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Dr. Shankar  - Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Shankar

MBBS

Neurologist, Chennai

35 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Shankar MBBS Neurologist, Chennai
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Dr. Shankar is a popular Neurologist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with K H M Hospital in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - . - 1983
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Stroke Association
American Academy of Neurology

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No-16, 16th Main Road,2nd Ave, AC Block, Anna Nagar. Landmark: Opp to Ayyappa Temple, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I want to ask a question for my father who got paralyzed on 11 August 2015 left side paralyzed and we have a confusion about my father's treatment. Please guide me.

MBBS,J.R. Neurology
General Physician,
This is probably a case of cva. It can either be due to hypertension or atherosclerosis of brain vessels. If it is due to intracranial haemorrhage then a surgical approach is of utmost importance. If not haemorrhagic then medical treatment will be enough. I dont know what the present medications of your father are so I cant say if its proper. I can however say that patients with cva do survive though not 100% fit. Lifelong control measures need to be taken to prevent further attacks. Antihypertensives, antihyperlipidemics and neuroprotectives are the main modality of treatment for non haemorrhagic causes. Believe and have faith in your doctor. Take care.
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I have a child. She is suffering from generalized seizure since last six years. Now she takes 5ml valparin twice a day and clonazepam 0.25 once a day and cereflo four ml twice a day. Seizure stopped last one year. But language problem can not develop.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Seizures are a condition wherein the nerves are very excitable. Triggered by certain factors. Medication include those that decrease excitability. But in the process general neural function is also suppressed, leading to dullness, memory weakness, and social behavioral changes. Consider homeopathy to correct the underlying cause of seizure in the child - as you can be tapered and stopped of seizure medicines and return to normal functioning.
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Is there no medicine which can treat nerves. As all medicine try to suppress pain signal sending to brain.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Is there no medicine which can treat nerves. As all medicine try to suppress pain signal sending to brain.
Please Take Saraswatarishta 20 ml Twice a day Badam pak by Patanjali 2 tsf two times a day Put some cow ghee drops in both nostrils regularly These points will help you to improve brain signals.
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Sir/maam. I get severe migraine pain. How to get a instant relief because being in school it distracts me from studies.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take crocin Pain relief one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone since it precipitates migraine attack 4.Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho (red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl. Don’t skip/postpone your meal, avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise, reduce weight if over weight 6. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol/ vasograin after consulting physician 8. Consult neurologist to exclude other causes of headache and if required, take CT scan of brain.
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How to get rid of migraine? And what are the symptoms of migraine. How can I avoid this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Thanks for expecting healthier fitness solutions with ayurved, stress induced n season trigggered headache may be right or left half of head with or without nausea vomiting, ayurved offers detox n rasayan therapy to longer benefits.
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Nerves weakness is my problem. I often getting this more When I swim. Even if I eat badam daily, this is happening. Why?

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Neurologist, Delhi
Nerves weakness is my problem. I often getting this more When I swim. Even if I eat badam daily, this is happening. Why?
It is not clear what you mean by" nerves weakness" you may first consult a psychiatrist after checking your blood sugar levels (fasting/post-prandial) are normal. I do not appreciate you have a primary neurological problem.
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Doc I am suffering from migraine wat are the appropriate short term and long term medications that you would suggest me.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
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.
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Good afternoon. I've been seeing some very slight shadows/outlines beside objects since 3 days ago and I'm very worried about it. My vision has always been perfect and I've done a brain scan 5 months ago (for other reasons), and it was normal. But since this weird vision symptom started, I've been worrying if it can be caused by some serious problem in the brain. Is it possible that, though I have a recent brain scan with normal results, this vision problem can be caused by some serious brain problem? I've been to a neurologist yesterday, and she said that this vision problem couldn't be caused by any serious brain condition because in 5 months a serious thing wouldn't develop enough to make me have vision symptoms like this. She said I didn't need to do another brain scan. But I'm still worried about being a brain tumor that could have developed in 5 months that's causing these slight shadows, because they are still very slight, so I'm worried the shadows could be not so bad yet because the problem could be in the beginning. I have severe anxiety and my neurologist said I should blame these vision symptoms on it, but I'm still very worried, as these shadows/outlines are scary. You think I should do another brain scan? Or is my neurologist right? Thank you.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Good afternoon. I've been seeing some very slight shadows/outlines beside objects since 3 days ago and I'm very worri...
Development of a tumour in five months time is very rare phenomena and your neurologist seems right in saying that. As you say you have been seeing shadows around objects only since 3 days, I wonder are these symptoms all the time or you see them once a while. If you see them all time, you should see a ophthalmologist and get your eyes checked too. I hope that will resolve your anxiety too.
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I am suffering from migraine everyday. I'm a 20 year old female, I'm student and work as a waitress part time. So, I started with a headache on the 18th January this year, took painkillers but didn't touch it.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear lybrate user, it reveals, that you suffer from stress & anxiety due to work pressure, causing headache. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Go for meditation for 30 mnts either in d morning one evng to carry oxygenated blood to your brain to calm your nerves to reduce stress & anxiety to ease your migraine. Take, your breakfast, lunch & dinner on time, homoeo medicines. @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ natrum mur30-6 pills, thrice a day. Please, report, fortnightly. Take, care.
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I have an problem of epilepsy. I used to take medicines of valproic acid by last 10 years. In between whenever I leave this, I got fits. Now I daily take this medicine of 300 mg at night. I need to know, how can I get away from this, and will it impact on my next Gene?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Antiepileptics should not be stopped without neurologist advise. Epilepsy is excessive electrical activity in the brain and valproic acid controls it. If you get seizures when you stop it, definitely it is very much required. Do not keep worrying about this, many famous people including Jonty Rhodes in cricket had epilepsy, just take the tablet and carry on with your other aspects of life. All the best.
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