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Dr. A. Suresh Kumar

MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology, MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Chennai

27 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. A. Suresh Kumar MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology, MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology Neurologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. A. Suresh Kumar is an experienced Neurologist in Adyar, Chennai. He has been a successful Neurologist for the last 27 years. He has completed MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology, MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology . You can visit him at Dr. A. Suresh Kumar@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. A. Suresh Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences KIMS Bangalore University, - 1991
MD - Indian Naval Hospital Asvini, Colaba, Bombay University, Mumbai, - 1997
DM - Neurology - A.I.I.M.S. Dept of Neurology, New Delhi, - 2001
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MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences KIMS Bangalore University, - 1991
MD - Indian Naval Hospital Asvini, Colaba, Bombay University, Mumbai, - 1997
DM - Neurology - A.I.I.M.S. Dept of Neurology, New Delhi, - 2001
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Physicians of India
Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
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Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Epilepsy Society

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#52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar Landmark : Near Adyar SignalChennai Get Directions
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I have been suffering from insomnia and sleep anxieties from past 3 weeks. Please help, I want to sleep.

NCCH & MCH
Homeopath, Kolkata
I have been suffering from insomnia and sleep anxieties from past 3 weeks. Please help, I want to sleep.
Kindly detail more about your health other aspects for proper treatment fir now take Opium 30 a single dose only and give me a follow-up.
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My wife has met an accident 6 years ago. Now, she has head injury. I want remedy to general new braincells or repair old cells. She was bed ritten. What is medicine?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
As she has accident 6 yr back and still bed ridden that means she had got a very severe and now permanent damage to brain cell. It is very difficult to regenerate new brain cell with any medication (ayurvedic or homeopathic or allopathic). Some centers offering stem cell therapy to regenerate new brain cell. But it is costly and still in experimental stage.
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Sleeping Disorder - 5 Tips Which Can Help You!

MBBS, MBA - Health Care Administration
General Physician, Gurgaon
Sleeping Disorder - 5 Tips Which Can Help You!

Lack of sleep can make you feel tired, worn-out and less productive the next day. However, it might not be your fault entirely because the brain tends to become active when the body is at rest, which could be a reason why you aren’t getting enough sleep at night.

Here are a few tips which might be useful for you to sleep at night:

  1. Keep your room dark: Even the faintest light from your mobile is enough to disrupt your sleep. Thus, try and switch off all your lights and gadgets before going to sleep. If doing that doesn’t help either, use an eye mask to keep the light out.

  2. Carefully select your dinner: Don’t go to bed hungry or overstuffed because either of them might cause discomfort while sleeping and lead to a disruption in your sleep. Also, limit your alcohol consumption at night to refrain from making numerous trips to the washroom. Avoid consuming nicotine and caffeine before going to bed as they take a long time to wear off and can cause havoc in your sleep routine.

  3. Don’t exercise before going to bed: Exercising daily is a necessity as it keeps your body healthy and in shape, but exercising right before going to bed can be disruptive as it might make you more pumped up due to the adrenaline rush. Thus, you should avoid exercising heavily right before going to bed.

  4. Plug out all your devices: Create a technology free zone by plugging out all your devices one hour prior to your usual sleep time. The blue light radiated from your devices can trick your brain into believing that it is daylight and cause a disruption in circadian rhythm (which is an ongoing 24-hour physiological process which is regulated by external factors such as sunlight and temperature).

  5. Consume snooze food: Certain food items can be classified as snooze foods as they ensure better sleep at night. Warm milk contains ‘tryptophan’ which is a precursor to melatonin (hormone that is responsible for the onset of sleep) and ensures better sleep or you could have a spoon of honey which releases ‘orexin’ (a chemical that affects wakefulness and appetite) that reduces alertness levels. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 26 year old male having medicines for the past 3 years as I am suffering from motor neuropathy. When it will get cure.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Any type of neuropathy is a chronic disabiling condition. It may take many years to normalize the nerve. Keep going, take vit b1, b6, b12 & passive exercise.
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I am unable to write with my hand from 3 months. If I try to write now it start shaking. Is there any solution for this problem.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
The problem is of recent onset. At this age neuronal disease is unlikely. Hence it may be anxiety or substance use. Stop alcohol if you are abusing. If you have other features of anxiety like dry mouth and throat, excessive sweating, fast heart beat, difficulty breathing, dizziness along with inability to relax and excessive worries then consult a psychiatrist. Mri brain will be helpful to rule out any underlying pathology in brain. Treatment is possible and you will be alright. All the best.
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I have been feeling my body shaking/unsteady while I am sitting on chair or standing or walking constantly. But feel relaxed if I sit on floor leaning against something or lying in a cool place. It increases in heat atmospher and in empty stomach or any stress.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. These may be some kind of tremors or dystonia, the best way is to consult a neurophysician, maybe get some relevant investigations done and then management can proceed from there on. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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Is there any permanent solution for insomnia as I am suffering from sleeplessness for the last 2 years.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do have proper balanced diet do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things best wishes.
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How Ayurveda Can Help You Treat Migraine?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DGO, MD - AM, D-Certificate Course In Panchakarma, Infertility NHE
Ayurveda, Delhi
How Ayurveda Can Help You Treat Migraine?

