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Dr. Santhosh. N.u

Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

400 at clinic
Dr. Santhosh. N.u Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
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Dr. Santhosh. N.u is one of the best Neurosurgeons in Uttarahalli, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Santhosh. N.u personally at BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore in Uttarahalli, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santhosh. N.u and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 42 year old male and cannot sleep properly due to obstructive sleep apnea also I am overweight. Please tell me what to do?

Post Graduate Diploma In Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
For obstructive sleep apnea to be cured you will have to lose weight. And for weight loss you definitely need to streamline your lifestyle by any modification that it may require like altering eating pattern, exercise and stress relief. The real need for weight loss is purely motivation from your end. Incase you are interested in getting professional help on your diet pls feel free to consult me privately online.
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Top Five Myths about Hearing loss

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Gurgaon

Hearing health has come a long way in the last 10 years, yet there are still a lot of misconceptions about hearing loss. Do you think hearing loss only affects the elderly? or maybe you believe your primary care physician can tell you if you have a hearing loss during a routine physical. Do you believe hearing aids will give you back normal hearing or that your health won't be affected if you have hearing loss in just one ear? how about this myth: hearing loss is a consequence of aging - and there's nothing anyone can do about it.

If you recognize your school of thought when you read any of these five myths, it's time to change your perspective. There's no reason misconceptions should stand in the way of hearing your best.

1)Hearing loss only affects the elderly.

In fact, teens and young adults are at risk for developing a very preventable type of hearing loss. Noise-induced hearing loss (nihl) is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, affecting approximately 26 million americans between the ages of 20 and 69. According to the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc), as many as 16 percent of teens age 12 to 19 have reported some hearing loss which may be caused by loud noise. Approximately 20 percent of americans - around 48 million americans - report some degree of hearing loss. Additionally, hearing loss occurs in five out of every 1, 000 newborns each year in the united states. Hearing loss can be caused by any number of factors: ototoxic medication, environmental factors, disease or genetics. In some cases, the cause of hearing loss is simply unknown.

2) My primary physician will tell me if my hearing is failing.

The last time you went for a physical, did your doctor perform a hearing test on you? chances are he or she didn't, because very few doctors do. Your doctor relies on you to bring any health problems to light just as much as you rely on your doctor to do the same. Since your general practitioner is only so well-versed in specific areas of the body, you should have your hearing checked routinely by a hearing health practitioner, just as you have your vision checked or your teeth cleaned.

Hearing health professionals are specifically educated and trained to administer hearing tests, diagnose hearing loss and prescribe treatment. If you notice your hearing has diminished, find a hearing healthcare professional in your area and make an appointment. At the very least, you will have established a relationship with someone you trust who now has a baseline of how well you hear. If you visit them annually, just like you do your primary care physician, they'll be able to detect any hearing loss as it occurs.

3) I notice a difference in one ear, but the other is fine so I'm ok.

Your brain is a thing of wonder. If the hearing in one ear starts to fade, your brain will adapt to the changes, at least up to a certain point. Your hearing loss could be well-advanced before you even notice a difference. There are countless stories of people who were oblivious to the extent of their hearing loss before they finally admitted they needed hearing aids. A regular hearing test can help track your hearing capability.

Here's another brain fact. Your brain is so involved with your sense of hearing, it can 'forget' how to hear certain sounds if the auditory pathways become damaged and hearing loss is untreated. That's one of the reasons why it's important not only to have your hearing checked regularly, but to seek treatment once hearing loss has been diagnosed.

Untreated hearing loss has also been associated with dementia, social isolation, depression and anxiety - other good reasons to see your hearing healthcare professional as soon as you notice you are not hearing well.

4) Hearing aids will restore my hearing to normal levels.

Today's hearing aids are technological marvels. Their sensitive microphones can focus on speech while tuning out background noise, they can be programmed with the touch of a smartphone, and they work in tandem with many other personal electronic devices in our lives. The one thing hearing aids can't do; however, is restore your hearing to 'normal.' as much as we've learned about how our sense of hearing works, there is no man-made device that can completely replicate human hearing.

The good news? hearing aids can significantly improve your ability to hear well, which leads to enhanced communication with family, friends and co-workers. The key is to work closely with your hearing healthcare professional to make sure your hearing aids help you hear your best in each of your personal listening environments.

5) My hearing loss cannot be helped.

