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My dad had seizure at 2.30 am in the middle of sleep. The weather at the time was cold. This is the first time I have seen seizure for my dad. My father was little upset ever since my grandfather passed away last year. Will it occur again? Recurrent? Any medication for seizures? Any lifestyle changes has to be made? Kindly reply ASAP.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Seizures have some causes behind like epileptic, like any cyst or tumor in brain, depression etc, you should consult with a neurologist for this purpose, need a CT scan brain, to rule out the cause.
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My father who is 52 years of age has been diagnosed of multiple sclerosis but we do not know the basis of it and the cure for it. Can you please help?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, The name multiple sclerosis refers to the multiple scars (or scleroses) on the myelin sheaths. MS results from attacks by an individual’s immune system on his or her own nervous system, and it is therefore called an autoimmune disease. The various expressions of disease can be managed effectively, gently, and safely with Homeopathy. Early intervention with homeopathy can assist in preventing further progress and hence deterioration caused by disease. A complete case history is needed for the prescription. Thank you.
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How To Reduce The Risk Of Brain Stroke?

MCh, MBBS, MRCS (UK)
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
How To Reduce The Risk Of Brain Stroke?

As the famous quote says, 'prevention is better than cure', let us take you through some preventive measures to keep you and your loved ones away from the dreadful brain stroke. Brain stroke occurs due to an interruption in the regular blood flow to the brain or bursting of a blood vessel or due to the bursting of blocked artery, which reduces the supply of oxygen and nutrients, leading the brain cells to die.

Top 8 things that will reduce the likelihood of having a brain stroke:

  1. Eat well: Having good eating habits are not just good for a healthy outlook of the body, but also benefits the body in many other ways. Eating a plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, fibre rich diet, reducing salt and fat content can prevent stroke.
  2. Stay Active: Regular exercising not just makes you feel and look good, but also reduces the odds of developing a brain stroke. Exercising regularly or keeping the physical activities regularly will keep you away from suffering a stroke. Pick any physical activity, but do work out to stay away from the brain stroke.
  3. Say no to Smoking and drugs: Yes! The more you smoke, the more are the chances of you of suffering the deadly brain stroke.
  4. Control your blood pressure: The ideal blood pressure for a healthy person is 120/88 mm HG. Regular check-up of blood pressure is advisable to control the chances of suffering a stroke as high blood pressure can result into damage of arteries, which causes brain stroke.
  5. Drink in limits: Limit the amount of alcohol you consume, as alcohol increases the blood pressure, which is one of the main reasons behind the stroke. The high amount of alcohol can increase the blood pressure to a higher level very quickly. Consulting a doctor is the best option in case you are not able to control your alcohol intake.
  6. Cholesterol: People suffering from high cholesterol are at higher risk of strokes as the cholesterol can travel to the arteries in the body making the arteries narrow and the body more prone to suffer a stroke. Choosing healthy lifestyle helps in reducing the cholesterol level.
  7. Diabetes: High level of diabetes is one of the most prominent reasons behind stroke. One should get his diabetes level checked and keep it under control since the arteries might get blocked because of fatty deposits because of higher sugar levels.
  8. Depression/Stress: Any kind of depression or stress, generally leads to avoidance of all or some of the points discussed above and hence becomes a reason for an unhealthy body, which is more prone to strokes. Consultation with a doctor and/or psychiatrist is advisable in case a person if suffering from depression.

Improving your health and taking charge of your life should be the top most priority and should never be ignored. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.

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Hello I was diagnosed for epilepsy for 2 years and last year my course get completed but from then my hairs are falling out.

MBBS,J.R. Neurology
General Physician,
If you have been using sodium valproate then hairfall is probably due to the drug. Consult a dermatologist for other causes of alopecia. Take care.
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Sir there is a severe pain in my head with a continuation of 2-3 days, is it a problem of migraine.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir there is a severe pain in my head with a continuation of 2-3 days, is it a problem of migraine.
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura
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Since last 3 years my mother is suffering from numbness in hands during nights. Recently, it has started occurring in her legs also. Why is it happening and how to solve this problem at its best? please help.

