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Dr. Ravishankara Reddy

Neurologist, Bangalore

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Ravishankara Reddy is a popular Neurologist in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Akash Reddy in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ravishankara Reddy on Lybrate.com.

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I feel numbness in my foot when I fold my legs for more than 20 to 30 minutes is this need to treat or is it natural.?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
I feel numbness in my foot when I fold my legs for more than 20 to 30 minutes is this need to treat or is it natural.?
It is natural and happens with all. Due to pressure, blood supply to lower limb gets compromised. This leads to numbness while sitting with folded legs for long. It becomes normal after few minutes. For prevention, keep changing your posture after 5-10 minutes.
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I gave migraines once a week and my hands start to shivering when it happens it's creating a lot of problem in my daily rehearsals. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Greater Noida
Hi, there are many different types of headaches. Although not all headaches are the same, they all share at least one thing in common -- they cause pain. But many headaches also cause other unwanted symptoms. Migraines and other types of headaches, such as tension headache and sinus headache, are painful. Migraine symptoms include a pounding one sided headache, nausea, vomiting, and light sensitivity and are treated with anti nausea drugs and abortive or preventive medications. Hypertension is also one of the important causes. Migraine remedies include pain relievers like analgesics and antipyretics along with antimigraine tabs.
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Please tell me how do I cure my Multiple Sclerosis my ownself. Any body help me. Because I am shattered now and going in depression. Mujhe aisi life nhi chahiye jisse Dr. K pass hi jati hu, monthly injection lu or roj medicines lu. Please for God sake help. Mai khud theek hona chahti hu diet or physical exercise se. Yoga bi krti hu but please help me.

NCCH & MCH
Homeopath, Kolkata
Please tell me how do I cure my Multiple Sclerosis my ownself. Any body help me. Because I am shattered now and going...
Dear user I understand your problem you need a proper Homeopathic treatment for same and you need to continue it for some time and as per your progress reports and symptomatic relief meds will be tappered down. But this doesn't mean a magical or surprise in a day or months will take time to resolve. Kindly consult back with all your reports and present Medication.
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I have migraine from past 12 years I have taken all the medicine Dr. says it is because of acidity attack. What to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I have migraine from past 12 years I have taken all the medicine Dr. says it is because  of acidity attack. What to do.
Clssical&common migraine: paroxysmal disorder charaterized by unilateral headach may become generalized, commonly in young adulthood between 10-30 years, family history +ve in 50%cases, more in females with pyrodomal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and visual symptoms,(scotomata, scintillations, lachrimation, photophobia due to vasoconstriction of cranial vessels while headach due to following vasodilation last for few hours to days. Cluster migraine common in male, unilateral pain more at night developed rapidly and severe. Pain last for 20-60 min's and may re occur at same night or pain free period for months - year. Treatment avoid triger factors like cheese, chocolate, stress, contraceptive pills, anxiety, steriod. Homoepathic treatment spigelia, mag phos, iris versicolor, colocynths are good homeo medicines for this problem.
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I got paralytic attack few months back though it is minor but the control of left hand is very less also mobility has reduced as I am unable to walk because of weakness also stammering is visible while making any pronunciation what kind of medication I should take including physiotherapy.

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Stroke is very uncommon in young. You need to undergo detailed assessment to find the cause of stroke and then treatment can be given. Consult a neurologist in person.
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Have over the last 6 months been experiencing a tingling sensation along with enlargement / contraction of my left hand little finger up to the base of my wrist. Have been drinking daily 3 pegs of whisky through the years. No diabetes.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Check your blood sugar. If it is normal then take neurobion forte 1 tablet daily for 30 days. If no relief consult doctor
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Brain Stroke - Things You Must Know!

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellow In Pain Management, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Delhi
Brain Stroke - Things You Must Know!

