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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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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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English

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I am 26 years old male and I am suffering from migraine. What should I do? Pls give me some suggestions.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine.
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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?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Alzheimer's disease still doesn't have any cure these researches are still going on and no substantial verified facts have come out as yet.
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Sir my age is 23. Height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. Sir from 8 month I am having numbness and tingling in whole body. Excessive haur growth on whole body except beard part as I have very less hair on face only on moustache and chin. Excessive hair growth on eyebrows and head hair too. Chest and abdomen enlargement. Frequent urination and more frequency of urination along with dark coloured and smelly urine. Abdominal pain even on eating and left half head shooting pain from backside. Hig bp 150/100. Sir my problems are increasing day by day .no medicines are working on me. My vitamin d level in body is decreasing day by day. 4 month ago it was 113 now it is 70 .even I used to go in sunlight and my diet is normal. Only I am eating only 1 chappati at a time due to abdominal pain. Sir I was suspecting of adrenal gland cancer so I had 2 ultrasound of abdomen 6 month ago. It came normal with right renal cortical cyst. As I am noticing reduction in my testicle size so I went to endocrinologist .sir he ordered my total testosterone serum which came 2.59 ng/ml. Cbc was normal. Lipid profile was normal. Potassium was 4.98.sugar fasting was 97. Sir do I can still have chance of adrenal gland cancer?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Sir my age is 23. Height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. Sir from 8 month I am having numbness and tingling in whole body. Excess...
It seems t be harmonal imbalance for ruling out adrenal cancer you must get ctscan of kidney done. Also you can be helped with homeopathy in effective manner as many of your symptoms are individual symptom. Contact for help also send your pic if possible to see facial description as given by you.
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I am 27 and my heartbeat increases when I do some physical work when run bike and after eating food as I noticed. I am not able to sleep for two months properly. Can increased heartbeat is the cause of insomnia ? please tell me the solution. I am not using any medicine.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 27 and my heartbeat increases when I do some physical work when run bike and after eating food as I noticed. I a...
Yes increased heart beat is the cause of insomnia and increase in heart beat is due to stress or over work or some underlying disease. Before I suggest medicines, get thyroid profile done, blood sugar and total lipids. Get back with reports. Do not take sleeping piils as they can be addictive. Look within to know the cause of stress if any and do share with us if you want to.
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Greetings from Bangladesh. Six months ago my Father (age 59) started to suffer from enormous headache and eye-ache on his left side with continue tears on his left eye. We consulted with an eye specialist, did the MRI of Brain Orbit and came to know that my father had a minor brain stroke 10 months ago and there is a possibility of a brain hemorrhage. He then referred to a Neurosurgeon, who evaluate the MRI report and after a quick check up we were told not to worry, there are no brain hemorrhage and regular medication will cure the problems. But the medicine is not working properly as His left eye became completely vision less and the unbearable headache continue. My father has diabetic and high blood pressure, which are in control with insulin and regular medication. He also had a urological surgery (Nephron Spearing Surgery indicating Right Renal Moss) earlier in 2014. This continuous headache and eye-ache is killing him day by day. What we suppose to do now?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Greetings from Bangladesh.
Six months ago my Father (age 59) started to suffer from enormous headache and eye-ache on...
Unilateral headache with eye pain eye discharge and vision loss with a brain stroke and if all possible local eye diseases are properly ruled out by the eye specialist, then some very serious conditions like vasculitis (especially temporal arteritis) needs to be ruled out, because if it is present it can be treated at this point and eye vision can be preserved. Some other conditions like ophthalmoplegic/ retinal migraine also to be considered and can be treated if diagnosed intime.
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When I eat food, I feel too drowsy and act like a zombie. This happens even with low glycemic food such as vegetable salad (no oil) or vegetable juices. It is not psychological and I do not have sleep apnea. I have this problem since childhood. What is my problem?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
When I eat food, I feel too drowsy and act like a zombie. This happens even with low glycemic food such as vegetable ...
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes.
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My mother was admitted in hospital for brain problem. In ICU ON VENTILATOR. Doctors are saying she is suffering hypoxic brain issue. Please help me to get her recover asap from this.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hypoxic Brain injury is very serious issue Tell me what doctor told you about its cause she need ICU care in good hospital
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Dear doctor, my father's age is 85, for the last 15 days he is suffering with the symptoms parkinson, he right hand and right leg is stiff while he is walking for his nature calls. Approached to neuro physician they daignise the medicines nurokind plus and syndropa 1mg. While administering these medicines he is so sleepy. So kindly advice me to prescribe some good medicines to recover as well as he himself to do his nature calls. Psychologically he is feeling as dependency on others. Several times we counseled him to boost up his willpower.

