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Dr. Nigel Peter Symss

MBBS, DNB (Neurology)

Neurologist, Chennai

30 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
Dr. Nigel Peter Symss MBBS, DNB (Neurology) Neurologist, Chennai
30 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Nigel Peter Symss is a renowned Neurologist in sholinganallur, Chennai. He has over 30 years of experience as a Neurologist. He is a MBBS, DNB (Neurology) . You can visit him at Global Hospital And Health City in sholinganallur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nigel Peter Symss on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1987
DNB (Neurology) - NA - 1999
Awards and Recognitions
Awarded the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree of University of Bangalore after completion of the Compulsory Rotatory Internship in General Surgery, General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Social and Preventive Medicine.
Professional Memberships
Neurological Society of India
Member of the Chennai Neurological Society

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#439, Medavakkam Road, Cheran Nagar, Sholinganallur, Perumbakkam. Landmark: Near HCl & Near Shollinznumur Junction, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I am a student. I am 20 years. As my studies are more and due to excessive writing my hands feel weak and I can' t write like before. Can you suggest me for some remedy please ?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Sorry, its wrong thinking that since you writing more. Bico-24 4 tab 4 times in a day for 20 days 7 then report for further advice. Available at homoeopathic pharmacy
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I have headache every morning for few days. Is it migraine? What are the symptoms migraine?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Symptoms of migraine are-- Dizziness increased sensitivity to light and sound. pain on one side of the head. pulsing and/or throbbing pain. vomiting/nausea. Blackouts. Morning headache could be due to inadequate sleep, stress or tension. Hope this helps u.
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I have diagnosed myself with Adult ADD through some websites. I have suspicions for long time. What is your opinion on consulting a doctor? Is medication effective for this. What are the side effects?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
You must consult a psychiatrist, yes treatment is possible, nothing major side effects and benefits are more in comparision.
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On November 2014 I suffered from retrobulbber optic neuritis and neurologist gave me solumedrol 1gram so it cured the infection. Now it sometimes pains on the right side of my head as it used to pain at the starting time of the infection. My right eye was not fully cured now also there is only around 80% vision visible rest of the vision is blurred. Note: I also have history of dengue.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
You suffered optic neuritis which has been partly cured. But the pain may be unrelated to optic neuritis. Only if there is further loss of vision in the same eye than the pain can be attributed to recurrent optic neuritis.
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My husband is having migraine frequently. Which is the best treatment to avoid migraine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning
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Migraine - Know Its Ayurvedic Remedies!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kangra
Migraine - Know Its Ayurvedic Remedies!

In modern days, migraine has become a common disease that affects the young and the old equally. Migraine as such cannot be cured, but improving lifestyle and Ayurvedic medication can help you keep this disease under control and improve your quality of life.

What is Migraine?

Migraine, commonly known as Sooryavarta in Ayurveda, is a medical condition in which the excessive stimulation of the blood vessels in the brain causes a throbbing pain on one side of the head and is associated with nausea, sensitivity and vomiting. This happens because the vomiting centre of the brain gets activated during an episode. These symptoms are the most common signs; however, it varies from person to person. 

What Causes Migraines?

These headaches worsen upon sunrise and it is at its peak at noon, when the sun is at its highest intensity and slowly subsides on sunset. This is one of the major factors in setting in an episode; it is not true in every case. 

The other triggers that cause migraine attacks according to Ayurveda are:

  1. Spicy and oily food
  2. Stress, anger, grief, jealousy
  3. Suppressed emotions or natural urges
  4. Indigestion
  5. Consumption of too much of dry, salty and pungent food
  6. Consuming polluted food

General triggers may include:

  1. Smoking and drinking
  2. Stress
  3. Fasting
  4. Physical stress and exercise
  5. Fluctuation in hormone levels during the menstrual cycle or the use of birth control pills
  6. Stopping intake of tea or coffee suddenly
  7. Stress to sensory organs in the form of bright noises, bright lights, strong perfumes or odours etc.

Certain foods or beverages may also trigger an episode of migraine. These include baked foods, chocolates, processed foods, spicy foods, onions, dairy products and peanuts. These kinds of foods are known to suddenly increase Kapha dosha or Pitta Dosha and as a result, trigger an attack.

Symptoms of Migraine

It is usually characterised by a stinging, throbbing pain on one side of the head and is followed by nausea and vomiting. Some people may get visual aberrations called an aura- such as blind spots, blurred visions, distorted lines etc.

Ayurvedic medications that can help migraine are:

  1. Indian licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
  2. Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
  3. Hareetaki – Chebulic myrobalan-Terminalia chebula
  4. Amalaki – amala – Emblica officinalis
  5. Mallika – Jasminum officinale
  6. Hareetaki – Chebulic myrobalan-Terminalia chebula
  7. Bala – Sida cordifolia
  8. Kumari – Aloe vera
  9. Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus

Simple home remedies useful in migraine:

