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Dr. Karthikeyan

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Karthikeyan Neurologist, Chennai
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Dr. Karthikeyan is a popular Neurologist in Arani, Chennai. You can visit him/her at A V Hospital in Arani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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I am 19 years old student and suffering from epilepsy what cure should I remember?

MBBS,J.R. Neurology
General Physician,
Epilepsy is when you have more than one episode of unprovoked seizures. Be precise while using the term. If you are an epilepsy patient then you should probably visit a neurologist and follow the medications prescribed. And stay calm and stress free. Take care.
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My father has been suffering from Parkinson's disease since 2007. Now it has reached a maximum severe condition. He has been taking levodopa supplement (Syndopa (levodopa carbidopa: 250 25) which has been wearing off and causing side effects like Involuntary movement, occasional dementia and he is becoming weaker day by day. We have consulted numbers of doctor including Neurologist, Medicine specialist and we could not find a better alternative of the drugs. We used Tridopa 100 (another levodopa supplement) but the dosage is not working for my father. What I an interested to know if there is any better treatment of this disease? His health is deteriorating day by day. Please let me know.

MBBS, MD - NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My father has been suffering from Parkinson's disease since 2007. Now it has reached a maximum severe condition. He h...
There are various kinds of drugs for Parkinsonism. Basically if one group of medicine don't work we try different. I am sure your doctor must have tried all options. Your father also needs anti dementia medicine. It should be started at the earliest as it can only prevent deterioration and cannot reverse the dementia. Keep your father in a room where he gets multiple stimulations from environment like light, air, sound and keeps in constant touch with what is happening around . This will reduce confusion of dementia
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I am getting migraine very frequently is their any home remedies to cure it please send me the answer.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Migraine is controlled by preventive medications. Lifestyle modifications as described below will also help you. 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 (alcohol/cheese/buttermilk//chocolate etc.) and try to avoid it. 6. Vitamin B2 supplements have shown to be of help. 7. Accupuncture therapy and meditation can help.
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A week before I fell down from an auto. After that I'm suffering from immense back pain. It is felt between lower back and bums. Once I've felt numbness around my lower body. The pain is worse. And my unable to do any work because of the immense pain. Please help me out.

MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy), BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
A week before I fell down from an auto. After that I'm suffering from immense back pain. It is felt between lower bac...
well take a muscle relaxant first of all...and then take ice pack for 7 days and physiotherapy TENS to relieve from acute pain
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I am suffering from insomnia for last 1year. It's hampering my regular routine badly. Please suggest something.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Insomnia for last 1 year which is disturbing your routine badly needs a thorough evaluation as this could be a primary sleep disorder or due underlying stress, anxiety, depression etc.
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I am 27 Year old male, my hands and legs sleep automatically, Specially when I sit on ground with folded legs then legs sleep after 15 minutes, I feel like I have no legs. Same with hands when it is pressed for while then I won't be able to use my fingers and feel pain What is happening to me?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 27 Year old male, my hands and legs sleep automatically, Specially when I sit on ground with folded legs then le...
Actually you are very weak and so are your nervess.I will suggest you a homoeopathic tonic for nerves with which your problem will be sorted out ADEL -85 SYRUP ( ADEL) Drink 2 spoon 3 time daily for 2 monthss.
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I am suffering from epilepsy from 15 years and taking encorate 500mg, 300mg what do you sugest.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
If you are stable on Encorate chrono and not having fits, you can continue with same medicines. If you still have fits regularly you need to get a consultation to decide the right combination of medicines for you
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I'm suffering from insomnia and I don't know what to do to set me free from it, what should I do?

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 sleep has some type i tell you 2 type 1.beta sleep = in which we are in dream if you take this kind of sleep it will not good even you take 8 hr 2.delta sleep=in which we sleep very deeply if you take this kind of sleep then 4 hr is also sufficient 3.if genarly you ask me we should 3 hr or 6 hrs or 9 hrs because our sleep cycle is complete in every 3 hrs so you should tkae sleep ik this then only you feel energetic ...
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World Autism Day; How To Recognize It Early

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi

The Indian government only recognized autism in 2001. Till the 1980s, there were reports that the disorder didn't exist in India. Experts worldwide have estimated that 2-6 children out of every 1000 have autism. In India, currently, 10 million people are suffering.
Autism is a complex developmental disability which starts presenting itself in the first 3 years of a child's life. It is a result of a neurological disorder which affects the normal brain functions of a child, thus eventually affecting their communication (verbal as well as non-verbal) and social skills.

Keep in mind that different children behave differently due to autism; no two children will ever have the exact symptoms. Some may experience mild symptoms while others may experience severe ones.

Social skills: an autistic child will interact in a very different way. If the symptoms in the child are mild, then such people are socially clumsy and awkward, may pass comments which seem offensive to others and may or may not be out of sync with other people of their age group. For those suffering from severe symptoms, they show absolutely no interest in people whatsoever.
Autistic children also find it extremely hard to understand the feelings and emotions of others.
Touch: children with autism have shown dislike to physical contact like being touched, cuddled, hugged etc. However, this is not true for everybody. Many will sometimes hug a parent or a friend, and enjoy that moment of contact greatly.

For children with autism, their social and communicative skills lag behind while their cognitive skills develop quickly enough. Similarly, their language skills might develop rapidly while their motor skills lag behind. For example, they may not be very good at sports, but their vocabulary would be the largest in their age group.

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Migraine and Homoeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai

Migraine is a complex disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of a headache, most often unilateral and in some cases associated with visual or sensory symptoms collectively known as an aura that arise most often before the head pain but that may occur during or afterward . Migraine is most common in women and has a strong genetic component.

