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Dr. Chellappan K

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Chellappan K 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. Chellappan K is an experienced Neurologist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Chellappan K at Dr.Chellappan's Clinic in Kodambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chellappan K on Lybrate.com.

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Pl send other solution of Migraine, because, it is difficult to identify the Himalayan salt.

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General Physician
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you have to consult doctor, treatment can be preventive or having headache, depends person to person with history, thanks

Hello dr's I m nt getting proper answer fr my problem I m taking beta cap tr 20 fr tremor/shaking but still getting like electric shocks. Oleanaz fr bipolar at night getup un comfortable net dy. Also feeling low sex desire. Pls tell gud medicine for me .

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Hello dr's I m nt getting proper answer fr my problem
I m taking beta cap tr 20 fr tremor/shaking but still getting l...
Apart from taking ongoing treatment take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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I have taken lot of parkin tablets for 1year long long back ago I totally stoped long before is there any danger or side effects

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
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You may take as advised unless You specify why you are taking and for what condition/ If there is no side effects you may not take it but may need it if symptoms of parkinsons appear.
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My father have Paralysis in full Right side of the body after the brain struck from last 1 month 20 days. Now he hace slurred speech and short time memory loss. Physiotherapy is going daily. Please suggest How we can treat for paralysis.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
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Give him mental strength by your magical positive words. Don't ignore him and his needs. After some time you can start speech therapy with love and affection. Keep patience and be a strength of your father, he will be all right soon.
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Migraine- How to Diagnose

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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A migraine is basically a primary headache disorder. It is very common. The most unfortunate part is, it is undertreated and mistreated. How to know whether it is a migraine or some other headache disorder. Migraine patient usually has a headache which is mostly on one side sometimes bilateral in front of the head. It is throbbing headache i. E-patient feels his head will burst if not treated. Patients usually have a feeling of vomitings during the episode. The episode may last from 4hrs to 72 hrs. A migraine headache mainly gets increased on exposure to sunlight and noise. Patients usually get a headache when they are fasting or travelling or any other stress. A migraine usually affects the young people. It runs in families. Migraine headaches initially are very infrequent i. E patients have symptoms once or twice a year. Slowly the frequency increases. And in the end, the patient starts having a daily headache which is very annoying and difficult to treat.

I am a male of 62 yrs. No diabetes or bp. I developed shaking of hands from 22 nd year especially when holding tumbler at top rim with hot liquid or serving with a big spoon. No shaking when keeping quiet. This I feel has increased over decades by say 10%. Will it lead to paralysis as days goes by? what preventive medicine should I take doctor?

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What you are suffering from is known as intentional tremors. Commonest causes include hyperthyroidism, alchoholism, peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, etc. Get your thyroid profile done and meet a neurophysician of your choice immediately.

My father is suffering from parkinsonism since 4 years, he is under medication Recently he is loosing memory power, Will DBS help him? What is the success rate and complication of DBS surgery? He is 69 years old. Thanking you in advance.

DM - Neurology
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Dbs may help in motor symptoms but it will not help in memory problems. If he has dementia, then he is not a fit candidate for dbs.

Actually I am having a migraine problem. I cannot even stand properly because I faint in 2-3 minutes. What to do? please reply as soon as possible.

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Hello, I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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Peripheral neuro pathy. Numbness in hands and legs for a long time now.. I am vegetarian. Nerve conductivity test done. A few places results are different from standards. What is a Solution?

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Peripheral neuro pathy. Numbness in hands and legs for a long time now.. I am vegetarian. Nerve conductivity test don...
Get your blood sugar done. Consult a dermatologist to rule out leprosy of neuritic type. Take a multivitamin like neurokind plus. Continue gabapentin. It may take many months to cure.

What is migraine? Whenever I feel headache that becomes irresistible and uncontrolled until I would take any painkiller specially combiflam. If I ignore it for some time, the feeling of nausea and vomiting added. Is it in a symptom of migraine?

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Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura
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Light tremor in my fingers from 3 year's, what can I do sir ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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Parkinson's disease-kampavata (a neurological disorder) parkinson's disease is a neurological disease, or brain disorder, that leads to progressive difficulty with balance and coordination. In people who have parkinson's disease, nerve cells in a region of the brain known as the substantia nigra become damaged or die. These cells are important because they produce the chemical dopamine, which helps to coordinate body movement-basal ganglia. When dopamine-producing cells degenerate/die, the areas in the brain that control movement can no longer function properly, and symptoms of parkinson's disease eventually develop. Parkinson? s disease prevalence:- parkinson's disease can affect anyone, but it most often occurs in people who are over the age of 50. Only 15 percent of parkinson's disease patients are diagnosed before they are 50 years old. The prevalence of parkinson's disease is nearly the same in both men and women, and recovery rate is more in men. People with a family history of parkinson's may have a higher risk of developing the disease, but parkinson's disease is rarely attributed to genetics alone. Parkinson's disease symptoms symptoms of parkinson's disease usually develop after about 80 percent of the brain's dopamine-producing cells are lost. The main symptoms of parkinson's disease include? tremors (kampam)- tremulousness (uncontrolled shaking or trembling) of the hands, arms, legs, face, body is often one of the first indicators of parkinson's disease? rigidity. Profound stiffness or an inability to easily move the arms, legs, and trunk, pain and stiffness on neck muscles is another hallmark of parkinson's? bradykinesia:- describes the unnaturally slow movements that are characteristic of people with parkinson's disease? poor balance- parkinson's disease affects balance, leading to difficulty walking and impaired coordination. The symptoms of parkinson's are generally mild at first, but become more severe over time, until they eventually interfere with your daily routine. This is usually the point when treatment is recommended. The outlook for people with parkinson's disease parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive condition, which means it is a lifelong disease that worsens over time when it is not treated properly. Each individual's situation is different, but in general, the first symptoms of parkinson's disease usually don't require treatment and may be restricted to one area or one side of the body. Movement of symptoms to the other side of the body? tremors that become more pronounced and interfere with activities? bradykinesia, or slow movement, that becomes disabling? difficulty with hand writing? impaired swallowing and chewing? speech that becomes monotone? poor balance and repeated falls? slow, shuffling gait (manner of walking)? stooped posture? facial expressions that become stiff and blank? chronic constipation? poor bladder control? sleep disturbances this progression is gradual in most people, but it may happen faster in some than others. Understandably, stress caused by the progression of the disease can lead to anxiety and depression. Ayurveda treatment: there is cure for parkinson's disease with ayurveda treatment, with ayurveda medicines and treatments we can relieve symptoms, slow down the progression and then we can completely arrest further degeneration of the of the cells, thereby we can completely control and cure the disease. If you are diagnosed with parkinson's disease, it is important to work closely with your medical team, so your medications can be regularly adjusted to help you remain as functional as possible for as long as possible. As far as parkinson's disease is concerned this is a brain related issue, so will surely effect the mind; so I recommend 49% treatment to patients and 51% treatment to family members.

