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Dr. Muthuraj

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Muthuraj Neurologist, Chennai
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Dr. Muthuraj is an experienced Neurologist in Chromepet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Muthuraj at Agash Nursing Home in Chromepet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Muthuraj on Lybrate.com.

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The baby seems to have infantile seizures from 3 months on wards. Doctors advised tabs to control the seizures.The medicines seem to slow down the development of the baby. Please advise how long these seizures will continue and how to come out of the medication so that normal growth will happen.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Hello Welcome to Lybrate as your baby have infantile seizures, so it needed to take medicines whenever she has fever. But as per concern as slow down of growth you can start the following things for your baby which also can make growth proper and built up immunity. 1. Royal Suvanrprashan is a best ever medicines for your baby, it has to give minimum six months and then you can continue for 12 years of age. Please check following link for details http://lifecareayurveda.Com/index.Php/suvarnaprashan-sanskar Dr. Nikul Patel Ayurveda Consultant Ahmedabad Atharva Ayurveda Clinic and Panchkarma Center 307, Third Floor, Shalin Complex, Krishnabaug, Maninagar, Ahmedabad (Gujarat); India ? 380008
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Causes and Symptoms of Migraine

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
Causes and Symptoms of Migraine

It is the most common problem seen in society today. A migraine is a common neurological condition characterised by a headache, but some people have associated symptoms of eye and ear.
Classic symptoms of a migraine:

  1. Severe throbbing headache on one side of head
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Sensitivity to light and noise.
  4. Prefer quite a dark room to sleep

Vestibular symptoms:

  1. Vertigo
  2. Dizziness
  3. Imbalance
  4. Unsteadiness
  5. Sensitivity to motion

Hearing symptoms:

  1. Muffled hearing
  2. Ear fullness
  3. Ringing in the ear or tinnitus

Causes of a migraine:
Migraine headaches probably relate to both abnormal discharges in cells within the brain and to the construction of the walls of the blood vessels in and around the brain. But the exact cause of a migraine is not known. Following are the provocating factors which make the condition worse

  1. Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
  2. Stress altered sleep patterns
  3. Diet fast food, oily food, processed food
  4. Chocolates, cheeses
  5. Coffee sodas with caffeine
  6. Alcohol

Factors related to a migraine

  1. More common in women than men
  2. Symptoms are often worse during menstruation
  3. Family history

Management

  1. Avoid food, which triggers migraines e.g. Chocolate, alcohol, cheese, oily, spicy, junk and processed food
  2. Relaxation exercise
  3. Stress management
  4. During menstrual period decrease the salt intake and take some diuretic
  5. Ibruphen for pain after meal
  6. Other treatment with the advice of neuro physician e.g.
    1. Beta blockers agents
    2. Calcium channel blockers
    3. Tricyclic antidepressants
    4. Seratonergic agents
    5. Gabapantin or neurontin
    6. Clongepam
    7. Acetazolamides or diamox
    8. Sodium valporate or depakots
    9. Topiramax
    10. Oxycarbazapine or trieptal
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I am a male, aged 66 years. For the last two-three days I am having a strange feeling in the left part of my left foot. When I touch my foot, a portion of it feels numbness or a lack of touch feeling. It was more severe in the beginning but now slowly this feeling has decreased to some extent. Can you throw some light on this phenomena why it has happened or possible reason thereof.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- This is due to the deformity of Sciatic nerve which causes numbness,tingling or pain in the foot. Try this treatment to get relief- 1)Ashwagandharistha 2 tsp twice daily. 2)Tab panchamrit loha guggulu 1 tab twice daily.
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I am 67 years old male, There's no sensation on my left hand and leg only when I wake up. Explain the reason and remedy.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
May be some disturbance in nerve conduction please get it checked from a good physician clinically and get treated in the mean time take cap meganeuron once daily for three months and do exercises with your hand and leg as far as possible.
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My hands tremble a lot I am not a smoker neither I have never taken any kind of drug so whats the matter with it. Help me out is it because of some kind of deficiency of vitamins.

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
General Surgeon, Chennai
Dear avneesh, hands can be a sign of stress, if you have stress, please manage it by doing yoga and meditation. Also it can be sign of thyroid disorder, I suggest you get your thyroid functione checked from a good lab.
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I have a relative female who has thyroid problem but is not being diagnosed properly. She has tsh level of 100 and now suffers migraine. Kindly suggest course of action.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
A level TSH 100 shows a highly uncontrolled hypothyroidism. The direct evidence for controlled hypothyroidism is a normal report of tsh which shows that it is within range. If the tsh is higher than the upper range then the dose will be increased and if the tsh is lower than the lower range then the dose will decreased. If the tsh is within range then you have controlled hypothyroid state and the dose will be carried on as such. Currently if she is on any medicine then the dose needs to be escalated and if she is not on any medicine then she needs to be started ASAP.
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I am 23 years old male and my hands have been shivering without my intention when I am in tension since many years. What should I do?