Signs and symptoms

Typical symptoms of migraine include the following:

1.Throbbing or a pulsatile headache, with moderate to severe pain that intensifies with movement or physical activity

2.Unilateral and localized pain in the frontotemporal and ocular area but the pain may be felt anywhere around the head or neck

3.Pain builds up over a period of 1-2 hours, progressing posteriorly and becoming diffuse

4.Headache lasts 4-72 hours

5.Nausea (80%) and vomiting (50%), including anorexia and food intolerance, and light-headedness

6.Sensitivity to light and sound


Features of migraine aura are as follows:

1.May precede or accompany the headache phase or may occur in isolation

2.Usually develops over 5-20 minutes and lasts less than 60 minutes

3.Most commonly visual but can be sensory, motor, or any combination of these

4.Visual symptoms may be positive or negative

5.The most common positive visual phenomenon is the scintillating scotoma, an arc or band of absent vision with a shimmering or glittering zigzag border

Physical findings during a migraine headache may include the following:

*Cranial/cervical muscle tenderness
*Horner syndrome (ie, relative miosis with 1-2 mm of ptosis on the same side as the headache)
*Conjunctival injection
*Tachycardia or bradycardia
*Hypertension or hypotension
*Hemisensory or hemiparetic neurologic deficits (ie, complicated migraine)
*Adie-type pupil (ie, poor light reactivity, with near dissociation from light)

Homoeopathic constitutional treatment cures this malady completely since it goes to the root of the disease and removes this tendency permanently.

Some of Homoeopathic remedies used for treating migraine are Belladonna,Spigelia,Sanguinaria,Glonoine,Natrum mur,Phosphorus, Tuberculinum, Iris versicolor,medicine should be strictly selected based on symptom similarity only to get permanent cure.

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5-6 weeks ago. I was playing basketball when some body accidentally head butted me on the CHEEK from that day m feeling numbness and swelling in my upper left lip.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
5-6 weeks ago. I was playing basketball when some body accidentally head butted me on the CHEEK from that day m feeli...
I will suggest you to apply ice fomentation over the lips for three days six hourly and revert with finding.
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I am 32 years old female. I am suffering from severe migraine attack. Please suggest medicine for migraine.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take tablet brufen twice a day for 3 days in acute pain. To reduce the frequency and duration there are medicine but before taking consult your family physician or a nearby physician
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Sir i have headache problem since 10 years.MRI of head is normal. Dr.says it is Migrane. I am using several pain killers.Please suggest what should i do?

Diploma in Diabetology, CCT (Rheumatology & Internal Medicine), MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Noida
You have to tell in detail about headache. What is intensity on scale of 0-10, 0 being no pain and 10 being severe pain, you have to tell the frequency like its everyday or every other day and what is your age. Is it on one side of head? Is it throbbing? Do u have tears from eyes? Or do you have vertigo? Or vomiting? The suggestion would be based on that.
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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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I am suffering from acute insomnia .This has been happening for a while but now this is worsening and I am not able to sleep at all .I have tried Sunidra tablets but of not much help .Due to this during day time I am not feeling enough refreshed and not able to concentrate on my work properly. I want specifically Ayurveda treatment .Please help me on this.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from acute insomnia .This has been happening for a while but now this is worsening and I am not able t...
In ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment. Panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for insomnia you should do SHIRODHARA treatment .you will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors.
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Is it be cured the attack of paralysis at the age of 88 years since approx two years.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
To cure paralysis , first we should know the level of lesion in brain or whether it is bleed or heamatoma, or infarction, if it is due to high BP ,please send his MRI scan report for further details.
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I have migraine problem. Because of that I am unable to concentrate on my studies and on other things. Can you please suggest me the remedy.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, headach is caused due to stress, anxiety, chronic diseases, medicinal aggravation, sinusitis, inedequate sleep, acidity, indigestion. Liver sluggishness. Excessive consumption of caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junk food. Please, assess the exact condition, prevailing in your case. Go for meditation to reduce, stress, anxiety and to nourish your brain to calm down nerve to ease your headache, problem. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to complete your digestion. Tk, easily digestible, simple, non- irritant diet on time. Ensure sound sleep in d night for 7 hrs, at least. Tk, homoeo medicines: @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ china 200-6 pills thrice a day. Avoid, caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junkfood, cold intake, polluted atmosphere, conteminated ted water. Tk, care.
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Iam 37 years male I have migraine I have take medicine but I haven found any positive response please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
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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I has once side head I think it's migraine. How should I know it's migraine or not?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ghaziabad
Characteristics of migraine headache: •Usually occurs on one side of the head, typically at the front or side •Sometimes it starts on one side, and then spreads all over the head •Often described as throbbing or pulsating •In few individuals headache is preceded by aura, visual disturbances that appear as flashing lights, zig-zag lines or a temporary loss of vision •Other migraine symptoms: Nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light, sensitivity to sound, Stuffy nose, Scalp tenderness etc. •It gradually worsens and peaks after 2-12 hours, then gradually eases off. However, it can last from 4 to 72 hours.
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Sir, My father is suffering from paralytic disorder. He is recovering now but not able to take diet nicely .diabetes and BP is fully controlled. Constipation and insomnia is major problem now a days. Please look after the matter.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Continue his current medicine Give him Cap palsinuron by phyto pharma 1..1..1 for 15 days Sy Eva Q. 15 ml in 200 ml water at nt Do massage of affected area by Patanjali tejas oil Twice a day Give him liquid diet frequently Give him vegetables juices, soups more Reconsult me with detailed report on Lybrate.
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