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Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan  - Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DM - Pediatric Neurology

Neurologist, Chennai

14 Years Experience
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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. Lakshmi Narayanan is a renowned Neurologist in Adyar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan at Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai - 2004
MD - Pediatrics - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2008
DM - Pediatric Neurology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2012
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I have been taking Inzofresh 25 mg for 2 months now, for initiating and maintaining sleep as I am an insomniac and a light sleeper. I wanted to ask if this would have any effect on hormones or cause weight gain?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have been taking Inzofresh 25 mg for 2 months now, for initiating and maintaining sleep as I am an insomniac and a ...
Yes they have some side effects.. but not on weight I think... For insomnia take Homoeopathic treatment ... It is a permanent solution..
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I get headache very often and if I take any home remedies or apply anything on head , the pain will reduce for sometime but again it'll pain. It doesn't go unless I sleep. Do I have migraine ? Please help.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
I get headache very often and if I take any home remedies or apply anything on head , the pain will reduce for someti...
Dear Lybrate user, Here is the some information for you hope it would be helpful. Causes of headaches may include fatigue, sleep deprivation, stress, the effects of medications, the effects of recreational drugs, viral infections, common colds, head injury, rapid ingestion of a very cold food or beverages, and dental or sinus issues. This can trigger your headache: foods : spices, wine , chocolate, citrus •food additives •sleep : both too much and too little •stress : mainly offset Home remedies: •Stay Hydrated •Mix equal parts of ginger juice and lemon juice. Consume it once or twice a day. •Menthol and menthone are the primary components of mint which are very effective in alleviating headaches. •Peppermint contains menthol that helps open up clogged blood vessels that cause headaches. It also has calming and soothing effects. •Basil works as a muscle relaxant, making it a helpful treatment for mild headaches caused by tense muscles. Plus, it has calming and analgesic effects.•Simply smelling the soothing scent of lavender essential oil can be of great help in relieving tension headaches. Research suggests that it can also help improve migraine symptoms. •The cold from ice helps reduce inflammation that contributes to headaches. Plus, it has a numbing effect on the pain. •Simply massage your forehead and temples with a few drops of rosemary oil mixed in a tablespoon of carrier oil. •Crush a few cloves gently and put them in a sachet or a clean handkerchief. Inhale the smell of the crushed cloves whenever you have a headache until you get some relief from the pain. •Simply eat an apple with some salt. •Accupuncture: Press and massage the fleshy area between the thumb and index finger, at the highest spot of the muscle when both the thumb and finger are brought close together. Do this for one or two minutes and then repeat on the other hand. Exercise Regular exercise can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. When one exercises, the body releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Exercise reduces stress and helps individuals to sleep at night. Stress and inadequate sleep are two migraine triggers. Homeopathic treatment In order to prescribe a homeopathic remedy, it is crucial to discover what is unique about the way an individual experiences a headache. For example, all migraine sufferers may experience nausea, but a particular individual may feel thirsty for cold drinks with the headache. Thirst for cold drinks is the characteristic symptom that sets one migraine sufferer apart from others. There are hundreds of possible remedies for the treatment of headaches, so the key is finding which homeopathic remedy most closely matches your symptoms. Do not allow Headache to make your life miserable. Switch over to the homeopathic treatments and enjoy a stress free life.
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My right has become numb and if I operate a computer mouse or when I drive a two wheeler my right hand becomes numb and when Iam free it is normal. Iam also a diabetic with a daily dosage of insulin in the morning.

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
My right has become numb and if I operate a computer mouse or when I drive a two wheeler my right hand becomes numb a...
Hello. This could be due to diabetic vasculopathy. Blood supply to your arm could be affected by the blood vessel occlusion. You must diagnose it earlier to prevent further worsening. There are ways to open the blockage. Feel free to take my consultation uf you need.
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I'm suffering from trigeminal neuralgia for last 3 years .taking magitol 300 mg. Pls suggest me.

