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Dr. Subramanian

Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), MPTh/MPT

Neurologist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
Dr. Subramanian Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), MPTh/MPT Neurologist, Bangalore
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Subramanian is one of the best Neurologists in Richmond Town, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 11 years of journey as a Neurologist. He is a Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), MPTh/MPT. You can consult Dr. Subramanian at Spectrum Physio Centre, Sita Bhateja in Richmond Town, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Subramanian on Lybrate.com.

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Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT) - PSG College of Physiotherapy - 2005
MPTh/MPT - PSG College of Physiotherapy - 2008
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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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I am 35 years old woman suffering from migraine. Recently I am also having breathing issues. Also, I am acting weird. Is this a caused by migraine or something else is happening to me. Advise!

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon
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sometimes migraine has associated symptoms and are known as migraine variants. change in medications will help your cause

I am 63 years. No diabetes or bp that I know of. I am having shivering of hands within control. Say while holding a cup from end of my 5 fingers. I am taking neurobion Forte now.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath
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I am 63 years. No diabetes or bp that I know of. I am having shivering of hands within control. Say while holding a c...
Dear, lybrate user, you suffer from parkinsonism. With tremor of your hands. * homoeo medicine can make a difference in parkinsonism. * homoeo- medicine* @ hypericum 30-6 pills, thrice. @ causticum 200-6 pills alternate morning. Report fortnightly.
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I am vibhav pandey I am in biological disorder that harm me like insomnia and a different type of fever that behave not better for me.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist
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I am vibhav pandey I am in biological disorder that harm me like insomnia and a different type of fever that behave n...
Sleep please tell me from how many days you are having this problem. First of all I am giving you general guidance. Daily morning brisk walk 30 minutes, don't take a nap in afternoon, bath with a luke warm water half hour prior to sleep. Go to bed when you feel maximum sleeping. Use these measures first. If your symptoms still persist take tablet clonazep 0.25 mg half hour before sleep but for not more than 5 days.

Sir, my friend who is 25 years old male got migraine problem since 12 years, because of it he couldn't concentrate on his career. He consulted many doctors but he didn't got the solution. What should he do now sir?

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello take homoeopathic treatment - you can take following medicines for 8 days and reply back, nat mur 30+bella 30 tds nat mur 6x tds do not repeat without concern, for further assistance and treatment for complete cure you can consult me privately.
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I develop pins and needle feeling in my limbs every now and then more specifically when i am running which becomes very uncomfortable after some time when the whole of legs and the last three fingers in hands go numb. Please advice thanks.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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Kindly show me digital x rays of whole spine ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days bio d3 max 1tab od do neck & shoulder 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 ask for detailed treatment plan blood test- hb tlc, dlc rsr, blood sugar fasting &pp urine routine test do reply back for detailed treatment plan do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.

How to gain weight? and how to control our diet? and I have migraine headache without aura what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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How to gain weight? and how to control our diet? and I have migraine headache without aura what should I do?
do not eat diet soda,coffee, chololate,caffein ,hot dog, onion,alcohol, these are triggers for migraine pain. take healthy diet..plenty of water, juice , green veg. you can take tab. vasograine or tab . sumitrax
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Hello sir. I am suffering from migraine. What precautions can be taken to avoid migraine. And which is the best tablet for migraine?

MBBS
General Physician
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Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination

What is sleep paralysis? How is it serious if a person get 4 attacks in 4-5 days?

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak or react. It is a transitional state between wakefulness and sleep, characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness). It is often accompanied by terrifying hallucinations (such as an intruder in the room) to which one is unable to react due to paralysis, and physical experiences
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How Best to Treat Insomnia With Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath
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Insomnia is a mental condition, which is characterized by a difficulty in falling asleep, even when you have the chance to do so. The causes of insomnia include stress, emotional or physical discomfort; environmental factors like noise, light or extreme temperature that interferes with sleep; and depression or anxiety.

The visible symptoms of insomnia are inability to fall asleep no matter what, irritability, depression, lack of concentration and enthusiasm, and distressed stomach and intestine. Complications associated with insomnia can cause psychiatric problems, obesity, increased risk of long-term diseases or conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.

Insomnia can be classified in the following ways -

Secondary insomnia: it stands for sleep problems that may be caused by health conditions, medications, pain or any other causes.
Acute insomnia: it is also known as short-term insomnia and usually lasts for a night or a few weeks.
Primary insomnia: it refers to sleep problems which aren't directly related with any health condition.
Chronic insomnia: insomnia is described as long-term or chronic if you suffer from it for about 3 nights a week for 1 month or longer.

Homeopathy is a boon towards treating insomnia.

Efficiency: The efficiency of homeopathic medicines in curing the several problems associated with insomnia is unquestionable. Plus, targets at providing long-term cure for insomnia instead of just temporary relief. The approach that homeopathy adopts includes getting at the root cause of the problem, and weeding it out so that there's never a relapse of your condition.
Safety: Homeopathic medication are far safer therefore, it is preferable and highly recommended. It serves invaluably during insomnia and does not involve any side effects.
How Best to Treat Insomnia With Homeopathy
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I have migraine. What' s the best treatment?Please suggest

MBBS
General Physician
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First of all try to complete your sleep. If its light. Try paracetamol-500 sr if not cured try vasograin 1 tab sos if still then sumitripran 1 tab sos.
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Hi Muscular distrofy problem mostly who person. Boy or girl. Its genetic problem. or birth time sercumtancy create problem,Please help

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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Mucular dystrophy is not greetings-i problem. Its neuro muscular disorder. Its due to depend size birth. Kindly consult neuro physiotherapist.