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
It is the functional condition you must be having, this is mostly happening when person lost the confidence, so first bring back your confidence control your thought, be positive, try some yoga and mediation have enough of sleep stop worrying.
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I am 18 years old and when I wake up in morning I see black all in front of my eyes and my brain feels heavy. What can I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It can be either due to hypoglycaemia or sinusitis I will suggest you to buy a steam inhaler machine of crescent company and take a flow of steam (of plain water only) over the forehead through the inhaler and can repeat the process after eight hours as and when required.
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I am suffering from migraine headache. There are some dark spots like pimple on my face and forehead after recovering from chickenpox.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day. Take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey. Avoid tea and coffee.
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Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache problem!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Common symptoms of migraine include headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia (increase of headache in sunlight or noise). Medicines such as propranolol and topiramate can reduce the frequency and severity of headaches.
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My mother age 82 years suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. acute pain at lower left jaw in mount. At present taking Gabapentinne 300 Tegritol 100 mg. Due to age, we are giving only in night. M R I has done twice. Doctors advice not to operate. Sometimes very a cute pain. Advice pls.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
Dosage of tegritol and gabapentin can be increased as the dosage you mentioned are minimal and there are other multiple medicine that can be given.
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Snoring In The Night Drowsy In The Morning : Sleep Apnea

PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Snoring In The Night Drowsy In The Morning : Sleep Apnea

Being unable to sleep in the night or interrupted sleep with lots of snoring may result in drowsiness in the morning. It is caused by a connection called sleep apnea. It is common in obese people and people who have short neck. However it may be caused by laxity of the muscles of the palate and throat. As a result of this the persons airways are partially blocked during the night. Zthe brain and vital organs like heart don't receive adequate oxygen. This condition may cause high bp, heart disease, and neuropsychiatric symptoms and lower metabolism of vital organs. Treatment include weight loss, use of a non invasive bipap machine and also surgical correction of throat region.

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My wife is taking tegrital (Carbamazepine) 200 mg daily, earlier she was taking 600 mg daily but gradually reduced to 200. This medicine she is taking since the age of 12 due to seizures, and now she is 46 years old. The last attach had happened almost 15 years ago, hence my question is that she will continue the medicine or should stop it.

MBBS, Master In Health Science
Neurologist, Mumbai
You should talk to an epilepsy specialist before stopping it. The chances of seizure recurrence after stopping medications is about 50-50. Studying earlier Mris and repeating the eeg might help in predicting if she needs to continue taking medications.
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Hi sir, My father is suffering from paralysis. It's been 1.6 years from last 3 months he is screaming whole day.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Ranchi
This may be due to whole body pain, loss of sleep, anxiety and loss of body movement daily. You need to go for - exercise him at least once in a day calcium or multivitamin go ahead.
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I am 46 years old female and since last 10 to 15 years I am suffering from migraine with heavy paining in head. Your guidance please.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Migraine can be managed with lifestyle changes and medications, try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation may help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. Rest and relax. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. It is very important keep a headache diary. Continue keeping your headache diary even after you see doctor. It will help you learn more about what triggers your migraines and what treatment is most effective. A dose of riboflavin in appropriate dose as prescribed under supervision, also may prevent migraines or reduce the frequency of headaches. Coenzyme q10 supplements may decrease the frequency of migraines, magnesium supplements may also be used to treat migraines.
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Hi doctor I am rana from Kolkata I have insomnia problem I used to take ayurveda medical please help Thanks.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, insomnia is out come of irregular life style. Stress, anxiety, depression, alcoholism, caffiene, nicotine r d main reasons for insomnia, try to get ride of all these irregularities, if any. Go for meditation to reduce stress, anxiety & depression & to carry plenty of oxygen to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. Take plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Your diet b easily digestible, simple, non irritant on time. Take homoeo medicine: @ coffea cruda 200- 6 pills at bed time. @ nux com30-6 polls, thrice a day. Insomnia can very well b treated in homoeopathy, privately take, care.
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Hello, one of my friend is suffering from multiple sclerosis its not been cured still suffering from past 5 years, any suggestions how it can be cured? Or any ayurvedic treatment to cure? Please help.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Indore
Hello there, I would suggest you to think for Stem cell treatment as an alternative choice. It has been found quite effective. On 19 Jan newspaper you can read about the news how successfully they saved a mothers life in Sheffield UK by stem cell treatment. If you want detail information about stemm cell please let me know. Regards
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My hands are shaking while eating or holding an object. Though I can't notice it. My friends do. Please help me if I have any problem.

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)
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I am 19 year old student. I have a feeling of dying and my brain is not fully active. I consult a psychiatrist who has given me medicine Pari CR 12.5 mg, I have consumed at night and in the morning I have one big bowel on my forehead. Is this the side effect of the medicine. Please help.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
This does not seem to be of much serious nature. Try one more dose and if you get sweating and rash you can consult your doctor. Take the medicine regularly and in case of any type of problem, have confidence in your doctor and consult him and follow his advise specially during the initial phase of treatment. Good luck.
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I am a male 47 years old. For last 5 years I am having a problem of prostate and epilepsy. Please suggest about my lifestyle.

Masters of Medical Sciences, Certificate of Completion of Higher Specialist Training, Member of Royal College of Psychiatrist, Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board, M.B.B.S
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Epilepsy is a serious but treatable condition provided you manage you physical and mental health in a preemptive manner. Having a healthy lifestyl goes far in terms of living a healthier and happier life but will have enormous postive impact on epilepsy management. Epilespy is know to worsen with stress. Therefore idetify those thing that overwhelm you and take measure to reduce it impact on you. Get away from stress inducing situation or people, if possible. Ensure you maitain work life balance, take necessary break during work hours and rest adequately over the weekends. Avoid unnecessary commute and keep your self well hydrated. Sleep routine must be followed like religious practice. Prioritse sleep over everything else and ensure you sleep for atleast 7-8 hours at night. Avoid unncessary coffee, tea and aerated drink and eat a healthy diet. Avoid alcohol. Consider light exercise five to six days per week for 30-45 mins on each of those days. Make sure that you hudrate addtiinally diring and after exercise session. For Prostate problem Insuggest you see and maintain folllow up with a good urologist. Equally, regular follow up with Neurologist for Epilepsy medication and dose optimisation is essential. Remeber, Illnesses are not under your control but lifestyle is matter of choice. Your choices define who you are and the kind of life you will live. Choose well and live well. Best wishes.
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