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Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram

Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram Neurologist, Chennai
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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.
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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.

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I have headache frequently. How to differentiate from migraine?

BCH, MBBS
General Physician,
I have headache frequently. How to differentiate from migraine?
Sir, headache due to migraine will occur following some precipitating factors like egg, fish, chocolates, cashew nu ts, groundnuts, or sometimes without any reason, relieved by ergot alkaloids. Other headaches occur during, viral fever, high bp, muscle spasm, high brain tension, tumours in the brain, bleeding in the brain, etc.
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Hi. I am 27 years old male. I am suffering from insomnia and had back ache from last 2 yes. I work in nights. Is it because of my job? please help.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hi. I am 27 years old male. I am suffering from insomnia and had back ache from last 2 yes. I work in nights. Is it b...
Do have proper timely schedule in sleep diet and exercise activities do learn and practise strengthening and stretching exercises from neuro physiotherapist use firm hard and even mattress for sleep best wishes.
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Which medicine use to migraine and how to check migraine test what are the symptoms of that.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gandhidham
Symptoms of migraine are. Severe one sided headache May b associated neck throat pain Gradually increases over 1-2 hours Lasts for 6 hrs to 3 days Intolerance to light and sound Increases or precipitated by tea, coffee, chocolate, sunlight exposure Associated nausea and /or vomiting This is classical. Migraine but there are still more different variants for which you need to see a neurologist. Many diff medicines are there but I should know how frequently do you get headaches a week. For how many days. First it needs to be confirmed that it is migraine only Ofcourse. U can decide depending on the symptoms I have told somehow.
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Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache problem!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Hello, I want to know the signs and symptoms of migraine! And the medicines available for it! I have severe headache ...
Common symptoms of migraine include headache, nausea, vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia (increase of headache in sunlight or noise). Medicines such as propranolol and topiramate can reduce the frequency and severity of headaches.
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I am 38 years aged female. I had migrain from last 15 years.

D.H.H.M.,D.M.C.H., M.B.B.S.
General Physician,
Welcome to lybrate, as soon as you feel that you are going to develop migraine, take tab. Vasograin 1 stat.
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I have migraine headache since three days please tell me what medicine should I take?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. • •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management -
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Permanent cure for migraine head ache ?

MBBS
General Physician,
Hello, I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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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?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Solapur
There are certain foods that can help in avoiding onset of alzheimers dementia. Foods containing high levels of anti oxidants and omega acids are beneficial in general for nervous system. But in case of advanced cases of alzheimers, along with healthy lifestyle and good food habits, medications are necessary. Currently there is no evidence of complete cure of alzheimers either by medications or with use of any particular food items. Currents medications however prolong the progress of illness and improves quality of life for the patients.
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My brother have a disease called migraine, we consult a doctor and he said that it was a legacy disorder, it was came from our grandfathers, but we ask to our father about this disease, they are not agree with this that they have this, so what kind of symptom is this.

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 it is not genetic
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I am 68 years old. I feel a sensation and mild numbness under the right big toe, though I can move all toes and walk comfortably.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 68 years old. I feel a sensation and mild numbness under the right big toe, though I can move all toes and walk ...
It might be of nerve or vascular deficit as you being diabetic it is wholly referred as diabetic neuropathy do consult neuro physiotherapist or neuro physician.
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Sir/ mam I m suffering frm insomnia. Moreover, m not under stress. Bt still m not able to take proper sleep. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir/ mam I m suffering frm insomnia. Moreover, m not under stress. Bt still m not able to take proper sleep. What sho...
1.You may be having anxiety or stress. Avoid stress. 2.You need 7-8 hours of sound sleep to remain healthy. 3.Go for regular exercise, Take part in games and sports, 4.Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion, relieve anxiety and improve concentration. 5.Adhere to a specific sleep time and regular schedule 6.Take light dinner. 7.Avoid taking tea/coffee at bed time .8. Don’t go to sleep immediately after dinner.Take a small walk after dinner and if possible take hot water bath before sleep. Read a light magazine or interesting book before going to bed 9. Avoid late night. 10.Don’t sleep in day time 11.Don’t take sleeping pill 12. If no relief consult doctor
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Hi. I am 23 and I am facing some sleeping disorders. Is there any way that you could help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi. I am 23 and I am facing some sleeping disorders. Is there any way that you could help me.
Take a shower at bedtime for a peaceful sleep and also start with Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Coimbatore
Don't ignore the early signs of strain injury like weakness of the grip, numbness, and pain or discomfort in the arms, hands, wrists or shoulders.
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What are the first aids proffered for migraine when it sees several times in a day time?

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
headache ,which is occuring several times in a day may not be migraine at all. typically migraine attacks are longer in duration ,lasts at least 2-4 hours but in some of my patients they lasted for 2-3 days. it is also affecting only one side of head, and most of my patients know beforehand that they are going to get an attack( aura). so, please get properly investigated for your headache starting from eye check up etc. and visit a good physician
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I feel very restless. Feeling shaking in legs from last three days. Please advise.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
It seems that you are little nervous or anxious about something. First calm your self, ask your self the reason for your anxiety and if still you are not able to overcome then medical help can be sought.
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I am 4months pregnant. Since the start of pregnancy my sleep has been disrupted. I hardly sleep 3-4hrs at night. Though tired I do not get sleep. I do not sleep in the day time also for fear of not sleeping at night. Before pregnancy I slept 6-7hrs without issues. Kindly advise what to do. Im also suffering from migraine due to this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Vadodara
I am 4months pregnant. Since the start of pregnancy my sleep has been disrupted. I hardly sleep 3-4hrs at night. Thou...
Take milk every day before sleep and read some books which can help baby also nd every morning pranayam. Do not think so much about hours of sleep. Be happy as much as you can.
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I am 26 years old and I want to know the reason and medicine of shaky hand please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety, This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting)
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My mom is 45 year old she had an paralysis last year but there is many improvemnt in their body. But now still their hand doesn' t work properly. Right hand.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Ahmedabad
In case of ischemic cv stroke, generally everything improves well over time except for the fine grip of upper limb of affected side. Go for physiotherapy of affected side
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My mother age 43 years old have" meningioma in right cerebellopontine angle cistern causing mild proximal obstructive hydrocephalus" is there any treatment except surgery.

M.S (surgery), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gurgaon
Consult a neurosurgeon who is trained to handle brain tumors. These days multiple treatment options are available for brain tumors but primary treatment still is surgical removal.
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I am 75 years old man with peripheral neuropathy. Is there any treatment?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
I am 75 years old man with peripheral neuropathy. Is there any treatment?
Peripheral neuropathy is a known complication of diabetes. Keep you blood sugar controlled and take healthy diet with vitamins like b1, b6, b12 and folate. You may consult your physician who may advise few medicines acting on pain pathways like pregabaline and nortriptyline to reduce the sensation of pain associated neuropathy.
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