night. This happens once in 7-8 Months. Why does it happen. What is the remedy.

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Iam Diabetic since last 5 years. At times I get cold shivers in the evening / night. This happens once in 7-8 Months....
Whenever you get cold shivers check your blood sugar because this can be a sign of low blood sugar. Remedy will depend on the cause of shivers.
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For couple of days I am feeling confused my mind is not able to focus on the things. What is the reason it is due to the fact that I take migraine medicine but I stopped it a week ago. Now my headache is also reduced very less only once in a day for 1 minute or so otherwise fine I am worry about the confusion. How to get rid of it. What can I do.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do focus one thing at a time and concentrate on that particular task till gets completed Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 20 minutes regularly Best Wishes.
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My husband is 42 year .he has a problem of migraine headache not frequently but sometimes. His blood pressure is 145/100 though he doesn't have history of high blood pressure but since few days his bp is fluctuating between 140 /100 to 130/90. Right now he's staying in Australia. And we all are in India .he has a history of allergy rhinitis. When ever he has headache he's taking naprosyn tab 250 mg.

MBBS, MHS, MD - Neurology (USA), Fellowship in Epilepsy, Clinical Attachment in Movement disorders
Neurologist,
High blood pressure does Not cause headaches unless it's very very high. Migraines are different as compared to other headaches. If he has allergic rhinitis saline nasal spray or steroid nasal sprays are very effective. Lack of sleep due to nasal blockage can exacerbate headaches. Many interrelated issues. I have written a small book on the subject for the benefit of patients.
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I have pain on the left side of my head vertically. Went through brain scan der it is mentioned as HYPODENSE SOFT TISSUE SEEN IN THE LEFT HALF OF SPHENOID SINUS -LIKELY sinusitis. Does I have migraine.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I have pain on the left side of my head vertically. Went through brain scan der it is mentioned as HYPODENSE SOFT TIS...
sinusitis pain usualy increases on forward bending and migraine pain is familial, that runs in families to mother and sister, increases on exposue to sun or on irritation or due to lack of sleep.
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I have little bit numbness in my rt hand fingers. I write much on note book. Is this bcz of writing or a brain disorder. Neurologist please advice. Some time pain in mid rt arm also.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have little bit numbness in my rt hand fingers. I write much on note book. Is this bcz of writing or a brain disord...
It may not be brain problem... Just a nerve affection... Just start a multivitamin tablet especially rich in B complex. Do some exercise of the hand... Don't take any kind of injection like b122
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I feel always nervous when doing anything and MY hand always shivering in fear is there any solutions?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take argentum nitricum 2000 ch, 5 drops single dose. Withania som. Q, 10 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 15 days.
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Why does a test taker need to be reevaluated if a disability (such as a learning disability, ADHD or autism spectrum disorder) is lifelong?

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Why does a test taker need to be reevaluated if a disability (such as a learning disability, ADHD or autism spectrum ...
Although these conditions are lifelong, with intervention some problem areas can be maintained/ improved over time. Reevaluation helps your therapist / mental health professional assess and judge the effectiveness and direction of therapy and take course accordingly. In case some medication has been prescribed, reevaluation helps monitor the dosage.
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Every couple of days I have as they call it (migraine) a very hard headache I used the usual medicine (panadol) but nothing happened what I must take or do to kill this headache pain please help me doctors.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Every couple of days I have as they call it (migraine) a very hard headache I used the usual medicine (panadol) but n...
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill anu taila nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.
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I am 29 years old. I have migraines problem for last three years what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
You should go for a ct scan head and a routine cbc tests there are medications that can reduce its frequency but can only be taken under doctors suprvision please visit a near by physician.
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My stone in right kidney is 4.1 mm and in ureter it is 5.5 mm. I am suffering from migraine also. Please guide some dietary plan. As 4 year ago I have positive thyroid by only small amount but I gained a lot of weight. Whole day I used to have small meals but doesn't lose much weight. I am getting more fatty day by day and getting tensed due to these diseases.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My stone in right kidney is 4.1 mm and in ureter it is 5.5 mm. I am suffering from migraine also. Please guide some d...
Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, you have stone in your ureter is 5.5 it may be out it by diuretic medicines . cure infection in kidney. continue your medicines for thyroid, migraine, go for walk.
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Seizures In Children - Causes And Treatment

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Seizures In Children - Causes And Treatment

During a febrile seizure, the body of a child may convulse, shake and contract, the eyes may roll, and he or she may moan or become unconscious. This type of seizure is usually for a few minutes, but in rare cases can last up to 15 minutes.

Febrile seizures stop on their own while the fever persists until treated. While some children may feel sleepy afterwards, others do not have lasting effects.

Seizures in toddlers may be caused due to the following factors

  • EpilepsyEpilepsy is defined categorically as two or more seizures without any acute cause. Epilepsy can occur at any age, but it is usually diagnosed in infants and young children.
  • Body temperature - Body temperature may indicate a crisis in small children. High body temperatures or low body temperature can cause seizures in a toddler. These types of seizures occur only once or twice in children two years or younger, often after an illness. This type of seizure due to the fortification of the body temperature is considered a febrile convulsion.
  • DehydrationFebrile seizures can also occur due to dehydration. Dehydration is a direct result of previous illness that included sweating and fever.
  • Physical condition - A child who is in poor physical condition can also be prone to seizures. Malnutrition or a body weakened by disease or illness makes small children more susceptible to crises.
  • Family History - Family history can play a role in toddlers or children with seizures. If a family member suffered  from the tendency or had convulsions, particularly febrile seizures as a child, this trait can be inherited.

Treating febrile seizures

If your child has a febrile seizure, stay calm and:

  • Make sure your child is in a safe place and does not fall or hit something hard
  • Place your child on his side to prevent choking
  • Watch for signs of breathing difficulties, including any colour change in the face of your child
  • If the seizure lasts more than a few minutes or your child turns blue, it may be a more serious type of seizure; connect with doctors immediately

Febrile seizures can be frightening to witness, but remember they are fairly common and are not usually a symptom of a serious disease, and in most cases does not lead to other health problems. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pediatrician.

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