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Dr. Ganapathy K

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Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Ganapathy K is a renowned Neurologist in Teynampet, Chennai. Doctor is a qualified MBBS . You can visit him/her at Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital in Teynampet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ganapathy K and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Suffering from neurofibromatosis. Is there any cure or surgery or medication avlb.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
You will have to live with it and if anyone one lesion is symptomatic than get it removed by surgery
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I am 21 year old male. I am having sleeping disorder. I can't have a sound sleep. I feel sleepy whole day and can not utilize my day time. I try to sleep around 11 in night but never fall asleep before 12.30. I wake up around 7.30 in morning but never feel refreshed always want to stay asleep. After having lunch I can't control myself and feel so sleepy that I just keep lying on bed. I try to take a nap but I don't fall asleep. I feel like I sleep for 5-6 hours a day but waste 10-11 hours on bed doing nothing. Sometimes it feels like insomnia and I can't sleep at all. Please give me any advice. Is it habitual or some disease?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 21 year old male. I am having sleeping disorder. I can't have a sound sleep. I feel sleepy whole day and can not...
1. You may be having anxiety or stress. Avoid stress. 2. You need 7-8 hours of sound sleep to remain healthy. 3. Go for regular exercise, Take part in games and sports, 4. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion, relieve anxiety and improve concentration. 5. Adhere to a specific sleep time and regular schedule 6. Take light dinner. 7. Avoid taking tea/coffee at bed time. Have a glass of warm milk at bed time. 8. Don’t go to sleep immediately after dinner. Take a small walk after dinner and if possible take hot water bath before sleep. Read a light magazine or interesting book before going to bed 9. Avoid late night. 10. Don’t sleep in day time 11. Don’t take sleeping pill 12. If no relief consult doctor.
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Hello Dr. I was diagnosed for epilepsy for 3 years and last year my course get completed bt. From then my hairs are falling out. I was on epsolin 300 er. I did'nt use hair oil daily too. So now i am confused either my hairs are falling because of drug I took or due to what? please help me. And please tell me different types of hair fall patterns. Hairs from sides are more falling out and hairs density on the whole head is becoming less and less. Some hairs are grey too. Please help me. I am taking paratab bz. Is it right?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Hello  Dr.  I was diagnosed for epilepsy for 3 years and last year my course get completed bt. From then my hairs are...
Just as your overall health will benefit from eating a balanced diet, so too should the health of your hair. Once it?s gone, it?s gone, so don?t put foods in your body that speed up hair loss. You may be experiencing a thinning on top already, but you can counteract this (or at least slow it down) by eating from every food group daily -- concentrating on foods that are rich in protein, iron, silica, and zinc.
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I am 45 years old and I am diabetic from past 9 years and in the both legs I have various veins, will it affect my legs in future or I have to get operated on both the legs.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vellore
I am 45 years old and I am diabetic from past 9 years and in the both legs I have various veins, will it affect my le...
Dear lybrate user! the varicose vein may affect in future, but sure about the condition with the doppler study. 1. While sleeping raise your leg above your chest level 2. Use varicose stocking 3. Avoid injury or wound in that leg 4. Do regular walking or exercise 5. Keep your blood glucose level at level always. Thank you
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My daughter aged 6 years suffering from epilepsy for four years since then after medical check up and test she is on valparine syrup without fail and she never had seizures after that as well. We were advised that the medicine will run for years. Should we continue with the same.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Kanpur
I don't know your past history of seizures but if you have given it regularly for 4 years and no seizure, I think you can slowly reduce the dose and stop it with constant watch for some time.
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Hello, I wanted to know whether you have treatment for advanced stage of dementia? It should result in stopping the degeneration & restoring lost functions.

