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Dr. Santhanam

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Santhanam Neurologist, Chennai
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Dr. Santhanam is a renowned Neurologist in Tambaram West, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. Santhanam@Bethesda Hospital & Child Care Centre in Tambaram West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Santhanam on Lybrate.com.

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My Aunt collapsed on 11 Sep and was reverted back after CPR in hospital she is in coma and doctors state the word hypoxia and is not getting back to senses to little extent After diagnosis CT and MRI the doctors identified initial cause to be pulmonary embolism which caused the seziure she is on complete ventilator support will she recovery and if yes how long.

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Lucknow
My Aunt collapsed on 11 Sep and was reverted back after CPR in hospital she is in coma and doctors state the word hyp...
Usually the improvement in hypoxic brain injury is not very good. These patients stay on ventilation until they start breathing on their own properly.
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Have been having one sided severe headaches with vomiting. What could it be? is it due to gas or is it migraine.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Have been having one sided severe headaches with vomiting. What could it be? is it due to gas or is it migraine.
basically you have stone in gall bladder also..it causes for severe gastirtis.pain in abdomen.headache,vomiting. you can go for surgery for stone in gall bladder. you can use syp. ulgel-A 15 ml before meal thrice a day. tab. udiliv 600 mg twice a day. tab. levazeo - sr 75 mg once a day. tab. dolo 500 mg sos.
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I am 26 years old nd I am suffering from migraine from last 2 years nd had consulted with doc he given me medicines for the first time nd told me that take this for next 3 months I did same what he told now I am feeling some relaxation. Now I want to know that how should I will get perfect solution for this Thanks.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Migrane 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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I am 50 years old. I have a problem in my brain. I have a migraine problem. What I can do?

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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Please suggest the Cure for parkinson s disease in early stage.I am 48years old male from mumbai.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Please have homoeopathic treatment. It will help you a lot instead of starting dopamine. Have homoeopathic medicines.
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My mother is suffering from brain tumour. It was diagnosed in 2008 and it was operated in 2009. So now my mother in not so conscious about the surroundings, keep on asking few things whole day like asking to give her biscuits whole day and so on. Her hairs are not grown till now and sometime she fall also while walking not because of any fits or seizures but due to walking imbalance. So our main concern is can we improve her position to previous state before the operation by some technology and we have heard a term neuro physiotherapy. Is that beneficial?

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
My mother is suffering from brain tumour. It was diagnosed in 2008 and it was operated in 2009. So now my mother in n...
Hello, in my knowledge it can really help her, enhance and/or maximise the functional ability. Nothing is hundred percent guaranteed but rather than letting her be, it is better to get treatment done. Will be good for you and your family. Consult a neurologist before going ahead, there are other ways too, so it would be good to show her reports, history etc. To a neurologist and go ahead.
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I am 43 years old. Nd teacher.I am suffering from migraine. I want a permanent treatment for this.

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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I am a diabetic patient since 10 years. My problem is numbness in hands and foot. any permanent cure?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
I am a diabetic patient since 10 years. My problem is numbness in hands and foot. any permanent cure?
You should keep your blood sugar controlled by means of dietary restrictions, exercise and medications. You may take vitamin b 12, b6, folic acid, pregabalin and nortriptyline with consultation of your doctor. This may prevent the recurrence but medicines and other things have to be continued. Unfortunately no permanent cure is available.
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What are symptoms of the dengue or which medicine to take to migraine. Please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGD IN NATURO & YOGA SCIENCE
Ayurveda, Katni
Dengue symptom are very much similar to malaria. But if the fever persist after 7 days of treatment go for CBC. Retest of CBC again after 5 days. If platelets are decreasing. Then go for dengue test.
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I am 18 years old boy. From the past year my fingers tremble a bit. What are its causes and what should I do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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Mere aadhe sir me drd rehta h. Kbi kbi sinus ki trh b hota h. Aise lgta h jaise ball jump kr rhi ho. Dr. Ne migrane btaya tha. But koi test nhi kiya tha. Kya aap muje bta skte h ki kon kon se test krwane chahiye. Ya MRI ECG krwani chahiye.

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Get ent check up only consult him and if all ok then consult me for cure of migraine.in mean time take coffee and crocin after meal.
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Hi sir I am very happy to see that you helps through online sir i am 29 I am suffering from migraine what is its treatment ?

