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Dr. Rama Subramaniyan

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Rama Subramaniyan Neurologist, Chennai
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Dr. Rama Subramaniyan is a trusted Neurologist in Janani Hospital, Chennai. She is currently associated with Dr. Rama Subramaniyan@Arokya Hospital in Janani Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rama Subramaniyan on Lybrate.com.

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I am a diabetic patient I take daily 6 tab of glynase mf regularly, take green tea, 1/2 hr walking daily then also I get numbness on leg fingers pl. Advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
I am a diabetic patient I take daily 6 tab of glynase mf regularly, take green tea, 1/2 hr walking daily then also I ...
Take syzygeum j. Q -10 drops in 25 ml of water three times a day, acid phos q -10 drops in 25 ml of water three times a day, after 2 week reply me back.
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My frend have a migraine she done heavy wrk or crying it will be come .so what we will do at that time against medicines.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi, I would like to advice your friend to avoid chocolates, alcohol,take no milk black coffee, it will help to resolve her migraine. Mean time get a CT - head of her done to make sure no other major cause for headache.
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My grandmother has (dementia) alzheimer's disease. How to prevent it? please help to cure it any drugs and instructions? Thanks.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My grandmother has (dementia) alzheimer's disease. How to prevent it? please help to cure it any drugs and instructio...
Dear Vishal, Since your grandmother is already having Alzheimer's, you can not prevent it. You can reduce its progression further by giving cholinesterase inhibitor kind of drugs. For you not getting Alzheimer's later, you can keep active life style, play memory games, eat healthy and exercise regularly.
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Please help me out. I had seizure 3.8 years ago and after it my treatment get started as CTSCAN was normal but there were focal bilateral temporal spikes noticed in EEG. I have completed the treatment of three years without any further seizure and till 3 years I was on same dosage of medication, on completion of treatment EEG was again performed and as per doctor there was bit improvement but still like Right focal temporal spikes noticed, Since I was seizure free so doctor asked to stop medication by decreasing the dosage gradually. In mid March I have stopped medication and I am seizure free till date. Since there is no guarantee in medical science but still I have few questions coz I am bit depressed and worried. 1.This seizure indicates I am suffering from epilepsy or it is possible that a person had one seizure only in life time and get cured after treatment? 2. precautions I have to take so seizure will not trigger again or any home remedies/supplements which I take to cure this?

MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata
Epilepsy is an abnormal medical condition due to abnormal electrical discharge from the brain, which could be due to genetic defects, brain injury, brain infection, brain tumor etc. Recent study shows, patients with awareness, knowledge and attitude towards the disease had better health related quality of life. Do’s Do take your medicines at the prescribed times. Do make it known to your family members, friends and people who work with you that you are seizure-prone. Tell them what should be done in case you get an attack in their presence. This is nothing to be ashamed of as epilepsy is a medical condition just like high blood pressure. If your child has epilepsy, do inform the teacher and the school authorities about it. Do tell your child's teacher what to do if your child has a seizure. Do keep an accurate record of your seizures and their frequency. Preferably, maintain a seizure diary. Do ask your doctor about medicines for other conditions before taking them. Do follow a balanced diet. Do exercise regularly but avoid over-exertion. Do have good lighting in the room where you watch TV. TV picture flashes can trigger seizures. Good lighting can prevent such attacks. Do tell someone if you are going for a swim; swim only if your seizures are under control. Moreover, whenever possible, go swimming with a friend. Do talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of using contraceptive pills (medicines used by women to avoid unwanted pregnancy) along with your epilepsy medicines. Do wear protective headgear when cycling. Do tell your doctor about any ill effects that you experience. Do get a good night's sleep daily. Do make sure you have enough medicine so that you don't run short, even when you are travelling. Do check-in with your doctor regularly. Don’ts Don't stop your treatment unless your doctor tells you to. Don't consume caffeine or alcohol excessively. Don't take other medicines without checking with your doctor. Don't lock the bathroom/toilet door, if possible. Don't smoke. Don't give others your medicines and don't take anyone else's medicines. MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT EPILEPSY Is epilepsy a very rare disorder? No. Epilepsy is not a very rare disorder. Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide. In India, epilepsy has been identified as a public health problem. Epilepsy is a mental illness? It is not a mental illness but disorder of the brain. Are people with epilepsy violent or crazy? No. The belief that people with epilepsy are violent is an unfortunate image that is both wrong and destructive. People with epilepsy have no greater tendency toward severe irritability and aggressive behaviours than other people. However, once the attack is over, they return to normalcy and usually display normal behaviour in between attacks. Are children with epilepsy dull? Except for children who are born with obvious mental handicaps, children with epilepsy have normal intelligence and should be encouraged by parents and teachers to attend school and complete their education. Is epilepsy a curse or wrath of God? No. Epilepsy has nothing to do with curses, possession or other supernatural processes, such as punishment for past sins. Does epilepsy spread through touching or coughing? No, epilepsy does not spread through touching or coughing. Does the use of an onion, metal, etc. Help in terminating an ongoing epileptic attack? No. Some people think that an epileptic attack can be terminated by making the person smell onions or dirty shoes, or by placing a metal key in the person's hand. These are irrational beliefs. Are epilepsy medications ineffective? No. Epilepsy medicines are very essential for the control of epileptic attacks and should not be neglected. Is marriage a cure for epilepsy? No. Marriage is an important aspect of life but not a cure for epilepsy. Epilepsy is hereditary hence unfit to get married? Epilepsy is not a hereditary disorder, and the tendency of epilepsy being passed is only about 3 %, therefore no bar for marriage. Women suffering from epilepsy cannot have children? Epilepsy or anti-epileptic drugs cannot affect fertility, even during pregnancy, women can take their medicines under their doctor’s supervision. Is life of a person with epilepsy miserable? No. Life of a person with epilepsy can be very manageable and very similar to life of people without epilepsy provided you have a positive approach towards life. Is epilepsy a hindrance in leading a happy and successful life? No. People with epilepsy can live a happy and successful life. With the advent of newer medicines, availability of medical care and increased awareness of the condition, it has become possible for a person with epilepsy to lead a good life. There are many famous poets, writers and sportsmen with epilepsy who have excelled in their respective fields. Special Precautions in Children with Epilepsy Computerized and Lights Up to 5% of children with epilepsy have photosensitive epilepsy. Computers and TVs with a flat screen do not flicker and, so, are less likely to trigger seizures than screens that flicker. However, flashing lights/ flickering screen can act as trigger in photosensitive epilepsy patients. Exams and Tests For Children who are likely to have seizures in stressful situations or at certain times of the day, this may affect how they perform in exams or tests. Tiredness, memory or concentration problems may also affect exams or tests. Tiredness, memory or concentration problems may also affect exams. Physical Activities and Lessons Safety is important for all children, especially during physical activities and lessons, such as when studying science. Epilepsy does not need to stop a child from doing an activity as long as he or she is safe. During Swimming This must be allowed only in the presence of trusted lifeguards. It is essential that the swimming coach and the lifeguards fully understand a child’s epilepsy so they can quickly see if the child is having a seizure in the water.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, to reduce alzheimer's risk, focus on healthy fats. Get plenty of omega-3 fats. Evidence suggests that the dha found in omega-3 fatty acids may help prevent alzheimer's disease and dementia by reducing beta-amyloid plaques. Food sources include cold-water fish such as salmon, tuna, trout, mackerel, and sardines. Here are few foods you should add into your diet that can help improve your mind:- green leafy vegetables, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, beans and legumes. Whole grains, berries and cherries, pumpkin, squash, asparagus, tomatoes, carrots and beets. Omega 3s. Almonds, cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts, peanuts and pecans, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Cinnamon, sage, tumeric and cumin.
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5 Super Brain Drinks That Boost Your Memory

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
5 Super Brain Drinks That Boost Your Memory

Beet juice: apart from being a nutritional powerhouse, beet juice is a great source of nitric acid. The latter helps with blood flow in the body. A smooth blood flow, on the other hand, helps the brain in functioning properly. A study has found that people who consume beet juice have an increased circulation in the white matter resulting from an increased brain activity. This juice is sweet in taste and can be consumed every alternate day.

Berry smoothies: acai is a fruit which has a south african origin and hits the top of the list when it comes to brain assisting food. It increases the flow of the blood and dilates the blood vessels. However, this is extremely expensive. Berries also have a similar effect on the brain, but they are less powerful in nature. What can be done is to mix a little ingredient of acai in frozen berries juice and drink the same every day. Frozen berries retain the freshness and the nutritional benefits. This drink will improvise your brain and increase blood flow in the body.

Pomegranate juice: pomegranate is a great antioxidant and it very aptly limits the free radicals from damaging the brain cells. Antioxidants are also credited with increased blood flow and protection of the heart. A healthy cardiovascular system is synonymous to an increased brain function. What is surprising is the fact that pomegranate has more antioxidant content compared to red wine and green tea. Pomegranate juice can be consumed daily during the morning or afternoon.

Carrot juice: carrot is known for its healthy components that are beneficial for the eyes. Recent studies have revealed that they are great for the brain too. Like other colored vegetables, they are a great source of antioxidant and have a high content of beta-carotene. Carrot juice can reduce the inflammation of the brain cells and improve memory. Carrot juice is not at all bitter and the same can be consumed every alternate day after your meal.

Cocoa: a harvard study revealed that two cups of cocoa on a daily basis greatly helps a person in improving memory. Cocoa contains flavanols that keep the blood pressure normal and relaxes the blood vessel linings. Cocoa is also known to be a great antioxidant agent that limits the free radical to affect the brain cells. Cocoa should not be overloaded with sugar and should be consumed hot before starting your day.

