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Dr. Murugappan

Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Murugappan is a popular Neurologist in Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Murugappan at Sri Sai Speciality Hospital in Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Murugappan on Lybrate.com.

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No 35 & 36, Masilamaneeswarar Nagar, Thirumullaivoyal. Landmark: Back Side Shivan Koil, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Hi, I am having migraine problem, pain in one side of my head near eye. What should I do?

MBBS, Diploma in cosmetology, 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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Is there any permanent solution for migraine? How much it costs? Treatment period?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPP, Madurai Medical College
Pain Management Specialist, Chennai
Migraine treatment consists of drugs, diet& life style modifications & relaxation therapy. If very severe interventions like borax injections are safe & expected duration of pain relief will be around 3 months.In the mean time we have to go far aggressive rehabilitation.
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His head is paining since 3 years sometimes it pains a lot doctors ary saying that he has a migraine or something.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
His head is paining since 3 years sometimes it pains a lot doctors ary saying that he has a migraine or something.
Migraine is a relapsing type of headache. It needs treatment for acute attacks and a treatment prophylaxis for preventing relapses in future. This has to be decided on taking a complete history of pattern of headaches, duration, severity, associated symptoms of sleep, anxiety, depression etc.
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My question is for neurologist. I have nerve compression in my spinal cord c6-c7 since 6 months over it is detected in MRI. If I do push ups or lift heavy weight it cause pain in my left shoulder and neck the very next day I get up from bed, solution plzz. I want 2 play games and exercise.

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Khammam
My question is for neurologist. I have nerve compression in my spinal cord c6-c7 since 6 months over it is detected i...
hello avoid sterneous activity and lifting weights......becoz it aggravates the compression. do muscle strengthening exercises once pain subsides. plan for regular physiotherapy. take care
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I'm 21 years old ,suffering from migraine for last few days. Consulted many doctors but no change for my condition. Can you please give me a advice.

DNB Neurology JHRC, MD Med, MBBS
Neurologist, Mumbai
Plenty of oral fluids, meals at right time, adequate sleep, avoid late nights. Dark glasses with uv protection when going out in bright sunlight. Exercise 45 min a day. If doesn't work see local neurologist.
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Alzheimer's Disease: How It Affects The Body?

MCh, MBBS, MRCS (UK)
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Alzheimer's Disease: How It Affects The Body?

Alzheimer's Disease is a neurological problem that is characterised by a cognitive decline and memory loss. It is a type of neurodegenerative dementia. The symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease include not being able to absorb and retain new information, lack of reasoning and judging, not being able to take on complex tasks, impaired visuospatial abilities, problems in reading, writing and speech, among many others. If a person has at least two of these symptoms in a debilitating manner, then the diagnosis can be made in favour of Alzheimer's Disease. The main causes of Alzheimer's are shrinkage of the brain size and death of the brain cells. The immune system is also said to trigger this neurodegenerative disease.

Let us find out what medical science has found so far:

  1. Connections: Many a times, in Alzheimer's disease, the memory and behaviour of the person changes because the brain is unable to make proper neural connections which can lead to memory loss of how a person behaved and the elements that formed the basis of the patient's cognition. Apparently, the immune system behaves in the same way within the brain and blocks the connection. This happens because there is constant communication between the brain and immune system along neurological lines, which is where the disease first emanates.
  2. Inflammation: The brain is prone to inflammation or swelling that is not the normal kind. This inflammation happens as a result of the activation of the infection fighting neurotransmitters and the chemical changes that happen in the brain when an infection strikes. The inflammation usually happens in the plaques or clumps which the brain tries to protect. These clumps are made up of a protein called Amyloid. The immune system is responsible for creating this inflammation in the brain of the patient.
  3. Pattern Recognition Receptors: Many of these receptors work in different manners and cooperate with each other to create a response in the brain. These PRRs can be found in the brain plaques, and they develop the signs of danger which further fuels the inflammation in the brain as a matter of protection.
  4. Activation of Cells Linked with the Immune System: When the PRRs begin to respond, it basically activates the immune system and the cells of the same. This is the basic reaction that causes the changes in brain which then leads to the attachment of the protein to the tissue that is diseased, in which case Alzheimer's Disease starts. The inflammation that we had spoken about earlier basically happens in the nervous tissue.

It is important to recognise and act on the initial signs of Alzheimer's Disease before it progresses beyond one's control. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.

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I am 53 years male. Affected by left hemiplegia 7 months before and under rehabilitation now. During sleeping I am getting dreams. Most of the time my childhood days with minute details appearing. Is it a regular symptom for a stroke patient or any dis-order?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hello, appearance of such dreams are normal. Please donot worry about it. Such dreams comes, because childhood was the most likable period for everyone. Infact, from this superficial history given by you, I can say that it appears to be one of the sign of improvement but not a disorder for-sure.
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Please suggest Age 7 years boy Difficulty in identifying objects at distance noticed from age 4 Unable to navigate through dark rooms Difficulty in making notes from black board Parental consanguinity Erg absent rod and cone response OU attenuated vessels with the nothing What will be condition of my child in future. Are there any treatment possible.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
If you desire you may ask for audio consultancy with psychologist. However inculcate habit of deep breathing and start giving Brahmi preparation, Saraswatarishta and Mukta preparations. You may consult back on private chat on Lybrate.
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Hello, I am a diabetic patient and most of the time I suffer from gas . From my childhood I have been suffering from migraine and cervical . I find difficulty to workout I am obese. I am totally relied on medicine . Pls help I want to loose my weight.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hello, I am a diabetic patient and most of the time I suffer from gas . From my childhood I have been suffering from ...
Hye, thanks for the query. Being, a diabetic it is best advised to have a diet planned as per the sugar levels, lifestyle and history. Though you can follow some guidelines - the sugar levels will fluctuate depending on what you ate or did not eat, stress levels and activity levels. You have to try and manage a balanced carb intake. Have small frequent meals. Do not fast for long hours. You have to eat 3 main and 3 mid meals. Your diet must include whole grains, seasonal fruits, vegetables, small amounts of nuts and dairy and pulses or dals or lean meats like chicken or fish and egg. Starchy vegetables need to be planned into the diet. Avoid a very heavy meal at one time. Long gaps consequent heavy meals lead to not only hyperglycemia but gas as well. Avoid fruit juices, aerated drinks or sugarcane juice, honey, jaggery or sugar. Avoid junk foods. Exercise and stay active. Avoid exercise if sugar levels are above 250 mg/dl. Do not attempt to try out too many remedies as you could go into hypoglycaemia. Sleep well. It's all a matter of discipline. I would advise you to take a personalised consultation.
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