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Dr. Halprashanth D S

Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Halprashanth D S Neurologist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Halprashanth D S is a popular Neurologist in sholinganallur, Chennai. You can visit him at Global Hospital And Health City in sholinganallur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Halprashanth D S on Lybrate.com.

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Awards and Recognitions
First prize in 16th IAP QUIZ divisional round.
XI Annual conference of IADV & L, Prize for competitive examination in leprosy in the yea
First prize in medical UG psychiatry QUIZ state level organized by Indian Psychiatric Society in 2003,Karnataka state branch
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Second prize for poster presentation on Obscure Cause of Gastro,Intestinal Bleeding in 24th Annual conference of API Karnataka chapter (KAPICON)
Dr. R.Sitaraman Memorial Award in urology for UG?s in the year
Gold medal in All India postgraduate quiz in internal medicine held at Chennai
Second prize in anesthesia quiz in the year 2002 held at KMC Mangalore
Participated in IPSOCON 2003 south zone UG psychiatry QUIZ held in Tirupathi.
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I am facing a problem of finger shivering. My hands shake a lot. My fingers do shiver while holding a cup of tea or while doing some task. This problem of mine is also making me in depression. My hands shake a lot. I do smoke and I have also been taking canabbies before but have stopped them permanently. I want to know that why do my finger shiver and what is the solution for it. Pl give me a response for my this disease as earliest as possible for you. Thank you.

MSc, PGDGC
Psychologist, Chennai
I am facing a problem of finger shivering. My hands shake a lot. My fingers do shiver while holding a cup of tea or w...
Hi Mr. lybrate-user, This may be because of drug abuse side effects. Better take an master health check up and treat accordingly. If it's normal, then it may be anxiety disorder features. Get treated for that. Eat protein rich food.
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I feel numbness in my right leg and right hand.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
Basic investigation is required like blood sugar, uric acid, RA factor.U can try pregabalin , gabapentin, neurotropic vitamin.
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I am seizure patient. I want to become mother. My baby is also effected with this ?

MD, DYA, PGDCR
Ayurveda, Nashik
Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapy ensures that it does not passes to d progeny. Kindly consult me personally on Lybrate for details.
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I am suffering from left brain cerebellar calcification. Is it can be converted in brain tumor? If yes. Then what would be the consequences to overcome from it?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am suffering from left brain cerebellar calcification. Is it can be converted in brain tumor? If yes. Then what wou...
Yes there are possibility of becoming brain tumour if left untreated do have proper follow up with neuro surgeon and take appropriate therapy best wishes.
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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 was semi paralyzed due to stroke in 2002. Whether the paralyses fully curable or not?

M.D.(HOMOEOPATHY), C.S.D.(MUMBAI), BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Hemiplegia is the term used to denote a condition wherein one half of the body gets completely paralysed. An injury to either side of the brain can cause hemiplegia on that particular side, leaving it completely paralysed. A stroke can also result in this condition. Other causes of hemiplegia include health conditions like diabetes, inflammation of the blood vessels, migraine syndrome, etc. A person suffering from hemiplegia has difficulty in walking and loses balance as he tries to walk. It can cause difficulty in swallowing, vision and speech problems, numbness in one half of the body, loss of bladder and bowel control, etc. The memory may become poor and the affected person suffers from depression. Homeopathic treatment for hemiplegia uses natural medicines that are very beneficial in treating the symptoms in the patient. These remedies do not cause any side-effects and are safe for long term use. there are about hundreds of remedy for hemiplagia. detailed history taking followed by video conferencing will help me to select a remedy for you...
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I am suffering from migraine from last 15 days. Please prescribe any medicine for migraine.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, Take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill Anu Taila (101 times aarartita) nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day.
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Dear doctor, I am suffering migrane which is the most and effective treatment this disease?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
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 tablet propranolol after personal examination
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I sleep very late at night (around 4), I m not able to sleep before this, m I suffering from insomnia?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
In ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment. Panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for sleep you should do shirodhara treatment. You will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors.
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I use to have headache. But after checkup got to know I dnt have migraine issue. Can you please suggest? How to get rid of this headache?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I use to have headache. But after checkup got to know I dnt have migraine issue. Can you please suggest? How to get r...
We need to find out the cause of headache, such as sinus infection, tension type headache, etc. Then, the correct treatment can be started.
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Peralized arm is not working even after 1.5 years and all other parts of body is working.

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If you are suffering from post stroke paralysis it is important to remember that the area of brain damaged is the cause of paralysis which can be managed. Fortunately brain has power of neuroplasticity because of which recovery is possible. Its not like kidney tissues which can not be recovered after damage. For further assistance you can concern me privately.
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I am 67 years old I am diabetic for last 10 years. I take one glucored forte daily. Sugar is under control. I get numbness and pain in feets and palms what should I do?

