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Dr. Geethalakshmipathy

MBBS

Neurologist, Chennai

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
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Dr. Geethalakshmipathy is a popular Neurologist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Doctor has done MBBS . Doctor is currently associated with Kumaran Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Geethalakshmipathy on Lybrate.com.

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No.214, Evr Periyar Salai, Poonamallee High Road, Kilpauk. Landmark: Near Sangam Cinema Hall, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I don't smoke. I drink once in two months maybe. I had hookah some months back and felt way too tipsy. I haven't been able to think clearly since. It's like my mind isn't active. Exercising is the option?

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear Lybrate User, Presently, if your condition does not improve, then please consult a Doctor as early as possible. Your body probably needs some detoxification. Exercise may not help in this condition. Take care.
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I'm 21 years old female. Im an epilepsy patient. I got 3-4seizures per month this was repeated for 2months. After consulting Dr, I started taking (diproex er 500) tablet. After that I didn't any seizures. I started taking drugs from the age of 9-21. Can I recover from this seizures without taking drugs? Can I get married with this problem? How can I prevent shivering in my hands, legs? My hands and legs always seem to be watery. What kind of food can I take?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I'm 21 years old female. Im an epilepsy patient. I got 3-4seizures per month this was repeated for 2months. After con...
Hello, CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day for controlling fits patient need to take long term (3-5 years) treatment Yes Seizure can be cured if treated properly you can take normal diet You can Consult Good Neurologist for second opinion, i can guide you further
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I have pinched nerve in lower back should I workout in the gym? I have taken but only got 70% relief.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I have pinched nerve in lower back should I workout in the gym? I have taken but only got 70% relief.
Hi lybrate-user, You can start working out again but very gradually and avoid and stressful activity which can affect your recovery.
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I have migraine I used many medicines but I did not get any solution for this problem can you please suggest me what kind of medicine is suitable for migraine any health care or any natural remedy for this solution what kind of medicine nlis suitable for migraine.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM, Fellowship in palliative medicine, certificate in interventional pain management
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Many medicines are available to decrease migraine episode. These are called preventive or prophylactic medications. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid 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. Even acupuncture helps in migraine patients.
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Hi doctor, Am divya 21 year old, married. I have migraine, wanted to ask you about menstruation cycle. I getting continuous bleeding. I guess may be it is due to continuous stress. Could you please suggest me, what would be reason for this and solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user, 1)Causes of Migraine Head Ache are:- a) Neurological, b) Stress – Anxiety, c) Sinusitis – Nasal Polyps – Nasal Blockages, d) Allergic, e) Related to Sun Cycle, f) Hormonal, g) Aggravation of Dosha Vat - Pitta – Kaph, h) Stomach – Digestion – Acidity – Constipation related. 2)In female Migraine Headache may be related to Menses & Menstrual Cycle. 3)Heavy & Continue bleeding is a serious issue. It has to be investigated urgently for correct diagnosis of causes. Accordingly appropriate treatment to stop bleeding as early as possible is required. 4)For bleeding problem NAP Therapy is best treatment. It will stop your bleeding early. It also corrects underlying causes & will also prevent further bleeding as well as it future complications. NAP Therapy is NON HORMONAL treatment & NO SIDE EFFECTS.
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I hv migraine problem. What type of diet should I eat. What precaution shout take.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
The best ayurveda herb for your case is Natural home remedy using green tea and lemon: 1. Take 1 cup warm water 2. Add a green tea bag 3. Squeeze ½ a lemon 4. Mix well 5. Drink for instant relief this is very helpful, if it dosent work then you must consult ayurvedic doctor.
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I have migraine since I was 16 years old. Whenever I'm stressed, the migraine comes back even if I take medicines. How can I stop getting stressed?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
You can never stop stress from occurring. Stress like air is omnipresent around you. All you have to learn is manage stress and learn how to relax in times of stress. It is an art that you have to learn with practice. You may start with trying some relaxation exercises daily. Begin with simple breathing exercises for 20 minutes daily. Yoga and meditation are equally good options. Avoid artificial stressors like smoking, alcohol etc. Eat healthy, exercise daily, stay healthy. If migraine still occurs you may need assistance with medications. Consult me online if you so wish.
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Form two to three day I have brain pain and I not sleep form two to three day and it is very pain full.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Form two to three day I have brain pain and I not sleep form two to three day and it  is very pain full.
1. Take one tablet of crocin advance as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of waterd 3. Take adequate rest 4. Avoid stress and anxiety.
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Hi, I am 32 years old and pregnant by 14 weeks. I am the patient of migraine and suffering from severe migraine for last 2 months. It gets over for a day or half after every 10-15 days but then again come back on the very next day. My gynecologist has only suggested me to have crocin advance in this condition. Can someone help me to get the medicine which can be taken while pregnancy in migraine. Also I have the case if low lying placenta and have allergic to BRUFEN salts.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM, Fellowship in palliative medicine, certificate in interventional pain management
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Hi, I am 32 years old and pregnant by 14 weeks. I am the patient of migraine and suffering from severe migraine for l...
In pregnancy you should take as little medicine as possible. Only painkiller safe in pregnancy is paracetamol (crocin). Don't take any other painkillers as they harm the baby. You should try simple tips to avoid headache and start preventive medicine for migraine after baby is delivered. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid 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. Perform pranayam every morning.
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I am a 56 years old female. I am feeling numbness in my right hand and also shivering. And unable to breathe properly.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
I am a 56 years old female. I am feeling numbness in my right hand and also shivering. And unable to breathe properly.
These are symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety may cause excessive worries, inability to relax, fear of something going wrong along with palpitation, increased heart rate, breathlessness, chest pain, dryness of throat and mouth, dizziness, headache, sweating, tremors, tingling and numbness of limbs, churning sensation in abdomen etc. If you have many of these symptoms, then consult a psychiatrist in your locality who may assess you in detail for any anxiety disorder and prescribe you few medicines and/or psychotherapy for cure. I wish you all the best.
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I am having headache all the time, almost 3-5 days in a week, some doctors said it is migraine but some said it is genitical, now my headache becomes a very big headache in my life, let me know a solution, what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am having headache all the time, almost 3-5 days in a week, some doctors said it is migraine but some said it is ge...
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with medication after clinical examination
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What You Need To Know About Brain Surgery?

