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Dr. Shankar Ganesh

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

16 Years Experience
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Shankar Ganesh is a popular Neurosurgeon in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Doctor has been a successful Neurosurgeon for the last 16 years. Doctor is a qualified MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery . You can meet Dr. Shankar Ganesh personally at Noble Hospital in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar Ganesh on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Annamalai University - 2001
MS - General Surgery - Sri Ramachandra University - 2004
MCh - Neuro Surgery - Sri Ramachandra University - 2007

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I am suffering from migraine for the last 3-4 years. I have been using Zerograin plus. But of late it has stopped being of much help.

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 36 year old man and I am suffering from migraine from last 1 year.so, please suggest.?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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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I am 30 years old male and i am suffering with migraine since 2 months. what to do.?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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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I am 56 years old. My brain nerves does not function especially day time. It appears blood does not circulate due to which I feel heaviness in the head thus I can not think properly. This situation is for the last 20 years. Please advise suitable medicine. I shall be grateful and thankful to you for this act of kindness and help.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This problem can be solved by Meditation I can give you address of Rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) Consult Neurologist for further management
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What do you means migration headic problem and iss problem ke bare me koi uppaye btaye ki kaise sahi ho skta h.

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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I'm female of 17 years. I have been facing headache from past 5 years in which our doctor had told me that I have migraine but from past few days it has been severe when ever I get such a severe I have been noticing little swelling and from yesterday evening to night the pain was very severe and today I have seen swelling in the right side of my head from the back to the middle. The headache is from the whole side of the head and major pain was from the back to middle and beside of eyes. Can you please tell me whether is it serious?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I'm female of 17 years. I have been facing headache from past 5 years in which our doctor had told me that I have mig...
Change your routine- Do following- 1.Sleep . Go to bed and get up about the same times every day, 2. Exercise regularly. 30 mts daily morning walk 3. Eat regular meals. 4. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration 5. Relax – listen soothing music . Walk for 5 mts 6. Do meditation for at least 10 mts daily. 7. Do deep breathing ex for 10 mts daily. good luck.
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I have noted that from the past one week, my hands and legs are becoming numb/sleeping within 5-10 seconds of non activity. Please help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have noted that from the past one week, my hands and legs are becoming numb/sleeping within 5-10 seconds of non act...
It is of neurological deficit do consult neuro physiotherapist or neuro physician adapt to rule out spinal cord lesions in cervical and limbo sacral regions.
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I have gone through 3 cesarean, And I am suffering from a nerve pain which travels from my right gluten to my right ankle?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Nagpur
This is radicular pain which is due to compress of nerve roots when they exit from spinal canal to the limbs. You should undergo complete physical examination to ascertain the neurological deficits and a mri of lumbosacral spine.

Hello sir my cousin is suffering from hypothyroid and her thyroid level is 8.741 and she is taking thyronome 125 mg earlier she was taking 100 mg same medicine but now doctor has suggest to change the medicine and she is gaining weight alot she is suffering it from last 3 years and she has migraine also sometimes she get faint due pain from migraine Please suggest.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Dear , please specify the levels of tsh. I think what you have mentioned must be the tsh reports. When was it done? if done more than 3 months. Pl. Repeat it. She will need to increase the dose of her medication. Pl. Tell me the weight of your cousin. Will also need to make certain lifestyle changes.
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My age is 19 I have a. Problem in my brain when Listen Music for long time in ear hone. I have also a problem in my eye. I am male from west bengal,

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You have to check your eyes y opthalmologist and reduce volume of hearing and listen for short time and stop in between
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Respected Sir, I am feeling migration pain in my left side brain please suggest me best medicine for this problem.

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 any treatment in home or Ayurveda for sleep apnea, if there is one kindly provide details.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Is there any treatment in home or Ayurveda for sleep apnea, if there is one kindly provide details.
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do focus on one object at a time and proceed the same Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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I suffered from Brain tumor in December-13, after operation Doctor suggest me for radiotherapy, I took 30 days radiotherapy treatment, After that doctor prescribed me Levetiracet Levugress 500 (3 dosage in a day ). Still I am taking this tablet, I want to know the side effect from this tablet, also please suggest what should I do to reduce it's side-effect. Thanks

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I suffered from Brain tumor in December-13, after operation Doctor suggest me for radiotherapy, I took 30 days radiot...
Side Effects: Cough; decreased appetite; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; irritability; nausea; nose or throat irritation; stomach pain; stuffy nose; tiredness; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weakness. But it is not always the case...
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My symptoms in the body seems I am in the early stage of parkinson disease. Is there anything I can do to stop it to become more? Please help.

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), PG Diploma in Hospital Management, Bachelor in Occupational Therapy, CAS - Certified Autism Specialist, Sensory Enrichment Therapy, Early Childhood Special education, Drama Therapy
Occupational Therapist, Bangalore
My symptoms in the body seems I am in the early stage of parkinson disease.
Is there anything I can do to stop it to ...
Get yourself thoroughly assessed by a neurologist to know if you need any medication to slow the disease progress. For your symptomatic treatment a regular excercise is must. You should do active non resistive movements so as to control the rigidity. Occupational therapy is very helpful for coordination activities.
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I have right hand pain I cannot judge my self weather is it cervical spondylitis or migraine. If it is cervical spondylitis means can I use the tablet called NAPROXEN 250 mg morning and night please doctor help me. If use this tab means l have relief from this pain. M R I is done in that report Mild antenorthical has identification c3-c4, c4-c5, c5-c6. Thank you.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have right hand pain I cannot judge my self weather is it cervical spondylitis or migraine. If it is cervical spond...
its due to cervical so posture correction must. avoid strain full activity. tk physiotherapy treatment with medicine and do shoulder stretching exercise.
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My hands and legs are becoming numb this days when I sit down or hold any thing heavy.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Fellow In Joint Replacement , Fellow In Arthroscopy
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
My hands and legs are becoming numb this days when I sit down or hold any thing heavy.
Good morning lybrate-user, pain_& numbness in hand & legs at age of 21 is not a good sign, either your severely malnourished or you have some neurological problem, you need evaluation dear.
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Hello, I have been diagnosed with focal vasogenic edema in left paramedical cerebellar hemisphere. Also non enhancing branching magnetic susceptibility effects within the area. & thrombosis developmental Venous anomaly. Please advise on the condition.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You have Cerebral edema and it can result from brain trauma or from nontraumatic causes such as ischemic stroke, cancer, or brain inflammation due to meningitis or encephalitis. You need check up.
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My father is 79. He is suffering from dementia and cannot speak loudly. Please Suggest homeopathic/biochemic remedy to heal from this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine kali phos 6x (3 tablets thrice a day) for 15 days and update with the feedback.
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