Have you asked a hearing health practitioner about your hearing loss? many forms of hearing loss can indeed be improved, whether it be by hearing aids, surgery, medication or a simple ear wax removal procedure. You'll never know if you never ask. And, if it's been a few years since you've seen a hearing healthcare professional, consider making another appointment. The field of hearing health is rapidly changing. Hearing loss that was difficult to address even a few years ago may be treatable now.

My nearest relative aged 68 yers old is suffering from paralytic attack & getting tretment from last 3 months but no improvement seen as expected. Would you suggest any remedy for fast improvement ?

BPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Lucknow
Improvement depends on lesion in brain.All vitals should be in normal range. Physiotherapy is main treatment. What is the current muscle power. Slow relax passive movement , active assisted movent and active resisted movements and weight bearing on affected side these are some tips. Continue these you will get excellent results
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My wife age 54 year no diabitic no presser not any other problem. In last 15 day she safer numbness in her hand in morning she take medicine folvite 5 mg 1 0 0 cobadex forte logical m what to do ?

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. You have mentioned that she is experiencing numbness in hands which is an indication of nerve involvement, we can initiate neuropathic medications like gabapentin or pregabalin and physical therapy like tens to start with and see, if her symptoms are not reducing, we might have to get one ncv test to find out the site of compression or cause. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am suffering from migraine. What are the symptoms of it n how can be minimized.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGD IN NATURO & YOGA SCIENCE
Ayurveda, Katni
Migraine symptome are very cleare first half side it can be right or left in most cases sometimes its front and back side headache. Second is it attacks in every 2-15 days depending on severity. If its chronic pt feel drowsyness, and vomitting also. It should nt leave untreated because it can give major problem in future.
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I am 32 year old male and suffering from migraine headache for last couple of years. What is Migraine headache? and what causes it?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
A severe, throbbing headache, sometimes concentrated on only one side of the head or around one eye lasting between four and 72 hours. A headache that worsens with exertion. Nausea and vomiting. Extreme sensitivity to light, so painful to the eyes and head that it requires retreat to a darkened room.
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I have migraine from last 6 yrs. I am regularly getting a headache now and then. Now a days it has become a daily headache, from afternoon till night. This problem is from last 4 days. Please help me out. And prescribe me some medicines to take at the time of headache. Thanks.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have migraine from last 6 yrs. I am regularly getting a headache now and then. Now a days it has become a daily hea...
Have 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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I am 23 years old. 2 days ago I had migraine headache. I thought drinking coffee would help but soon after drinking it, the problem worsened and I am not able to sleep since 2 days. Please provide me some tips on how to control it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I am 23 years old. 2 days ago I had migraine headache. I thought drinking coffee would help but soon after drinking i...
Ok do not drink coffee and tea. Only take green tea. Do yoga. Walk, take fresh fruits. Apply mustered oil in nose before sleeping at night. Then after do not watch tv. Do not use mobile phones. Take care.
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Have a migraine problem and when we had MRI scanning all was normal. Suggestions?

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
MRI reports are normal that seems nothing serious. Headaches due to migraine is very common these days especially in young adults because of there lifestyle and working environment. Sometimes pain is very severe on one side of the head.  So I would recommend you to avoid stress and anxiety, quiet the mind from distractions. Stay calm positive and do deep breathing exercises, listen some music that would give you some relaxation. If pain is severe then place ice pack over forehead and lie down for some time to relax your mind and give you comfort and stress full life. Massage your head using levander oil or clove oil as it removes toxins from body. You can use mint or clove spray for inhaling in case of headache. If pain is severe you can also apply ginger paste over the painful area. Avoid taking caffeine, alcohol, phenylethylamine (found in chocolate and cheese), tyramine (found in nuts and fermented meats, cheeses, and soy), and aspartame (in many artificially sweetened foods) as sometimes these all exaggerate pain instead use basil leaves tea or ginger tea boiled nicely in water without milk. Regular intake of healthy dietry food rich in proteins and vitamins. Avoid fasting - Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings. Make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life which help in pain reduction. Take min 7 hours of sleep. Make a habit of 20-25 min walking daily along with some meditations. If required then only take pain relieving tablets. For more help or instructions please consult. Good Luck and Get Well Soon.
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My husband is suffering from skin infection 'herper zoster'.He has epilepsy. Can he use his epilepsy medicines along with skin infection medicines? He is using oxmazetol 300 mg in the mornings and 500 mg in the night.