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
First let me know who told that you are having migrain Doctor / self & friends I need some more information to help you. 1.Since how long you are suffering? 2.Any tests done 3.What medicines you are using at present 4.What other medicines you are using 5.Is it running in your family 6.Your JOB nature and any stressful conditions

I feel pain and something like vibration in my scale muscles for a second while sleeping. Can you please tell me reason, why this happens? What should I do to cure it?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I feel pain and something like vibration in my scale muscles for a second while sleeping. Can you please tell me reas...
There could be some neurological problem. Get your self physically examined by a neurologist and follow the advice and treatment.
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What are the symptoms of brain tumor and how can we cure it as early as possible and also tell precaution measures.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Pune
Symptoms are headache, vomiting, giddiness, paralysis of any body part including limbs, face, tongue etc. There are a lot of other symptoms and not all patients have all of them. Treatment depends on a no. Of factors like type, site, size of tumor etc. But consists of surgery followed by radio and chemotherapy. Either alone or in combinations.
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My hands shiver very much while performing day to day activities. This problem has been started from 3 years back. What should I do?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
My hands shiver very much while performing day to day activities. This problem has been started from 3 years back. Wh...
Dear at this age shaking of hand may be due to anxiety or excessive alcohol use or thyroid disorder. Get tsh, t3, t4 done, stop alcohol if abusing. If you feel yourself worried always, can not relax, have dry mouth, palpitation, excessive sweating, churning sensation in stomach, dizziness etc then you may be suffering from anxiety. Treatment of anxiety with medicines may also cure this shaking of hands.
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I am paralysis person my blockage on brain please you clear my all blockage I can I fully recovered.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, Tk, Homoeo medicine @causticum 1000-6 pills, weekly. Try to maintain blood sugar, cholesterol & BP level. Excercise of affected part be ascertained to recover paralysis. Tk, care.
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Back Pain and Bad Sleep

MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
Back Pain and Bad Sleep

Pain related sleep disruption has affected a large number of people around the globe. Statistics has it that, in India, about 25% of the population suffers from pain-related sleep deprivation. Studies call it ‘the vicious cycle of pain and sleep’ as pain affects your ability to sleep and lack of sleep makes the pain even worse.

Back pain and arthritis are examples of some common pain-related medical disorders. People with these types of chronic pains have reported persistent sleeplessness or have had immense trouble falling asleep.

The following are the primary sleep disorders associated with chronic pain:

  1. Insomnia: It is a medical condition that is characterized by an inability to fall asleep no matter how physically exhausted you are. Insomnia can be acute (lasting for one night to a week) or chronic (that lasts for more than 3 weeks).
  2. Hypersomnia: It is a condition wherein you tend to sleep excessively; in this condition, you will have trouble being awake throughout the day or can fall asleep at any point of time.
  3. Sleep Apnoea: This is a sleep disorder wherein breathing pauses and resumes repeatedly. Risk factors include obesity, age and gender; it is more commonly observed in men. This condition can be chronic with symptoms such as snoring loudly or feeling very tired even after one has had a night’s sleep.
  4. Restless leg syndrome: It is a sleep disorder wherein you continuously move your legs while sleeping. However, this condition can also cause you to move your legs even if you aren’t sleeping.

Some of the causes of sleep disorders due to chronic pain are:

  1. Pain
  2. Worry and anxiety
  3. Sweating at night
  4. Depression and other mental disorders

Treatment

A pain and sleep disorder should be simultaneous as both the components of it, pain and sleep, are interrelated. Some of the ways people with chronic pain can still have a good night’s sleep are:

  • Limiting caffeine intake
  • Abstaining from alcohol and smoking, as these disrupt the sleep cycles, thus aggravating the existing pain.
  • Practicing meditation and other relaxation techniques
  • Pain killers or sleeping pills can be administered, but only with the doctor’s advice.
  • Hot water fomentation over painful area during night, for better sleep. 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I want to know the name of sleeping pills .which is easily available and work fine in the case of insomnia.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I want to know the name of sleeping pills .which is easily available and work fine in the case of insomnia.
It's not the right way to get the prescription. However Henbane herb and indian snakeroot herbs induce natural sleep, though work slow. It's safe. Pl do not take chemical hypnotics.
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I have some kind of brain problem which causes me unbalance while walking, running, etc. It also makes me out of sense some times.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.It could be due to a cerebellar disorder. 2.Do a CT scan of brain after consulting neurologist and follow hisadvice and treatment
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