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Dr. Raja

Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Raja Neurologist, Chennai
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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. Raja is a popular Neurologist in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Narayana Hospital in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Raja on Lybrate.com.

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I have bad headache daily in the afternoon almost at the same time everyday I take saredon almost everyday is it migraine please help.

MBBS
General Physician
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Do you have any associated photophobia, vomiting sensation, increased sensitivity to light? Pls tell me
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My 1year old son is cp patient. His development (physical and mental) growth is very slow. He neither sit alone nor his neck stand still. I consult with a paediatric and physiotherapist and they suggest levipil and lioresal syrup and some exercise respectively. But the progress is not so satisfactory. What should I do for his better treatment? Is he be normal in his future life?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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Dear friend, unfortunate that your son is a cp patient, but worry, he will definitely improve. Difficult to predict how much he will improve without seeing the patient status. Best thing is that he is only 1 year old. There is ample of time for his development. You started treatment in right time. Continue physiotherapy, provide adequate healthy diet. Learn all type of physical excercises, limb positioning taught by the physiotherapist, practice it daily frequently at home. Improvement will be slow, do not loose your heart, but improvement will definitely occur, how much improvement will occur that depend on your effort and patience.
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I am feeling depressed for my study pressure n even I need to get a job. I am suffering in insomnia. Please help me.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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I am feeling depressed for my study pressure n even I need to get a job. I am suffering in insomnia. Please help me.
I can understand how disturbing an interuppted, inappropriate or disturbed sleep can affect your day to day life. In india it has been found 55% of patients are suffering from insomnia just because of stress, distractions and anxiety. So the best way to get rid from insomnia is to reduce the stress level. A physiotherapist can help you to give you the ways to relax your mind and give you comfort and stress full sleep. Consult some neurologist/neuropyschiatric and start taking medicine if it is due to some neurological discorder. And consult nearby physio who can make a perfect routine and daily life styl chart to make you relax so that you get an appropriate sleep. Please follow some points that will help you in such condition along with medical treatment: 1) use of ice packs over your eyes or frontal area for some time to give relaxation. 2) massage your head especially forehead area using levander oil or clove oil as it removes toxins from body 3) regular intake of healthy dietry food rich in proteins and vitamins. 4) avoid fasting - eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings 5) make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life which help in pain reduction. 6) before sleeping time do some relaxation exercises. - sit on chair with both the hands placed on the pillow placed over thighs. - deep inhale from your nose, mouth should be closed. - hold your breath for the count of 5. - exhale completely from mouth making a loud sound. Continue to do this exercise for 10 times. Before going to bed make a habit of doing this daily. Modified technique of same exercise is while inhaling extend your arms, hold for 5 count and then exhale making your arms back in the rest position. 7) room modification while sleep - make sure room should be dark with no noise. Avoid sleeping immediately after dinner or food. Take a walk for 15 min and then come back, bed should be not too soft not too hard. 8) it is recommended to drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water per day. It is also a very good habit to start and finish your day by drinking a good glass of purifying water. 9) exerices like aerobics (running) can be done to make your muscles active. Many other ways are there in order to maintain your life stress free and active so that you can continue to sleep on time and it does affect your life. Good luck and get well soon.

My left hand is shaking very much when I take anything like cup of tea but right hand not very much. I am 67. Any good tablets or any other suggestions.

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), PhD (A.M) (Oncology) Scholar.
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Hi, it would not be appropriate to prescribe medicines with out knowing the exact cause behind your issues. First and foremost, I would advise you to consult a neuro physician at the earliest. He/ she shall be able to clinically examine you and diagnose the problem appropriately. In the meantime, however, you should keep up your diet and lifestyle with due room for regular exercise/ walking, relaxation and de-stressing. Focus on more of leafy greens, fresh fruits et al and stay hydrated. It is advisable to restrict intake of tea, coffee, sweets, salt, greasy, oily and fatty foods including fast foods. Alcohol and smoking, if any, be best avoided too.
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My friends wife, age 60 is suffering from dementia. Can it be cured or checked by homeo treatment?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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Hi, yes there is complete curative treatment for this problem without any side effects, you can contact me personally so that we can start with detailed case taking.
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I am 23 years old, I have pain in my head for about 3 years and I consulted doctors and they told that I have migraine problem. And now my situation is that even in a small tension my left back portion of head stars paining, and the pain is intolerable. I can't able to do anything in this situation and just only sleep. So sir please help me.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
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Migraine headache is characterised by unilateral pulsating headache associated with nause/vomiting and photophobia / phonophobia. There are triggers for migraine like sun exposure, certain foods or smell, lack of sleep, excess caffeine etc. The triggers are variable for different patients. Migraine attacks can be managed by simple painkillers like paracetamol but in resistant cases drugs like Sumatriptan may be needed. For frequent episodes of migraine preventive medications are to be taken by prescription. There are various medicines available for this and if control is not achieved with one medicine another drug is to be added. Don't take painkillers daily for migraine headaches , it's better to take the preventive medicines. Painkillers on long term basis can further aggravate the migraine headache into Medication Overuse Headace (Read my health tips on Medication Overuse Headace ) Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid migraine headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily ( aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 6. Do pranayam daily. 7. Acupuncture treatment has shown some benefits in migraine. In your case there might be benefit from a injection called Occipital nerve block in scalp. Consult a pain specialist for such injection or therapies like dry needling or botulinum injections for your problem. Consult again for further queries.
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My daughter is 20 years old. Past 4 years she is having severe shoulder pain, swelling on both arms and numbness n her hands please give solutions for it.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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My daughter is 20 years old. Past 4 years she is having severe shoulder pain, swelling on both arms and numbness n he...
Suspected is cervical spondilytis or neuropathy, have a mri of neck done along with ncv of both limbs.

