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Dr. Suresha Kodapala  - Neurologist, Bangalore

Dr. Suresha Kodapala

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology), CCST in Neurophysiology

Neurologist, Bangalore

31 Years Experience  ·  550 at clinic
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Dr. Suresha Kodapala MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology), CCST in Neu... Neurologist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Suresha Kodapala is a popular Neurologist in Whitefield, Bangalore. She has been a successful Neurologist for the last 31 years. She is a qualified MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology), CCST in Neurophysiology . She is currently practising at Telerad RxDx Multispeciality Health Center in Whitefield, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Suresha Kodapala on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Gulbarga University, Karnataka - 1986
MD (Internal Medicine) - Karnataka University, Dharvad - 1991
DM (Neurology) - Bombay University - 1994
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CCST in Neurophysiology - Royal Hallamshire, Clinical Hospital, Sheflield, U.K. - 1999
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Member of Indian Academy of Neurology
Clinical Neurophysiology
American Academy of Neurology
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International League against epilepsy
Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA)
Indian Stroke Association
Indian association of alzeimer?s and related disorders

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Plot No 7g, Opp Graphite India, ITPL Road, Whitefield. Landmark: Next To Maple HotelBangalore Get Directions
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I see my memories of past constantly in my dreams. I don't know if these can be classified as repressed memories. Because of this I'm unable to sleep. I'm afraid to sleep anymore. Insomnia is killing my day by day. I'm depressed all the time. Please help me!

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I see my memories of past constantly in my dreams. I don't know if these can be classified as repressed memories. Bec...
Hi, Practice mindfulness to alleviate anxiety caused by bad memories. Mindfulness is a practice used to switch focus to the present moment, and research shows it can help relieve anxiety. With mindfulness, you acknowledge the bad memories as they come up, then mindfully choose to switch your focus to the present. In this way you can interrupt the negative thought process. To practice mindfulness, try focusing on physical sensations you feel in the present moment. Notice the temperature of the air or the pressure of your feet against the ground. Focus on the physical feelings until you're able to stop thinking about the bad memories. You can also practice mindfulness by repeating a positive statement to yourself. Try telling yourself" I don’t have to think about that right now. Recall the bad memory in detail. Set a date and time to try exposure therapy. When you're ready, sit down and think about the event or situation. Try to remember every detail of it from start to finish. Think about what you were wearing, the sounds you heard, the smells in the air, and so on. Continue to sit with the memory for as long as you can. Self-guided exposure may be most effective if broken down into several sessions. You may sit with the memory for just five minutes at first, noticing that you are still safe despite bringing up these painful thoughts. You might increase the time you spend thinking about it each day until you notice yourself not responding as severely as before. Over time, the memories will affect you less and less. If you are having trouble doing this exercise in your head, grab a pen and a notebook and write down the details of the event from beginning to end. Writing a draft may be good enough for a first session. The next time you might read it aloud. If you have to stop due to crying, then always pick up where you left off. If things progress well, you will feel stronger and require fewer breaks each time you read over details of the event. Don't hold back the emotions associated with these memories. Shout, pound on the floor or cry if you have to. Just let the feeling into your conscious mind. Soak it up, absorb your grief or sorrow. Consult a psychologist for help.
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When I eat food, I feel too drowsy and act like a zombie. This happens even with low glycemic food such as vegetable salad (no oil) or vegetable juices. It is not psychological and I do not have sleep apnea. I have this problem since childhood. What is my problem?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
When I eat food, I feel too drowsy and act like a zombie. This happens even with low glycemic food such as vegetable ...
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.
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I am a female age 40 years. I have ant crawl feeling in my right palm & numbness in the whole right hand along with right shoulder paining from last so many years, please tell me the medicines, I will be thankfull to you.

MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Mumbai
I am a female age 40 years. I have ant crawl feeling in my right palm & numbness in the whole right hand along with r...
Your most welcome I am glad to answer your question. The answer is your pain could be due to multi factorial reason which has to be short listed and then treated. As your complains have been since a very long time I would not recommend any medications here. Looking forward to personally see in person so that the cause can be treated and not just the symptoms. Have a great day.
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I have headache. What I should do? I occurs frequently. What are the symptoms of migraine?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Take one tablet of crocin 500mg sos after food, drink plenty of water and take rest. If it is a chronic headache it could be due to anxiety,stress,depression or migraine. Avoid stress.Check your Bp,eye sight and rule out sinusitis.Consult neurologist if you have recurrent headache .The symptoms of migraine are Unilateral throbbing and pulsating headache ,eye pain,nausea,vomiting,increased sensitivity to light and sound,feeling of dizzy or faintness
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I am 33 yrs old female, since past few months I am feeling numbness in my left arm and at times I have problem in breathing and its becomes very severe and then I had to take nebulisers and pumps of beudecord and asthalin. Kindly suggest because after this my body becomes week and very week. Pls guide what is this. I have thyroid and taking thyronorm 100 mcg.

