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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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I have the Migraine problem and gets severe headache how can I help myself with daily work.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
Migrae migraine is more of a preventable disease than curative. You have to identify the triggers of your headache and avoid them. Avoid exposure to bright light, loud sound, sunlight. Avoid stress. Avoid chocolate and coffee. Have enough sleep. Drink 3-4 litres of water daily. I can prescribe you prophylactic medicines too if you want.
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Respected sir, I am suffering from insomnia. So please give me medicines without side effects sir. So many years I am suffered this insomnia sir. So kindly give advice and medicines to me sir. Numrao, 18-4-16, 12.06 pm Note: I am financially poor sir. So please give me medicines about my budget sir. Thanking you sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello lynrate user- insomnia occurs due to improper food intake, improper schedule, any tragedy or loss in the family or society etc. I am here by mentioning some brilliant ayurvedic medicines which will help you without any side effects- a) ashwagandharistha 2 tsp twice daily. B) brahmi hair oil daily use. C) brahmi hair oil also used as nasal drops twice daily. D) massage you foot sole daily with cows ghee before going to bed. E) drink a glass of milk with sweets before going to bed. F) avoid sleeping in daytime and go to bed before 10 pm whether feeling sleepy or not.
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My father is suffering from paralysis since 10 months. He is unable to speak. He suffered from paralysis attack twice in last 10 months. We consulted many doctors but all in vain. Please help me.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Treat the cause of stroke, which may be high blood pressure, diabetes, dyslipidemia, clotting disorders or cardiac arrythmias. Get him evaqluated thoroughly and with medicines and physiotherapy ,he will recover surely.
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In the year 2011 a epilepsy seizure has occur in me and then I become unconscious. My family member took me to hospital and when I came conscious I feel very pain in my waist from back side. The pain is always coming in winter season yearly. It is difficult to me to sit and stand again.

FRCS - Neurosurgery(UK), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ahmedabad
In epilepsy patient after epilepsy episode pain occur in limb andjoints due to vigorous contraction of muscle of limb. It is gradually resolved. You have to treat epilepsy.
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Hello doctor I have problem of anxiety disorder and hand shaking now these days I have suffering from neck shaking also please suggest me good medication for this that available easiely in medical stores. If I can't improve then I go to see a doctor. Please help me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hello doctor I have problem of anxiety disorder and hand shaking now these days I have suffering from neck shaking al...
Dear, instead of going to doctor and having psychiatric medicines for simple anxiety disorder, why don't you use psychotherapy methods which are quite useful? I will help you to manage your anxiety problems with the help of psychotherapy. Don't worry. Let me know the full details. Take care.
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My age is 23. Height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. My serum cortisol morning is 234ng/ml. I am having numbness and tingling all over body. Chest and belly fat enlargement. Hair growth excessively. Does excessive cortisol or cushing syndrome also causes numbness and tingling all over body?

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
My age is 23. Height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. My serum cortisol morning is 234ng/ml. I am having numbness and tingling all...
My dear give family history first. Offcourse sometimes its happens. Reduce years weight little bit. Do morning walk 3to4 km a day. Add up fibre in food. Tk plenty of water. Consultant years physician. God bless you.
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I have migraine, I use paracetamol (at least 2 in a week). Is Paracetamol cause any side effect?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Among the various analgesics used for headache paracetamol is safest. I will share some tips to decrease your headache episodes so that need for analgesics is decreased. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid 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.
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My father recently suffered a minor attack. He had suffered a paralytic attack around 5 months back. What is the recommended future course of action.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
DO have proper follow up with Neuro Physician and Neuro Physiotherapist and take appropriate Therapy Best Wishes
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My wife 35 year is suffering in migraine problem since last 25 years. At headache time she felt one side headache and continue vomiting she is in trouble please suggest something.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Seek prompt medical attention if nausea and vomiting are accompanied by other warning signs, such as: chest pain severe abdominal pain or cramping blurred vision fainting confusion cold, clammy, pale skin high fever and stiff neck fecal material or fecal odor in the vomit I am a doctor and registered dietitian who will prescribe a customized diet plan and medications to help in nausea. Do reply back for private consultation for a detailed treatment plan including dietary therapy.
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I am 25 year and suffering from migraine from last 2 years I have gone through many doctors but they can't care of it. What should I do to control it?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.
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Is there an increased risk of migraine for women who choose to take estrogen for menopausal symptoms?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
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
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My cousin is suffering with partial paralysis from last 4 yrs, is it possible of get cure.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Apart from taking symptomatic and ongoing treatment tell him to take physiotherapy treatment till recovery
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I am 22 year old I have a problem I have problem of migraine. What can I do for this.