MBBS, MHS, MD - Neurology (USA), Fellowship in Epilepsy, Clinical Attachment in Movement disorders
Neurologist,
Since last 3 years my mother is suffering from numbness in hands during nights. Recently, it has started occurring in...
Numbness in hands especially numbness that is relieved by shaking hands vigorously or wringing hands can suggest carpal tunnel syndrome. If, in addition, she really has tingling in the legs then other conditions including thyroid problems, b12 deficiency, and paraneoplastic problems etc need to be ruled out. In my experience usually these turn out to be two different problems (carpal tunnel + back arthritis, neck + back arthritis etc)
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I have been diagnosed with neurocysticercosis on Nov 23, 15 after having seizures and have been taking anti-seizure drugs since then. Thankfully, no episodes of seizure since then. I wanted to know if I can go for wisdom tooth extraction. Will I have any complication during the extraction procedure?

MD(MEDICINE), MBBS
Nephrologist, Chandigarh
Yes, you can under the guidance of a competent dentist. Treated neurocysticercosis is no contraindication to a tooth extraction.
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Sir, my father (about 88 yrs old) suffered a paralytic stroke 25-26 days back. After that he has lost his confidence and partial memory loss is also there. Please suggest some ayurvedic medicines to increase his confidence and to regain memory that can be given along with high BP and post paralytic medicines. Thanks.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Treatment can only be discussed in private section. Here I can only advise you to start meditation and relaxation exercises. Take proper sleep at night. Avoid spicy oily n junk food. Avoid aerated drinks and curd.
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Sir, my dad is facing high blood pressure, diabetes and paralysis (faced in 2014, about 70-75% recovered) For diabetes having around 200 after fasting, using Glyciphage G2 tablet twice daily before breakfast and dinner For paralysis, ceruvin af 75*150 after lunch For blood pressure having around 140-80, using Cinod T twice daily after breakfast and dinner (half tablet) Is this proper treatment? Age: 55 yrs Height: 5.5" Weight: 84 kgs 75*150 after lunch For blood pressure having around 140-80, using Cinod T twice daily after breakfast and dinner (half tablet) Is this proper treatment? Age: 55 yrs Height: 5.5" Weight: 84 kgs.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sir, my dad is facing high blood pressure, diabetes and paralysis (faced in 2014, about 70-75% recovered)
For diabete...
Cognitive enhancers like nootroplil tablets can be taken thrice daily, it can increase and boost up the stages of recovery, these drugs increaes cognition his blood sugar is very high Gliptins like sitagliptins will be added ,fasting shou; ld not be more then 110 mg/dl Target blood pressure for him is 130/8-0 mm of hg doses will be increased or decreased to achievethat target blood [pressure.

My mother is surrounded by the disease of clotting in brain, now she feels heavy ness in head what should we do?

MD - Anaesthesiology
Neurologist, Shimla
My mother is surrounded by the disease of clotting in brain, now she feels heavy ness in head what should we do?
Physiotherapy is the solution. Because once clotting occurs it takes time to heal up. Area supplied by the vessel will become necrose and leads to anxiety symptom. Kindly consult neurologist and and give good psychotherapy to mother through the doctor.
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Best Homeopathic Treatment For Migraine

Best Homeopathic Treatment For Migraine

Migraine is a kind of a headache. It is a derivative of the word ‘hemicranias’, meaning side headaches. However, it is not just sided headaches. It can be present in the entire head. It is characterised by a throbbing and pulsating pain.

Symptoms of Migraine Headaches-

The pain in this disease may last for hours or even days. The nature of the pain is episodic. It occurs every once in awhile. Its frequency varies from patient to patient. There may be longer gaps between the occurrences of two episodic pains. While some patient might get relief by taking a simple nap or sleep for hours, others may have a tougher time to tackle. Most patients cannot bear light during the pain and prefer staying in darker places. The pain is preceded by certain symptoms, including flashes of light, temporary blindness or tingling sensation in the limbs. These symptoms are experienced by few, while others might not have these symptoms at all.

What Causes Migraine?

The exact cause of migraine is still unknown. There are however some factors that may trigger the headaches. The most important of all these factors is stress. Any form of mental stress can initiate a headache in all patients of this disease. Other factors include exposure to sun rays, improper sleep and staying hungry than usual. Loud noise is also responsible in some cases.

Homoeopathy For Migraine Headaches-

One must understand the difference between relief and cure from migraine headaches. There are patients who take pills to get relief from the pain. These are simple painkillers. They might have been doing this for years. But these pills provide temporary relief from the pain. There are a number of home-based remedies that people take up to get relief from the pain. Patients adjust with the pain and learn to live with it. It is difficult for them to believe that their life can ever get rid of this pain permanently. However, it is possible in homeopathy.