FRCS (Ed) Neurosugery, M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Indore
What You Need To Know About Brain Surgery?

Brain surgery involves several medical procedures, which incorporate fixing issues with the brain, including changes in the tissues of the brain, cerebrospinal fluid and brain blood flow. Brain surgery is quite a complicated method of surgery and the type of surgery to be conducted depends on the underlying conditions.

Reasons for Brain Surgery:
Brain surgery is performed for the correction of physical brain abnormalities. These abnormalities could occur because of diseases, birth defects and injuries. A brain surgery is required when the following conditions arise in the brain:

  1. Abnormal blood vessels
  2. Aneurysm
  3. Bleeding
  4. Blood clots in the brain
  5. When the protective tissue or dura is damaged
  6. Epilepsy
  7. Due to nerve damage
  8. Parkinson's disease
  9. Any kind of pressure after an injury
  10. Abscesses
  11. Skull fractures
  12. In case of stroke and tumors

A surgery may not be required for all the above mentioned conditions, but in case of many, a brain surgery is very important as the conditions may worsen health problems.

Types of brain surgeries:

  1. Craniotomy: During this open brain surgery, an incision is made in the scalp, and a hole is created in the skull, near the area, which is being treated. After this process is complete, the hole or bone flap is secured in its place using plates or wires.
  2. Biopsy: This form of brain surgery helps in the removal of a small amount of brain tissues or tumors. After removal, the tissues or tumors are examined under a microscope. The creation of a small incision and a hole in the skull is indicated as a part of this process.
  3. Minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery: This form of brain surgery enables the removal or lesions and tumors via the nose and sinuses. Private parts of the brain can be accessed without creating an incision. An endoscope is utilized in the process which is used to examine tumors all across the brain.
  4. Minimally Invasive neuroendoscopy: This process is similar to the minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery. This method also involves the use of an endoscope for removal of brain tumors. Small, dime sized holes may be made in the skull to access some brain parts.

Risks:
Brain surgeries may be associated with several risks. They may be:

  1. Allergic reactions to anesthesia
  2. Bleeding
  3. Blood clot formations
  4. Swelling of the brain
  5. A state of coma
  6. Impairment in speech, coordination and vision.
  7. Problems in memory
  8. Strokes and seizures
  9. Infections in the brain

Brain surgeries are now much safer with advancements in medical science. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.

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Is seizure at the age of 17 can be due to brain tumor (non-cancerous) or brain cancer (cancerous)?

MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata
Dear lybrate-user, It could be because of brain tumor. To exclude please do an MRI brain plain and if required contrast by 1.5/3 Tesla machine. You will be sure. Thanks,
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Migraine or headache can be caused by bad dental bite or wrong jaw relation.
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I am a 21 year old boy, and I have problem with my right hand, it always vibrate while I am did some written work or when I am in tension, my hand is suddenly stop writing. I can't understand why its doing. I was consult with some doctors and they were told me for doing meditation .is it right or not, I don't know so please help me.

Diploma in Naturopathy
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Thane
I am a 21 year old boy, and I have problem with my right hand, it always vibrate while I am did some written work or ...
U can do meditations panayams, will help you to reduce stress, take some toniq also, do haemoglobin report, for anaemia, n calcium test. Prayer will also help you to calming your mind, satsang, yoga etc will also help u. U start believing in your self, keep urself busy in doing good thing n helping yourself ,family, n needy ppl. This will create self confidence in you.
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I get anxious and thoughts worries thinking makes me sleepless at night, maybe insomnia effecting my health n routine, I get upset and depressed oftenly. Kindly help.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Kochi
I get anxious and thoughts worries thinking makes me sleepless at night, maybe insomnia effecting my health n routine...
Dear lybrate-user, These are common issues - do not get panic. Insomnia can be avoided by healthy habits- daily do exercise 45 minutes, do extra yoga or meditation. Then we will see, Hope you will be better.
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I'm having upper abdominal right below my ribs usually after I eat, side pain like under my rib usually after I eat, really bad migraines, right side of my chest hurts kinda like my boob, dizzy, light headed, I feel like I'm going to pass out, and I also feel like I'm going to get sick, and now I feel like my left arm is week and numb. What could this be?

MBBS
General Physician,
I'm having upper abdominal right below my ribs usually after I eat, side pain like under my rib usually after I eat, ...
You may be having hyperacidity along with dyspepsia or chronic gasteritis which is a precurser of peptic ulcer you should consult a medical/ gasenterologist. He will guide you do not self medicate.
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I am suffering face right and left deflections and lower lip shifter slightly towards right due to spinodal which results into regular cold and nose blockage. What should be done to cure face right and left differences?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Your findings are suggestive of bells palsy and so I will suggest you to get your vital parameters of the body checked
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I'm seizure patient I always taken ox maxetol tablets ,I want 2 know dt .will my baby safe?

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
If you are asking about pregnancy, Pregnancy need to be avoided when you are on Mazetol so use some contraceptive method. if you are asking about the child feeding, breast feeding need to be avoided as long as you are on Mazetol. so discuss with your doctor regarding the same and follow the advise. good luck
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