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Dr. Santhanam

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

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Dr. Santhanam Neurosurgeon, Chennai
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Dr. Santhanam is a trusted Neurosurgeon in Madipakkam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Saraswathy Speciality Hospital in Madipakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santhanam on Lybrate.com.

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No. A-92, Bazaar Road, Sadasivam Nagar, Madipakkam. Landmark: Near Ram Nagar Bus Stop, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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No.234,G.S.T.Road Chrompet. Landmark: Near Ananda Kalyana Mandapam, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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No.1, Lawyer Jaganathan Street, Guindy. Landmark: Near Kathipara Junction, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I have migraine problem.

MBBS
General Physician,
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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Spinal cord tumor ka solution hai kya?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
Depends upon type stage and site of tumour.Some tumours can be removed surgically with reversal of all symptoms.
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Respected sir. I have head tingling and numbness in legs and hand, I Consult doctors he told me because of anxiety, and he gave me medication, but don't help me same as before, could I know how long it will take to cure. Presently am using medicine paratox 10mg, tizindine 2mg. Please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Respected sir.
I have head tingling and numbness in legs and hand, I Consult doctors he told me because of anxiety, a...
Tingling and numbness problem in hand and legs is may be due to nerve related problem which is cause weakness in muscle. This problem is mainly due to nutritional deficiency. So must take calcium content, vitamin content foods, iron content food and avoid frieds and oily items.
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I have continuous migraine for last 2 months, How can I reduce migraine, please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
You must get yourself thoroughly investigated for headache there could be some other underlined cause please do consult a good physician and get clinically examined
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I have recently started getting ocular migraines. My eyes go half blind and blur for 20 to 30 mins and when they get normal I start getting a really bad headache. Any suggestions?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I have recently started getting ocular migraines. My eyes go half blind and blur for 20 to 30 mins and when they get ...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist
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My mother is suffering from back cramp or spine problem. Her leg is also effected, it also become tight at night. Doctor's report told that it's not slip disc prob. My mother is in depression now thinking about paralysis attack. please help me.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
My mother is suffering from back cramp or spine problem. Her leg is also effected, it also become tight at night. Doc...
Hi lybrate-user! Actually speaking ask your mum take some multivitamins consisting of Iron and calcium. It happens mostly to ladies at this age because of bone weakness like osteoporosis and many other causes. So age also matters, so she needs to take lots of nutritious food, fruits, vegetables and greens. Yoga also helps to cure back ache and leg tightness, you can teach her if you know yoga exercise, which would definitely help your mother overcome this problem. So tell her it is not related to paralysis. Take care of your mom.
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I'm 30 year I have neuro problem I will get weakness soon I can't hold any object for long time it will drop from my hand. Please give any suggestion.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
To rule out the lesions better take an mri brain and get it clinically examined by neuro physiotherapist or neuro physician asap best wishes
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I am a 56 yrs old, male. I have diabetes (hereditary) and high blood pressure. Diabetes is around two old. Pressure is under control. Presently my feet (both), at the toe end, the under sloe below the toes get swelled up and numb, also the toes get numb. This has happened when my diabetes reading had gone upto 230. It later came down to 150. But the swelling and numbness still persist. Presently, I am taking, glycomet? 500 sr, diabetone pn, euglim 1. What is your view.

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am a 56 yrs old, male. I have diabetes (hereditary) and high blood pressure. Diabetes is around two old. Pressure i...
Be specific whether your diabetes is too old or two years old. Because you can get numbness because of uncontrolled diabetes of longer duration resulting in diabetic neuropathy. Some times nutritional def can also can give you similar trouble. Get your hba1c, s, proteins, s creat, tsh, cbc, s. B12 levels done.
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I have constipation and numbness in my stomach and shoulders. Kindly suggest what should I do to get rid of constipation and numbness.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have constipation and numbness in my stomach and shoulders. Kindly suggest what should I do to get rid of constipat...
Do consult gastroenterologist to get rid of constipation and do consult neurologist to get rid of numbness.
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Suffering from migraine problem one side head pain from the last 4 years once or twice in a month a day came where that migraine happened to me could you please provide some help or medication.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Migraine needs to be treated with anti migraine drugs and analgesics in acute episode. Use of prophylactic drugs like flunarizine is required in long standing case.
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How Best to Treat Insomnia With Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
How Best to Treat Insomnia With Homeopathy

Insomnia is a mental condition, which is characterized by a difficulty in falling asleep, even when you have the chance to do so. The causes of insomnia include stress, emotional or physical discomfort; environmental factors like noise, light or extreme temperature that interferes with sleep; and depression or anxiety.

