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Dr. Santosh

Neurologist, Bangalore

500 at clinic
Dr. Santosh Neurologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Santosh is one of the best Neurologists in Poornima Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit him at Chaitanya Hospital in Poornima Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santosh on Lybrate.com.

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I am in a state of mental stress, my hair have started greying. I think 20-30% have greyed and I am only 25 years old. I feel depressed, frustrated, alone. I also feel lethargic. I don't feel the urge to work, I have Insomnia. Can you help me out?

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Simple answer Yes. But its difficult to give a fit all generic answer to help you get well. Hence kindly get back with further information like your work, do you smoke/drink, take any other medications, how are your energy levels, interests etc. Good Luck

I am an epileptic patient so I need advise.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
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You should be always at safe place, as epileptic fit may occur at any time. Avoid going near fire/ machines/water body. Do not drive or sit on a two wheeler. Do not work at height. Always bear a card written that you are a epileptic patient, and contact number of your relatives and doctor, instructions for others about what to do if you through a epileptic fit. You have to take anti-epileptic drugs regularly on time, to prevent recurrence.

How to reduce nervous problems like shivering? My hand will shiver when lifting of weights and while pull up's and at push up's at the starting of exercise while doing continue there is no shivering.

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This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting) Consult me for further managment

Hello Sir, I am 25 years old and I'm a male. I'm facing little numbness to my left side of the body, When I got consulted to the Doctor, He referred to Brain MRI and said that everything is normal and no need to worry but I got to know the change in me . I can't breath completely to my left side , one month back I went to the Hospital and there they referred to X--Ray and In-Flow Out-Flow graphs they too said that everything's normal but Why i'm facing this please help me out of this.

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Hello Sir, I am 25 years old and I'm a male. I'm facing little numbness to my left side of the body, When I got consu...
tk supplements and do strength exercises in gradually process and also tk physiotherapy treatment . it will cure. . do deep breathing exercise and running
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I am 40 yrs, 45 kgs from last few weeks I am feeling low sensation in right half of the body also getting numbness on this side please suggest diet, exercise and medicine thanking you dr.

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Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days. Bio d3 max 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do reply back for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.

1. Want to know home remedies for Migraine Headache? 2. Why the Migraine headaches triggers?

Diploma in Public Health, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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Following are the few triggering points for migraine - Sudden loud noise like pressure horn of vehicle Sudden impact of light like direct looking to sun, camera flash etc. Any type of stress There is no home remedy for migrain.

Dear sir/madam My husband is 35 years old and he had a dissection in his left vertebral artery on 22/11/2012. He was done a procedure by giving injection by catheter. Now after 3 years MRI was done. The report says his whole left vertebral artery is completely blocked. Dr. says nothing can be done the right is working n supplying the required amt of flow to brain. Please let me know whether there is chance of spreading to the other artery also. and is there any procedure to remove the blockage. Please do help me in this regard i am really worried.

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It seems vertebral artery is thrombosed due to dissection. He needs to be evaluated for cause of dissection and needs to be antiplatelet medication. Is he still symtomatic.
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THE WORLD ALZHEIMER'S DAY-REVISITED