I have sensation feeling like vibration on lateral part of left thigh only while standing not walking or running. My thigh got sleep if I keep on standing for long duration. In starting I felt itching at that part but now I feel sensation. I am having this from last two months. It is on a part of thigh not whole thigh or leg. Please suggest what can be the issue and what should I do.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
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I have sensation feeling like vibration on lateral part of left thigh only while standing not walking or running. My ...
Do have balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activities along with breathing and strengthening exercises from neuro physiotherapist best wishes.

I have a 18 months old son. He have brain infections during birth time. Now he has no devlopment. Can you help me.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician
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Give proper nutrition with adequate calories, protein, carbohydrates and minerals to allow proper growth. These children are prone to poor growth. Look for any feeding problem like vomiting if any.

I am 19 years old I have nervous problem sometimes i'll fall down.

MD - Pathology
General Physician
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This could be panic attack or epilepsy. Needs thorough history taking. Because treatment for the two is entirely different.
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I have been having migraines once a week and my hands start shivering with it. Please suggest because it's creating a lot of problem in my daily routine.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician
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Migraine is more or less is functional condition means does not have any pathology, try to come out of the stress and anxiety these are the best option

Which medicine use to migraine and how to check migraine test what are the symptoms of that.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon
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Symptoms of migraine are. Severe one sided headache May b associated neck throat pain Gradually increases over 1-2 hours Lasts for 6 hrs to 3 days Intolerance to light and sound Increases or precipitated by tea, coffee, chocolate, sunlight exposure Associated nausea and /or vomiting This is classical. Migraine but there are still more different variants for which you need to see a neurologist. Many diff medicines are there but I should know how frequently do you get headaches a week. For how many days. First it needs to be confirmed that it is migraine only Ofcourse. U can decide depending on the symptoms I have told somehow.

I am 70 yrs old and suffering parkinson's, beside this I am loosing my weight ie from 72 kg to 49 kg since last 10 yrs. please advise.

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician
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It is common in elderly people. Especially in parkinson's, since they eat less and are not able to exercise to maintain muscle bulk. If you have not lost > 10% of your original weight in past 6 months, then do not worry about it. Nothing much can be done. You can try as much exercise and physiotherapy as possible to maintain muscle bulk. If you have lost more than the above said amount, then you have to undergo detailed evaluation to identify whether any other illnesses are present.

I am suffering from multiple sclerosis since 3 yrs. I became weak. Am not abel to work as well. Am taking medications regular exercise even though am facing same.

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Hi lybrate-user Medications and physical therapies can be complemented by alternative treatment. The physiotherapist evaluates and addresses the body’s ability to move and function, with particular emphasis on walking, strength, balance, posture, fatigue, and pain. PT might include stretching, range-of-motion and strengthening exercises, gait training, and training in the use of mobility aids (canes, crutches, scooters and wheelchairs) and other assistive devices. The ultimate goal is to achieve and maintain optimal functioning and prevent unnecessary complications such as de-conditioning, muscle weakness from lack of mobility, and muscle contractures related to spasticity. Please contact a Physiotherapist to start with Rehabilitation.

If their is any case of fitcase mean epilepsy it can be occur through addiction for taking of drugs.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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Yes many drugs cam cause e fits especially cocaine. Street heroine. Excess alcohol can also cause fits- rum fits.

I am 18 year old female, I am suffering from severe migraine since 3 years I have tried many medicine but because of consuming alcohol even my liver is not working efficiently so I can't afford to take more tablets as they are injurious for my liver so please can you help me regarding the same?

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Hi, You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.

Hi, I have headache problem since my childhood, it pains just like any thing while I'm driving, due to light, max sound etc. I feel that is migran what would you say.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Ayurveda
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Hi, I have headache problem since my childhood, it pains just like any thing while I'm driving, due to light, max sou...
The symptoms of migraine is as follows feeling dizzy or faint. increased sensitivity to light and sound. nausea. pain on one side of the head. pulsing and/or throbbing pain. vomiting. you can go for following remedy 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine and for headache you can apply following remedy 1. Remove peels from 5 lemons 2. Grind them well 3. Add a little water and make paste 4. Apply this paste on the forehead
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I have gone through spine surgery l4-l5, there is still numbness in my right leg, even after three years.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist
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I have gone through spine surgery l4-l5, there is still numbness in my right leg, even after three years.
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Actually the relief in symptoms will be better if surgery is done as early as symptoms appeared and I will have to see your discharge papers to understand what was the exact story in your case. Also a recent mri of ls spine can be of help along with a detailed neurological examination to see whether there is any compression there or not? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.

I have headache continuously after studying or doing any external activities, is it migraine?

MBBS
General Physician
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If you have recurrent attack of headache 1. It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, depression inadequate sleep, low bp/high bp, migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error, chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2. Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5. Check for refractive error, sinusitis hemoglobin, bp 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7. Consult neurologist to rule out other causes of headache, if required take a ct scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. If it is migraine you have to take migraine prophylactic drug after consulting neurologist.

Since I was baby. I have prblm of shivering. My hands shiver continues even when I write. My father have same prblm. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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it may be tremor . pl. checkup MRI brain and consult again on lybrate.om. avoid stress, avoid oily , fatty , spicy foods.
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