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Dr. Sarala

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Sarala Neurologist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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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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What are the symptoms of dengue? He is shivering alot and his body is very warm. And in blood test dengue is not recodnised.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Than we have to rule out other causes of fever with chills and they are malaria or urinary tract infection or pneumonia or any skin infection and to do repeat CBC after a day to see the status of the counts
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2 years back I was detected demyelination. I was told for steroid treatment. As I am a diabetic I did not go for treatment. Did I take right decision. Pls guide me doctor.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, Fellowship in Diabetes
General Physician, Delhi
You should have taken the treatment . As Demyelination should be cured first. The Diabetes can be taken care of by increasing the dosages momentarily
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I am suffering from migraine from last 1 year and day by day it's getting worse. I have tried medicine but it is just a temporary solution. What should I do to improve it.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a relapsing type of headache. It is usually seen in females but may occur in males too. Management of migraine includes treatment for acute headaches and then treatment for prevention of future attacks of migraine. This is decided according to the onset, type, duration, severity of headaches and also the associated symptoms like sleep problems, stress, anxiety etc. Visit a psychiatrist or headache specialist for treatment.
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I am 53 years old male affected by a stroke (left hemiplegia) five months before and now under rehabilitation. Whether this stroke is curable and shall I become 100% normal like before stroke? I am doing physical exercises, walking and oil massage. Is any other therapy recommended, like VARMAM?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Physiotherapy is the best answer for your problem please continue with that and let us hope for the best remember your will power can do any thing under the sun best of luck.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, to reduce alzheimer's risk, focus on healthy fats. Get plenty of omega-3 fats. Evidence suggests that the dha found in omega-3 fatty acids may help prevent alzheimer's disease and dementia by reducing beta-amyloid plaques. Food sources include cold-water fish such as salmon, tuna, trout, mackerel, and sardines. Here are few foods you should add into your diet that can help improve your mind:- green leafy vegetables, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, beans and legumes. Whole grains, berries and cherries, pumpkin, squash, asparagus, tomatoes, carrots and beets. Omega 3s. Almonds, cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts, peanuts and pecans, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Cinnamon, sage, tumeric and cumin.
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I m 19 years old only bt my hand get shake when I hold something. Like the old man hand. Plzz suggest me something. Does there is any prblm in my blood.

MD- Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Guwahati
*get your self tested for thyroid profile first * nervousness or anxiety can also cause such problem * take adequate sleep * nutritional deficiency may also be the cause. Start taking diet properly even after that if the problem persists start medication. For that contact me personally. Take care.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer's disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume together the benefits?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
There have been some claims that coconut oil could be used as a treatment, or even a cure, for alzheimer's disease. However, there is currently not enough experimental evidence to back up these claims.
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I am 62 years old, suffering from msa-c. What is the treatment for this disease? is this curable?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Multiple systemic atrophy is a degenerative disorder of nerve cells of the brain and I am sorry to say that as of now it is not curable but we can prevent further damage of the nerves and would like to know your ongoing treatment for further guidance.
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My son is a patient of cerebral Palsy. Do you have any treatment for the CP for assured results. We are taking homeopathy for his treatment.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
CP is a neurological illness affecting since childhood. Apart from physical disabilities there may be associated MR, seizure or behavioural problem. Kindly tell me his IQ. homeopathy can not treat such illness.
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I am have been suffering from insomnia since few days due to my late night office work. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
Massaging to your head with suitable oil It clears the block in the energy channels that cause a build -up negative energy. It increases energy level, alertness and concentration. Wonderful relaxing therapy. It gives relief from pain, stress, insomnia, tension and tiredness. Helps to reduce the stiffness of muscle Reduces physical and mental fatigue. Improve the circulation to head, neck, scalp, face shoulder area. Relieves a headache and migraines. Stimulate healthy hair growth. Prevent hair fall and graying of hair. Anti ageing -relax facial and eye muscles to make you look younger and healthy. Key to increasing eyesight.
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If all medical test is good what I need if I still have problems. I did crp test ckrm test CBC blood / kidney /liver / thyroid/sugar test / control test/ urine test. Chest xray/ ct scan on brain /sinus/ echo cardiogram. All my test came back normal. But I still get symptoms mostly in head. Do I need to worry. Or maybe Its anxiety.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Treatment depends upon what kind of symptoms you have, their severity, duration and any impairment due to them, whether at work or home or personal relations. Yes, perceived somatic complaints like pain could be due to untreated anxiety. In such a case the physical evaluation even with lab investigations may turn out to be normal.
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I have a problem of seizures from last several years. I have taken many medications for this but the problem is not solve. please suggest some solution.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
If it is resistant to medicines, it will require thorough evaluation. I have to see your whole file in person.
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Sir I feel headache most of the time from morning till evening. Is this the symptom of brain tumour.