MRCP (UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
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I wanted to know whether you have treatment for advanced stage of dementia? It should result in stopping the d...
Hi Unfortunately what you r wanting is not available anywhere in the world to the best of my knowledge. Yes if you lower your expectations. Still a lot can be done to provide relief. Remember one has to be realistic. I hope this helps Wishing you the best Rgds.
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One of my friend met with an accident but not severe near side head he got hurt after that he is doing something all without knowing anything his memory will be fluctuating so pls help my friend from this.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Hello. Immediately have his check up done in some hospital. Don't take head issue lightly as internally if some severe injury is present it comes up slowly (sometimes). Regards!
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What should I do for a baby who has a dyslexia problem? Please suggest me a treatment.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, Advanced diploma in counselling psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Now a days there are many ways to deal dyslexia. (1) first, we have to confirm its dyslexia, because sometimes at this age it is normal that some children may be slow to pick up but later they caught up. (2) if confirmed that the child has dyslexia then you can go for learning disability certificate. (3) then you can go for remedial teaching which takes care of such children.
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I am 43 year old I am working as clerk in jnv. Doctor, my right leg feeling senseless. Feeling like no leg and always some inside feeling with I am unable to express. Kindly help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 43 year old I am working as clerk in jnv. Doctor, my right leg feeling senseless. Feeling like no leg and always...
Do keep mobilising the limbs by simple stretching and Strengthening exercises from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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I have noted that from the past one week, my hands and legs are becoming numb/sleeping within 5-10 seconds of non activity. Please help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have noted that from the past one week, my hands and legs are becoming numb/sleeping within 5-10 seconds of non act...
It is of neurological deficit do consult neuro physiotherapist or neuro physician adapt to rule out spinal cord lesions in cervical and limbo sacral regions.
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Hi Muscular distrofy problem mostly who person. Boy or girl. Its genetic problem. or birth time sercumtancy create problem,Please help

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Mucular dystrophy is not greetings-i problem. Its neuro muscular disorder. Its due to depend size birth. Kindly consult neuro physiotherapist.
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Epilepsy (Seizure Disorder)

MD, MBBS
Neurologist, Gurgaon
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Hello everyone, I am Dr Atma Ram Bansal, an epilepsy expert at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon. Today’s topic is how to deal with epilepsy.

Epilepsy is a very common problem, it affects all age groups of the patients, starting from very small kids, infants, adults and even elderly. The most important thing about epilepsy is the diagnosis. You should know what type of epilepsy is affecting you, because the treatment, the type of medicine, the duration of treatment depends on the type of epilepsy. Majority of patients can be treated through 3 years to 5 years, but some patients if it is a very small epilepsy, benign epilepsy, we can stop the medication in 6 months to one year. If it is difficult kind of epilepsy we may have to give treatment for even lifelong.
So, whether it is focal epilepsy, that is starting from one part of the brain or whether it is generalized epilepsy where the whole brain is getting excited, it is not a psychiatric problem; it is not a problem due to supernatural powers or something like that. It is a pure neurological issue, it can be treated by medications. MRI, good quality and EEG, especially during sleep helps us to know the type of epilepsy.

There are certain things that you should know while handling epilepsy. One, first aid; when you are getting a seizure or your family member is getting a seizure, you should know how to handle it. Firstly, when there are jerkings, when the body is jerking, don’t try to hold the arms and legs to stop those jerks, that can damage the bones. Once the jerks are over, turn the person to one side so that if there is any saliva or liquid, that goes outside. Don’t give anything by mouth that includes your spoon, any kind of liquid, any kind of cloth or anything like that. Don’t put your finger in the mouth that will not help. If there is a tongue bite, you cannot prevent it. Only thing is if you give something by mouth, the liquid that can go into the lungs and that can create problems for breathing.

