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Dr. Ravishankara Reddy

Neurologist, Bangalore

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
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.
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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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My friend is suffering from migraine what should we do as she takes medicine vasograin in case of pain as suggested by physician but their is no sign of improvement.

MD - Microbiology
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi there are many causes of migraine. If the cause can be identified then she can be treated better. She may need some tests to be done.
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I am suffering from brain tumor back side of my left eye can you treat me with removing my eye.

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.

My mother suffering from kamp vat from last two-three years, now she is 62 years. Pl suggest treatment for her.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother suffering from kamp vat from last two-three years, now she is 62 years. Pl suggest treatment for her.
Hello, give her Ginseng 1X and ginkgo biloba 1x, 1 - 1 tab of each twice daily. Revert after 1 month. Take care.
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Hi doctor I am not able to lift my hand and I am feeling numbness on my left hand one of my friend when playing caught left of my neck by mistake so suddenly numbness started. I consulted a local doctor he told it will go in 2 hours but it dint go this happened at yesterday 3 pm and still dint go what should I do doctor?

MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata
Hi doctor I am not able to lift my hand and I am feeling numbness on my left hand one of my friend when playing caugh...
Dear lybrate-user ji, Do physiotherapy. If no improvement by 7 days, you need to do nerve conduction velocity with electromyography (NCV and EMG) and MRI cervical spine plain. Is there any pain? How is your strength in left hand?
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I am 40 years old and having migraine since 30 years . Nowadays my sensitivity towards migraine has become more, I am experiencing extreme giddiness, like in fainting, while in sleeping posture. I fell in the bathroom and lost consciousness suddenly during a migraine attack once. My husband brought me outside and he observed that I was neither speaking or was responding to his speech. He said that all I did was kept staring. Then I became normal after 5 minutes and did not remember anything which happened after I lost my consciousness. And recently after a headache I came across a very unusual and very new kind of experience while asleep. I was sleeping and suddenly one side of my whole body became numb. I could not speak anything nor could I move any part of my body and could do nothing to call for help. This condition lasted for 10 to 15 seconds of time. Then it became normal and I fell asleep. It was normal after I woke up also but the migraine headache persisted.

MBBS
General Physician,
I suggest you to test yourself by following stand in a relax position with both lower limbs one ft apart, spread upper limbs in the front, now close your eyes for 10 seconds. Let me know what is your experience. We will move forward to the treatment then. And for your migraine,, search for the triggering factor and avoid. Find out relieving things and use. E. G. When you start to have the episode, drink strong coffee and observe whether it improves or worsens. We can have good control over it with some medications, do come for follow up. Regards.
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How To Control Nerve Pain?

MBBS, Diploma in Anesthesia, FIPM, Clinical Fellowship Training in Chronic Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Mumbai
How To Control Nerve Pain?

Nerve pain or peripheral neuropathy, as it is medically known, is characterized by pain, numbness and weakness that arise out of nerve damage. This pain is usually restricted to the feet and the hands.

What are the common causes?

Diabetes is the most common cause for this condition. However, other causes, such as injuries, infections and prolonged exposure to certain toxins can also trigger nerve pain.

How can you control nerve pain?

Nerve pain can be managed and taken care of at home taking into consideration the points that have been mentioned below:

  1. Topical Painkillers: Certain over the counter ointments and creams can help relieve nerve pain. These medications act as local anesthetics; that is they numb the area of the pain. Capsaicin, a derivative of chili peppers, is one of the major ingredients used in these medicines. Others use botanical oils as the major ingredients.

  2. Painkillers: There are painkillers available OTC which can curb nerve pain. However, painkillers such as ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen do not really work well for severe pain of the nerves.

  3. Supplements: The lack of Vitamin B12 is considered to be a very important cause, and at times, a catalyst for nerve pain. In a case such as this, Vitamin B12 supplements or injections might be administered. Although more research needs to go into this, but certain supplements, especially gamma-linolenic and alpha-lipoic acid can help soothe nerve pain caused by diabetes.

  4. Acupuncture: This time-honored Chinese approach is a proven alleviator of nerve pain. Acupuncture releases chemicals which numb the pain, or prevent the pain signals from travelling to the brain.

  5. Physical Therapy and Massages: Physical Therapy can especially heal and strengthen weak muscles that can stem from acute nerve damage and pain. Though more evidence is needed, according to a few sufferers of this condition, massages can be helpful with the tremendously painful muscle spasms that can so often result from nerve pain.