A brain stroke can affect anyone at any point of time when the supply of blood to the brain is interrupted. It can threaten major physical functions and can prove to be fatally dangerous at times. The brain stem which is placed right above the spinal cord controls the breathing, heartbeat and levels of blood pressure. It is also in charge of controlling some elementary functions such as swallowing, hearing, speech and eye movements

What are the different types of strokes?
There are three main kinds of stroke: ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes and transient ischemic attacks. The The most common type of brain stroke is the ischemic stroke is caused by narrowing or blocking of arteries to the brain, which prevents the proper supplyof of blood to the brain. Sometimes it so happens that the blood clot that has formed elsewhere in the body have travelled via the blood vessels and has been trapped in the blood vessel which provides blood to the brain. When the supply of blood to a part of the brain is hindered, the tissue in that area dies off owing to lack of oxygen. The other variant of brain stroke is termed as hemorrhagic stroke is caused when the blood vessels in and around the brain burstor or leak. Strokes need to be diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible in order to minimize brain damage.

What are the common symptoms of a brain stroke?
The symptoms of the brain stroke are largely dependent on the area of the brain that has been affected. It can interfere with normal functioning, such as breathing and talking and other functions which human beings can perform without thinking such as eye movements or swallowing. Since all the signals from the brain as well as other parts of the body traverse through the brain stem, the interruption of blood flow often leads to numbness or paralysis in different parts of the body.

Who is likely to have a stroke?
Anyone is at a risk of developing brain stroke although ageing is directly proportional to the risk of having a stroke. Not only that an individual with a family history of brain stroke or transient ischemic attack is at a higher risk of developing stroke. People who have aged over 65 accounts for about 33 percent of all brain strokes. It is important to point here that individuals with high blood pressure, high blood sugar, cholesterol, cancer, autoimmune diseases and some blood disorders are at a higher risk of developing brain stroke.

There are a few factors which can increase the risk of developing stroke beyond any control. But there are certain lifestyle choices as well which aids in controlling the chances of being affected by stroke. It is crucial to refrain from long-term hormone replacement therapies as well as birth control pills, smoking, lack of physical activity, excessive use of alcohol and drug addiction. A brain stroke is a life-threatening medical condition, and when an individual has symptoms that resemble that of stroke, it is crucial to seek immediate medical help.

Treatment for stroke:

  • Treatment depends on the type of stroke.
  • Ischemic strokes can be treated with 'clot-busting' drugs.
  • Hemorrhagic strokes can be treated with surgery to repair or block blood vessel weaknesses.
  • The most effective way to prevent strokes is through maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

What is TPA?
TPA is a thrombolytic or a “Clot Buster” drug. This clot buster is used to break-up the clot that is causing a blockage or disruption in the flow of blood to the brain and helps restore the blood flow to the area of the brain. It is given by intravenous (IV). This can be given only within 45.5 hrs of the onset of symptoms

Time is brain

Remember Every second Loss means brain cells die.

Rush to the nearest Stroke Centre whenever you experience such symptoms.

You can save the brain cells dying if you reach within 45.5 hrs by the CLOT BUSTER. 

Endovascular procedures:
Another treatment option is an endovascular procedure called mechanical thrombectomy, strongly recommended, in whichtrained  trained doctors try  removing a large blood clot bysending sending a wired-caged device called a stent retriever, to the site of the blocked blood vessel in the brain

Stroke prevention:
The good news is that 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. It startswith with managing keyrisk risk factors, including 

More than half of all strokes are caused by uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure, making it the most important risk factor to control. 

Rehabilitation:
The best way to get better after a stroke is to start stroke rehabilitation ("rehab"). In stroke rehab, a team of health professionals works with you to regain skills you lost as the result of a stroke. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

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Hi Sir, My friend have taken 10 Zapiz 0.25 MG Tablets with alcohol what will be the result. He is now in hospital. Please reply me soon.

Psychiatrist, Kasaragod
He will be in lethargic state. But there isgood chance he will recover. Psychiatrist should be seen immediately and medicines should be taken. You can consult me online.
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Is warfarin safe for blood clothing in the upper side of right leg? I have this problem for a week. There is no more pain in this part but it is just like numb. Please suggest me a safe medicine name without doctor prescription in the homeopathy or ayurvedic or any other allopathy that do not have any side effects.

BHMS, PhD Arthritis
Homeopath, Chennai
Is warfarin safe for blood clothing in the upper side of right leg? I have this problem for a week. There is no more ...
hi, first u should avoid long time standing.. while sleeping your legs slightly better n upwards position use 2pillows.. take homeopathic medicine carboveg 30twice daily for 1month..
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