  1. Tender leaves of jasmine or tender leaves of pomegranate are taken along with a pinch of salt and crushed well to obtain fresh juice. Early in the morning, preferably in empty stomach, 2-3 drops of this fresh juice is instilled to both the nostrils. Procedure is repeated once again evening hours (6-7 pm). This reduces the severity of headache in migraine.
  2. One fist full of Doorva grass (cynodan dactylon) is taken and its fresh juice is obtained. To this, 2 pinch of licorice powder is added and mixed well. This is consumed during the noon hours. Procedure is repeated for 20-30 days. This helps to reduce the severity of illness significantly.
  3. Take coriander seed powder – 1 teaspoon. add it to one cup of water, leave it as it is at night, next day morning, drink it on empty stomach.
  4. Soak 5 raisins and 5 almonds in water at night, next day morning, eat them. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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My father is suffering from polypoidal mucosal thickening in left maxillary sinus and demyelinating lesion is observed, his left side of body is sometimes weak and vibrate. He is treated with drugs like betnesol, palsibon,trioptal, amitone plus. But still he is suffering from the same. Suggest me route of treatment.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Left side body weakness canb edue to demylinating lession. Bette rconsult a neurologist with all reports. Left maxilary sinusitis have nothing to do with weakness of left side body.
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I feel a lot of sensation in my palm and below side of my foot. My foot and palm is always hot to touch and it makes me feel irritating. I'm 25 year old and my weight is 80 kg. What should I do? Any home remedies for this?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
dear user,please go through your thyroid hormone analysis, after the investigation please do a consult to your doctor, for time relief in hot palm, you can take one homeopathic medicine calc carb 200/bd. 2 weeks. thanks
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I am 26 year old male having medicines for the past 3 years as I am suffering from motor neuropathy. When it will get cure.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Any type of neuropathy is a chronic disabiling condition. It may take many years to normalize the nerve. Keep going, take vit b1, b6, b12 & passive exercise.
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I have mucosal retinal cyst and it will cause lead to migraine because I had headache often .

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine Causes: • Intake of alcohol • Drugs • Smoking • Allergic reactions • Drop in blood sugar level • Nutritional deficiencies • Lack of sleep • Excessive work • Menopause it will surely help you.
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Hi, I am 20 years old I have masturbated only 10-12 times so far but I am suffering from night fall for past 3 yrs. Night fall occurs for every 20-23 days. Now I feel temptation of knuckles in my right hand but not in left. If I try to keep my hand straight parallel to the ground it seems like my little finger and middle finger shivering slightly. Did my neural system became weak if so could I cure it by home made treatment?

Fellowship in Interventional Pain management , Diploma in Anesthesia, DA, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
It's absolutely an anxiety in yourself. Otherwise nothing else. Develope your confidence. Doing masturbation carry no loss in power. Can you reply me a person who is having more then 10-13children in lifetime coming from his semen. Do they fatigue till last I say never. A human can have sex till his life ends. So don't afraid off masturbation at all enjoy yourself.
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Who is Responsible For Lingual nerve damage during 38 surgical removal of impacted teeth? What to do after Half tongue paralysis! What are possible investigation for checking lingual nerve damage?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
During traumatic extraction of 38 lingual nerve gets traumatized hence result in numbness of the posterior 2/3 rd of the tongue particularly on left side, it usually takes 4-6 months to get things normal.
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I suffering from migraine with photophobia and when it starts then I take lupisulide p. Sir what its any side effect?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Continuous usage wd out gap for long term can cause side effects but you are taking it on sos basis so not to worry much about side effects. Thanks for asking.
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Good morning Sir, Can you Explain me what are the symptoms for Malaria, Tuberculosis. And what to you mean by medullablastoma. Can you please explain what are the symptoms for medulla blastoma.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Malaria-Symptoms are chills, fever and sweating, usually occurring a few weeks after being bitten. People may experience: Pain areas: in the muscles Whole body: chills, fatigue, fever, malaise, shivering, or sweating Also common: fast heart rate, headache, nausea, or pallor Tuberculosis-The bacteria that cause TB are spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Most people infected with the bacteria that cause tuberculosis don't have symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they usually include cough (sometimes blood-tinged), weight loss, night sweats and fever. Treatment isn't always required for those without symptoms. Patients with active symptoms will require a long course of treatment involving multiple antibiotics. Medulloblastoma is the most common type of pediatric malignant primary brain tumor (cancer), originating in the part of the brain that is towards the back and the bottom, on the floor of the skull, in the cerebellum or posterior fossa.
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I am suffering from left side paralysis since 5 yrs. After getting auyvedic treatment now I can walk and healthy but still my left hand finger movements have not come, still iam under auyvedic treatment in kerala. Can you suggest me how to get back my left hand finger movements?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This problem can be improve by Physiotherapy kindly consult Good Physiotherapy as by doing This your muscles will get strengthen and movements will improve
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I am 31 year female. I have female type of baldness. Now I was going under treatment to recover my hairs (6 months). My doctor suggests me for prp. I had old history of epilepsy (20 years). I took medicine nearly 15 years. Last 5 years I was not taking any medicine. Is it good to go prp treatment?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Hello hair problem is common now a days due to stress and busy life take full sleep drink planty water have fruits take acid hydrofluoric 30 2 tds x 30 days and revert.
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I am 21 year old male and I'm suffering from insomnia. I go out , play soccer ,my body gets tired but still I can't sleep at night. Any help would be appreciated.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
One of the main reasons for not getting proper sleep is that plans made during the day time or earlier, do not succeed and mind finds ways or speculates or wanders to find ways to make the the plans work. These mental speculations repeat in mind at time of sleeping. So, due to plans not working as the mind likes to, the mind remains in agitated state due to finding no way to solve mundane plans and thus leads to frustration which avoids mind to go into sleep mode. This leads to not getting proper sleep. One has to break one's self-centeredness to avoid the thoughts and frustrations entering into mind at time of sleep leading to improper sleep. The solution is to not intentionally think further about plans, but with faith surrender to the supreme and instead of thinking about the plans it is better to read a nice book, listen to nice music or talks which do not allow mind to get frustrated with mental speculations. Drinking cow's milk in night before sleep also should help. Hope this helps,
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