Are you looking for an ideal treatment and management for various kinds of headaches? Do you suffer from migraine headaches? You should opt for Ayurvedic treatment, which is considered to be very effective in dealing with headaches of various types.

Migraine headaches

Migraine is a form of headache that is known as Sooryavata according to Ayurvedic principles. Such headaches worsen during sunrise, peak during the afternoon and tend to reduce during evening. Migraine occurs because of an excessive stimulation of blood vessels in the brain. A person affected with migraine is likely to experience nausea and vomiting, along with a throbbing headache on one side of the head. Migraine headaches can be caused due to hormonal changes, allergy from certain food items or excess stressApart from regular exercises and a proper diet, the most effective Ayurvedic remedies for dealing with migraine headaches are as follows:

  • Shirolepa or the applications of herbal pastes on the head is effective for pacifying pitta dosha. Camphor, jatasmansi, and sandalwood are also effective.
  • Shiro Dhara, an Ayurvedic therapy, where a thin stream of liquid is poured over your scalp is helpful.
  • Taila dhara is effective for migraine headaches as well, in which oils such as chandanadi taila and ksheerabala taila are used for treatment.

Cluster headaches
Cluster headaches refer to headaches on one side of the head. It is known as Suryavartham according to Ayurveda. These consist of a series of short, but painful headaches, stretched over weeks or months together. Such headaches occur because of disruptions in the nervous system. Usually, the pain starts early in the morning in the eyes. There are several Ayurvedic remedies for the management of cluster headaches. Some of them are as follows:

  • Use an ointment or paste made of dried ginger and Kermpferia.
  • Use a paste of Indian aloe vera, asafoetida and coriander for pain relief.
  • Grind cumin seeds and mix it with lemon juice. Keep the mixture on the painful area of your head for quick relief.
  • Have coconut water.

Recurrent headaches
Any form of headache, which tends to reoccur after some time instead of ending is referred to as recurrent headache. There are several Ayurvedic remedies for the effective management of recurrent headaches. They as are as follows:

  • Boil one teaspoon of haritaki powder in water and drink it.
  • Massage your neck gently using warm calamus root oil.
  • Lie down with your nostrils parallel to the ceiling, and apply sesame oil in your nostrils. This is known as nasal therapy.

There are several other Ayurvedic remedies that are effective in dealing with all forms of headaches. You should consult an Ayurvedic practitioner for getting the most ideal remedy for your problem.

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Prevention of Seizure

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Chennai
Since the cause of epilepsy is often unknown, it can't be prevented, but the seizures associated with epilepsy can be.

Seizures can occur for a number of reasons and often they can be prevented. One common cause of seizures is epilepsy, and in most cases, seizures associated with the condition can be prevented if you know what's triggering them and take steps to modify or avoid those triggers.

Epilepsy Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Epilepsy — a disorder in which a person has recurring, unprompted seizures due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain — affects an estimated 50 million people worldwide. In about half of those people, the cause of the epilepsy is unknown. Among the other 25 million individuals, the cause may be a defect in the structure of the brain, a tumor or stroke, or a severe head injury — the most common known cause in young adults, according to the Epilepsy Therapy Project. Therefore, it's important to protect your head with a helmet any time you're engaged in an activity in which your head could be damaged, such as playing a contact sport like football or riding a bicycle, all-terrain vehicle, or motorcycle.

There are several medications that can successfully treat and manage epilepsy and help keep seizures to a minimum. Anticonvulsant drugs can work if taken correctly. In some cases, a low carbohydrate, high-fat diet known as the ketogenic diet may be prescribed to help treat children with epilepsy and prevent seizures.

Know Your Triggers, Prevent Seizures

Epileptic seizures are often associated with particular triggers or changes in your daily habits or routine. Here are some common behaviors and factors that may trigger an epileptic seizure:

.Stress, anxiety, or other emotional issues
.Alcohol or drug abuse or the process of quitting alcohol or drugs
.Change in sleep schedules, feeling very tired, or significant sleep deprivation
.A change in medications, or skipping or missing a dose of .anti-seizure medication
.Something that overstimulates the senses, like lights that flash brightly, watching television, playing video or computer games, or working on a computer
.Hormonal changes in women, often from pregnancy or menstruation
.Mental strain, such as from solving complex problems

You can't always predict what will trigger an epileptic seizure; sometimes they'll occur for no apparent reason. But many people are able to see a correlation between certain behaviors and their seizures. By taking steps to minimize these factors, you may be able to prevent seizures.

Seizure Prevention Tips

Here are some tips that may help reduce your risk of having an epilepsy seizure:

Get plenty of sleep each night — set a regular sleep schedule, and stick to it.
Learn stress management and relaxation techniques.
Avoid drugs and alcohol.
Take all of your medications as prescribed by your doctor.
Avoid bright, flashing lights and other visual stimuli.
Skip TV and computer time whenever possible.
Avoid playing video games.
Eat a healthy diet.
Until more is known about the causes of epilepsy and how it can be prevented, your best bet to prevent seizures associated with epilepsy is to avoid the things that can trigger your seizures. This can make a measurable difference in the number of seizures you have.
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