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Dr. Shankar Narayanan

MBBS , MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Chennai

14 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
Dr. Shankar Narayanan MBBS , MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology Neurologist, Chennai
14 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences.
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Dr. Shankar Narayanan is an experienced Neurologist in Tambaram, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 14 years of journey as a Neurologist. He has done MBBS , MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology . He is currently associated with Doctors Plaza in Tambaram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar Narayanan on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Calcutta - 2003
MD - General Medicine - Calcutta - 2005
DM - Neurology - Calcutta - 2007
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Both my feet's getting numbness very frequent & feeing like walking on soft mattress.Please help me in this regard

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Dip your feet inside bucket full of lukeworm water for 15 min and do some physical acitivity regularly for a week.You will find differences.
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I am 30 years old I am suffering from Eye dryness and migraine, so what is the home treatment of this problem.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Migraine treatment involves regular meal timings, adequate sleep and avoidance of stress. Avoid direct exposure to sunlight and loud noise.
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I suffer from insomnia when I have my periods around. Please suggest me some remedy for this.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I suffer from insomnia when I have my periods around. Please suggest me some remedy for this.
Do take timely and balanced diet do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things best wishes.
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My age 25. My left &right hand fingers are shivering all times. How cure for this problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homoeopathic treatment- gels 30 morning 4 pills for 4 days and revert back do not continue more than 4 days.
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When I am doing work with my hand my hand to much to shake I consume alcohol 3 times in week.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Tremor of hands. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, mercury poisoning, liver failure etc 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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I'm suffering from migraine headache. What might be the best way to cure it? And what are the precautions have to take by me? I've been suffering from this since last 1 month.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm suffering from migraine headache. What might be the best way to cure it? And what are the precautions have to tak...
For migrane headache take tablet paracetamol and as it is since a month only we need to avoid the triggering factor.
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If I remove the multiple nuro fabbroma by the help of surgery. Is it harmful in future?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Multiple neuro fibroma unless large enough causing symptoms has to be removed only. Small neuro fibroma need not to be removed. Consult a surgeon for further advice.
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I am suffering from epilepsy. My daily medicine is. 1.epilex chrono 300 mg 8 am 8 pm 2. Frisium. 5 mg sleep time. Can I. Use ?- 1. Pushp dhanva ras tab. 2.manmath ras. Tab. 3.birahat bangeshwar ras. Tab. Can I use this. Medicine?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Instead do. Go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do meditation regularly Take Cap gokhshur by Himalaya 2 2 for 3 mths Continue your current medicine for epilepsy All above points will help you in epilepsy also.
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Their is no timings in my sleeping. Most of the time I tried to sleep but not able to sleep. Then I thought I had insomnia. But I think in insomnia you won't be able to sleep for a minute. I want to know what happen to me. Sometimes I slept a lot and not able to get up from bed. #helpmeout.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
It shows that you are going through a lot of stress these days.Something is bothering you keeping your mind unstable and not letting you sleep although you want to sleep.And once you sleep,you are not able to get out of bed because of your weakness of mind. Homoeopathic medicine IGNATIA AMARA 1M ( Dr Reckeweg) Take 5 drops now itself and forget about this medicine for next 15 days. PASSIFLORA Q (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water in morning and afternoon.Drink 40 drops in 20 ml fresh water before sleep.
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My son is 11 years old & i'm suffering from heavy mental retardation. He is also suffering from epilepsy problem for which he is taking 5 types of anti epilepsy tablets. Bu not fully controlled. Regularly when he started to sleep, he gets fits attack then another two the fits in an our then fits stops. Is there any drug or diet therapy for him?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Your son is already taking medicines. Your doctor shall be doing all the best in his interest. Trust the doctor and follow his advice. There is not diet therapy for this ailment.
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My dad is suffering from high blood pressure from past 12years. After his fast attack of bell's palsy. Ever since, he is dealing with high blood pressure. And from past few days, his pulse rate is going over 100. Can you tell us what could be the problem? His last ECG report was OK, which was done a month ago.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My dad is suffering from high blood pressure from past 12years. After his fast attack of bell's palsy. Ever since, he...
Why suffer when u can easily control it with medication s..there are plenty of medicines available.. Get ur bp checked by doctor first
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Dr, my child suffer from cerebral palsy, I do not understand its how to recover from it.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Indore
Hello brijesh CP is a developmental delay caused by lack of blood supply to brain during the child birth or pregnancy or after the birth. Recovery totally depends upon the area of rain injured. Initially you can go for Physiotherapy alternatively you can think about stem cell therapy, it has been found effective. Please let me know if you want detailed info. Regards.
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Seems like I am suffering from insomnia for last 1 year and got problem in my college work. Pliz help me out.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, 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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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
Sir I feel headache most of the time from morning till evening. Is this the symptom of brain tumour.
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 suffered from migraine. I am very disturb. Please tell me how can I get rid of migraine?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
You can also try thes home remedies 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine Surely you will get results.
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Hello doctor, I am 17 years old. My hands are shaking like old people. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Due to raised intra occular pressure because of blockage of lachrymal duct/narrowing of angle between iris and cornea causing excessive fluid pressure in eye. Symptoms- sudden pain/ redness of eyes, nausea/vomiting, blurred vision, dilatation of pupil, damage to optic nerve leading to loss of vision 133) tremor of hands. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, cerebellar dis order, brainstem disorde, r multiple sclerosis, stroke, head injury, mercury poisoning, liver failure etc 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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My husband was diagnosed with brain tuberculosis in april this year. He was on medicines n was recovering but suddenly on 23rd july he suffered a minor stroke. Woth affected in squid right eye. Partial deviation on ride side of face and dysphagia. Though with medicine his eyes has improves 90 percent and one cannot make out any deviation on face. His walk has also become more confident. But his swallowing is showing NO IMPROVEMENT. He cannot even swallow his own spit. Please help. He is 6 feet and 92 kgs and on the following medication. Pyzina 750 thrice daily combutol 1200 mg once daily Onfloxin twice daily Decmax 4 mg thrice daily. Pan 40 Zofer. Zapiz once every night. Please please guide me. Its been 20 days. What further tests or medicines can be of any help. We try feeding half spoon soup .it goes but within 30 sec to 1 min .it comes out with cough n spit. Please please help.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrate reader, reevaluation by treating physician &neurologist at earliest. B'couz on feeding with present symptoms liquid can go in lungs resulting in pneumonia. He has been recovering well but need reassessment. Good follow up, regular medication &monitoring with good nursing care is must. Diet as per doctors advise, god bless you. Be positive. All the best. Immunotherapy, allied therapy sos.
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Supplements for Sleeplessness