Regarding treatment, if we know the type of epilepsy, most of the patients with one medication can easily be controlled. Some patients may need two-three medications and there are some 10-20 blood sugar patients for whom this medication won’t work. In those cases, we will prefer to do some more tests like video EEG. In those cases, we admit the patient, stop their medication and record the seizures. By recording the seizures we know that this particular part of the brain is abnormal and then even surgery can be considered in those cases. In some patients, especially children, a special diet like ketogenic diet is also effective. So if you can make a video during that attack, or if somebody is having those attacks, that video will definitely help in making the diagnosis. It’s not that epilepsy is a big factor in stopping your growth in life, it can easily be held and it can be treated, and if you are comfortable enough, if you are confident enough in such a scenario, you can lead a normal life, you can achieve a big milestone in your life without any problem. Only thing is that you take medicine at an appropriate time, take adequate sleep, avoid alcohol, smoking, and live a healthy life, you can do whatever you want, that will not create any problem.

Be positive, stay healthy, take medicines regularly, and if you have any question, you can meet me at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, or you can contact via Lybrate.

Thank you.
 

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I am 23 years young. at the age of 7 to still I have stammering problem so I can't speak with higher authority then my friends were criticized me. please help me. Then I am always feel very tired so my fingers automatically shake so how can I control this help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
First you must leave your inferior complex and nobody is perfect or no one has authority to stamp anyone so everyone is capable of something so do remember this and kindly seek expert counsellors best wishes.
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One of my friend She had taken I pill before 21 from now so she wanted to know than can she take her usual medicine which she routine wise take for her migraine problem. So after having I pill can she it her migraine medicine?

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Yes , she can take the other medicine. Let her also think of stopping the migraine tablets in the long term. One should strive to keep the mind / body fit and healthy by adhering to a healthy lifestyle. Exercise ( and yoga ) if done everyday can reduce the dependency of medications. She can also use Homeopathy for her migraine. Homeopathy tries to remove the tendency from its root and heal it naturally.
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I am 25 years old. My both hands have been shivering for 10 years. I consulted many doctors they gave me vitamin injections and vitamin and at last I consulted neurologist he prescribed me medicine and told me if I would not get cure then consult psychiatry and now I could get relief from that.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting) This problem can be solved by meditation i will give you address of Rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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From 2006 I have migraine made my life hell please recommend me some good medicine and some tips to get rid of this migraine. I am 24 year old?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear , to treat your migraine we first have to know how bad it is. There is something called midas questionnaire. Answer the questions and get back for further treatment. P. S you can look for it or I can upload it for you.
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Dear sir/ma'am, Are milk and ghee good for constipation and fissures? Also can warm ghee be applied on the anus. I'm taking lactifiber powder and providac capsules. How much gap should I give after taking lactifiber to drink milk if I can. Please advice.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Dear sir/ma'am, Are milk and ghee good for constipation and fissures? Also can warm ghee be applied on the anus. I'm ...
Dear lybrate-user, ghee helps as lubricant and its easy to pass the stool, when you have fissures the hard stool can cause more pain. But this is not the solution of fissure it prevents pain. The gap between milk and lactifiber of 1 hour will be good, although it is not needed. Homeopathy has given the best result in constipation and fissures. Do not suffer from this we are just one click away. Get well soon.
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Hi Doctors, I have L5-S1 pinched nerve in spine since 6 month's. I understand pinched nerve is causing back ache, sometimes leg pain, numbness and all. But since 6 months my testicles are also paining, to examine I gone under abdominal and scrotum (testis) scanning, report showed neither kidney stones nor hydrocele. Could you please suggest me what causes my testicles pain. Its severe most of the times, I can't sit on the floor for long time. Age: 28 Weight: 72 Height: 5" 8 Your reply can help me so much. Thank you in advance.

Orthopedist, Mumbai
Hi Doctors,
I have L5-S1 pinched nerve in spine since 6 month's. I understand pinched nerve is causing back ache, som...
Hii lybrate-user. The testicular pain might also be related to disc compressing l1 root, the scrotal skin has dermatome l1, but also consult a surgeon for a detailed testicular examination and abdominal examination. Mri lumbosacral spine with screening of whole spine will reveal a disc compressing l1 root.
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I am 57 years woman recently having signs of parkinson disease, how to tackle the same?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Get checked fully blood tests, mri, Meanwhile rule out bp and diabetes and cholesterol you take citicolin, contact with results.
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