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Dear Sir/Madam, My daughter ages about 5 years has been detected Nephrotic Syndrome for last one year and under the waysolon drug (5 mg alternate day). Since her immunity power is less on account of the said drug, can you suggest something to increase the immunity power or any other alternate medication. Please advice.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear Sir/Madam,
My daughter ages about 5 years has been detected Nephrotic Syndrome for last one year and under the w...
The best way to boost your immunity is to take a multivitamin, a vitamin C and a fish oil tablet daily. Exercise daily. Eat a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Avoid alcohol, nicotine and illegal substances.
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Am having chronic migraine from 15 years, is there any cure? if yes than how to approach? how much it may cost?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
migrane 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 by me, 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 do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Should I always stay on bed? I feel aches and numbness on my feet at times. Also can you advice me which is the best sleeping position can I lay straight? I hav already been taking glycomet sr 500 despite which my sugars r high though I am on strict low carb high fibre diet.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Should I always stay on bed? I feel aches and numbness on my feet at times. Also can you advice me which is the best ...
Sleep according to your comfortability with correct posture on abdomen or back With Firm hard and even mattress for sleep with regular spinal extension exercises from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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I have low bp n hemoglobin is also 8.7 I have also migraine problem? My age is 26. Pls give suggestion n pls tell what medicine I have to take to cure all?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Hemoglobin of 8.7 in a male suggests anemia. Consult a physician to rule out causes of anemia before you start any treatment. Migraine is common in your age group but is more common in females than males. Treatment includes - medicines to control acute attacks of headache - treatment for prevention of future attacks - treatment of associated symptoms of anxiety, stress, calcium deficiency, sleep problems etc treatments are decided after a thorough history of complaints. Consult online for further queries and assistance take care.
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I am 47 years male since one month I am suffering from numbness entire left part of the body skull to foot.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. If you are having numbness in whole one half of your body, then it urgently requires an evaluation from a neurophysician for detailed examination and maybe mri brain done. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards
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Hello doctor I have frequent headaches. I think I am suffering from migraine. What should I do to reduce the headaches?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Hello doctor I have frequent headaches. I think I am suffering from migraine. What should I do to reduce the headaches?
Yes migraine headache can be cured by homeopathy take natrum mur 30 30 ml liquid sbl 1 drop daily on tongue for x 7 days and revert me back you may contact me on this site. And check my package and get customized medicines.
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My son aged 22 years had fits attack yesterday morning at about 0230 Hrs, In which his jaw got locked and I observed involuntary movement of hand for about a minute, white liquid was coming from his mouth, he was out of sense for about 4 hours, please advice, what is the reason for this and how to ensure that this does not happen in future.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Epileptic fit/seizure is a kind of neurological illness. The cause of seizure is abnormal electrical discharges from a part of brain. The cause of discharge may be a tumor, old trauma, vascular injury or any other brain insult. Many of the time this abnormal electrical activity may be seen in eeg recordings. This is a potentially dangerous situation. You should immediately consult a physician or neurologist who may investigate your son with eeg, mri brain etc and prescribe anti-epileptic medicines for cure. He should avoid cycling, riding bike, swimming, working at height, working near machinery, working near fire or going near water bodies like pond, lake, well, river etc. He will be ok with medicines, but the medicines may be required to be continued for many years. I wish him a better health.
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Hello I am suffering for moyamoya disease I am 14 years child my weight is 23.50 I also suffering for full body paralysed and my head both side operation and when I have 1 years old my heart operation my heart fitting a pda device in Bangalore in narayana heardyala and I go Bangalore10 Times and valour 8 Times valour hospital cms and Bangalore nimhans hospital manipal hospital

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
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I am suffering from migraine from 3 years. What are the treatments are there for it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Clssical & Common Migraine: Paroxysmal disorder charaterized by unilateral headach may become generalized, commonly in young adulthood between 10-30 years, family history +ve in 50%cases, more in females with pyrodomal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and visual symptoms,(scotomata, scintillations,lachrimation, photophobia due to vasoconstriction of cranial vessels while headach due to following vasodilation last for few hours to days. Cluster migraine Common in male, unilateral pain more at night developed rapidly and severe. Pain last for 20-60 min's and may re occur at same night or pain free period for months - year. Treatment Avoid triger factors like cheese, chocolate,stress, contraceptive pills, anxiety,steriod. Homoepathic treatment Spigelia, Mag Phos, Iris Versicolor, Colocynths are good Homeo medicines for this problem.
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Sir, I am 18 years old boy. Mere haath kabhi kabhi kaapte hai, jab me kisi me saamne kuch likhta hu, sign krt hu, air jyadatr jab mobl PR typing krta hu. Akele me kabhi nahi kaapte hei. Pls tell me answer.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
Sir, I am 18 years old boy. Mere haath kabhi kabhi kaapte hai, jab me kisi me saamne kuch likhta hu, sign krt hu, air...
kindly take ashwagandha powder, 1 tsf in a glass of warm milk, twice a day. Take bhruhat vatachintamani of dhutpapeshwara premium gold, 1 tab, after meal, twice a day. Do massage with mahamasha oil over whole body, every alternate day. Avoid excess tea, spicy food, fast food, late night meals in your routine. Continue the regime for 45 days. good luck
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