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Dr. Sarala

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Sarala Neurologist, Chennai
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Dr. Sarala is a renowned Neurologist in Perambur, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Sri Balaji Hospital in Perambur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sarala on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering migraine for 5 years Please provide some knowledge on remedies and any routine, diet any special exercises.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Migraines are precipitated by certain factors like acidity, anxiety, loss of sleep, mental tension etc. Try to avoid all these circumstances. Eat healthy and easy digestible food, take sleep of at least 8 hours, avoid mental tension and worry.
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Doctor please advise my wife Age 28 is suffering from migraine headache with photophobia n phonophobia past many years does it lead to depression n suicidal intention ? I'm concerned .

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Yes. Most of the untreated or undertreated migranous headache lead to anxiety and depression. U should get it treated and maintain a headache diary.
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I am a medical student my friend asked me about his problem that he has been masturbation since seven years from the past three months while masturbation he is having some pain in his right leg and sometimes hand he has a fear that he will get nervous weakness and paralysis. Can you help me to treat him.

MBBS
General Physician,
Mastrubation can not lead to paralysis. Due to excessive mastrubation and excessive stroking may give you slight pain in penis, testies. Give him simple analgesics and anxiolytics with some multivitamins.
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Tips for Parents to Deal with Autistic Children

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
Tips for Parents to Deal with Autistic Children

The moment when you learn about your child being autistic can be a life changing moment for you. You might feel all the dreams and aspirations which you built around your child come crashing down on a pile of zilch. However, recent developments in this field show that you can certainly take steps to make your child more comfortable and bond well with them. 

Autism related disorder usually begin before the age of 3, when the child starts encountering problems in communication and social interaction. This article tries to help you find a way to deal with an autistic child:

  1. Learn more about autism: Learn about autism as much as you can; a broad understanding of the causes and symptoms of the disorder can help you understand your child better. This will also enable you to respond to your child’s needs better, both physical and psychological. 
  2. Build a strong support system: It is difficult to parent a child who is suffering from autism. Communicating and interacting with your child might be extremely difficult and problematic. In order to overcome this stress, you should have a strong support network, a support network from which you can draw your strength and logic once you have to take major life decisions for your child. 
  3. Review your treatment options: It is advisable to start treatment immediately after the diagnosis is done. Early treatment can help better your child’s cognitive skills that can help him/her cope better with the surroundings and circumstances. The treatment options include behavioral training whereby self-help or social skills training is used to work on the child’s communication skills and behavior. Specialized therapy is another option whereby the therapies are directed at a particular aspect of the child, primarily speech or physical functioning. 
  4. Focus on your child’s diet: Diet plays an important role in the regularization of any disease. Even in case of autism, deficiency of certain vitamins or minerals makes it very important to analyze the diet and then assess it. Consult with the doctor before making any modification to the child’s diet. 
  5. Behavioral training: Behavioral training is an aspect of autism treatment that allows the child to adapt to various conditions. Before a child undergoes behavioral training, it is advised to assess his/her behavior, functional abilities and the environment your child belongs to. The objective of this therapy or training is to induce desired behavior and get rid of the undesirable ones. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist and ask a free question.
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I have severe headache from month of april I had taken painkillers during my exams later doctor said that it is migraine. I had taken medicines prescribed by him bt still in pain nt getting relief Every nerve of my head pains and its irritable please suggest me something good.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I have severe headache from month of april
I had taken painkillers during my exams later doctor said that it is migra...
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 like sleep deprivation, loud noises, continued sun exposure, allergy to some agents etc. 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 treatmnet. For time being relief from headaches you may use tab. Coltan 200 mg you may contact me online for an further queries and management.
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How to cure migraine?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
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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Is there permanent cure for migraine.? I have migraine for last five years. I take three or six months course as directed by physician. But next year it come back again.

MD- Homeopathy
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Yes migraine can be cured completely. Sometimes it may take more time to get cure depending upon your predisposing and maintaining causes. Proper homoeopathic treatment can help you to get cured completely.
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My wife is suffering from Migraine problem for last 4 years. Consulted doctors but no permanent solution. Please let me know how she would be cured ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Migraine is well treated by homoeopathy. Homoeopathic treatment involves detail history taking by concentrating on general physical make up of person, diet, life style, sedentary habits, physical build up, food eating habits, appetite, stool, perspiration, body weight, present signs & symptoms, any treatment history or drug history, bowel habits, disordered from particular foods, sleep and temperament. Also his miasmatic background taken into consideration.
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Woke up two days ago feeling like a was walking on a cloud. All my movements feel like they are slow motion it's is like I have to really think about how I need to move my body

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Kindly go for yoga and entire body stretches regularly. Adequate exercises will help you to keep fit and avoid doing vigorous activities.
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My son was 4 years old and he is suffering from fits once twice in month. What should I do ?

