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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 am feeling electrical sensation in my right hand Thumb for which it is difficult to move my thumb in any direction. Please advise me in this regard. Thanks.

MD- Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Guwahati
I am feeling electrical sensation in my right hand Thumb for which it is difficult to move my thumb in any direction....
Dear -it may be due to calcium deficiency at your age -or peripheral neuropathy - if you are a diabetic then due to poly neuropathy so I would recommend you to start taking the following medicines 1. Cap giloy- 2 cap twice daily 2. Praval pisti - 125 mg twice with luke warm water 3 chandan bala lakshadi oil for local application.
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My cousin gets fits and seizers like epilepsy. Consulted neurologist and she suggested MRI. MRI report says Diffuse cerebellar Atrophy. What does it mean? please let me know. Is this serious disease and curable? Will ayurvedic treatment be better? Is this Mri finding due to epilepsy or epilepsy due to this mri finding? Thank you. Her age is 23.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, doing post diploma MD
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
Hi Mr. lybrate-user, it seems like your cousin has a genetic disease, but I can not be sure unless, he is examined, right now I suggest ,go to the neurologist who is treating him. Ayurvedic treatment is not my field, but there is no evidence that it helps in your cousin's illness.
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Top 3 Strategies To Keep Migraine At Bay

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
Top 3 Strategies To Keep Migraine At Bay
Every person suffering from migraine will agree that - although medications can control the head-piercing pain that each attack brings with it, preventing the onset of the pain altogether is the best way to deal with it. Follow these three simple strategies and based on the reaction of your body to these, mould your lifestyle to effectively prevent the occurrence of migraine to a good extent.

1. Get adequate amount of exercise
A large majority of people who suffer from migraine steer clear of any highly intensive or strenuous exercise as it is known to be the prime trigger for a severe attack. Having said that, avoiding physical activity altogether can worsen your migraines and thus you should focus on indulging in some light exercises. Activities such as jogging, walking and yoga can reduce the duration of your migraines and also bring down its severity and frequency. Moreover, regular exercise brings down stress levels which are also a major factor for triggering migraine attacks.

2. Take note of your meal schedule and type of food that precipitates headache
For most patients migraine is triggerred by irregular meal schedule and some foods acts as triggers for migraine like cheese, chocolate, chinese foods. It is very imprtant to maintain a regular meal schedule, avoid skipping meals and take note of the items that precipitate your headache. Items that can precipitate headache is different for every individual and maitaining a headache diary can help you to identify these triggers. Also, note down the occurrence of your migraines, their duration and severity. Having adequate data makes it extremely simple to recognize a recurring pattern and leads you to the main cause behind your migraine attacks.

3. Maintain a stable sleep schedule
Sleep plays a great role in triggering migraine attacks and irregular sleep patterns, not getting adequate sleep, or sleeping more than required – all these habits can lead to a severe attack. Thus, try and create a sleep schedule for yourself keeping your daily routines in mind and follow it without fail.
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I am 23 years old male I'm having a severe constipation problem a doctor prescribed me cremaffin for one day it cleared my stomach but after that its not working and my entire body is shivering when I get excited or nervous what to do? both side of my head also swelled up.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am 23 years old male
I'm having a severe constipation problem
a doctor prescribed me cremaffin for one day it clear...
Hello, take lexaton 1 tab daily at bed time, and for permanent cure message me. For further assistance and treatment for complete cure you can concern me privately.
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Namaskar sir I am 38 year old I have pain in lower waist and buttocks and occasionly numbness in left legs like thigh and toe I was take treatment from Dr. Rvindra choudhary but invain x ray report of waist is normal then what should be rhe problem (numbness of leg occures more after having genetal errection)