MBBS, Master In Health Science
Neurologist, Mumbai
My husband is suffering from skin infection 'herper zoster'.He has epilepsy. Can he use his epilepsy medicines along ...
Seek the help of a neurologist. Most medications used for post herpetic neuralgia help to prevent seizures rather than precipitate them. I have written a small book on the subject of epilepsy for the benefit of patients.
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I got migraine problem. I am taking treatment from 3 years. All the time I got headache. What should I do. Or which tablets I should take.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
staphasgaria 1m one drop thrice daily in a cup of water report in 7 days 2 which side of headach is situated please gives detailes.
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What is real medicine for seizure. I am taken ox maxetol medicine. I want 2 b allri8 forever. Wt can I do pls give me solution .how can I do my other treatment 2 b allright forever.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Kochi
You can slowly taper and stop- but some of the epilepsy is life long and needs life long tretament. I do not know what type you have Get a consulataion.
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How brain tumor meningioma Grade 2 recurrence be delayed? Please suggest any vegetable remedy.

MBBS, DNB ( Radiation Oncology)
Oncologist, Mumbai
How brain tumor meningioma Grade 2 recurrence be delayed? Please suggest any vegetable remedy.
There is NO "VEGETABLE REMEDY" for brain tumors like meningioma. Please do not get misled into such beliefs !! Just keep going for your regular follow ups with doctor. Have a healthy diet and healthy lifestyle.
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I'm 19 years old female. I'm suffering from postrual tremor, last attack occurred almost two years ago. Till then I use medication. I wants to know that how long I have to continue medication. Is there any permanent cure for this? or i'll suffer in future if i'll stop medication now?

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, fellowship in interventional neuroradiology
Neurologist, Udaipur
Depends on the cause. If its due to hyperthyroidism treatment may be shortterm but if its familial that is genetic than life long treatment may be needed.
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I am 28 year old working professional, I have migraine (half headache) please give me suggestions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. 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. 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. Medication: Take Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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I am always in stress. I think too much. Also I have migraine from past 3 years. I can't meditate.

BHMS
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I am always in stress. I think too much. Also I have migraine from past 3 years. I can't meditate.
never say that you can't meditate. If you can't meditate, then you will have to make strong effort in doing so. To have the best results, you have to make the best effort. Do not expect miracles without contributing any effort. Regards.
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What is the treatment of an rood traffic accident. Patient come in head injury and massive blood loss?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
He has to be immediately admitted to hospital icu, ct scan of brain has to be taken. Neurosurgeon has to be consulted for advice and treatment.
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I am consuming everyday medicines for BP, Blood Sugar, cholesterol, blood thinner. All my parameters are normal with these tablets. 4 Years back I had Epilepsy and Hyper tension. And my heart beats were also irregular. In the year 2011 due to these problems I was inserted a Pacemaker, MRI friendly. Also I am taking (in addition to the BP Sugar, cholesterol tablets) tablets for controlling my Epilepsy. My heart beat is normal after the fixing of the Pace maker and I am also free from Epilepsy for the last 4 years. I am leading a normal health, of course with these tablets. With this conditions being Normal, Can I stop the Epilepsy Tablets. For epilepsy I am consuming 3 tablets/ day of Epiliv 500mg and Eptoin 100mg. My health conditions, being normal Can I discontinue the epilepsy tablets? Of course I will continue the other tablets for BP, Blood sugar, cholesterol.What is your opinion and Suggestion?

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Epilepsy medication should never be discontinued suddenly. In your case, we should first determine why you had epilepsy in 1st place. If its due to a brain stroke which would have occured due to irregular heart rhythm, then you may need medicine for epilepsy. If seizures are well controlled and there is no persistent cause, we can consider tapering and stopping phenyotin gradually and continue on leviteracetam. Consult a neurologist before changing or stopping medicines.
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Sometimes, I see bad dreams and while dreaming My body movement seizes. I am unable to move. It feels like I am paralyzed. I have to apply so much force to break the sleep.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
Sometimes, I see bad dreams and while dreaming My body movement seizes.
I am unable to move. It feels like I am paral...
sometimes dreams can be like reality and depends on what you dream about dream interpretation is an art by itself
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Dear Doctor my ESR is 55 i have migrane since last few years. I do have verikose problem too. Always i feel throat irritation and ear itching. I take homeo for migrane and ayurvedic medicine for verikose. Do you have any suggestions to me ?

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
Go for art of living 6 days workshop 2 hrs daily where you learn effective sudarshan breathing technique which removes your migraine too.
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