She has migraine problem. What is the best medicine for it ? What to do for this ?

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Migraine headache is characterised by unilateral pulsating headache associated with nause/vomiting and photophobia / phonophobia. There are triggers for migraine like sun exposure, certain foods or smell, lack of sleep, excess caffeine etc. The triggers are variable for different patients. Migraine attacks can be managed by simple painkillers like paracetamol but in resistant cases drugs like sumatriptan may be needed. For frequent episodes of migraine preventive medications are to be taken by prescription. There are various medicines available for this and if control is not achieved with one medicine another drug is to be added. Don't take painkillers daily for migraine headaches, it's better to take the preventive medicines. Painkillers on long term basis can further aggravate the migraine headache into medication overuse headace (read my health tips on medication overuse headace) follow these lifestyle changes to avoid migraine headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily (aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 6. Do pranayam daily. You can consult a pain specialist for therapies like dry needling or botulinum injections for your problem. Consult again for further queries.

From recent months I am suffering with a problem. My legs are frequently and easily getting numbness and I am feeling burning sensation in the leg joints of my left leg my limbs are easily getting numbness and I have burning sensation in the feet also. Please tell the cause for this?

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From recent months I am suffering with a problem. My legs are frequently and easily getting numbness and I am feeling...
For leg pain, please follow the below advise: keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day.
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I have pain in the left biceps numbness behind the he left toe region, have a bloated staomach after every meal. I am a vegetarian, can you help me doctor with your advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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Take cyra d 1tab twice a day (empty stomach) for 3-5 days. If no relief, contact physician. Contact me again for biceps problem.

I am 22 male, frm past 2 weeks I cnt sleep properly, my mind is full of thoughts while sleeping and if I manage to sleep anyhow, I woke at early mrng do notknow wts going on, is it insomnia? If I took sleeping pill will I be addicted to tht fr lifetime?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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I am 22 male, frm past 2 weeks I cnt sleep properly, my mind is full of thoughts while sleeping and if I manage to sl...
Don't take sleeping pills, use ayurveda, yoga, meditation. Take brahmi vati with gold of baidyanath pharma 1 tab morning and evening after food with honey, take kalyan ghrit 1 tsf with milk at bed time. Also take jatamansi churan 1/2 tsf at night. Do yoga and meditation regular in 3 to 4 weeks you will be fine. Don't take fast food, junk food, spicy food.

Pains, sprains, twisted feelings, numbness all over body more in right knee and below even after all kinds of medication since a year because of acupuncture treatment by Dr.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Pains, sprains, twisted feelings, numbness all over body more in right knee and below even after all kinds of medicat...
Calcium supplements and vit b12 must do strength exercise in gradually process and tk physiotherapy treatment for numbness and pain best option for you.
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I am 18 years old and have serious sleep issues during exams. I guess the insomnia is due to the stress and tension. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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I am 18 years old and have serious sleep issues during exams. I guess the insomnia is due to the stress and tension. ...
Adequate relaxation can help. Also, stress and tension should be minimized. Certain medications can help relieve the anxiety and help in sleeping.
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I'm seizure patient I always taken ox maxetol tablets. I want 2 know will my baby safe.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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I think so. You must understand that normal chance of an abnormal baby is 0.5% but if you take a medication the chances will become 0.7% unles you take so much toxic drugs in 99% cases baby is safe. Do not worry.
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I use to have severe headache since last 10 years. Now the intensity and frequency has increased. This headache occurs oftenly in summer season and now it occurs twice or thrice in a week. The headache started from whole head and then shifted at a specific point (at left temporal region). I think I have the symptoms of migraine. Like photophobia, irritation from sound, sometimes nausea and vomiting.

DM - Neurology
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I use to have severe headache since last 10 years. Now the intensity and frequency has increased. This headache occur...
Your symptoms are suggesting of migraine headache. Take migraine prophylactic medicines. It will be controlled by that. Use analgesics only during severe headache not daily.
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I am 45 male and have migraine, Blood pressure from last 2, 3, 4 months, what should i do? please advice

MBBS
General Physician
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Migraine is due to stress and anxiety.Avoid it. Continue blood pressure medicine regularly, drink plenty of water.If recurrent attack of migraine then she requires migraine prophylactic drug Consult neurophysician
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