Lybrate Mini logo
Lybrate for
Android icon App store icon
Ask FREE Question Ask FREE Question to Health Experts
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram Neurologist, Chennai
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

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
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 about Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram
Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram is a popular Neurologist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. He is currently associated with Spot Hospital in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Neurologists in India. You will find Neurologists with more than 39 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Neurologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

New No 36 Old No 16, Dr Ambedkar Road, Kodambakkam, Landmark: Near Samiyar Madam Bus Stop, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Services

View All Services

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I am 52 years of age working in Govt service, I am suffering from insomnia for the last one decade, now I am taking clonazepam 0.5 MG tablet every night. Is it healthy or you suggest any other alternatives G. Vidyasagar Hyderabad.

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. * Eat food with a bowl of curd and after that off the light and go to sleep because after eating meal our brain become relax and sleep comes. • Drink a glass of milk at night daily. * Avoid the excess use of laptop and phone during night. They also cause sleeplessness. • Do not take caffeine, tea & alcohol in excess and these are stimulant,(activate) your brain result in lack of sleep. • Avoid drinking alcohol & smoking. • Do not take stress. Do meditation and long breathing pranayams to relax the mind.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I feel weakness in my half body (right side). Sometimes I feel numbness but there is no pain and not any problem in routine life. I am cervical patient and taking medicine since last 6-7 months.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I feel weakness in my half body (right side). Sometimes I feel numbness but there is no pain and not any problem in r...
As you are feeling weakness on right half of body with numbness, it may be related to some problem in brain or cervical spinal cord. You have to give information weather similar numbness in right side of face, if it is there you may need a brain scanning (mri brain) to rule out any serious problem.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have been asked to do bird dog excercises for numbness & parasthesia of feet. I am 66 yrs old, wt 94 kg with a colles fracture ( optd ). Can not do this ex. Please suggest some thing else.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. These exercises are meant for your back and abdominal strengthening, basically you can do similar exercises lying down also, so your colle' s fracture component is taken care of. But you will need evaluation and proper management for your symptoms. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have big problem in my legs it's get senseless while traveling. Please advise.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
I have big problem in my legs it's get senseless while traveling. Please advise.
It is due to posture. During journey or watching a movie when we sit for prolonged period in a particular posture, blood supply to our lower half of legs is hampered due to postural pressure. As a result we start feeling numbness after some time. If it is occurring more often, remedy is to stand after half and hour and move for 10-20 seconds. Also get colour doppler of lower limbs done to know the status of blood vessels in lower limb as in old age there may be more vascular compromise.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi I am 28 years old and I have migraine problem before 2-3 weeks so what should I do for it.

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.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from insomnia since 3days and face became fluffy and eyes are watering from yesterday. I went to a local doctor but it was of no use so please tell me any remedies for this.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am suffering from insomnia since 3days and face became fluffy and eyes are watering from yesterday. I went to a loc...
Dear Lybrate user:- As per your stated complaints, you r suffering from insomnia followed by watering in eyes. Deep natural sleep of 6- 8 hours is important for healthy human being. Take regullar aerobic exercises, green Vegetables, fruits, salads& plenty of water. Tab Alprozolam 0.5 mgs at night ×10 days. Avoid alchohol, cannabis (Ganja/ Bhang) Make urgent appointment privately to me for further clarification of your problems.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

M suffering with problem of migraine. M taking alopathic medicine regularly. M suffering with headache since 5 days. N its nt even relax for a minute. M taking 5 to 6 painkillers name Headfree daily. Bt still m nt fine. Please suggest any home remedy or any other treatment life homoeopathy or ayurvedic. please tell as soon as possible.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
M suffering with problem of migraine. M taking alopathic medicine regularly. M suffering with headache since 5 days. ...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have a problem of epilepsy. Is it cureable?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician,
Epilepsy is not curable but controlable. A calculated risk may be taken after two years of seizure free period,the drug may gradually tapered. Keep an eye on seizures.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I'm unable to sleep deeply since a week. It's like I take naps in the nights. I was tensed for my studies because of the lengthy course when my exam dates weren't published. But now as they are declared, I feel relaxed but still can't sleep. I don't know the reason. My doctor advised me to meet a psychologist, who has given me some medicines and now I am able to sleep properly as well. My query is that will I get habitual to these medicines and depend upon them throughout my life? Or is it okay to take them? Also suggest me what should I do to sleep properly as when I don't, my head start aching badly as I have migraine too. Suggest me some natural stress relievers as I think stress is the reason for my sleeplessness. Also if you find any other reason please let e know.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I'm unable to sleep deeply since a week. It's like I take naps in the nights. I was tensed for my studies because of ...
Dear Aayushi. Your present problem is stress related. Please understand stress. Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the “fight-or-flight” response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as “acute stress,” can be exciting—it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or “chronic stress,” can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. Physical exercise, creative activities, deep breathing, being away from the situation for sometime etc can help you tackle the stress. Stress disorder is usually treated with a combination of psychiatric medicines, psychotherapy, life style changes, meditation and exercise. Once you make the necessary amendments in your life with the help of the above said therapies and life style changes, learn how to manage the depressive episodes without medicines and learn to relax, the medicines can be weaned off over a period of one year. There are no side effects for the medicines and if you continue for more than one month, you will be addicted. Please consult a psychologist online or in person for advise, counseling and therapy. Take care.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have a migran form last 3-4 years I take many treatments but my problem is not solve please give me same advice for my problem.