  6. Relaxation Techniques: In combination with the abovementioned approaches, relaxation techniques can go a long way in relieving debilitating neural pain. Besides being helpful with dealing and reducing a few stress phases of life which can cause nerve pain, these techniques might actually root out the actual pain itself.

  7. Lifestyle Modifications: This one’s always a winner! Eating a well-balanced diet that guarantees all nutrients in uniform amounts can never go wrong. Regular exercises for about 30-45 minutes can remedy different types of pain; nerve pain being one of them. Try and limit alcohol intake (a peg once a week won’t harm one, but binge drinking can play the ultimate spoilsport and make all health plans go topsy-turvy!). Abstain from smoking or chewing tobacco as this is usually the primary contributor towards any medical condition or disorder. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

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Dear doctors what are the symptoms of brain hemorrhage and what precaution should we take to avoid such disease and what we eat.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
sudden weakness, tingling, or paralysis in the face, arm, or leg, especially if it occurs on only one side of the body. sudden onset of severe headache. trouble swallowing. trouble with vision in one or both eyes. loss of balance and coordination, dizziness.
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I am 30 year old male. I have pain in left parts of body. My both legs and hand shivered. I felt something like current in fingers. I feel contraction and me left leg and hand got sleepy. What should I do now?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 30 year old male. I have pain in left parts of body. My both legs and hand shivered. I felt something like curre...
Do take tens therapy for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening and stretching exercises from physiotherapist best wishes.
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For last 20 years ,(Age 42, Male) I am suffering from migraine. Probably once in a week it occurs. Usually I take vasograin. 1to 2 tab, some times up to 3 tab, with a gap of 4 to 5 hrs. Is any side effect for this medicine. Any other medicine available.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
You are just taking medications for an acute attack of migraine. Being only on such medications causes tolerance as a side effect. To be precise, the pain relieving effect of a single tablet of vasograin will diminish with time and you might need increased doses. The better alternative would be to start prophylaxis treatmnet with other medication which will prevent relapses of migraine. Also associated factors like psychological stress, insomnia, anxiety, depression e, hormonal and nutritional deficiencies need to be treated for an effective management and relapse prevention. Consult a headache specialist for treatmnet. You may consult me online for the same.
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My hands shivering if I am taking sleep and some work is doing, Can you suggest me what should I done?

BAMS, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My hands shivering if I am taking sleep and some work is doing, Can you suggest me what should I done?
Dear Lybrate User , As you mentioned your condition , it may be due to some nervine weakness , so kindly take nerve tonic along with multi vitamin supplement. For any further clinical assistant kindly revert back to me. Thanking You.
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My wife is having dementia. Please let me know the homeopathic medicines for curing her. She is being administered cali. Phos 30 and acid phos 30. Please advise me if you some other medicine will be more helpful.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Let me know few more details about her dementia problem. What is the origin? since how long she is having this? for what things in general she forgets r couldnot recollect? like is it for things where does she keep r for people r places etc? is there any h/o shock or disappointmnt or deep hurt in her life space? wgat kind of natured she is? very sensitive (/reserved/shy or rude n reactive? expressive or introvert? if you take appointmnt n explain, I could help u.
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I am suffering from migraine from past 5 years I am taking pills every day regularly but still the intensity of the pain is increasing day by day. Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello Mr. Lybrate user Migraine headache is the worst kind of chronic headache. Migraine headache can be defined as severe pounding or pulsing headache that generally starts in the forehead and moves usually towards one side of the head (left side or right side headache) and around the eyes. Migraines, most of the times, attack with warnings or painful symptoms including nausea, vertigo, facial flushing, nasal congestion and dizziness. Acc to Ayurveda this condition is referred as ‘Sooryavarta’. Soorya means ‘Sun’ and avarta means ‘affliction’ or ‘blockage’. The headache gets worsened on sunrise, peaks during noon hours and reduces after evening. Even though this is the typical feature of this illness, it may not be true in all cases. Symptoms may vary based on body prakriti and food habits. Causes acc yo Ayurveda Suppression of natural urges Indigestion Intake of stale food Prolonged exposure to sunlight Oily and spicy food Anger, jealousy, grief, stress etc Intake of dry, pungent and salty food etc Alcohol or smoking Changes in hormone levels during a woman’s menstrual cycle or with the use of birth control pills Changes in sleep patterns – excess sleep or less sleep Exercise or other physical stress Excessive stimulation or stress on sense organs by loud noises, bright lights, strong perfumes / odours, Fasting Stress and anxiety Symptoms Moderate to severe, throbbing headache- right side or left side of the head. Head pain that gets severe with increased physical activity. Sensitivity to light and/or sound. Nausea or vomiting. Red eyes with burning sensation in eyes Loss of appetite Migraine sufferer wants to stay all alone and finds comfort in silent and dark room Depression and irritability Numbness or weakness in an arm or leg. Tips: Do not take pain killers frequently, over intake may cause rebound headache Sleep and eat on time Atleast 7 hours of sleep at night is effective. Avoid fasting. It will increase both Pitta and Vata dosha, worsening migraines. Do not skip meals. Avoid deodorant / perfume Quit smoking and alcohol. Do not use a/c for long period of time. Avoid green chilli use. You can have cinnamon, cardamom, clove, ginger and pepper. Observe for those things or foods that trigger a migraine attack, try to avoid them. Tie a tight cloth around the head to decrease blood flow to the scalp and lessen the throbbing and pounding of migraine headache. Remedies Decoction of jeera and ginger 20 ml twice a day. Raisins and almonds soak over night have in empty stomach. Pomegranate and grape juice. Carrot intake is good during attack. Apply cinnamon powder with warm water on temple and forehead. Steam inhalation with mint leaves. Rx Pathyadi kadha 10 ml_0_10 ml diluting with warm water b/f Niargim tab 1_0_1 a/f gor 3 weeks.
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I am 22 year old student. I am suffering from headache since 6 months. It is always be at left side of my head. During headache I feel vomiting, does not like light, does not like talking. Am I suffering from migraine? I.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 22 year old student. I am suffering from headache since 6 months. It is always be at left side of my head. Durin...
It might be the early symptoms of migraine do take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly best wishes.
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My body is too weak. I don't know y but it was too weak. My hands are shaking all the time. I use to smoke ciggrates. Does. It is reason for that.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hye, Thanks for the query. Weakness is due to poor nutrition and shaking of hands is a withdrawal symptom of smoking. It is important to know that just eating two heavy meals a day will not fulfill your nutrient needs. Most often we skip meals especially when at work or in college. We start our day on empty stomach but our work or stress or activity is never reduced. This causes weakness and lack of energy levels. Food is our source of energy and if you don't eat well as per your needs you are going to get deficient in many nutrients. So, start by eating the right foods at the right time. Eat meals at frequent intervals. Eat a mid meal between each main meal. Avoid junk foods. Include dairy, eggs, nuts, fruits in your meals. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Sleep well.    Exercise at least thrice a week.
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Treatment of Migraine and Improving Metabolism

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Take herbal tea for migrane.
And for metabolism take half tea spoon turmeric powder early morning with water.

I am 29 years, female, I have migraine problem for the past 6 years. What should I do for that?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
migrane can be managed with lifestyle changes and medications, try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation may help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. Rest and relax. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. It is very important keep a headache diary. Continue keeping your headache diary even after you see doctor. It will help you learn more about what triggers your migraines and what treatment is most effective. A dose of riboflavin in appropriate dose as prescribed by me, also may prevent migraines or reduce the frequency of headaches. Coenzyme q10 supplements may decrease the frequency of migraines, magnesium supplements may also be used to treat migraines do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Hello sir. I am suffering from classical migraine since childhood. Please tell me which tablet to take to kill the migraine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Symptoms of migraine can occur a while before the headache, immediately before the headache, during the headache and after the headache. Although not all migraines are the same, typical symptoms include: Moderate to severe pain, usually confined to one side of the head during an attack, but can occur on either side of the head The pain is usually a severe, throbbing, pulsing pain Increasing pain during physical activity Inability to perform regular activities due to pain Feeling sick and physically being sick Increased sensitivity to light and sound, relieved by lying quietly in a darkened room Some people experience other symptoms such as sweating, temperature changes, tummy ache and diarrhea. We Suggest you to come out from Migraine. You need to explain how severe it is. And your lifestyle.
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She is having parkinson. She feels like her brain is very tired and weak. What she should take along with parkinson's medicines to supplement brain?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, lybrate user, give her *homoeo-medicine* @ ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ hypericum 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ kali phos 6x-4 tabs, thrice a day. Report, fortnightly.
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