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Dr. Santhanam

Neurologist, Chennai

200 - 300 at clinic
Dr. Santhanam Neurologist, Chennai
200 - 300 at clinic
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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. Santhanam is one of the best Neurologists in Chromepet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Santhanam at Kavitha Ortho & Multispeciality Hospital in Chromepet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santhanam on Lybrate.com.

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No 144, Radha Nagar Main Road, Chrompet,Landmark:Near Sharma School & Near To St. Mark School, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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How can you describe a scar epilepsy? Very confused with this variant! Please can anyone help!

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sometimes, epilepsy can be caused by scar tissue or a brain infection that can interfere with the brain's electrical signaling. Scar tissue in the brain can be caused by head injury, tumor, stroke or surgery.
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I have problem of hand & head shaking (vibration) why this occurs? My father has this problem from there birth? Is this problem remain lifetime.

Neurologist,
These could be essential tremors. They can be controlled with medication- if they are affecting your quality of life- also, some occupational therapy options are available; using wrist splints and weighed utensils. Parkinson's ds can also cause tremors of head and hands- but a distinct issue in Parkinson's ds is slowness of all movements and complaints of stiffness and rigidity, walking in small steps with stooped posture, and as it progresses- memory issues, pain, constipation, can complicate the picture.
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I am 18 years male Sir my question is about insomnia. Actually I am suffering from insomnia. When going on bed it takes about two or even three hours to make me slept. And the problem is due coz my feet become extra hot which does not allow me to sleep.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Hi, I am here to help you. Most causes of sleeplessness are due to wrong habits and the good news is that it is very very easy to cure them 1. You have to first have a natural circadian rhythm a. Try to go to sleep and get up at the same time every day. B. And wake at the same time 2. Food a. Do not take coffee or tea after 6 pm b. Milk can be taken 3. Light a. Cover the windows and doors with curtains and avoid light b. Avoid watching tv lying in bed c. Avoid mobile phones / tablets 4. Exercise a. Walk for 45 minutes after dinner b. Take a bath after that hope you found the answer helpful. Try the above simple techniques for two weeks and let me know how much you have improved take care.
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Hello sir I am suffering from migraine problem and a government doctor treated me since 6 month but my pain is steel. please suggests me what can I do.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a kind of relapsing headache. Its symptoms include - episodic unilateral or bilateral, severe and pulsating headaches, associated at times with nausea and vomiting, relieved momentarily on rest or taking medications and aggravated by precipitating factors. The treatment of migraine is mainly done for relief from acute headache attacks and later treatments to prevent future relapses. Also treatment of factors which tend to cause relapses is also important. Consult a headache specialist for a composite and complete treatment. You may contact me online for further queries and assistance in treatment in this regard.
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I'm 37 year old male, have wpw syndrom. Feeling pain in upper side of chest from last one month.BP 145/90. What symptoms suggest? Is it abnormal?

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Consult a Electrophysiology trained specialist Cardologist. One such specialist Dr. Narasimham, Care Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
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I am having migraine and sinusitis I am facing a big problem I can't eat cold food can't travel in cold misty climate can't sit in Ac. At this time I face small pain and I can't concentrate or face others I will have to hold my forehead with my hand or stick forehead some where I am having cold also and my nose is always blocked docs told my nose is having a bend what can I do please help me I visited many doctors also Please help.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, * avoid, dust, cold, smoke, junk food. Smoking, alcohol * go for meditation to transport oxygenated blood to your brain to calm down your nerve to reduce your stress to ease your migraine to concentrate on your work. * take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins & dilute your blood, to flow to your sinuses, charged with oxygen to clean your nasal passes to ease sinusitis. * home-care** @ silicia 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ sangunaria c 200-6 pills, thrice a day. * inhale, steam twice a day. * take, care.
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My wife of 43 year old suffer from migraine, it actually start the moment she is about to reach orgasm or little earlier if she attain high level of sexual arousal while we are in advanced stage of foreplay. Is there any medicine to prevent the same. This issue is hurting our sexual life and also putting me in great stress.

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist,
Most sex headaches are nothing to worry about. But some can be related to problems with the blood vessels of brain. Also with use of some medications, such as birth control pills. Magnetic resonance angiography (mra) and computerized tomography (ct) angiography may diagnose. Some medications may be taken daily to prevent sex headaches. They're recommended only if she has frequent or prolonged attacks. These are anti-migraine medications and can be taken an hour before sex to prevent headaches.
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He is suffering from brain tumor. He went to Singapore for surgery operation was successful but tumor start get form again. What should we do now?

M.S (surgery), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gurgaon
Consult a neurosurgeon who is trained to handle brain tumors. These days multiple treatment options are available for brain tumors but primary treatment still is surgical removal.