Fellow Observership, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
Hello, thanks for the query. Syndopa as a medication causes drowsiness in initial few days but I can assure you that the drowsiness wears off over a period of few weeks; so keep patience. Also benefits of syndopa shall become evident over next few days in form of decreased stiffness in limbs. At present, my main concern is your father might also be suffering from depression which is evident from his feelings of dependency, reduced willpower etc. So it will be wise to also consult a psychiatrist & take his/her opinion. Good luck.
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My grandma is 62 years old and her left side vein has become very thin. Doctor has suggested ngo past. Please tell me what to do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Angioplasty has to be done if there is blockage of arteries which is causing the symptoms and by doing it we might reduce her symptoms and your treating dr is the best person to take a judgement
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I am a 25 year old and have a headache since last 2.5 months. I have already seen doctors and they told that symptoms match to those of a migraine. I have already taken migraine medicines for over a month. But yet I encounter headache, heavy headedness and nausea daily. I don't understand why is it continuous? How to lower the frequency. I cannot concentrate at my work, at my study. I was going gym for some while which I have quit. My lifestyle is fine but again I always feel tired. Whenever I am alone I feel weirdly lonely and cry often. Are the continuous headaches because of migraine or is there a possibility that I am under depression. I have experienced many lows including a breakup, failure at a competitive exam recently. Should I consult a neurologist or a psychologist. I am not really a weak heart-ed person but I am really worried about my health, my current attitude and my future if things does not change. Kindly suggest.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am a 25 year old and have a headache since last 2.5 months. I have already seen doctors and they told that symptoms...
Hi , firstly, I would like to thank you for having expressed your issues so very clearly. Well, as I understand, you have migraine since last 2.5 months, and you have been taking prothiaden for over a month now. Prothiaden, however, seems to be an anti-depressant and most of the symptoms that you have described like nausea, heavy headedness, headache etc are side effects of prothiaden which usually clear off after couple of weeks. Seemingly, your already existing headache (migraine as diagnosed) is not being helped through your current medication and the side effects of prothiaden probably add to your issues. Furthermore, in the given context, it is likely that anyone would get anxious, stressed out and eventually get into depression. That you feel weird, lonely and cry often, is indicative of you being depressed. I would advise you to meet up your physician whosoever you are consulting at present, and have a review of the treatment progress with no further delay. As there could still be better medications, he/ she may consider changing medication/ dose suitably as appropriate and one that has minimal side effects. At the same time, I would advise you to remain mentally strong as you already are, believe in yourself, and have faith and hope that there always is light at the end of the tunnel, however dark the tunnel may appear to be. Yogasanas, pranayams & meditation can also help you relax, de-stress and keep you focussed even during these tough times. At the same time, a trip to some hill station or some scenic natural place can help you relax, rejuvenate, think clearly and have a fresh perspective. For a second opinion, you should consult a psychologist if you have not consulted one already. He/ she may advise diagnostics & refer you appropriately as required. Keep up your dietary habits, lifestyle & hobbies and try enjoying every moment of your life irrespective. Hope this helps. You may connect with me in private to discuss and come up with a treatment plan that suits you in particular. All the best.
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Tell me about brain stroke. Is this related to sugar means diabetic. My mother is suffering from this and admitted in hospital in Feb to March 2016.

BPTh/BPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Tell me about brain stroke. Is this related to sugar means diabetic. My mother is  suffering from this  and admitted ...
Brain stroke is may cause to diminished circulation to arteries of brain (block of fat embolism) where there is are blocked of circulation, there is less sensation and not function of the body depends side of blockage, Diabetes may cause to decrease the production of insulin, reason my aggravate to person both are different
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I have nerve problem. When I do a something my hand vibrate very much. please give any solution.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder Get following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. S calcium 3. S. B12 4.Fasting Blood sugar 5. TSH
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My father is 80 year old now he is complaining trembling of hands specially in morning and vertigo in morning he is also complaining of cough in throat and water in mouth. Please suggest some homeopathy treatment for this otherwise he is normal no bp, diabetes his nature is thinking so much for his illness.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhiwadi
Give him lycopodium 200 once in a week and rpt after one week continue for 1 month and for cough give alfa tonic 2 spoon in 2 lukewarm water spoon two times a day.
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I m suffering with migraine. Past 2 years. please can suggest me permanent treatment. And medicine for instant recovery.

BMS
Ayurveda,
first of all you should follow some basic thing 1.avoid=hot and cold at time 2.less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3.dont drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4.avoid late night sleep 5.shir shuladi vajra ras vati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 2.audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner
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I am Suffering with severe migraine. Used naprodom 250mg for pain relief every rummage it used to work but this time it did not work.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Migrane is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and its a clinical diagnosis and we need to take tablet propranolol after examination and For headache take tablet paracetamol
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I have median nerve injury in my right hand and my finger, thumb not able to compress.

MD - Microbiology
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi. You have diagnosed the problem. The cause is the nerve injury. You can improve your grip by doing physiotherapy. Also exercising with the soft ball improves the strength of the muscles.
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I am suffering from bells palsy since 4m last 3 months. .and now 80% got recovered but sometimes I feel pain on my face (right side. I want to know how long this thing will remain. Is there any thing that you can sugest me to over come completely.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
I am suffering from bells palsy since 4m last 3 months. .and now 80% got recovered but sometimes I feel pain on my fa...
kindly take mahayogaraja guggal tabs, 2 tabs, twice a day with balarishta, 3 tsf ai half a glass of warm water, after meals. Take brahmi vati (gold) tabs, 1 tabs, twice a day, 1 hr after meals with a cup of warm milk. Do nasal drops with ksheer bala oil, 2 drops in each nostril before meals, twice a day. Continue the regime for 45 days. Avoid cold water and other cold eatables in your diet. Cut down sugar, salt, intake in your diet. good luck
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Hello, one of my friend is suffering from multiple sclerosis its not been cured still suffering from past 5 years, any suggestions how it can be cured? Or any ayurvedic treatment to cure? Please help.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Indore
Hello there, I would suggest you to think for Stem cell treatment as an alternative choice. It has been found quite effective. On 19 Jan newspaper you can read about the news how successfully they saved a mothers life in Sheffield UK by stem cell treatment. If you want detail information about stemm cell please let me know. Regards
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My mother age 65 year suffering from parknism after taking long time medicine of psychology but i have consult no doctor neurologist they suggest only synoda plus,pacitane 2 mg and premiprex 0.25 and some exercise is this problem is curable please suggest me?

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Give mental relaxation excercises eat badam n milk do brain excercise n some useful acupressure points are much more useful
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