The visible symptoms of insomnia are inability to fall asleep no matter what, irritability, depression, lack of concentration and enthusiasm, and distressed stomach and intestine. Complications associated with insomnia can cause psychiatric problems, obesity, increased risk of long-term diseases or conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.

Insomnia can be classified in the following ways -

  1. Secondary insomnia: it stands for sleep problems that may be caused by health conditions, medications, pain or any other causes.
  2. Acute insomnia: it is also known as short-term insomnia and usually lasts for a night or a few weeks.
  3. Primary insomnia: it refers to sleep problems which aren't directly related with any health condition.
  4. Chronic insomnia: insomnia is described as long-term or chronic if you suffer from it for about 3 nights a week for 1 month or longer.

Homeopathy is a boon towards treating insomnia.

  1. Efficiency: The efficiency of homeopathic medicines in curing the several problems associated with insomnia is unquestionable. Plus, targets at providing long-term cure for insomnia instead of just temporary relief. The approach that homeopathy adopts includes getting at the root cause of the problem, and weeding it out so that there's never a relapse of your condition.
  2. Safety: Homeopathic medication are far safer therefore, it is preferable and highly recommended. It serves invaluably during insomnia and does not involve any side effects.
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I am Suffering with severe migraine. Used naprodom 250mg for pain relief every rummage it used to work but this time it did not work.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and its a clinical diagnosis and we need to take tablet propranolol after examination and For headache take tablet paracetamol
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I am suffering from migraine. What should i do?

MBBS
General Physician,
Start taking tablet brufen twice daily with tablet rantac empty stomach for 3 days whenever you get migraine pain. Also tell me the duration and frequency of your migraine attack.
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Does ciplar 40 will prevent my right side migraine pain and attack or sibelium 10? Please tell me about migraine full please help me I am tired of this headache its about one year above now please help.

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), bachelor Of Science in Nursing
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Gandhinagar
Preferably Sibelium 10 will be better for migraine but and sure to take at fix time with food. Its not advisable to take medicine for migrain Unless you have severe pain or can not be manage. Migraine usually develops gradually duee to Disturbed life style, prolonged stress, lack of proper sleep and rest etc. Every patient of migraine have some special trigger point which produce migraine like Excessive noise, light,sunlight, stress,fatigue, insufficient sleep and bieng empty stomach. So identifie what is responsible reason in your cause and take precaution to these. To treating migraine important management are life style modification and stress management. Do not remain empty stomach Take proper rest and sleep on time. Do some relaxation activities like pranayam, yoga etc. Take plenty of water and juices. For better understanding and managing migraine you can contact me any time. Your feedback will encourage us to keep helping you. Tc.
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Hi I am 50 years old female and diabetic to, I have a lot of dryness and numbness in my feet please help thanks

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Dip your left feet inside bucket full of lukeworm water for 15 min regularly for a week. This will be help full
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Does Your Child Speak Like Others Kids?

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Chennai
Does Your Child Speak Like Others Kids?

6 months

 -does not responds to sound by making sounds, or by looking at the speaker.

12 months

- isn't using gestures, such as bye-bye & does not stops activity in response to'no.

18 months

- does not point to five body parts and has trouble imitating tow word sentences

2 years

- does not follow a serious two simple but related commands.

3-4 years 

- about three quaters of the child's speech at 3 years and by 4 years old, a child should mostly be understood even by people who don't know the child.

If your answer is" yes, consult a speech language pathologist

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