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Dr. Shankar Narayanan

MBBS , MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Chennai

15 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Dr. Shankar Narayanan is an experienced Neurologist in Tambaram, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 15 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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Education
MBBS - Calcutta - 2003
MD - General Medicine - Calcutta - 2005
DM - Neurology - Calcutta - 2007
Languages spoken
English

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My sister was suffering from migraine pain. She was so painful at that time what should be do!

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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I am having bell's palsy want to recover as soon as possible please help me I am having medicines from last 3 days but no improvement.

BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am having bell's palsy want to recover as soon as possible please help me I am having medicines from last 3 days bu...
Hello, For bells palsy its very important to know the underlying cause and treat it first by taking medicines. If your faces is affected like drooping eyes or drooping saliva, assymetrical smile, unable to close the mouth etc, then best would be to facial stimulation for few weeks,(days depending on the extent )Facial exercises etc, under the trained physiotherapist.
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I have migraine problem for the last one year or so. I am taking allopathy medicine for the last one month but it doesn't help me at all. please suggest some homely remedies for migraine. Thank you.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Thank you for posting your query. I am not sure how allopathy medicines did not help you. Topiramate and propranolol are very effective in reducing the severity and frequency of headaches. At home, try to eat on time and sleep well. Avoid stress and tension.
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How Successful Is Frozen Embryo Transfer?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
IVF Specialist, Udaipur
How Successful Is Frozen Embryo Transfer?

Women are not really sure about frozen embryos’ ability to result in pregnancy. Ironically, the success of Frozen Embryo Transfer has dramatically improved over the last few years. In the days gone by, the chance of women getting pregnant through the use of frozen embryos seemed to be on the lower side compared to that from the transfer of fresh embryos. Recent data related to this suggests that this is no longer the case.

Reasons behind the low success rate of frozen embryo transfer in the past
Previously during the frozen embryo transfer process, the embryos which had to get frozen were the ones that did not get chosen for the fresh embryo transfer initially. The reason being that the embryologist had gone ahead to choose the best possible embryos for getting them transferred initially. As far as the fresh embryo transfer is concerned, quality of embryo has got a major effect on the chance of a woman getting pregnant. On the other hand, if quality of embryos frozen is not good, the rate of survival after it gets thawed along with the rate of pregnancy would be on the lower side.

The second important reason is the amount of embryos that got transferred. Let us consider a couple who produce four very good quality embryos. Two of them are transferred during fresh In Vitro Fertilization Process and the remaining two are frozen. This leads to pregnancy and the woman gives birth to a baby. Later on, the couple once again decides to go for pregnancy by using the frozen embryos. Though only one embryo survives after getting thawed. The frozen embryo transfer is that of a single embryo. The success rate of a frozen embryo transfer through a single embryo is always going to be on the lower side than what it will be when multiple embryo transfer is involved.

Finally the method of freezing embryos has seen a sea change quite a number of years ago. Nowadays the freezing of embryos takes place by a fast method, known as vitrification. This process has got a much better survival rate when embryos get thawed along with good rates of pregnancy when those particular embryos are transferred in a much better manner.

Studies about high success rate of frozen embryo transfer
There have been studies performed in women, who have had quite a vigorous stimulation of their ovaries and were considered to be at high risk for Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. The physicians took the decision of skipping the process of embryo transfer and instead go ahead to freeze all the embryos for use at a later stage.

This tends to significantly decrease the risk of having serious Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome along with decrease in complications. Other cases involved, physicians deciding to move on with a fresh embryo transfer depite the risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. In both the scenarios the couples have quite a large number of embryos and the embryos selected for transfer were the best embryos.

The studies have shown no difference in the rates of pregnancy between fresh or frozen embryos or for that matter higher rate of pregnancy with frozen embryos. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am a 71 year old man, healthy, active and strong. When having sex with wife, I prolong to make her reach her climax as she has circumcised her clitoris and labia minor. It takes time. But in the bargain, my corona becomes numb PERHAPS and do not reach climax, in the end! Please tell me whether it could be from Prostate, or else?

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General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
I am a 71 year old man, healthy, active and strong. When having sex with wife, I prolong to make her reach her climax...
Respected lybrate-user hi it's not related to prostate dear kindly try to increase duration of foreplay that will help dear thanks regards.
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I'm suffering from migraine, half head headache on the left side , please gv me some home remedies.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I'm suffering from migraine, half head headache on the left side , please gv me some home remedies.
You should eat on time and sleep for 7-8 hours daily. Avoid stress. If there are frequent headaches, then, preventive medications may be needed.
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My both hands always shrinking when I'm doing some work or when I came from bath. So, what I need to do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
It's due to cold sensitivity, asap after bath try to keep yourself warm by keeping warm clothes and can use room heater for 10 mns and wearing gloves would help.
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I suffered a head injury 2 months earlier where I lost sense of taste and smell. I now don't feel any sensation even after drinking alcohol or smoking cigarette. I also have lost my muscle strength and don't feel hungry or full. What is wrong with me as my MRI report is normal with no Tumour or anything.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Take Natrum sulph 1M , 5 drops once in a week and Arnica 200 , 5 drops in the morning and Hypericum 200, 5 drops at night for 15 days. Revert me after 15 days.
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My husband is having migraine frequently. Which is the best treatment to avoid migraine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning
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I am 64 year woman having multiple sclerosis since 1991 I had suffered loss of vision in left eye in 1991 and again in 1995 both the times ophthalmology docs prescribed steroids in the Aiims and vision was restored 95 %. No complication since then. However I apprehend if some complication develop in coming years then what should be precautions to avoid it.

MD-Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
I am 64 year woman having multiple sclerosis since 1991 I had suffered loss of vision in left eye in 1991 and again i...
Multiple sclerosis is a system disorder which also effects eye. No prophylactic treatment or life style modification is required as far as eye is concerned. However based on other systemic problems, and mri certain medication are prescribed. Consult neurologist.
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