I am working women nd due to that I am suffering from migraine problem with cervical.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Avoid triggers. If certain foods or odors seem to have triggered your migraines in the past, avoid them. Reduce your caffeine and alcohol intake and avoid tobacco. In general, establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals. In addition, try to control stress. Exercise regularly. Regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines. If your doctor agrees, choose any aerobic exercise you enjoy, including walking, swimming and cycling. Warm up slowly, however, because sudden, intense exercise can cause headaches. Obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight.
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I have a migraine problem. I am badly suffering from headache. I study in chandigarh city and it is impossible for me to go to my hometown. Kindly advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with tablet propranolol after personal examination
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He have been suffering from walking and speaking problem since he was born. He can't walk like general once can walk (he can walk like a pressure on one leg actually right side arm and leg are perfect). And he also can't speak clearly as we speak. All the basic medicines he had taken like polio and all. What should he do?

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
He cannot get any improvement unless he goes through a major operation. He just needs to live happily and taken good care. Sometimes, people get better with time. He can do everything. He should practice yoga and pranayama, this will make him cheerful and patient.
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I am facing a lot of mental stress now a days, since January 2016 I am thinking about kill myself so many time in a day. I feel that negativity is fully occupied my mind and soul. Due to this I am suffering from insomnia and other mental ailments. My professional and familiar life is totally smashed. Please advice me as soon as possible. Also my weight is reduced to 43 Kg from 52 Kg.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi lybrate-user, you must be going through a lot, thanks for recognizing the severity and seeking help. It seems you are undergoing depression for which you will have to start medication as soon as possible. Apart from that please consult a psychologist to help you manage your problem- family and career life. You may need cognitive behavioral therapy for negative thoughts. I would like you to practice deep breathing exercise daily. Consult for same.
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I have been suffering from migraine from the last 2 years. I have consulted a no. Of doctors. What should I do now. please help me out.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take crocin Pain relief one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone since it precipitates migraine attack 4. Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/caffeinated beveragesl. Don’t skip/postpone your meal, avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise, reduce weight if over weight 6. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol/ vasograin after consulting physician 8. Consult neurologist to exclude other causes of headache and if required, take CT scan of brain.
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Epilepsy and Depression

Advance Course in Neuro linguistic Programming, Diploma In Dyslexic Studies, Masters In Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Mumbai
Epilepsy and Depression

Mansi( name changed) is a young 27-year-old epilepsy patient.her seizures are under complete control since the past two years yet her family wonders as to why do she continues to be withdrawn, low on energy and cry's often. Empirical evidence and research have drawn a link with depression post-AED (Antiepilepsy Drugs).

Depression is comorbid with epilepsy.It can proceed epilepsy.It can post an epilepsy attack.Social factors also play a role in its occurrence.

Here it is essential for family members to be empathetic and supportive towards the patient.

I am suffering from 1. Memory loss for the last 4 years 2. Acidic reflection for the past 3 years 3. Diabetic but under control with Glyred M 4. Acute migraine for the past 25 years.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Acid reflux disease with diabetes needs evaluation for nutritional deficiencies like vitamin B12, vitamin D3 etc. Frequent headaches and perceived memory loss could be symptoms of tress, anxiety and feelings of depression which are common at your age. Please get evaluated by a psychiatrist and get treatment accordingly. In case you need assistance online, you may consult me.
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I am suffering from migraine everyday. I'm a 20 year old female, I'm student and work as a waitress part time. So, I started with a headache on the 18th January this year, took painkillers but didn't touch it.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear lybrate user, it reveals, that you suffer from stress & anxiety due to work pressure, causing headache. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Go for meditation for 30 mnts either in d morning one evng to carry oxygenated blood to your brain to calm your nerves to reduce stress & anxiety to ease your migraine. Take, your breakfast, lunch & dinner on time, homoeo medicines. @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ natrum mur30-6 pills, thrice a day. Please, report, fortnightly. Take, care.
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I am 45 years old. I m suffering from sleep apnea for last two years. I also have DNS in my nose and snoring problems too. Kindly advise me what to do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, please follow these tips to stop snoring: - reduce your weight if you are obese. - perform pranayama (breathing exercises) everyday. - quit smoking which irritates the mucosal layer of the nose and throat and causes blockage and results in snoring. - quit alcohol and sedatives which relax the throat muscles and results in snoring. - sleep on sides instead on back. - elevate the head by using a thick pillow which eases the breathing. - clear the nose before going to bed. - establish regular sleep pattern. - keep the bedroom air moist by using humidifier; as dry air irritates the mucosal membrane in the nose and throat. - perform throat exercises like repeating the vowels a, e, i, o, you loudly for 2-3 mins few times a day or keeping the tongue behind the teeth and moving it backwards - 3-4 times a day. - anti snoring appliances can also be used.
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I have severe ache in my arms That goes from head to neck then arms Is it cervical or migraine pain?

Post Graduate Diploma in Echocardiography, Mbbs
General Physician, Ernakulam
Dear Mr. Gur. It looks like a migrane..but need other details..your age..how long do you suffer..how often it comes say 3 timesa month?...will you be able to carry on routine with pain..do you also have any other accompanied symptoms such as vomiting. Vision problems.fever. nasal symptoms..breathlessness...do you t any w illness..do you take some other medication..do you sleep well.. I shall be able to pinpoint ...
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