Homeopathic treatment not only provides relief but it works to cure the disease permanently. Homeopathy doesn’t support the use of painkillers or in short cut ways of treatment. It goes deeper to find out the root cause and eradicate the tendency in a permanent basis. The homeopathic medicines take time in showing results but work best in the long run.

There are a number of homeopathic medicines to cure the disease. But here are some of the most effective ones:

  1. Belladonna

  2. Glonoine

  3. Natrum Mur

  4. Sanguinaria

  5. Spigelia

Note: It is always best to consult a homeopathic practitioner before taking any medicine. There are several other medicines available too. So, your doctor will know what suits you the best, depending upon your symptoms.

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I am 45 years old and I am diabetic from past 9 years and in the both legs I have various veins, will it affect my legs in future or I have to get operated on both the legs.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vellore
I am 45 years old and I am diabetic from past 9 years and in the both legs I have various veins, will it affect my le...
Dear lybrate user! the varicose vein may affect in future, but sure about the condition with the doppler study. 1. While sleeping raise your leg above your chest level 2. Use varicose stocking 3. Avoid injury or wound in that leg 4. Do regular walking or exercise 5. Keep your blood glucose level at level always. Thank you
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I am a known diabetic for 20 years taking tablets I am having numbness in both of my foot burning taking pregabaline in night only temp relief how to get permanent relief?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir it has been a long time that u r on medication for diabetes. Now you're catching advanced symptoms of diabetes ie. Diabetic neuropathy where firstly nerve endings in our body are involved ie in hands and feets causing numbness. Sorry sir I cant help u at this position. You have to take guidance of your physician of 20 yrs. Only he can guide u in right direction.
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Whenever I study late night and go to bed, I hallucinate as if my whole body is paralysed. I can't move my hands or leg except restricted movement of head, I can't speak anything. Only thing I can do is wait for some time then it vanishes. This happens frequently when my brain is tired after study and then I went to sleep.

MD - Anaesthesiology
Neurologist, Shimla
Ths is a phenomenon of twilight sleep when you see different type of feeling/or images. So try to sleep at proper time. These hallucinations are normal.
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There is vibration in my head at anytime. Body also vibrates but head vibrates more. Like saying no by gestures in a speedy manner means more times.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
There is vibration in my head at anytime. Body also vibrates but head vibrates more. Like saying no by gestures in a ...
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert with findings and also you need to contact a neurologist for further diagnosis.
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Purpose and Types of Brain Tumor Surgery

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Purpose and Types of Brain Tumor Surgery

Although surgery is considered to be the first step of treatment in any form of tumor but its feasibility depends upon the type, size and location of the tumor. It is not necessary that every kind of brain tumor might require surgery.

Indications of Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Diagnosis of the type of tumor by taking a sample of the tumor for laboratory examination
  • Complete resection of tumor
  • Removal of the tumor as much as possible to slow down its growth and improve the symptoms.
  • Remove the tumor in order to help other treatment
  • Provide direct access for other forms of treatment like chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc.
  • To relieve pressure caused by tumor on surrounding structures

Types of Brain Tumor Surgery

The different types of surgery that are performed in cases of brain tumor include the following:

Craniotomy: Craniotomy is the most commonly performed procedure to remove brain tumor along with a piece of bone. The removed bone is replaced and the tumor is sent for histopathology (biopsy). The surgery is performed using a high end microscope by any of the following techniques:

  • Extended bifrontal craniotomy
  • "Eyebrow" craniotomy (supra-orbital craniotomy)
  • "Keyhole" craniotomy (retro-sigmoid craniotomy)
  • Orbitozygomatic craniotomy
  • Translabyrinthine craniotomy

Shunt: A narrow piece of flexible tube with a pressure regulated valve in between is called a shunt. This is used to relieve the intracranial pressure caused by obstruction of the natural brain fluid (CSF) pathway by tumor mass. The procedure involves insertion of a drainage system into the brain to remove or drain excess of blocked fluid into the peritoneal cavity.

Stereotactic surgery: This surgery is done by creating a three-dimensional image called stereotaxy using computers. It aims to find out the location and position of the tumor. In fact it can also be done to aid tumor removal, implant radiation pellets or for other treatments.