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Namaskar sir I am 38 year old I have pain in lower waist and buttocks and occasionly numbness in left legs like thigh...
Please share the xray images in private chat. Also get the following tests: fbs, plbs, vit b 12 and vit d 3 levels, calcium levels in blood.
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I am 26yrs old male. Suffering with one side head pain (magerin) what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
If your confirmed that your having migraine. Then you should tell the frequency of attacks in amonth. Wheather your totaly incapacitated during attack. When headache start you should take tab brufen sos and if it is associated wd vomiting then tab domperidone sos if its still persisiting then please consult a physician.
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What is binswanger's disease? Somebody I know is having it. Been told that it is not alzheimer. So then what is it? Person looks like having dementia like symptoms. We are at loss. Should we also consult a psychiatrist here?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
What is binswanger's disease? Somebody I know is having it. Been told that it is not alzheimer. So then what is it? P...
Binswangers disease is also called subcortical arteriosclerotic encephalopathy. WhereasAlzheimers disease is a cortical dementia binswangers disease is a subcortical dementia. Brain has outer grey matter and inner white matter. Binswangers affects white matter. It is of vascular origin. Infarcts of blood vessels supplying white matter produces this disease. Language and calculation are affected later than in Alzheimers. Proper treatment of hypertension and diabetes prevents this disease. One should have proper exercise.
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I have a back pain after elipsy and till now I did not take medicine. Tell me should i continue my medication or not ?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
You should not stop anti epileptic medicines with out consulting your doctor. Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general 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. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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My mother aged 80 years suffering from parkinson and was under treatment for Syndopa cr daily once was suddenly asked to stop due to which she had tremors and right now ridden.

MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician, DNB (General Medicine), DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Vijayawada
My mother aged 80 years suffering from parkinson and was under treatment for Syndopa cr daily once was suddenly asked...
You should not stop syndopa suddenly. She needs to be restated on medication and we should also check for other causes of worsening. She will recover with medication.
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My son agniv nandi is autism child. He is 9 years old. He could not speak according his level and he is hiper active. He can write and recognize things. What medicine is good for my child?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
There is no medicine for autism. If you want some medicine for hyperactivity you can consult a psychiatrist. But to start of with if you cut down on sugars and simple carbohydrates and shift to protein and complex carbohydrates his hyper activity will come down. Behavior therapy helps such children.
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I am a 71 year old male. I get numbness & tingling sensation in my legs &soles after walking or standing for a few minutes. I am a diabetic since past 5 years.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It might be of diabetic neuropathy and nerve deficit pl do clinically examined by neuro musculoskeletal physiotherapist or neuro physician asap.
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Hi I am 60 yrs old. Since 2011 I had compression in l3 and s4 and due to that my sensory nrves specially on left is not properly functioning and symptoms like bladder control, fear for fall and swelling in legs, it may be stenosiis, suggested surgery but I dont want, is it possible nerves functioning by medicine, my all systems like bp heartbeapulse are very normal. No kidney problem, no diabetes. No other problem except I described u. Bodily I am 86 kg. Pls suggest medicine for curing nerves(sensory) and swelling of my legs, in allopathic

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
As you r not interested in surgery to relieve your l3&l4 compression: 1. I suggest you do physiotherapy ift treatment & vacuum therapy for 15 days of 15 minutes each 2. Teach you spinal flexion exercise once pain subsides. 3. To re educate your nerves this exercises may help you wish you all good health Regards Dr. P. Nagaraj pt. Ph. D
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I have got multiple sclerosis. Could you help me by telling me about the diet requirements for an Ms. patient.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have got multiple sclerosis. Could you help me by telling me about the diet requirements for an Ms. patient.
The development of MS has been associated with: a. an increased presence of antigliadin antibodies typical of gluten intolerance. b. low blood levels of vitamin D. c. low blood levels of antioxidants. d. high intakes of saturated fat so better to avoid high in animal fat or saturated fat Take gluten-free diet, which eliminates all wheat, rye, barley, and triticale foods, take diet rich in antioxidants consult for further guidance
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I am suffering under sensory neural hearing loss for more than thirty years due to well path and diving in the village decibel loss 60 both sides many vitamins minerals tablets homeopathy Ayurvedic tablets taken but no improvement as far as clarity of words spoken by persons and over phone tv etc hearing aids tried no use it only increases the sound but not helping for clarity of words as far as sound enough for me life time my age is 65 Is there any medicine essential oils etc in the world to restore my clarity hearing of words.

