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Dr. Lakshmi Narasiman

Neurologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Lakshmi Narasiman is a popular Neurologist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. She is currently practising at The Guest Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Lakshmi Narasiman on Lybrate.com.

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Ways Surgery Can Help With Severe Epilepsy!

MS - General Surgery, MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Hyderabad
Ways Surgery Can Help With Severe Epilepsy!

The word epilepsy brings to mind visions of people frothing at the mouth and rolling on the ground. However, epilepsy affects each patient in a different way. This can make it hard to recognize at times. In the more serious cases of epilepsy, an epileptic attack can make a patient injure himself or develop other life threatening conditions. In rare cases, epilepsy can even cause death. Thus it becomes imperative to understand how to deal with epilepsy.

Treatment options for epilepsy can be categorized as medication, surgical procedures and dietary changes.

Medication
Medication for epilepsy is prescribed on the basis of the symptoms presented and the type of epilepsy the patient is suffering from. In most cases, seizures can be controlled with a single type of medication, but in others, the doctor may need to prescribe a combination of medicines to control epilepsy. These forms of medication do have side effects and hence any reactions to the medication must be immediately brought to the doctor's notice. The dosage for epilepsy medication may need to be varied with time. An epileptic patient should never discontinue medication on their own.

Surgery
Depending on the type of seizures and the area of the brain affected, a doctor may advise surgery in cases of severe epilepsy. Surgery can help reduce the number of seizures experienced or completely stop them. Surgery to treat epilepsy is of many types. Some of the common procedures are:

1. Surgery to remove tumor of any such conditions that may be triggering the epileptic attacks
2. Surgery to remove a small section of the brain from where a seizure originates. This may also be referred to as a lobectomy.
3. Multiple subpial transaction or a surgery that involves making a series of cuts in the brain to prevent the seizures from spreading to other parts of the brain.
4. Surgery to sever the neural connections between the right and left hemispheres of the brain.
5. Surgery to remove half the brain's cortex or outer layer

Dietary changes
A diet rich in fats and low in carbohydrates can help reduce seizures. This is known as a ketogenic diet and aims at making the body break down fats instead of carbohydrates. It can cause a buildup of uric acid in the body and thus should be practiced only under the guidance of a dietician. In cases where epileptic attacks are triggered by malnutrition and birth defects, taking vitamin supplements can help lower the frequency of seizures.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Sir, my sister's husband ko kafi samay se ek problem hai jisme unki neck or hands hilte rahte hai or unka treatment aims me chal raha hai. Unki disease ke liye unko injection lagaye jate h. But unki problem ab jada ho gayi hai. So please suggest me where we should go ?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Age of patient? Isko commonly tremors kahte hain, thyroid problem, dystonia. Aur age related parkinsonism kuch causes hain. Aapko apne city k achhe neurologist /neurophysician ko dikhana chahiye.
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I am 34 yrs old male. I have Pervasive developmental disorders from last 3 months.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Pervasive developmental disorder is a disorder of childhood. If it is present, it has to be present since childhood. As you say you are having it since last 03 months. So please explain in details what do you want to say. It is always better to describe your symptoms in detail, so that we can help you better.
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Hey! My question is I have migraine so what kind of precautions I should take. And is migraine a big problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone since it precipitates migraine attack 4. Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho (red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl. Don’t skip/postpone your meal, avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise, reduce weight if over weight 6. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol/ vasograin after consulting physician
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How to reduce nervous problems like shivering? My hand will shiver when lifting of weights and while pull up's and at push up's at the starting of exercise while doing continue there is no shivering.

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) Consult me for further managment
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I have migraine from 5 years and I suffer from it every month. How to get rid from it?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.Check your BP 4. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to loud noise, bright light since it precipitates migraine attack 5. Go for regular exercise 6. practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis after consulting neurologist
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Sir few days ago I went to a doctor, I am suffering from insomnia and I was prescribed to take rivotril 0.5 mg but I think that he prescribed wrong. So sir please let me know shall this medicine help me to get proper sleep. please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir few days ago I went to a doctor, I am suffering from insomnia and I was prescribed to take rivotril 0.5 mg but I ...
Tip- I will suggest you to take a shower with warm water or just wash your face, forearms,legs with soap and water at bedtime for a peaceful sleep.
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Hi I am 20 years old and diagnosed with epilepsy. Since 5 years I have been taking medicines under a doctor. Last two years I started gym, but the question is can I obtain protein powder for gym?

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Yes u can obtain protein powder but be careful that should not posses any steriod in that supplement
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