Embolization: It is a procedure used to reduce the amount of blood supply to a tumor by blocking the blood flow in the selected arteries. It is generally performed before the main surgery.

Endoscopy and endoscope assisted surgery: Endoscope is the tool which helps to closely visualize the tissue through small openings in difficult to reach areas. This tool can be used in various brain surgeries to precisely reach the target location without damaging the adjacent structures.

Adjuvant modalities to improve outcome: In addition to above mentioned surgeries, following surgeries may also be performed in relation to brain tumor treatment:

  • Laser surgery
  • Photodynamic laser surgery
  • Ultrasonic aspiration
  • Fluorescent-guided surgery
  • Electrophysiological monitoring 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurosurgeon.

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I am a 50 year old male. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes for the last three years. Recently the toes and fingers of my left foot have become numb. Doctors have prescribed vitamin injections. However I am not feeling improvement. Will this be a permanent disability or be cured. My sugar levels are in the range of 170 after food and 150 fasting.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello, get done ncv to confirm neuropathy. And check serum creatinine, urine albumin, ecg, fundus examination by ophthalmologist, lipid profile - to rule out effect of diabetes on other vital organs and body functions. Tell me your last 2 fbs, pp2bs values and hba1c values and medicines you r taking. I will be glad to help you to improve quality. Of life and control diabetes.
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As per MRI, I have small 6 mm calcification in right parental love. Please suggest what it is meant? What to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi, how old are you and when was the first time you discover about calcification. I think you are talking about right parietal lobe (6 mm calcification), it may be just incidental finding or may be related to some underlining cause, for that I need detailed history of yours, why you need to MRI head done (did you have any recent history of head injury, any problem like seizures, as per if you don't have problem in day to day life then it may be just normal incidental finding. You can give me more details to relate clinically.
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What are symptoms of insomnia? How to get rid of it? Please help What are main causes of it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. People with insomnia have one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep Waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep Waking up too early in the morning Feeling tired upon waking There are two types of insomnia: primary insomnia and secondary insomnia. Primary insomnia: Primary insomnia means that a person is having sleep problems that are not directly associated with any other health condition or problem. Secondary insomnia: Secondary insomnia means that a person is having sleep problems because of something else, such as a health condition (like asthma, depression, arthritis, cancer, or heartburn); pain; medication they are taking; or a substance they are using (like alcohol). Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. In children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. The damage from sleep deficiency can occur in an instant (such as a car crash), or it can harm you over time. For example, ongoing sleep deficiency can raise your risk for some chronic health problems. It also can affect how well you think, react, work, learn, and get along with others. Management: Here are five tips everyone can use to help improve the quality of their sleep: Keep your bedroom cool and dark Put away/turn off all electronic devices while preparing for bedtime Stick to a regular bedtime and wake time every day, even on weekends Stop drinking caffeine by the early afternoon and avoid large late-night meals Skip the late-afternoon nap, as it can make it harder to sleep at bedtime Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Do regular exercise. Go for a brisk walk in the morning. Medication: Take Schwabe's Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos./ once daily at night for 1month.
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What is the best medicine for the migraine problem while I have severe head pain? Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
What is the best medicine for the migraine problem while I have severe head pain? Please help me.
It is a type of headache which is initially unilateral (right/ left side of head) and localized in the front side and eye area of head, but pain can be felt anywhere around the head or neck. There may be associated nausea, vomiting, intolerance to light, and many others. If you have this type of symptoms, follow the advice: 1. Take tablet paracetamol 500 mg within 15 min of starting headache. If headache does not respond to paracetamol, you may take tablet headset one tablet at the start of headache, you can repeat again after 2 hours of previous dose but maximum 2 doses in a day. 2. Yoga, meditation, stress relieving techniques help you in relieving symptoms. 3. Identify the trigger which causes this type of headache, and avoid that i. E. Coffee, alcohol, chocolate, any particular fruit or nut, or else. Consult again with answer (yes or no) to following questions for further prescription to manage your migraine: 1. Unilateral location (right or left side) 2. Pulsating or throbbing quality of headche 3. Moderate or severe pain intensity 4. Aggravation by or causing avoidance of routine physical activity (eg, walking, climbing stairs) 5. Nausea and/or vomiting 6. Intolerance to light or sound while headache.
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