My mother aged 75 years diagnosed with parkinsons disease for the past 6 years is on syndopa plus-4 tabs a day and ropark 3 tabs a day. Past 3 months she has tremors on hands, stiffness in neck and legs, very difficulty in walking and exterme anxiety. And depression. What can be done?

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist
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May be dose needs to be modified, please contact your neurologist, for anxiety and depression tab sertraline would be better

I am having bleeding in my nose what I do, sometimes it come from ears, I have migraine sometimes. I am 18 years old.

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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I am having bleeding in my nose what I do, sometimes it come from ears, I have migraine sometimes. I am 18 years old.
Bleeding from Nose: cold water on nose and head will help...if no result, endoscopy of nose to locate the bleeder and cautery of bleeder will cure you....

What are symptoms of migraine and how it could be treated and what are precautions?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Headache blurred vision nausea or vomiting sensation 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.

I have a hypokalemia paralysis with normal level of thyroid I continue my medicine from one month but still my poytasium is low day by day and I take everyday potkular potassium syrup i want to cure permanently so give me best best option.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a disorder that causes occasional episodes of muscle weakness and sometimes a lower than normal level of potassium in the blood. It is one of a group of genetic disorders that includes hyperkalemic periodic paralysis and thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. Causes hypokalemic periodic paralysis is congenital. This means it is present at birth. In most cases, it is passed down through families (inherited) as an autosomal dominant disorder. In other words only one parent needs to pass the gene related to this condition on to you in order for you to be affected. Occasionally, the condition may be the result of a genetic problem that is not inherited. Unlike other forms of periodic paralysis, persons with congenital hypokalemic periodic paralysis have normal thyroid function. But they have a very low blood level of potassium during episodes of weakness. This results from potassium moving from the blood into muscle cells in an abnormal way. Risk factors include having other family members with periodic paralysis. The risk is slightly higher in asian men who also have thyroid disorders. The most important treatment in severe hypokalemia is addressing the cause, such as improving the diet, treating diarrhea, or stopping an offending medication. Patients without a significant source of potassium loss and who show no symptoms of hypokalemia may not require treatment. Mild hypokalemia (>3.0 meq/l) may be treated with oral potassium chloride supplements (klor-con, sando-k, slow-k). As this is often part of a poor nutritional intake, potassium-containing foods may be recommended, such as leafy green vegetables, tomatoes, coconut water, citrus fruits, oranges, or bananas.[14] both dietary and pharmaceutical supplements are used for people taking diuretic medications. Severe hypokalemia (<3.0 meq/l) may require intravenous supplementation. Typically, a saline solution is used, with 20? 40 meq/l kcl per liter over 3? 4 hours. Giving iv potassium at faster rates (20? 25 meq/hr) may predispose to ventricular tachycardias and requires intensive monitoring. A generally safe rate is 10 meq/hr. Even in severe hypokalemia, oral supplementation is preferred given its safety profile. Sustained-release formulations should be avoided in acute settings. Difficult or resistant cases of hypokalemia may be amenable to a potassium-sparing diuretic, such as amiloride, triamterene, spironolactone, or eplerenone. Concomitant hypomagnesemia will inhibit potassium replacement, as magnesium is a cofactor for potassium uptake. when replacing potassium intravenously, infusion by a central line is encouraged to avoid the frequent occurrence of a burning sensation at the site of a peripheral infusion, or the rare occurrence of damage to the vein. When peripheral infusions are necessary, the burning can be reduced by diluting the potassium in larger amounts of fluid, or mixing 3 ml of 1% lidocaine to each 10 meq of kcl per 50 ml of fluid. For more doubts you can ask me privately.

What is the symptoms of migraine ?which medicine I have to take for migraine kindly tell me.

MBBS
General Physician
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1.unilateral throbbing and pulsating headache, eye pain 2.Nausea and vomiting 3.Increased sensitivity to light and sound 4.Feeling of dizziness/fainting attack Consult physician for further advice and treatment.

I am a 37 yrs male. I am having pins and needles on my inner side of the right foot for the past 4 days. I am feeling like having numbness too. What should I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist
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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. These sensations are actually called as paresthesias and are symptoms due to nerve involvement. There are many causes, but seeing your age, I will ask you to observe it for some time, rule out diabetes, spinal origin of your symptoms. You can meanwhile initiate with physical therapy - tens for 10-14 days and see whats happening. Sometimes these maybe just due to deficiency of important vitamins like vitamin b12, b6, vitamin d etc. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am a female, aged 29. Having a nerve pain in left-hand for last 3 weeks. Its near the wrist. I can see and feel the nerve is badly swelled now. Also not able to move the hand or do any work. It pains very badly and if I stretch my thumb and specifically after I wake up in morning. Today can felt that my right hand's same nerve's 2-3 areas are swelling too! Please suggest me what should I do.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Do Take UST and laser Therapy for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from Neuro physiotherapist or do consult me privately via lybrat.com Best wishes
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