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Dr. Umesh Srikanth

Neurosurgeon, Bangalore

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Dr. Umesh Srikanth is a popular Neurosurgeon in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Punya Hospital in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Umesh Srikanth and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. I want to drink beer but doctor said alcohol intake can trigger the myoclonic jerks. Is that true? Can't I drink alcohol?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Raigarh
Yes he is right, alcohol is going to induce your seizure activity it works as a fuel in fire. So don't ever think of it.
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Hello sir I am suffering from migraine problem and a government doctor treated me since 6 month but my pain is steel. please suggests me what can I do.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a kind of relapsing headache. Its symptoms include - episodic unilateral or bilateral, severe and pulsating headaches, associated at times with nausea and vomiting, relieved momentarily on rest or taking medications and aggravated by precipitating factors. The treatment of migraine is mainly done for relief from acute headache attacks and later treatments to prevent future relapses. Also treatment of factors which tend to cause relapses is also important. Consult a headache specialist for a composite and complete treatment. You may contact me online for further queries and assistance in treatment in this regard.
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I have migrane what is the best medicine I take naprosyn 500 But it won't help please also let me know some home remedies. Thanks

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Why you are using Naproxen 500 for headache? Do you get any result? Migrain is a special category of headache most of them are cured or if not in some few, at least it can be brought down to bearable limit as any one have fewer time in life. I need little detail before going into treatment. How long you are having such headache? What is your occupation - a working lady or home maker? Do you have any other disease like high blood pressure, Diabetes etc? Since when you discovered that this is bothering you and when it started (what age). Do you feel nauseating (feeling like puke) or do vomit during head ache? Does the ache catch one particular area of your head or whole head? Do you have any sinusitis or eye problem? With answers of all these Qs you please comeback to my Private Q area to have a purposeful dialogue to provide you benefit. You wont have to pay anything for coming to private Q area. I want to be useful for your problem.
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My daughter is 16 year old. She had been feeling headache and occasional bouts of drowsiness for quite some time. We consulted a neuro physician who diagnosed this as Migraine. Her mother also has migraine. However, my daughter has started to feel even more drowsiness and reeling of head after taking medicines prescribed by doctor. These medicines are sarotena, Practin and Sibelium. Please advise.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
My daughter is 16 year old. She had been feeling headache and occasional bouts of drowsiness for quite some time. We ...
Some of the medications that your daughter is taking tend to have side effects of sedation. So it is advisable to either titrate doses according to her needs or use alternative formulas to suit her needs. Consult a headache specialist or your treating physician for the same. If you so wish you may consult me online for any further queries or assistance in further treatmnet. Take care.
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Hi, My Wife age is 32 (about to 33) and she has migraine from last 4-5 years but from last 6 month it got very severe and from last few months it got worst. It has to get drip almost daily (3-4 days in a week) to get relief. We met doctor Reddy in MAX Saket, Dr. at GB Pant and currently Dr. (sits at Max Shalimar Bagh). She takes Rizack 10 mg when pain is around 40% but it does not effect. Kindly suggest the best ASAP. She is in very severe pain. Thank you.

DNB (Neurosurgery) , MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Pune
Migraine is a disorder which is tagged to a specific personality. Type A personality people who are anxious, extremely punctual and often get stressed up very fast are the usual victims for migraine. Only medicine won't help to get rid of the problem. Patient needs to follow ideal healthy lifestyle and day night schedule as well there should be good efforts aimed at stress relief, either physical Shree or mental stress. Trust me migraine gets cured but only after you take away it's trigger factors. Regards Manish sabnis.
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Hi doctor. When I was 6 months old I had polio however with the required care given I did not paralyzed me totally. But there is a weird thing my left leg is thinner and my right hand is thinner. Can you suggest me if there is any operation or any physiotherapy which I could use to strengthen these?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (FOR)
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Hi doctor. When I was 6 months old I had polio however with the required care given I did not paralyzed me totally. B...
Hello lybrate-user, fortunately you are with positive mind, definitely you should do exercises on order to prevent further dystrophy (wasting of muscles) and to build up strength, endurance and overall functional independence. Best advice for you is hire a physiotherapist who can treat you at your home after a proper assessment. For your left leg depending upon the evaluation and current status of your condition, you may need to do quadriceps strengthening, hamstrings strengthening, gastroc-soleus strengthening, adductor & abductor strengthening, tfl and gluteus medius maximus strengthen, gemellus superior/inferior strengthening. For right hand do elbow flexor and extensor strengthening, wrist flexor extensor strengthening, finger strengthening. Hope it helps. Take care.
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My father age 74, had right side head injury in road accident 3 months back. Presently left hand is partially not working. Ct scan report shows slight bleeding. Can this be cured by medication or surgery is required. Please guide me.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
All depends on size of bleed. Mostly surgery is not required and bleed gets absorbed over a period of time. Power may improve with time continue physiotherapy.
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Is frequent stuttering related to migraine. I got migraine at the age 10. Since then I am stuttering and at age of 21 it has became very severe I cannot even talk to people normally? Please also tell which doctor should I meet migraine specialist or SLP pathologist.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
If it is in right sangunaria c cm one drop only irf it is in left than spigelia cm one drop in a week. Please contact with any homoeopath physician for taking case oor contact in person with me for taking symptoms or write in person.
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Sir I am also suffering from migraine so please give me best medication to get rid of severe headache during migraine.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to loud noise, bright light,strong smell inadequate sleep, since it precipitates migraine attack 4.Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho(red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl.Don’t skip/postpone your meal,avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise,reduce weight if over weight 6. practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol after consulting physician
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I am 36 stroke surviver because of smoking now I left smoking. Usually I take two beer once a week is it ok? What will be my life expectancy? How long can second stroke wait?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 36 stroke surviver because of smoking now I left smoking. Usually I take two beer once a week is it ok? What wil...
There are no fix criterias and no measurements.. the better you take care the better your life expectancy.... You may take homoeopathic medicine to prevent the further complications or events..
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Consuming foods such as ginger, green tea, fatty fish, soy products, blueberries, and other dark berries may protect these important cells from damage. Evidence suggests that the DHA found in omega-3 fatty acids may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia by reducing beta-amyloid plaques. Food sources include cold-water fish such as salmon, tuna, trout, mackerel, and sardines. You can also supplement with fish oil.
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I m 41 years old and suffering frm migraine frm last 2 months. Help me wht to do.

MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hi, to prevent migraine attacks following measures must be used. 1) avoid triggers. If certain foods or odors seem to have triggered your migraines in the past, avoid them. 2) establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals. In addition, try to control stress. 3) regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines. 4) obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight. 5) migraines and estrogen seems to trigger or make your headaches worse, you may want to avoid or reduce the medications you take that contain estrogen which include birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy. You will also benefit for medical therapy if having recurrent migraine attacks. Follow these prevention regimen tips
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Suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia since 6 months and am on Oxetol 300 mg*2. Please advice. Also if this can be due to RCT done?

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Indore
Hello lybrate-user, for trigeminal neuralgia stem cell has been found effective in some cases. If you have any reports with you and you willing to opt this as an alternative treatment please let me know. Regards.
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I am under treatment for epilepsy and have been prescribed encorate chrono 500 mg. And a common side effect of this drug is hairloss. Will visiting a dermatologist be helpful? I know that changing the epilepsy drug is an option but my neurologist isn't agreeing for it.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Then change the neurologist, as hair loss in your age is highly depressing. There are wonderful new anti-epileptics which act without causing hair loss. A good doctor understands the need of the patient and tailors the drugs accordingly. If there is no other option he can tell like that, since other options are there and he is not willing to use them, you have no other option other than to change the neuro.
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Sleep Pyschiatry: Its Stages and Benefits

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Sleep Pyschiatry: Its Stages and Benefits

Sleep is the normal physiological process of our body which is as important as respiration and digestion. Sleep is vital for maintaining our physical and mental health. Normal adults require 8 hours of sleep every day, whereas it 14 to 15 hours of sleep is recommended for for infants and toddlers.

What are the different stages of Sleep

Every human has a natural circadian clock in their body, which is responsible for maintaining our sleep - wake homeostasis. The different stages of sleep include REM and NREM that is rapid eye movement sleep and non rapid eye movement sleep respectively. REM is the deep sleep stage in which it is very difficult to wake up the person as this stage includes the sensory inhibition and all voluntary muscles along with almost all interactions with the surroundings are inhibited. Therefore, a person’s physical stress and tiredness also gets relieved during this stage of sleep. NREM sleep is the stage between REM and awakening and here the person may have sensory connection with his or her surroundings, but may not respond.

Sleep and its benefits
Sleep and stress have a very strong connection with each other. The best way to relieve stress and any other mental disturbance is sleep. It is essential to have knowledge about sleep psychiatry for almost all physicians as they face many sleep deprived patients in their day to day practice.

  1. Sleep is not only responsible for relieving mental stress and depression, but has other benefits as well
  2. Sleep is also essential for the normal physiological growth in early infancy and it is vital for development of normal alertness, attention and knowledge
  3. It also relaxes our voluntary muscles and thereby, relieves us from physical stress
  4. Sleep disturbance may also aggravate diseases in our body. Sleep is also the state of recovery and healing.

Sleep psychiatry also insist on meditation and ensures that people have normal pattern of sleep, in order to maintain the mental health of the person in a normal state.
 

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I am 51 years old from Hyderabad. My daughter is having Brain Tumor. She is having Ecto Dermal Glioma with hydro supholos. My wife does not agree for operation. What I have to do?

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Pune
Go ahead with surgery after discussing the risks and prognosis with your doc. Surgery is essentially the first step in treatment, needed to releive brain pressure as well as to diagnose the type of tumor for further treatment. Leaving it as such may be life threatening.
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Dr. Her auditory and BERA reports are normal. But unable to listen .normally. Hearing aids are also not prescribed to her. Please tell me what is the problem and the best treatment to cure it.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Dr. Her auditory and BERA reports are normal. But unable to listen .normally. Hearing aids are also not prescribed to...
Answer to your query depends on her age and not listening or not hearing. Her hearing is normal as per tests reports. Listening is related to attention i.e. To respond to command. Ok.
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When i am angry or i am shouting my hands and legs shiver very severly and then I cant speak properly I face dificulty at that moment to talk also as i am shouting so keep speaking, past few time i am observing this happening to me. Is it normal or it happens?

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello , it sometimes very difficult to clarify yourselves. Whenever you see something wrong you got angry very soon. You hate lies and liers. Everybody suffers this problem but as like you. You may got hypertension (high bp) please check your blood pressure if occure high so maintain this and do meditation for your internal piece.
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