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Dr. Umashankar R

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Bangalore

23 Years Experience  ·  0 - 450 at clinic
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Dr. Umashankar R MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology Neurologist, Bangalore
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Umashankar R is a trusted Neurologist in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 23 years of journey as a Neurologist. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology . He is currently associated with Panacea Hospital Pvt Ltd - Basaveshwaranagar in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Umashankar R and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Mysore Medical College - 1994
MD - General Medicine - Mysore Medical College - 1998
DM - Neurology - NA - 2002
Awards and Recognitions
Codman and DePuy travel fellowship award to attend and participate in 14th WFNS conference Boston, USA.
Professional Memberships
Bangalore Neurological Society
American Academy of Neurologist
Indian Academy of Neurology
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Karnataka Medical Council
Neurological Society of India

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Panacea Hospital Pvt Ltd - Basaveshwaranagar

#334, 8th Main,3rd Stage, 4th Block,Basaveshwara Nagar. Landmark: Near-Post OfficeBangalore Get Directions
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Bengaluru Neuro Centre

#27/5, 10th Cross, Margosa Road, Malleswaram. Landmark: Opp. Bank Of IndiaBangalore Get Directions
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Diacon Hospital

#359 /360, 19th Main, 1st Block, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Opp To VVS College & Near to Malabar Showroom, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Kaade Hospital

No 320/C, 321A, 1st Stage, 2nd Phase, West of Chord Road, Manjunatha Nagar, Bangalore - 560010Bangalore Get Directions
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I am 25year old. My hand vibrate. Please Dr. Help me. I am not drink alcohol regular. Only occasionally.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
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 wife is 57 years suffering from insomnia since quite long. Earlier she was taking Zolfresh - 5 mg and now taking Ativan 1 mg with doctor's advice. She takes it at 8.00 pm and get sleep at 10.30-11.00 pm. But she does not get sleep well. Pls. Advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My wife is 57 years suffering from insomnia since quite long. Earlier she was taking Zolfresh - 5 mg and now taking A...
Tip- I will suggest you to take a shower with warm water or just wash your face , forearms , legs with soap and water at bedtime for a peaceful sleep
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I was suffering from hypokalemic periodic paralysis 2 years before and was admitted for 1 week. Now I am alright. What are the causes for this condition.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
hypok PP is usually of genetic origin...also high carbohydrate diet, excessive physical activity followed by rest, can precipitate an attack...sometimes secondary causes like vomiting, diarrhea, renal disease, etc. can lead to hypokalemia and paralysis...
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I have problem of hand & head shaking (vibration) why this occurs? My father has this problem from there birth? Is this problem remain lifetime.

Neurologist,
I have problem of hand & head shaking (vibration) why this occurs?
My father has this problem from there birth?
Is th...
These could be essential tremors. They can be controlled with medication- if they are affecting your quality of life- also, some occupational therapy options are available; using wrist splints and weighed utensils. Parkinson's ds can also cause tremors of head and hands- but a distinct issue in Parkinson's ds is slowness of all movements and complaints of stiffness and rigidity, walking in small steps with stooped posture, and as it progresses- memory issues, pain, constipation, can complicate the picture.
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I have a problem in my hands it shrinks in the mid of the year and sometimes it shrinks during summer.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Your body cells may change a little bit of its dimensions depending upon the fluid availability in the body at that time if there is some significant problem please consult a good physician.
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I am suffering from continue headache, and I am very irritated by this, have migraine. Please help me.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from continue headache, and I am very irritated by this, have migraine. Please help me.
take crocin pain relief one sos. Check your BP.Check your eye sight. take rest and proper sleep. avoid anxiety and stress. consult if not ok.
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Hi Doctor, My mom age is of 44, she have a nervous pain of past 15 years from backbone to left leg , what is the remedy and what kind of food she had to take ? Why it comes ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Pharmacy
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hi Doctor, My mom age is of 44, she have a nervous pain of past 15 years from backbone to left leg , what is the reme...
She might be suffering from sciatica. She has to avoid chilled and sour food. Let her start. Trayodashang guggul 2-2-2 mahayograaj guggul 2-2-2 mahavaatvidhvansa 2-2-2.
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I'm suffering from migraine pain. Medicines give relief only temporarily. Please help by giving some permanent remedy.

Diploma in Hospital Administration, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Migraine is pain on one side of head. First get the diagnosis confirmed by Doctor. Headache can be due to multiple reasons. High blood pressure/ Problems of near or distant vision. Not using spectacles/ change required in glasses power. Nose/ ear / Throat infection/ Sinus infection/Tooth infection.Some time there can be brain tumour. For Treatment of specific cause of disease, consult your doctor. However Rest/ Steam inhalation/ applying Balm on fore head/ Tea /Coffee may help.
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I am 35 female when in morning I get up I have headaches for 2 hrs what should I do is it migraine or anything else.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Natrum mur 200 Ch , 3 drops, single dose and Alpha HA , 20 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Hello sir, I am 22 years old male i am suffering from legs and hands numblling so please tell me know which food for good health for nerves. And some of the doubt join 1 week daily sex causes nervous weak or not? And late night sleep please natural tips`

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Hello sir, I am 22 years old male i am suffering from legs and hands numblling so please tell me know which food for ...
Daily sex is not harmful and there is no need to worry about that. Numbness of hands and feet means that there could be a disease of nerves (peripheral neuropathy), which can be confirmed by doing nerve conduction studies.
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Facts about Dementia

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
Facts about Dementia

Facts about Dementia

What is dementia? Dementia is a term used to describe various different brain disorders that have in common a loss of brain function that is usually progressive and eventually severe. There are over 100 different types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies. Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding.
Most forms of dementia cannot be cured. There are some drugs available that appear to alleviate some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in some people.
How dementia progresses?