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 paediatrician/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, going at height, playing near machinery, going 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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I am 23 years old. Sometimes I do suffer from terrible headache. My scan report says I am suffering from migraine. Please tell me some curable tips.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am 23 years old. Sometimes I do suffer from terrible headache. My scan report says I am suffering from migraine. Pl...
Ice Packs: Always opt for cold rather than heat to stop migraine pain. "Ice is an anti-inflammatory, missed meal=" Fluctuations in blood sugar can cause a cascade of escalating pain that sets up your migraine response, so don't go longer than 3 hours without food. Include a lean protein whenever you eat to help keep glucose levels steady Flaxseed=Some headaches are caused by inflammation, which can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed can help provide headache relief because it’s rich in omega-3s. Flaxseed can be used as a home remedy in several forms, including as an oil and ground or whole seeds. CONSTITUTIONAL HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT WILL GIVE U BEST RESULT kindly consult :)
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Dear Madam, I can not forget even small adverse remarks. It comes in my mind repeatedly and makes me worry. Due to which I am facing problem of sleeplessness. I am suffering from insomnia. Please give me tips to overcome it. Regards Ratan Mishra.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Dear Madam,
I can not forget even small adverse remarks. It comes in my mind repeatedly and makes me worry. Due to wh...
It is actually a two edged sword" rumination of negative thoughts in mind" leading to" insomnia" and vice versa. This is usually a part if anxiety disorders caused due to unmanaged stress and other problems. You should consult a psychiatrist with exact and complete details of your problems for some goal oriented counselling, behaviour therapies and medications if required for insomnia.
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Hi doc, I am a medical student. I have minute tremors which mostly get aroused during conditions like handling an object, or when I get scared or when I don't eat. My thyroid pro. Done b4 6-8 months were normal. I have this prob since last 4-5 years. What to do?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
CML is a rare condition and you are fighting it. The medications are perfect and you should be able to lead normal life soon. So continue your treatment with a positive mindset. You will be alright soon. The real cause of tremors is just nervousness coming out of the battle. You are a brave young man. Toss all these jittery thoughts into air by the flick of mind and pursue your education with a focus. You will be a great doctor one day. Don't pat any attention to tremors. They will vanish the moment you neglect them.
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Please give information about brain chemical test? And it is safe test for our brain?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
This are the test done for psychiatric illnesses like depression etc safety will depend upon type of test eg invasive test/ non invasive test.
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I am having a light numbness in my right leg from last two days. It is not severe at all but when I go for my workout session it creates a bit problem as I have joined boxing for 6 months ago. Now 1 month ago I suffered from lower back muscle sprain. Will it recover it on its own?

MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Siliguri
I am having a light numbness in my right leg from last two days. It is not severe at all but when I go for my workout...
Lower back pain with numbness in legs can be due to neural problems. Consult doctor. Avoid forward bending and squatting.
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M having symptoms of balls palsy. So what shud I do. As a first aid. please suggest me a perfect food diet. What to eat and what to avoid.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Pune
M having symptoms of balls palsy. So what shud I do. As a first aid. please suggest me a perfect food diet. What to e...
Exercise for muscles- inflating ballon, oil massage over affected area, hot water fomentation. Avoid oily, spicy,fast, dry,bakery food, avoid cold food, water,drinks, avoid smoking, alcohol,tobacco chewing, use cows ghee in regular diet, warm water for drinking, avoid late night works, use muffler or proper clothing over mouth while travelling. All the Best.
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I am really suffering from insomnia. So please do help with with few points to get rid of this sickness.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, Due to lack of sleep there are many complications arise such as lack of concentration, irritability, fatigue. So these are some instructions & methods for good sleep: • Frequent oil massage of head with oil relax your mind and enhances sleep. You can also do foot massage daily it destress you. • Do not take stress. Do meditation and long breathing pranayams to relax the mind. • Do not take caffeine, tea & alcohol in excess and these are stimulant,(activate) your brain result in lack of sleep. • Avoid drinking alcohol & smoking. • Avoid sleep during day time as it makes it harder to fall asleep at night. •Try to sleep early at night. Do not think during sleep. Do exercise and long walk daily. • Avoid to take sleeping pills because these are habit forming drugs and these drugs disturb your normal sleep pattern. • Take a bowl of curd daily in afternoon and one glass of milk at night daily.
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My aunt has insomnia and anxiety. She doesn't feel good at home, She is 42 years old house wife. Can you please suggest me some remedy,

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
My aunt has insomnia and anxiety.
She doesn't feel good at home,
She is 42 years old house wife.
Can you please sugge...
Sleepless is a serious disorder, it is also called as insomnia. It affects physically, mentally and emotionally. Stress can result from health concerns, depression and anxiety among other things results in sleeplessness. In homoeopathy there are wonderful remedies which arrest both sleeplessness and anxiety.
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I am 30 year old male. I have pain in left parts of body. My both legs and hand shivered. I felt something like current in fingers. I feel contraction and me left leg and hand got sleepy. What should I do now?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 30 year old male. I have pain in left parts of body. My both legs and hand shivered. I felt something like curre...
Do take tens therapy for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening and stretching exercises from physiotherapist best wishes.
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