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
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The September 21, is known as “THE WORLD ALZHEIMER’S DAY”. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive, degenerative brain disease that results in impaired memory,thinking and behavior. It has been reported that 50 lakhs of Indians are suffered from Alzheimer disease. It is 1/10 of world total AD patients.There is no cure for Alzheimer disease,Herbs and supplements, and lifestyle adjustments, may also help reduce the risk or improve quality of life.
Psychological Symptoms
• Memory loss that gets worse, starting with forgetting recent events and new information, progressing to not recognizing friends and family members
• Difficulty concentrating
• Difficulty understanding words, completing sentences, or finding the right words
• Getting lost in familiar places
• Restlessness
• Depression
• Aggression, agitation, anxiety, restlessness
• Distrusting others
• Withdrawal, disinterest, hostility, or loss of inhibitions
Physical Symptoms
• Problems with movement or coordination
• Muscle stiffness, shuffling or dragging feet while walking
• Insomnia or change in sleep patterns
• Weight loss
• Incontinence
• Muscle twitching or seizures
Preventive Care
• Eating more fatty, cold-water fish, such as tuna and salmon, may lower your risk of dementia. Fish have high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for the heart and the brain. Eating fish at least 2 to 3 times per week provides a healthy amount of omega-3 fatty acids.
• Antioxidants, such as vitamins A, E, and C (found in darkly colored fruits and vegetables), may help prevent damage caused by free radicals.
• Keeping blood pressure levels normal may reduce the risk for Alzheimer disease.
• Keeping mentally and socially active may help delay the start or slow the progression of Alzheimer disease.
Treatment
The goals in treating Alzheimer disease are to:
• Slow progression of the disease
• Manage behavior problems, confusion, and agitation
• Provide a safe living environment
• Support family members and other caregiver
Lifestyle
Studies show the following lifestyle changes may help improve behavior in people with Alzheimer disease:
• A regular walk with a caregiver or trusted companion may improve communication skills and reduce the chance of wandering.
• Bright light therapy may reduce insomnia and wandering.
• Calming music may reduce wandering and restlessness, boost brain chemicals, and improve behavior.
• Pets can sometimes help people improve behavior.
• Relaxation training and other exercises that require focused attention may help boost social interaction and make it easier to do tasks.
Nutrition and Dietary Supplements
People with Alzheimer disease may need help with their diet. They often forget to eat and drink and can get dehydrated.
Follow these tips for a healthy diet:
• Eat antioxidant foods, including fruits (such as blueberries, cherries, and tomatoes) and vegetables (such as squash and bell peppers).
• Eat foods high in B-vitamins and calcium, such as almonds, beans, whole grains, dark leafy greens (such as spinach and kale), and sea vegetables such as kelp and dulse.
• Eat more high-fiber foods, including beans, oats, and root vegetables (such as potatoes and yams).
• Avoid refined foods such as white breads, pastas, and especially sugar.
• Eat fewer red meats and more lean meats and cold-water fish.
• Use healthy oils in foods, such as olive oil
• Reduce or eliminate trans-fats, found in commercially-baked goods, such as cookies, crackers, cakes, French fries, onion rings, donuts, processed foods, and margarine.
• DO NOT smoke.
• Drink 6 to 8 glasses of filtered water daily.
• Exercise at least 30 minutes daily, 5 days a week.
Herbs
• Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) shows some evidence for treating early Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia. If you are taking blood-thinning medication, such as warfarin clopidogrel, or aspirin, DO NOT use ginkgo without your doctor's supervision.
• Huperzine A, a chemical made from the plant Huperzia serrata, may improve memory in both vascular and Alzheimer dementia, according to several studies in China.
• American ginseng(Panax quinquefolium) improves blood flow to the brain.
• One study found that lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) helped improve mental function in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease. Lemon balm may act like a mild sedative.
• Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri) leaf extract, called Brahmi, is used in Ayurvedic or Indian medicine to improve brain function and learning. Bacopa may slow your heart rate. People with stomach ulcers, intestinal problems, or emphysema should not tale bacopa.
• Vinpocetine (isolated from Vinca minor) may increase blood flow to the brain and help the brain use oxygen better. Vinpocetine may interact with blood-thinning medicines
Massage and Physical Therapy
People with Alzheimer disease become frustrated and anxious because they cannot communicate well with language. Using touch, or massage, as nonverbal communication may help.
Mind-Body Medicine
Music therapy, using music to calm and heal, cannot slow or reverse dementia. But it may improve quality of life for both a person with Alzheimer disease and their caregiver.
Aromatherapy
Preliminary studies suggest aromatherapy, including lavendar may help alleviate agitation among people who have dementia.
Other Considerations
Alzheimer disease can lead to many complications, including:
• Falls
• "Sundowning", withdrawal or agitation in the evening
• Malnutrition and dehydration
• Infection, from urinary tract infections or pneumonia
• Asphyxiation, stopped breathing
• Harmful or violent behavior toward self or others
• Suicide
• Poor health and support due to caregiver burnout
• Physical and emotional abuse, including neglect
• Heart disease
Alzheimer disease gets worse over time, however, people with the disease may live for many years. Those with a long-standing history of high blood pressure are more likely to get worse faster.
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My 65 yr old aunt is being kept in ventilator after being infected by pneomonia post surgery. She suffered a mild seizure today and bp became low. What causes these seizures? are they dangerous?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
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Dear , seizures in icu can be due to many causes. However it would be impossible to tell the cause without seeing the blood reports. Most commonly inpneumonia pts it can be due to low sodium. And yes she does seem to be critical based on what you have said.
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Hi I am 25 years old I have a insomnia problem and I just want to sort it out please suggest me some good medicines.

DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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1)glass of milk with 2 spoon ghee at bed time regularly . 2) head massage with sutable oil daily at bed time

Hi I have very bad migraine, due to which I fight with everyone always. Please suggest me something and also I do not like to face light.

MBBS
General Physician
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It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and Apart from taking symptomatic treatment I will suggest you to Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet, always be stress free, exercise regularly.

I am 48 years old married woman, I hav sleepless since last few months, please advice remedy for insomnia.

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I am 48 years old married woman, I hav sleepless since last few months, please advice remedy for insomnia.
Please Do meditation regularly before going to sleep Go for morning and evening walk regularly Take Tab macfresh 15 1 at nt Cap tagara by Himalaya 2 caps once a day for 3 months.
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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
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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 paral...
sometimes dreams can be like reality and depends on what you dream about dream interpretation is an art by itself

I am 34 years male. I am suffering from a few vibration in right hand while writing since 3 years and have a little sleeping since one month. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician
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For your right hand vibration problem- get your bodys vital parameters checked and also do few blood test - cbc fbs ppbs lipid profile uricacid urine and also xray cervical vertebrae and revert back with report.

I am suffering fro insomnia and not able to sleep properly at night causing headaches. It is also causing stress disorder and I am not able to concentrate on work.

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I am suffering fro insomnia and not able to sleep properly at night causing headaches. It is also causing stress diso...
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes

I am having problem of shivering hands since five years. I do not even drink. My hands kept shivering continuously. I feel ashamed in front of my friends and relatives.

MBBS
General Physician
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. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, cerebellar dis order 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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I am suffering from neurofibromatodis and affected area is my back portion and one or two on face. I want to know whether it can be cured or stopped further growth.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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Till now no specific treatment for neurofibromatosis except surgical excision of lesion if it is producing pain or any nerve compression. Some experimental medicines are there to reduce the growth, but these can not be prescribed you at this point unless their efficacy become well proven.
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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?

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Homeopath
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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.

I am 20 years old I have a problem of shaking hand while holding mobile or something else How is this happening and what precautions I should take and what I should eat?

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Ayurveda
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I am 20 years old I have a problem of shaking hand while holding mobile or something else How is this happening and w...
The cause of shaking of hands are * muscular weakness in hands * improper neurological functions of hand nerves * restlessness of body * deficiency of nutrition in body. To get relief from shaking of hands * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. Practice sarwangasan and sit with the gyan mudra in hands. These asans & mudra calm down your brain & relieve from nervousness & restlessness. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * take 2 teaspoon of ashvagandharistha added in a glass of water once a day.
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My father is suffering from paralysis since 10 months. He is unable to speak. He suffered from paralysis attack twice in last 10 months. We consulted many doctors but all in vain. Please help me.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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Treat the cause of stroke, which may be high blood pressure, diabetes, dyslipidemia, clotting disorders or cardiac arrythmias. Get him evaqluated thoroughly and with medicines and physiotherapy ,he will recover surely.
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