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Bangalore
I am 67 years old I am diabetic for last 10 years. I take one glucored forte daily. Sugar is under control. I get num...
Hi it is due to nerve damage which is a complication of diabetes. I advise you to take pregabalin every night for 2 months.
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How to get rid of migraine through Ayurveda as I am taking medicine through last six months now I have to leave these medicines ?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
A migraine is a terrible headache that tends to recur and is often accompanied by a feeling of nausea. The pain is usually felt on one side of the head. Migraine is a vascular disorder caused by a tightening (constriction) and sudden opening (dilation) of the blood vessels in the head, neck, or scalp.In Ayurveda, two conditions, known as Ardhaavabheda (meaning literally the unilateral pain) and Anantavaata resemble the classical migraine.
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Causes and Symptoms of Dementia

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Causes and Symptoms of Dementia

Dementia cannot be singularly regarded as a specific disease, but rather indicates a group of symptoms associated with your memory, cognitive thinking, and social abilities, up to the point where daily functioning gets affected. In most cases, dementia steadily worsens over time (progressive dementias). Dementia is not to be confused with memory loss alone; because it is natural with old people to experience memory loss, but that does not necessarily mean they have dementia. If the reason is dementia, then you may require medical treatment.

Causes:

Dementias are generally caused either by damage to or changes in the nerve cells operating in the brain. The causes can be grouped differently based on the type of dementia experienced and the part of the brain affected. While some causes can be reversed with effective treatment, others, unfortunately, cannot.

The most common causes of dementia which cannot be reversed include:

  1. Alzheimer's disease
  2. Vascular dementia
  3. Parkinson's disease
  4. Frontotemporal dementia
  5. Dementia with Lewy (dementia which is neurodegenerative and progressive in nature) bodies
  6. Severe head injuries

Other irreversible causes which are relatively rarer than usual include:

  1. Huntington's disease (breakage of the brain's nerve cells)
  2. Creutzfeldt-jakob disease (irreversible and fatal brain disease)
  3. Multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  4. Infections like syphilis
  5. Leukoencephalopathies (diseases affecting the brain's'white' areas)
  6. Brain injuries
  7. Multiple system atrophy

Causes of dementia which can be treated include:

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Heavy metal poisoning
  3. Certain brain tumors
  4. Chronic alcoholism
  5. Hiv/aids
  6. Vitamin b12 deficiency
  7. Medicinal side effects or abnormal drug reactions
  8. Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  9. Certain cases of encephalitis

Symptoms

Symptoms of dementia include:

  1. Memory loss
  2. Difficulty finding the right words
  3. Difficulty exercising judgments, especially during emergencies
  4. Inability to recall particular events or to recognize people and places
  5. Depression or other mood disorders, in addition to symptoms like uncontrolled aggression or constant agitation.
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I am suffering from leprosy I have taken treatment for 6 months but my right hand fingers crossed doctor told take physiotherapy am I cured from from leprosy r not.

Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Clawing of the hands is a common disability caused by leprosy. As leprosy starts damaging the small nerves in the skin's surface and if left untreated can result major nerve damage. The resulting damage can lead to loss of sensation in the hand and muscle parsis paralysis, which causes clawed fingers. Reconstructive surgery to correct the deformities of leprosy in the hands and feet. Movement can be restored by using a muscle transfer technique where, with the help of a physiotherapist, a muscle is identified for transfer and strengthened. After surgery and several weeks in plaster, the patient is taught how to use their old muscle to do a new job and then apply the technique subconsciously. In case of muscle paralysis. Reconstructive surgery and muscle tranfer technique is needed in severe cases and then physiotherapy for muscle strenghening and reducation is required. If claw hand is not severe and only muscle weekness is there then physiotherapy can help you with muscle strenthening and range if motion exercises. Thanks take care.
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Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of age, I am suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am in a dream like state, light headed, foggy vision, stiff head, head feeling numb, depersonalization, tough to carry on life since 1 and half year. One of psychiatrist tell me that I had taken lots of medicine as I was hospitalized 3 times in a year and therefore depersonalised has taken place and feeling numbness in entire head due to heavy medicine and waves r feeling in my head. Eat healthy sleep healthy will create stamina and slowly your anxiety will be improved. Please answer.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of age, I am suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am...
• sir go for a complete detox of ur body with the help of ayurveda's Panchakarma therapy. It includes Abhyangam (Massage with medicated oils) n medicated steam bath. this wud rejuvenate ur body - improving ur work efficiency and bettering ur sleep. It will also strengthen ur nerves and muscles. These procedures will take out the harmful toxins out of ur body - cleansing ur body. Also take Shirodhara which would completely take the stress out of ur body and u will feel light, fresh and full of energy.
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Daily Exercise lowers risk of Alzheimer's

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Daily Exercise lowers risk of Alzheimer's

It has been proven that older adults who burn calories in moderate physical activities like jogging swimming gardening and dancing are likely to have lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Exercise-associated calorie burn can increase the level of grey matter volume in key brain areas which are responsible for memory enabling the active adults to protect their brain from cognitive decline

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