MBBS, PGDMCH
General Physician, Gurgaon
You can take painkiller when there is migrain. Try to avoid triggers which increases migrain. It could be sunlight noise or any particular food regards.
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One of my friend is a 4 times brain surgery patient. And doctor told that he might get the seizures breakthrough. So suggest diet to follow to prevent from seizures (mirgi) attack. And list all diet to avoid for the same.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please note that seizures are very common factors in such bt patients - its part of the disease. You cannot stop seizure - it will happen till the disease is completely healed. Mere surgery - radio/chemo therapy is not helpful for such cases. You need homeopathic medicines to treat the patient by oral medication.
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I am 62 years old having diabetes for the last 15years. I am controlling diabetes by taking insulin and thru balanced diet. Recently I developed numbness in my right hand thumb abd index finger. Kindly advise cure.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
It could be due to cervical spondylosis this is quite a common condition diabetes must be controlled beyond any shadow of doubt. Rule out vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Any way take bio d3 max 1tab odx10days ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days do neck & back (spine) exercises contact me again if need be. Use of cervical collar will give you relief. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take.
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This I bit awkward. I had suffered an accident when my head (neck) got too much turned and I heard a cracking sound. Although it did not cause any pain it made me believe I have broken a bone or two. I have consulted with a psychiatrist but he found no problem in me then. It's been 8 years since then but that thought still sometimes gives me trouble. I have learnt to live with it. But I would rather want a better solution to cope with it. please tell me how do I deal with it and how do I stop to bother?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
This I bit awkward. I had suffered an accident when my head (neck) got too much turned and I heard a cracking sound. ...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of mimulus + 3 drops of white chestnut. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.
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Hi Issue of insomnia since last 3 years. Taking sleeping pills said to be harmful. Suggest med in Homeo or ayurveda with min side effects.

BHMS, Certified in Aesthetic Skin Treatments, Certified in Applied Behaviour Analysis
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi Issue of insomnia since last 3 years. Taking sleeping pills said to be harmful. Suggest med in Homeo or ayurveda w...
Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person finds it difficult to fall asleep or to stay asleep. Insomnia also includes poor sleep quality, restless sleep, waking up several times during sleep, and feeling un-refreshed or tired after waking up. Homeopathy provides a very safe, effective and non-habit forming treatment of both types of insomnia — acute and chronic. Since the Homeopathic medicines are sourced from natural substances, there are no side-effects.There are various causes of Insomnia. The prominent ones are stress, grief, depression, emotional disturbance, intake of stimulants like coffee and alcohol, and a huge number of medical reasons (like heart diseases, breathing disorders, thyroid problems, and rheumatoid arthritis). Insomnia is also one of the major concerns in elderly people.The Homeopathic remedies are very beneficial in both inducing sleep as well as improving the quality of sleep. Where as the conventional system treats this disease by giving drugs to induce artificial sleep, which frequently may cause side effects or addiction, Homeopathic approach is totally safe and natural. It treats insomnia by giving a tiny dose of a substance that, in large doses, would cause sleeplessness in a healthy person. COFFEA CRUDA is a homeopathic medicine that is most often used for treating insomnia of acute origin and constant thinking. NUX VOMICA is more suited when insomnia is due to the abuse of stimulants e.g. Alcohol, coffee, smoking etc.KALI PHOS top Homeopathic medicine for Insomnia from stress. ARSENIC ALBUM and RHUS TOX are the best Homeopathic medicines for Insomnia with restlessness. BARYTA CARB and PASSIFLORA INCARNATA are the best natural Homeopathic medicines for Insomnia in elderly people. Chronic insomnia needs to be treated according to the cause and also evaluated on the constitutional scale while being prescribed for. The high efficacy Homeopathic treatment for depression needs a special mention as it is the most common cause for chronic insomnia. Please note that Every case calls for detailed study of the patient individually. There are no disease specific medicines in homeopathy. The exact treatment is determined only on "in-depth" evaluation of the individual case. Consult online for homeopathic treatment. Your feedback matters. Thank-you.
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My leg have numness and tickling feeling lot of wait I am diabetic please suggest

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi Thanks for your query. I am Dr Akshay from Fortis Hospital, New Delhi. If your leg numbness is due to diabetes, then its best to be managed by an Endocrinologist who is also managing your diabetes. If it is also associated with back pain etc, then you can consult with me and I can opine on that. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & Regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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