MCh - Neurosurgery , MS - Orthopaedics
Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
Could be. Most headaches are not due to brain tumors. But a brain scan can be done to detect it early.
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I suffering from insomnia. Since 2 day. I get tired after every 2 hour. I didn't feel fresh on whole day. There is irritation in my eyes. I am loosing my body energy. S.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Dear Lybrate User, *Try to keep to a regular timing for going to bed *Avoid fried and heavy foods. Eat early and light food at night so that the food is almost digested by the time you go to bed. *Prefer fruits and green vegetables. *Fix daily work schedule and be busy with your work. Don’t keep pending problems in mind. Note down the points and leave them for next day’s action. *Don’t do stimulating mental work or keep watching TV which can keep your mind agitated or active. This will not allow you to sleep. LCD screen will also have adverse effect. *Day’s physical exercise makes you tired and induces sleep. *A warm bath in the evening will also be helpful. *Low volume music also induces sleep. *Keep your bed room neat, dark and cool. You may cover your eyes with bed sheet. *Drink plenty of water during the day rather than toward bedtime. *Don’t have stimulating drinks like tea or coffee *Drinking a glass of milk before going to bed is fine. *Daily Massage body with coconut oil and bath with warm water,
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I was having severe headache, so I decided to sleep. After sleeping for about half an hour, I experienced sleep paralysis and it was horrible. I want to overcome the problem. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to get an eeg done and follow up with reports and till than take tablet folvite 5 mg once a day and tablet vitamind (60000iu) once a week and get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings.
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I got strain usually in my legs and numbness in my foot please suggest something as nerve over nerve problem are usual with me.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Actually pain at calf/leg region can be due to many reasons, commonly it is muscular in nature but it can also be due to tendons, nerves, blood vessels etc. My advise to you for initial 2-3 weeks will be: - ice packs application intensively with elevation of your limbs at night - take a short course of anti-inflammatory medication as per your body's suitability - stop your physical activity till pain completely subsides - intensive physical therapy, training and proper muscle conditioning once pain has subsided - slow resumption of physical activities with proper pre activity warm up and stretching of muscles and short increments in duration of physical activity each day as per pain tolerance. - we will get some blood tests for you - serum vitamin d and serum potassium levels, esr and crp once you have all these reports then you can contact me as I can advise you for proper supplementation do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Expect More from Autistic Kids

If you think it's easy being a kid with autism, think again. Not only are you faced with all of the challenges related to a serious developmental disorder, but you're ALSO faced with a raft of raised expectations that other kids are spared.

You read that right. It's true. Kids with autism are very often expected to behave better, focus better, and interact with more social graces than kids without autism.

High Functioning Autism
And if they don't the consequences can be severe. Rather than receiving a "pass" as typical kids might ("he's having a bad day," "she's just a little shy," etc.), kids with autism who don't present themselves in a manner deemed "appropriate" can receive consequences or be quickly relegated to "special" classrooms, segregated sports teams, and yet more intensive therapies.

What do these increased expectations look like? Here are a few comparisons that may surprise you.

Typically developing children are often "addicted" to cell phones, ipads, and other devices. When addressed, they may give fleeting glances to the peers adults around them. This poor social etiquette is generally given a passing shrug, as adults note how times -- and expectations -- have changed. Not so for children on the autism spectrum. When they fail to look an adult or peer in the eye, they are challenged to do so -- and may received consequences such as the loss of a privilege if they fail to do so.
Etiquette is, let's face it, a dying art. Very few typically developing children are asked to shake hands firmly with adults while making direct eye contact and saying lines like "it's a pleasure to meet you." Children with autism, however, are taught just these somewhat archaic skills -- skills which are not only age inappropriate, but which mark them as even more "special" among their peers.

Conversation among children, particularly boys, is typically very basic. Kids may say little more than "lookit!" "Cool!" "Can I try?" for long periods of time. And that's fine. Unless the children happen to be autistic. In that case, assuming they are verbal, they are asked to ask and answer questions that are utterly inappropriate for children of their age. What 10 year old -- except an autistic child in a social skills group run, almost always, by middle-aged women -- says "how was your weekend? did you have a good time at the zoo? which animals did you like best? we went to the movies. I enjoyed seeing the new Disney film."
Plenty of typically developing children are shy, or have a tough time reading body language and social cues. When that happens, adults may note that the child is shy, and either accommodate their preferences or gently encourage more social interaction. Autistic children are not so lucky. A preference for quiet and/or solitude is rarely seen as a personal preference, and instead is viewed as an autistic symptom. As a result, it must be "remediated" through a course of social skills training, peer "buddy" events, and other therapeutic programs.
Many typically developing children have behavior issues at school. They may blurt out answers rather than raise their hands, lose focus during tests, or have a tough time sharing or collaborating. When that happens, for the most part, teachers respond with brief admonitions to "raise your hand," "play nicely," or "work with your partner." Children with autism, however, have a much tougher standard to meet. When they "blurt" or lose focus, they are subject to various consequences which may range from losing privileges to actually being transferred to a segregated school setting.
When a typical child comes home and spends time alone to wind down, parents are usually very accepting. After all, everyone needs a little alone time -- right? When a child with autism does the same, however, parents are concerned: is he making friends? Does he need more social skills therapy? There's a good chance that alone time will not be tolerated.
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My daughter aged 18 yrs is cereral palsy patient. She is under the treatment of cmc vellore since 2002. She is going to school on walk but not comfortably moving both legs and hands as muscle are getting stiff and tight despite regular phyiotherapy &walking. Please note that this year she has appeared in the madhyamik exam. Please let me know whether any treatment is available so that she can move easily &adjust himself in the society.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
First my heartiest congratulations to you & your daughter for all success in the examinations and for all your support to her as she has muscle spasms or tightness she can be given relaxation techniques with mobilizations of neuro developmental therapeutic modules by the neuro specialised physiotherapist regarding socially acceptable you can take her rehabilitation counsellor and to know about possible vocational training or guidance and learning possible martial arts
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