MD - General Medicine, Diploma in Diabetology
General Physician,
I am 33 yrs old female, since past few months I am feeling numbness in my left arm and at times I have problem in bre...
You need a chest x-ray n sugar levels checked offcourse would like to know your thyroid profile. Actually you must visit the physician nearby you.
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My Dad is 40 years old and he is having migraine and Diabetes, He is in a lot of pain, he is under medication, but it has no effect on him. Please help me

MBBS
General Physician, Kolar
My Dad is 40 years old and he is having migraine and Diabetes, He is in a lot of pain, he is under medication, but it...
Sir,, diabetes will be associated with hypertension most of the times... So do get him evaluated for that.. And diabetes if uncontrolled can lead to neuropathies I.e usually affects nerves.. That leads to pain too... So please consult a good diabetician for good blood sugar control ... Personally, you can ensure he follows a healthy lifestyle like regular exercise, healthy diabetic diet..
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I have epilepsy. I need to know which sport I can go? My doctor said me thot I can't go only for swimming.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You can go for playing foot ball/cricket/badminton etc where you will find people to help you out in case of epileptic attack. Don't go for sports where no body is around.
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I was prescribed zolpidem for insomnia. I woke up very late and confused. Is that normal?

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Sleep early and get early.Do meditation between 5.00 am to 5.30 am everyday.It keeps you healthy and fit and you will have peaceful sleep at nights.
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Sir, My index finger is moving without my knowledge, is it weakness or what, kindly suggest medical advice.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This seems to be tremor may be due to anxiety/ stress is any other problem like altered sensation/numbness/ tingling/ pain also present? you need physical examination Kindly consult Physician
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How To Differentiate Between Migraine And Headache?

Pain Management, MD - Pain Medicine & Anesthesiology
Pain Management Specialist, Srinagar
How To Differentiate Between Migraine And Headache?

When you feel pain or pressure in your head, it may become difficult for you to assess whether you are experiencing a common headache or a migraine. Let's understand how different they are from each other.

A typical headache usually affects both sides of your head and varies from a mild to moderate pain. It can last from 30 minutes to up to a period of one week.

Some specific areas which get affected by a headache are:

  •   Temples
  •   Forehead
  •   Back of your neck

Factors that trigger this headache type are a muscle strain, stress or anxiety.

A migraine, on the other hand, is also a type of a headache which results in an acute throbbing sensation in one part of your head. Usually, migraine headaches are highly painful. Migraine pain makes it difficult for a person to carry out his/her daily tasks. Symptoms or signs associated with migraine attacks are:

  •   Vomiting
  •   Nausea
  •   Sensitivity to sound or light
  •   Pain in the temples
  •   Temporary loss of vision
  •   Pain behind your ear or eye

What are the common causes of a migraine?

  •   Hormonal imbalances in women - fluctuations in oestrogen, especially during menopause or pregnancy seem to trigger a migraine
  •   Drinks like wine and extremely caffeinated beverages
  •   Foods such as salty foods, aged cheese as well as processed foods can trigger the migraine attack.
  •   Medications - vasodilators such as nitroglycerine and oral contraceptives can intensify migraine pain.

How to treat a headache?

Fortunately, you can get rid of stress-induced headaches through over-the-counter treatments, which include:

  •   Aspirin
  •   Acetaminophen
  •   Ibuprofen

How to treat a migraine?

If you experience migraine attacks less frequently, these medicines may give you quick relief:

  •   Triptans, such as rizatriptan (Maxalt) or almotriptan (Axert)
  •   Antinausea medicines, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), promethazine (Phenergan) or prochlorperazine (Compazine)
  •   Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as acetaminophen, naproxen sodium, aspirin or ibuprofen

Some preventive tips:

  •   Make changes in your diet such as avoid such foods, including caffeine and alcohol which are believed to trigger headaches.
  •   You can also try muscle relaxation exercises, yoga or meditation to ease the migraine attack. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a pain management specialist.
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I have a son of 4 years and he is showing with a strange symptom when he is awake in the morning his hands are shiver a little bit but after some time he is fine can any one tell me why this happens.