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
I am suffering under sensory neural hearing loss for more than thirty years due to well path and diving in the villag...
Dear lybrate user if you r having sensorineural type of hearing loss no medicines will help to restore the hearing loss. Only in sudden hearing loss steroids help to some extent. So in your case the option left for you is digital programmable hearing aids. Most probably you have used analog one, go for digital programmable hearing aids. It will help for sure. Consult with me for further details.
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Hi sir/mam I want to know that is their any proper treatment of migran problem. My mother has migran problem.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
do Take balanced diet and 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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My brother is having brain stroke. What should be lifestyle for him and what supplement should he take? Thanks in advance.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
He should lead a stress-free life, do regular exercises, and sleep well. Food should be low fat, low cholesterol.
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Simple Tips To Overcome Sleeplessness (Insomnia)

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Simple Tips To Overcome Sleeplessness (Insomnia)

@stick to a regular sleep schedule. Support your biological clock by going to bed and getting up at the same time every day, including weekends.

@ avoid naps. Napping during the day can make it more difficult to sleep at night. If you feel like you have to take a nap, limit it to 30 minutes before 3 p. M.

@ limit caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine. Stop drinking caffeinated beverages at least eight hours before bed. While alcohol can make you feel sleepy, it interferes with the quality of your sleep, and nicotine is a stimulant.

@ avoid late meals. Try to avoid heavy, rich foods within two hours of bed. Fatty foods can take a lot of work for your stomach to digest and spicy or acidic foods can cause heartburn.

@ get regular exercise. Regular exercise can improve the symptoms of insomnia, but it's not a quick fix. It takes several months to feel the full effects. Aim for 30 minutes or more of activity on most days but not too close to bedtime.

@ develop a better bedtime routine

@ it's not just what you do during the day that affects the quality of your sleep, but also those things you do to prepare your mind and body for sleep.
@make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, and cool. Noise, light, and heat can interfere with sleep. Try using a sound machine or earplugs to hide outside noise, an open window or fan to keep the room cool, and blackout curtains or a sleep mask to block out light.

@avoid stimulating activity and stressful situations before bedtime. This includes vigorous exercise, big discussions or arguments, or catching up on work. Instead, focus on quiet, soothing activities, such as reading, knitting, or listening to soft music, while keeping lights low.

@ turn off screens one hour before bedtime. The light emitted from tv, tablets, smartphones, and computers suppresses your body's production of melatonin and can severely disrupt your sleep. Instead of emailing, texting, watching tv, or playing video games, try listening to a book on tape, a podcast, or reading by a soft light.

If by following these measures, still if there is difficulty to get a sound sleep, homeopathic medicines can be taken for some time to relax the body and assist in getting sleep. These medicines do not have any side effects and are not habit forming. There are various medicines to help insomnia, viz. Passiflora, kali phos, piscidia, nux, coffea, etc, but there prescription depends on individual case.

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Hi myself neetu .since 2 years I am suffering from pain in my right hand .it starts from neck and goes till my fingers including shoulder. It's kind of numbing and constantly. It's nt dere while movement of hand. Had numerous medicines. But not any long lasting effect. Wat I should do.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hi myself neetu .since 2 years I am suffering from pain in my right hand .it starts from neck and goes till my finger...
posture correction must. do hot fomentations and stretching exercise of neck and shoulder. avoid computer work and strain. if it work then OK otherwise physiotherapy treatment for few days
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Sir I am seriously ill since 5- 6 year. I do not want to masturbate but after control maximum 3- 4 day I have to do it. I can't control myself. Sir I don't want to do this but I have to do it. If I don't do this I can't sleep. Please help me sir. It's affecting my life a lot. Some times I think about subside but there are many people are depend on me. Please Dr. help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Sir I am seriously ill since 5- 6 year.
I do not want to masturbate but after control maximum 3- 4 day I have to do i...
Bad effects of masturbation are: a. The nervous system is affected the most. b. Besides the heart, the digestive system, the urinary system as well as the other systems are adversely affected and consequently the whole body becomes the museum of diseases with profound weakness. c.Continuous headache and backache. d. Dizziness and loss of memory. e. Palpitation of heart on lightest exertion. f. Nervousness. g. Unable to perform any heavy physical or mental work. h. The person dislikes any company and activities and rather likes to sit in seclusion and suffers from weakness. i. All the senses are impaired. j. Impotency. Therefore, young men are advised to consult a qualified and honest homoeopathic practitioner for his expert advice and effective treatment . Further, those young men who are or have been engaged in the regular habits of masturbation should not ignore the necessity to consult the qualified homoeopaths to avoid sexual embarrassment at the time of marriage. You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance and permanent cure
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