All types of dementia are progressive illnesses. This means that the structure and chemistry of the brain become increasingly damaged over time. The person's ability to remember, understand, communicate and reason will gradually decline.
Genetic factors are responsible for the disease in only a very small number of families. There is no single gene for Alzheimer's disease and inherited factors alone do not explain why some people develop it while others do not.
The Alzheimer's Society estimates that there are currently over 700,000 people in the UK with dementia.

Researchers believe that many factors, including age, genetic background and lifestyle, can lead to the onset of the disease. The prevalence of dementia in people with learning difficulties is higher than in the general population.

What is dementia?
The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer's disease, stroke and many other rarer conditions. Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding.Different areas of the brain are responsible for different skills and abilities. The changes in behaviour, memory and thought in people with Alzheimer's disease may be a direct result of the way the disease has affected their brain.See also information sheet
There are several diseases and conditions that cause dementia.See also information sheet
 

Causes of dementia include:
Alzheimer's diseaseThis is the most common cause of dementia. During the course of the disease, the chemistry and structure of the brain changes, leading to the death of brain cells. Information sheet.

Vascular diseaseIf the oxygen supply to the brain fails, brain cells may die. The symptoms of vascular dementia can occur either suddenly, following a stroke, or over time, through a series of small strokes. Information sheet
Dementia with Lewy bodiesThis form of dementia gets its name from tiny spherical structures that develop inside nerve cells. Their presence in the brain leads to the degeneration of brain tissue. Memory, concentration and language skills are affected. Information sheet

I have been receiving radiating pain starting from brain to my teeth and nasal passages, I am a teacher by profession and would like to receive a valid consultation.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I have been receiving radiating pain starting from brain to my teeth and nasal passages, I am a teacher by profession...
it could a sortof migrane for which you need to consult a Neuro Psychiatrist but also consult ENT doctor to rule out any nasal issu. Take care.
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My mother age 65 year suffering from parknism after taking long time medicine of psychology but i have consult no doctor neurologist they suggest only synoda plus,pacitane 2 mg and premiprex 0.25 and some exercise is this problem is curable please suggest me?

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Give mental relaxation excercises eat badam n milk do brain excercise n some useful acupressure points are much more useful
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My friend is 15 year old girl and sometimes she feels problem in breathing suddenly. She also have migraine problem. Plzz suggest something.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
For her migraine she need to take specific migraine drug from triptan class and breathing problem is from anxiety.
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Hi All My mom met an accident with head injury Right FTP SDH and midline shift done the surgery on the same day carinoectomy on 6/11/2016 but still she is semi unconscious there have body movements but not yet open her eyes removed ventilator before 30 hrs may I know when she can open her eyes and how long it will take to become normal here I attached recent CT scan.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Hi All
My mom met an accident with head injury Right FTP SDH and midline shift done the surgery on the same day carin...
Please note that it depends on cases to cases for in some cases patient needs some time days-weeks to show eye movements/opening. However I suggest keep in touch with your Doctor for not letting her to slip into Coma. If so then it can take weeks/months to come back from Coma. As of now you still need to keep patience for next 48 hours.
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I have a 12 year old boy with klin (chromosome xyx) syndrome. He cannot speak and walk. He can manage a wheel chair. Active to some extent. Only one testis is visible. Head is slight; y bigger. Fair and lovely. Where can I get right treatment for such a child and what is that?

M. Phil Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Please identify a multidisciplinary center near your place. They will provide remedial education for your child. If you can tell me the city you're located in, I can try to help.
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Is there any permanent cure for migraine. I am a student and these attacks are so severe that I can't focus on anything.

MD Medicine, DM Neurologist
Neurologist, Dehradun
Lybrate-user migraine is a chronic disease which can be prevented with life style modifications, diet change and yoga meditation. In modern medicine no cure available.
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Can arrogant person love a girl so deeply? If so after loving her can he be arrogant?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Sindhudurg
person nature will depends and change upon the environment and situation. if this all in his favour then the person will never b change. but if this all will against him then it will b change person. so try and say .
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I am 65 years old, I have disease parkinson I have also undergone by trodat test which is found that dopamine chemical came from head/mind is not properly produced sandoma plus tablet per day 4 8 am, 13 pm, 17 pm, 22pm per day Also using ayurved zandu's zandopa powder On late time by one hour it feel uneasiness medicine sandopa+ is only one medicine Is it painkiller? Please advise for life time recovery I also walking, cycling, seeming and yoga pl also advise for reproduction of dopamine thanks sir

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Noida
There is no known medication which can lead to life time recovery in Parkinson disease. Syndopa is not a pain killer, it only replaces dopa in body which is deficient in patients of Parkinson disease. Long term usage of syndopa can lead to certain expected side effects and in that case you need to consult your neurologist so that dose of medication can be modified. Yes, cycling, walking and yoga will be helpful for your disease and it is advisable that you should continue with same.
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My father 75 years of age is feeling numbness in toe and below knees. Which doctor we should consult and what should be the problem.

MS - Orthopaedics, MRCS Ed UK, FASM(Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine), DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Bangalore
My father 75 years of age is feeling numbness in toe and below knees. Which doctor we should consult and what should ...
Hello Lybrate user, There can be many causes of this problem of your father. It could be due to uncontrolled diabetes mellitus or due to nerve compression (sciatica). I would suggest you take him to a diabetes specialist and an orthopaedic surgeon so that he is properly evaluated.
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