FELLOWSHIP IN PCCM, FELLOW-PEDIATRIC FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY, FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC CRITICAL CARE, D.C.H., M.B.B.S
Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
Check his calcium and vitamin d3 and thyroid hormone levels. Sometimes tremors r due to these common cause. Would insist you meet years pediatrician.
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For insomnia I have tried coffee crude, passiflora and ignatia. Though they helped somewhat in sleeping, my stomach gets upset. I faced the same problem with allopathic sleep medications.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Indore
For insomnia I have tried coffee crude, passiflora and ignatia. Though they helped somewhat in sleeping, my stomach g...
Allopathic sleeping pills have a lots if side effects one of them is getting addicted to it. Insomnia is a problem caused due to anxiety over thinking and lack of proper sleep schedule. Opt for ayurvedic medicines that will help you build a proper sleep schedule and also calm your mind and the results will be permanent.
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What is the causes of paralysis? And what should I do for escape this types of diseases.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, the four most common causes of paralysis are stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. Live a healthy life style, be happy, do not take worries, eat healthy, drink plenty of water. Daily do exercises for at least half an hour.
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1 month back I got some swelling in my eyelid and had taken eye drops and medicines of anti bacteria consulting doctor. It was got normal after 5 days, but now from past a week that eye was blinking (not visible to others) blinking I can feel. Is any problem of nerves its disturbing me soo from inside (fear of nerve weakness) Only my left eye is like this, right eye is food. My vision from both eyes also good, even from individual the vision is clear for me. Suggest me what to do.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
1 month back I got some swelling in my eyelid and had taken eye drops and medicines of anti bacteria consulting docto...
Nothing. ..This is twitching of eyelids...technically myokimia. ..In most cases it is self limiting and resolves in weeks...Sometimes in months. Simply ignore for time being.
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I am 60years old I have insomnia for past 10 years daily I take ativan 2 mg my health is going down how to stop ativan and get natural sleep.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Gradually you have to reduce the dose of ativan. A longer acting sleeping pill may be replaced which will be easier to stop. For that you need to take the help of a neurologist.
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Hello doctor, What can be done to get rid of migraine issue. And how much does it matter to have the combiflam every alternate day? Thank you in advance.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To get relief from migraine- * 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 shirshasan under the guidance of yoga expert. * sit with the gyan mudra in hands. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * if the headache is very severe & untolerable then you can take a tablet of paracetamol or ibuprofen. * you can take 2 teaspoon of shankhpushpi syrup in the morning.
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Is there a treatment in Homeopathy foe Alzeimer disease early stage. Arrest the same or reverse it?

Homeopath, Kurnool
There is no one diagnostic test that can detect if a person has Alzheimer's disease, but the process involves several kinds of tests and may take more than one day to complete the evaluation. Evaluations may include the following steps: A medical history, which collects information about current mental or physical conditions, prescription and nonprescription drug use, and family health history A mental status evaluation to assess sense of time and place; ability to remember, understand, and communicate; and ability to do simple math problems A physical examination, which includes the evaluation of the person's nutritional status, blood pressure, sensations, balance, and other functions of nervous system Investigations like a brain scan like CT and MRI to detect other causes of dementia such as stroke and laboratory tests, such as blood and urine tests, for checking various components of blood, hormones, enzymes, infections, etc. Treatment: Alzheimer's disease is difficult disorder. Homeopathy system offers reasonably positive treatment if not cure. When we discuss the role of medicine for certain diseases, we probably do not talk of the 'cure' in real sense, but more of 'control' and 'relief. AD is one such condition, where homeopathy has following role to play: To control the disease process whereby further deterioration of the brain damage is helped to certain extent To improve to an extent some of the symptoms: communication, failing memory, anxiety, restlessness, etc. If you are serious I'll take up the case through Lybrate. I'll take Rs.500 /- as fees towards taking mind and body symptoms and to keep record. And later whenever you consult I'll take 200/- as fees. If you agree Lybrate will raise a bill and you can pay in their account.

I want to know about paralysis treatment i am from baroda gujarat 37 yr old i had paralysed since last 4 year my left hand wrist joint and finger movemnent not working same problem in left leg also if you have any medicine foe that please suggest me

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Have you had any Cerebral Stroke before that. 4 years is long time you have elapsed. Neurologist's advice and physiotherapy is the choice. Baroda has got good neurologists there. Consult one. Don't loose heart. Your mental strength is also a factor. Have strong wish to overcome the obstacle.
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My fiance is having pain on the left side of her chest and shoulder. She has had it since Wednesday morning and his right arm has been slightly numb. The pain in his chest has gotten better but a lot worse in shoulder. He doesn't have money to go to the emergency room if he doesn't have to. He wasn't doing anything just woke up like that.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
My fiance is having pain on the left side of her chest and shoulder. She has had it since Wednesday morning and his r...
This could be due to a pinched nerve in the neck. He need not go to emergency, however, he can consult a physician or neurologist for evaluation.
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