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Lucknow
if you have your symptoms under control you can try reducing the dose gradually after consulting your doctor
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I am a 25 year old and have a headache since last 2.5 months. I have already seen doctors and they told that symptoms match to those of a migraine. I have already taken migraine medicines for over a month. But yet I encounter headache, heavy headedness and nausea daily. I don't understand why is it continuous? How to lower the frequency. I cannot concentrate at my work, at my study. I was going gym for some while which I have quit. My lifestyle is fine but again I always feel tired. Whenever I am alone I feel weirdly lonely and cry often. Are the continuous headaches because of migraine or is there a possibility that I am under depression. I have experienced many lows including a breakup, failure at a competitive exam recently. Should I consult a neurologist or a psychologist. I am not really a weak heart-ed person but I am really worried about my health, my current attitude and my future if things does not change. Kindly suggest.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology For Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), PG Diploma In Clinical Counseling, PG Diploma In Oncology & Haematology (A.M), Ayurveda (I) Certification, Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Certificate Course in Homeopathic Oncology
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am a 25 year old and have a headache since last 2.5 months. I have already seen doctors and they told that symptoms...
Hi , firstly, I would like to thank you for having expressed your issues so very clearly. Well, as I understand, you have migraine since last 2.5 months, and you have been taking prothiaden for over a month now. Prothiaden, however, seems to be an anti-depressant and most of the symptoms that you have described like nausea, heavy headedness, headache etc are side effects of prothiaden which usually clear off after couple of weeks. Seemingly, your already existing headache (migraine as diagnosed) is not being helped through your current medication and the side effects of prothiaden probably add to your issues. Furthermore, in the given context, it is likely that anyone would get anxious, stressed out and eventually get into depression. That you feel weird, lonely and cry often, is indicative of you being depressed. I would advise you to meet up your physician whosoever you are consulting at present, and have a review of the treatment progress with no further delay. As there could still be better medications, he/ she may consider changing medication/ dose suitably as appropriate and one that has minimal side effects. At the same time, I would advise you to remain mentally strong as you already are, believe in yourself, and have faith and hope that there always is light at the end of the tunnel, however dark the tunnel may appear to be. Yogasanas, pranayams & meditation can also help you relax, de-stress and keep you focussed even during these tough times. At the same time, a trip to some hill station or some scenic natural place can help you relax, rejuvenate, think clearly and have a fresh perspective. For a second opinion, you should consult a psychologist if you have not consulted one already. He/ she may advise diagnostics & refer you appropriately as required. Keep up your dietary habits, lifestyle & hobbies and try enjoying every moment of your life irrespective. Hope this helps. You may connect with me in private to discuss and come up with a treatment plan that suits you in particular. All the best.
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What are the symptoms of migraine? My son will have severe head ache twice in a month (2-5days)

MBBS, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE), Diploma in Clinical Cosmetology
General Physician, Noida
Headache eye pain. (most commonly one-sided pain; less frequently both sides of the head are affected) pain located near the eye on affected side. pain that worsens with exertion or physical activity. Nausea/ Vomiting sensitivity to light and/or sound.
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I have a seizures I am taking daily eption 100 mg tab twice a day but I have to Wake up early morning for my job.

M.B.B.S.; MD(MEDICINE)
General Physician, Lucknow
Eptoin doesn, t cause much sedation, you can continue taking medicines and do your routine chores which have been prescribed by your doctor.
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Dr my father age was 65 years. Still now he is very healthy. But unexpected peralysis was attached at right leg and hand also. And unable to speak also Dr. Please give me a advise.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
You have to give me his complete history for better treatment. With the help of ayurveda it is completely curable. Ayurveda has many medicines for paralysis treatment like yogendra ras. Ras raj ras etc.
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My body is feeling like like shaky/tremor and after eating food I am pooping. What may be the reason?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do meditation regularly Avoid oily spicy and fast food Avoid rice, non veg food Take Cap wokride 15 1 on empty stomach Tab gasex by Himalaya 2..2 for 15 days Re Consult me on Lybrate after 15 days.
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Hi doctor. When I was 6 months old I had polio however with the required care given I did not paralyzed me totally. But there is a weird thing my left leg is thinner and my right hand is thinner. Can you suggest me if there is any operation or any physiotherapy which I could use to strengthen these?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (FOR) Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Diet
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Hi doctor. When I was 6 months old I had polio however with the required care given I did not paralyzed me totally. B...
Hello lybrate-user, fortunately you are with positive mind, definitely you should do exercises on order to prevent further dystrophy (wasting of muscles) and to build up strength, endurance and overall functional independence. Best advice for you is hire a physiotherapist who can treat you at your home after a proper assessment. For your left leg depending upon the evaluation and current status of your condition, you may need to do quadriceps strengthening, hamstrings strengthening, gastroc-soleus strengthening, adductor & abductor strengthening, tfl and gluteus medius maximus strengthen, gemellus superior/inferior strengthening. For right hand do elbow flexor and extensor strengthening, wrist flexor extensor strengthening, finger strengthening. Hope it helps. Take care.
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