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
Nutrition and dietary supplements for insomnia:

A carbohydrate snacks of cereal and crackers with milk before bed may help because food rich in carbohydrates and low in protein and fat may boost the production of serotonin and melatonin, brain chemicals thought to promote sleep.

L-tryptophan: it is thought to bring on sleep by raising serotonin.

Melatonin: 1-3 mg of the melatonin is recommended for sleep, but as little as 0.3mg has been used successfully.

Valerian: it act as a mild sedative and improve both the ability to fall asleep and the quality of sleep.

Kava kava: it is effective for insomnia. Kava kava and diazepam induce similar changes in brain wave activity.

Other herbs that a professional herbalist may use to treat insomnia include:
Passion flower, hops, jamaica dogwood, lemon balm, lavender flower, german chamomile, mother wort, gotukola, and skullcap.
Massage therapy with essential oil, particularly lavender may result in improved sleep quality, more stable mood, increased mental capacity and reduced anxiety.
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I sister has went through brain tumour surgery 2 years back. But she is still disabled with her right hand and right leg. She is improving but with very much slower rate. Post surgery she had been expected to recovery after 6 months but she still can not walk or write properly. I am really worried could you please suggest me.

DNB (Neurosurgery)
Neurosurgeon, Visakhapatnam
I sister has went through brain tumour surgery 2 years back. But she is still disabled with her right hand and right ...
Based on the location and extent of tumor, the recovery period various. Nobody can guarantee the exact time for recovery and to what extent the recovery might occur. Many patients may have to live with and accept residual weakness.
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I am feeling numbness and pain my left toe on edge of toe from little finger to heel,& same in my left palm, please suggest what should I do ?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am feeling numbness and pain my left toe on edge of toe from little finger to heel,& same in my left palm, please s...
Apply prasarini oil or pranacharya restopain oil on affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha yograj guggul 1-1 twice a day after lunch and dinner. Take maharasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Avoid tea. Coffee. Junk food. Spicy food. Fermented food. Take green vegetables. Drink juice. Eat fruits. Drink 7-8 glass of water in a day. Take 7 hours sleep minimum. Do pranayama early morning. Walk for minimum 30 minutes in a day. For further detail contact me in private.
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