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 medication only after examination
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 23 years old. I am felling nerves pain like I am felling I am not fit. I want to build my body muscle as well.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 23 years old. I am felling nerves pain like I am felling I am not fit. I want to build my body muscle as well.
Hello, Want to help you, but tell me more symptoms and details of yourproblem for proper diagnosis and thus, proper treatment for nerve pain. For building body muscle: The food what and how you eat, makes the difference! For increasing your weight, concentrate on these points which helps in right way without harming your body if you don’t have any medical condition. - Consume more healthy fats. Foods containing healthy fats are full of nutrients and also high in calories, making them a great option for weight gain. Foods containing plant fats should be your first option - this includes items such as nuts, seeds, peanut butter, avocados and olive oil. Foods containing healthy animals fats include lean meats and full fat dairy products - although if you have high cholesterol, you should probably stick to low-fat options. -Eat more protein. Good sources of protein include lean meat, fish and poultry, in addition to eggs, whole grains, dairy products and legumes. -Drink more calories. Try drinking a large glass of orange juice in the mornings (along with your normal breakfast). Drink a glass or two of full-cream milk throughout the day.Protein shakes will help you to gain muscle mass, particularly if you're working out. -Have 6 small and frequent meals in a day. -Gain muscle mass. It's a good idea to continue to exercise while you attempt to gain weight the healthy way. Strength training includes working with weights and performing exercises such as squats, deadlifts, bench presses, bicep curls, crunches, chin-ups and leg curls. Just keep in mind that the more you exercise, the more calories you will need to consume to replace those you lost while working out. This is where protein shakes and bars really come in handy. -Quit smoking. As it suppresses the appetite. -Stay healthy. The most important thing through the entire weight gain process is to stay healthy - eating a balanced diet and continuing to exercise throughout. -Take enough of rest and sleep for rejuvenation of the cells and tissues. -Think Positive which will help you in achieving your target of gaining weight. -Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos., both thrice daily ½ an hour before meals for 1month.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My mother age 82 years suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. acute pain at lower left jaw in mount. At present taking Gabapentinne 300 Tegritol 100 mg. Due to age, we are giving only in night. M R I has done twice. Doctors advice not to operate. Sometimes very a cute pain. Advice pls.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
My mother age 82 years suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. acute pain at lower left jaw in mount. At present taking ...
Dosage of tegritol and gabapentin can be increased as the dosage you mentioned are minimal and there are other multiple medicine that can be given.
17 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am a medical student my friend asked me about his problem that he has been masturbation since seven years from the past three months while masturbation he is having some pain in his right leg and sometimes hand he has a fear that he will get nervous weakness and paralysis. Can you help me to treat him.

MBBS
General Physician,
Mastrubation can not lead to paralysis. Due to excessive mastrubation and excessive stroking may give you slight pain in penis, testies. Give him simple analgesics and anxiolytics with some multivitamins.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello doctor im suffering from migraine. I consult my doc ND he prescribed me to take medicines daily ND Im getting good results. But I don't want to consume medicines daily. please advice me something?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Some medications are given for relief of acute attack of migraine. Some preventive medicines r given on regular basis. Hope this answer helps u. If required, consult with details of treatment.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My age is 21 years m suffering from migraine headache since last 7 years how will be fast cure.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bijapur
dear lybrate user stress,anger,tension,hunger,improper bowel movements,holding natural urges,taking foods which tigger headache,excess headbath,etc are the causes for migraine. there are many efficient medicines available for migraine in ayurveda along with therapies like panchkarma which gives immediate results,so avoid above said causes and take proper medication through ayurveda.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have migraine problem. I am taking medicine bt not profit on this problem. Please say me what I do?

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
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 41 years old recovering from Gbs since 3 months. Unfortunately developed dvt 25 days back after stopping fragmin 2500 iu a week prior to that. I am moving with support couple of times a day. I am now on fragmin and Acitrom. I have two questions. 1. How long does the threat of PE last after the onset of dvt? 2. When can I start full fledged physiotherapy?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 41 years old recovering from Gbs since 3 months. Unfortunately  developed  dvt 25 days back after stopping  frag...
Do consult your neuro physician for opinion regarding on how long should last it's based on clinical assessment do consult neuro physio to check whether physiotherapy can be resumed at this juncture.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My age is 31 due to stress and work load I feel a lot of weakness inside and my hands shiver I feel sexually weakness also m not able to give my 100%.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
My age is 31 due to stress and work load I feel a lot of weakness inside and my hands shiver I feel sexually weakness...
You seem to be very upset you must learn to discard the thought of your office when you leave office and this should will apply when you leave home do compartmentalise your mind and brain this you must train your mind to do this and it is not easy but try to apply and train yourself and you will be at peace.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 29 years and had paralatic attack on 26 oct 14 due to blockage in my heart valves. My right hand and leg is not working properly. My two heart valves were replaced in the surgery on 31 march 15. I can walk slowly and can move my hand slowly. How much time it will take to recover?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Dear. I am Dr. Alok sinha. I understand your concern. Paralysis occur due to hampered blood supply to brain. In you case the heart could not pump enough blood to all parts of brain, resulting in death of some brain cells (strokestroke) and paralysis. Gradually over a period of time the brain recovers andand remaining healthy brain cells take over the function of controlling that body part. But this process take many months. It is good that you are recovering well. Take care of your heart by regular check ups and lipid lowering agents. Do exercise daily. Soon you will feel the difference. I wish you all the best.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Symptoms of migraine and am having lot of half head ache tat too during night over sneeze also.

FRCS - Neurosurgery(UK), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ahmedabad
you need to continue one medicine regular for it & other supportive for few period of time. but for that i need to know characteristic of migraine . You need to avoid aggravating factors like coffee, dark chocolate, noise , sun
11 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed