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Dr. Raghavendra

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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My mother is having tingling sensation in feet. I think this is side effect for oral chemo she takes post medication for multiple myloma.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Nagpur
Drugs used in chemotherapy may cause neuropathy i. E. Effect on nerves which presents with tingling. Consult your physician in charge.
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Hello Doctor, I have numbness skin under my hand middle finger, if i wet my finger for long time it abosrbs water and turn into white in colour, why it so

M Ch. Ortho, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Gurgaon
Keeping the fingers in water for long duration will lead to this and it is common for all. If you have only numbness in the fingers. Please show it to some neurophysician or send more details.
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My father is suffering from parkinson's disease. It has been diagnosed about 5 years back. For past 1 year he is also experiencing freeze. We consulted some doctors. Someone is saying he is having only parkinson and some other that he is having parkinson plus. We are really confused. I want to know what are the survival chances with both. Please advice.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ghaziabad
Parkinson's disease patients have quite long normal life with the help of medications. But parkinson plus patient have short survival rate, they usually become bed bound in 3-5 years after the onset of disease.
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My wife frequently suffers from migraine whenever she goes to public crowded places or if she haves some work to be done. please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Ask her to: Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. 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. 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. Medication: Givee her Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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Migraine causes symptoms effect remedy. How it can be cure permanently without being under medication.

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Lucknow
The best way is to avoid factors that cause them like strong smell, wmpty stomach and exposure to sun. Otherwise you need to be on medications off and on.
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My father whole leg jerk sometimes in a week. When he sees leg or has his mind towards leg, jerk frequency increases. And if we indulge his mind towards other things Like in talking etc. Jerk become slower and gradually goes. He is also suffering from depression. Can this jerking be associated to parkinson disease? Why or why not. Help.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
My father whole leg jerk sometimes in a week.
When he sees leg or has his mind towards leg, jerk frequency increases....
First consult a neurologist to rule out any neurological cause. In some movement disorders, the symptoms reduce on distraction. Hence that factor cannot be used to diagnose. For a patient to have Parkinson's disease, other features like tremors, rigidity, bradykinesia, etc also need to be present. Once it is ruled out, consult a psychiatrist. In some patients, depression and anxiety often manifests as a physical symptom. If he is on medication, ensure it is in supervised capacity.
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This is regarding my brother in law. He has been experiencing seizures since childhood whenever he has a lack of sleep the previous night. Recently we got his EEG, MRI (FOR EPILEPSY PROTOCOL) and other blood tests done which was referred by Dr., Mumbai. All the tests were normal and the doctor prescribed Valprol CR 200 thrice daily for 2 years and also said that if the medicines are taken on time for the said period then the condition would be cured forever. So could you please confirm me is it true if the medications are taken on time then he would lead a seizure free life forever? Please let me know.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
Your brother might be suffering from idiopathic generalized epilespy. If he has additional myoclonus then it can jme. Valproate is a good choice for such epilepsy. 2 years of seizure control is required but it is not necessary that after that he will be seizure free for life. Because sometimes seizures recur if the precipitating factors are not taken care of. Like sleep deprivation, stress, fasting, etc.
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I have severe headache problems. I am suffering from migraine. Often I have to take disprin like 4, 5 at time. And that leads me to depression. I suffer from depression and anxiety as well. Find me a way.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must visit a doctor and determine the correct medicines to take for your migraine. I also recommend that you meet with a counselor and may be a doctor to deal with the depression. Both these problems are connected to anger and if you do some work with expressing this feeling I am sure you will experience a lot of relief. Anxiety is often seen to go with depression but the underlying cause is anger and you need to identify whether that is of recent origin or comes from some experience in childhood. In the meantime do the following, sincerely: Have a good night?s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don?t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love: find someone to love and to love you back. If you love yourself adequately, you will never do harm to yourself. Be positive always and learn to do everything possible to invest into yourself. Life is extremely precious and because the depression, which is a mood disorder, makes you feel like giving up you must still persevere. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved. Because you are young the prognosis is good subject to your cooperation.
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I an 40 years old lady, suffering from migraine for the past 25 years. I take homeopathy medicine, if the pain does not subside I take vasograin. Is there any other way to get instant relief?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. 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. 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. Medication: Take Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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Hi, I am 28 years male. From few days my little finger and half of the near finger getting numbness. Fingers are active and I can feel pain. But I am struggling with numbness. Mostly edge of the little finger part more numbness. Can any one help me why I am getting this problem?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It is because of nerve deficit, to rule out do nerve study and clear the problem and rule out if it is of vascular lesions if any for your numbness and also it can be of cervical spondylolisthesis the reason for your numbness of asympthommatic cause and do have examined by neuro musculoskeletal physiotherapist or neuro physician or orthopaedician asap.
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Pins and Needles sensation since 15 days. Had slept on a sofa cum bed where the upper part was hard and lower part was soft. Since the I am having this pins and needles sensation in my legs and feet.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Get ur blood sugar test done ...take plenty of water daily and do running exercises and pranayams... It'll be cured
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I am 22 year girl firstly I was experiencing tremor than I feeling somewhat kind of little dizziness is it parkinson.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am 22 year girl firstly I was experiencing tremor than I feeling somewhat kind of little dizziness is it parkinson.
I will suggest you undergo routine blood count, ESR, blood electrolytes, tests for vestibular (balance) system like electronystagmography or rotation tests to diagnose the cause for dizziness. Your local physician or GP will know about the test. He/she will order the test after complete history and thoroughly clinical examination like temperature, pulse, blood pressure which will enable us to arrive a diagnosis. Hope this will help you.
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My fathers age is 53 sometimes his back side is start pain and it surrounded to chest. It occurs in day to day life and when he is work hard chest is vibrate All check up should be done like ultrasound, xray, sugar, blood test, ecg, but report is normal what is the reason behind it.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
My fathers age is 53 sometimes his back side is start pain and it surrounded to chest. It occurs in day to day life a...
The chest pain appearing after hard work but not during mild exertion might be due to decreased blood supply to heart so an ECG at rest may be normal. You should get a stress cardiogram or treadmill test, which may suggest some ST T changes. Instead of doing this or that test better be guided by a qualified cardiologist and do as advised.
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My father is 62 years old. Past two years he has taking treatment for neck pain and gastric problem .but its not curing we should take all checkups .when he woke up in the morning he had pain on shoulders arms scapula and he tell chest burning, or like chest compression. Before two years he go to doctor they said he had problem on cervical region .he had full body nerves are paining a lot and it would be numbness and tingling .why it is happening .what is the solution for this conditions. Kindly help me doctor.

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), MD - Acupuncture
Acupressurist, Delhi
My father  is 62 years old. Past two years he has taking treatment for neck pain and gastric problem .but its not cur...
As your father is 62 years of age, at this age our organs performance gets slow day by day. As your father is having pain in neck and other parts of body this is for sure that your father has constipation. And fatty liver you need to visit nearest acupuncturist for this.
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I have a problem of migraine from last 4-5 year's. I had consulted many doctors in the past but I didn't get relief.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. …. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day …2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals …. 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal…4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods…. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits …6) avoid coffee and tea. A) take 30ml of triphala juice and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 30 ml of DAAAIMAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water. C) take 2-2 tablets of chandraprabha vati and sutshekhar rasa after meals, do all things for 7 days. This formulation is 100% effective. Consult to me for further suggestion. THANKS.
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I am 22 years old. I have migraine. I take 4-6 disprin in a week. 2 disprin per headache. People's says its bad for lever. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 22 years old. I have migraine.
I take 4-6 disprin in a week.
2 disprin per headache.
People's says its bad for l...
First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Shir shuladi vajra ras vati 1 tb after lunch and dinner 2. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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Hey Doc, I keep getting cramps randomly all over my body, even in weird places like my face, neck and back of my head or on the upper side of my head. I am most worried about it on the back of my head (near the cerebellum) and on the upper head. It pains a lot and there is almost nothing I can do to prevent it. It occurs more frequently while I am lifting weights in the gym or after getting less sleep or when its very cold. It almost paralyses me and only stops when I start taking deep breaths. Is there some kind of problem? Should I consult my doctor or get some tests done? It really worries me. Also, is it normal to get cramps in the neck, because even thats scary. Please guide me on what action to take.

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
DEAR FRIENDS FIRST YOU BE FIRM AND STABLE, THEN THINK ABOUT YOURSELF... THIS MAY BE DUE TO SOME MINERALS OR VITAMINS DEFICIENCY OR MAY BE NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEM. AS YOU SAID YOU GET RELIEF WHEN YOU TAKE DEEP BREATHS IT MEANS YOUR SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM WORKING MORE PROFOUND.. DO DAILY SURYA NAMSKARA, YOGA PRANAYAMA JOIN ART OF LIVING YOGA WORKSHOP WILL IMPROVE CONTROL OF YOUR PARASYMPATHETIC SYSTEM & MAY GET RELIEF FASTER...
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I am suffering from paralysis and the paralysis attack to my right side and damage my leg, hand and mouth.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take rehabilitation exercises with gait training from neuro physiotherapist along with medications from neuro physican best wishes.
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My wife is 35 year old and she suffering to migraine headache during last 3 years.

BHMS
General Physician,
Hello, thank you for the query. I have gone through your query and understood your concerns, in my opinion treatment should be based in two lines first, attacks should be dominated by using specific drugs of migraine, second, to decrease the frequency of attacks, hope I have answered your question, don't hesitate to contact me for further information.
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I am suffering from acute Migraine. I have been on medication since 2 years but now the pain is getting unbearable also the frequency of headaches has increased. It happens once a day and sometimes even twice a day. Please suggest some tips by which I can minimize it. Thnku.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering from acute Migraine. I have been on medication since 2 years but now the pain is getting unbearable al...
Hi, chronic headache is converted to migraine which causes due to stress, anxiety, inadequate sleep & intake, junk food, digestive disorder, excessive deposit of carbon dioxide due to lack of oxygen. * go for a walk in d morning/ evening for 45 mnts to restore your blood circulation to nourish cells & tissues. * go for meditation, deep breathing to inhale plenty of oxygen to reduce your stress and to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. * your diet b easily digestible, simple, non- irritant on time. * ensure sound sleep in d night. Homoeo medicine: @ spigelia200-6 pills, thrice a day. Certain symptoms associated with headache r to b taken into consideration: headach - frontal, left or right temple, back of the head.
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