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Dr. Vijayan Puthiya Kunnon

Neurologist, Chennai

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Dr. Vijayan Puthiya Kunnon is a popular Neurologist in sholinganallur, Chennai. He is currently practising at Global Hospital And Health City in sholinganallur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijayan Puthiya Kunnon on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from epilepsy since 2007, presently I am taking levipil 1000 twice a day & eptoin 100 (100 mg in morning & 200 mg at night) still sometimes I got sensation of its seizure. How it can be cured doctor?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Don't worry your going in right way. Bt I will suggest you to go for proper homeopathic treatment besides this. Soo you can also contact me through Lybrate. By proper homeopathic treatment your problem will be shorted out permanently.
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After waking in the morning my wife feels numbness in right palm almost daily for almost 30 seconds. What should we do?

Hand Surgery, M.S. (Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
After waking in the morning my wife  feels numbness in right palm almost daily for almost 30 seconds. What should we do?
Dear lybrate-user I think your wife has probably carpal tunnel syndrome and need detailed evaluation and imaging to confirm that diagnosis. It may need surgery. Do not neglect or procrastinate.
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Hi, Dr. I have shivering problem from young age but now it increase more day by day now I m 41 yrs but I can't hold things properly while serving or filling something like tea, water or cutting or applying makeup so please help me get rid out of this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Your problem could be due to nervous Ness or thyroid dis order.Get your thyroid function test and consult neurologist with report
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Hey Doc, I keep getting cramps randomly all over my body, even in weird places like my face, neck and back of my head or on the upper side of my head. I am most worried about it on the back of my head (near the cerebellum) and on the upper head. It pains a lot and there is almost nothing I can do to prevent it. It occurs more frequently while I am lifting weights in the gym or after getting less sleep or when its very cold. It almost paralyses me and only stops when I start taking deep breaths. Is there some kind of problem? Should I consult my doctor or get some tests done? It really worries me. Also, is it normal to get cramps in the neck, because even thats scary. Please guide me on what action to take.

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
DEAR FRIENDS FIRST YOU BE FIRM AND STABLE, THEN THINK ABOUT YOURSELF... THIS MAY BE DUE TO SOME MINERALS OR VITAMINS DEFICIENCY OR MAY BE NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEM. AS YOU SAID YOU GET RELIEF WHEN YOU TAKE DEEP BREATHS IT MEANS YOUR SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM WORKING MORE PROFOUND.. DO DAILY SURYA NAMSKARA, YOGA PRANAYAMA JOIN ART OF LIVING YOGA WORKSHOP WILL IMPROVE CONTROL OF YOUR PARASYMPATHETIC SYSTEM & MAY GET RELIEF FASTER...
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I am 21 years old female and I am suffering from migraine problem last 8 months. I dont want to take any tablet.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
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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Hi I am suffering form severe head ache (migraine) for 1 month how to get rid of this please suggest me what kind of medication should I need to take.

PGDHM, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Hello lybrate-user, Suppressing migraine pain with NSAIDS and analgesics gives short-term relief and the pain can rebound. Dependence on medicines decreases the body’s natural pain relief mechanism and long-term dependence can damage kidneys, liver or other vital organs. As per ayurved, The cardinal symptom of Vata is pain and when it lodges in the nervous system of the brain it causes migraine. External stimulus such as excessive noise, light, stress and tension all contribute to increasing migraine pains. Weak digestion is also a contributing factor which increases ama in the body and prevents proper circulation of blood in the body and brain. Diet & Lifestyle:- *Avoid hot, spicy foods, fermented foods, white sugar, white flour products, and sour or citrus fruits, because they aggravate the Pitta in your body. *Drink more water and eat more fiber, fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. *Avoid excessive sugar or salt, refined foods, animal products (meats and dairy), caffeine, tea, and alcohol, as these items will further lead to aggravation of Pitta. *Avoid direct exposure to the sun, as migraine headaches are predominantly a Pitta disorder and can be triggered by the hot sun. For further details and permanent relief can online consult.
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When i am angry or i am shouting my hands and legs shiver very severly and then I cant speak properly I face dificulty at that moment to talk also as i am shouting so keep speaking, past few time i am observing this happening to me. Is it normal or it happens?

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello , it sometimes very difficult to clarify yourselves. Whenever you see something wrong you got angry very soon. You hate lies and liers. Everybody suffers this problem but as like you. You may got hypertension (high bp) please check your blood pressure if occure high so maintain this and do meditation for your internal piece.
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My husband is having migraine from past 1 month he is taking tablets please tell me how many months it will take to cure completely? Or should he take tablet life long for migraine?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Migraine headaches do not stay continuously. They come and go. As they can occur any time there is only one thing that you can do is note down the how frequent migraine attacks happen, after what activity does he get these migraines, how long it lasts, which part of your head hurts, does anyone in family have similar trouble, Does bright light/loud sound/ lack of sleep bring headache, what medications help him and does he have an aura before he gets migraine. Aura is basically sensitivity to light ,sound and also nausea. Some people have aura before they get migraine and some do not. Its better to keep note of these above question and follow up with a doctor. If the frequency increases to more than two days in a week you should see a physician. When he has migraine try to sit in a dim light room with no noise. Usually the first treatment option is over the counter pain killers. But if you are having headache very often then I recommend a doctors visit. Hope this helps.
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I am 34 years old male, diabetic, high cholesterol, some times my left am find numbness and small pain, what can it be? any home care I can follow.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 34 years old male, diabetic, high cholesterol, some times my left am find numbness and small pain, what can it b...
It may be due to cervical spondylosis, but do ECG, Consult physician / cardiologist for check up. consult again with report.
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1 weak back first time fits occurs. I am preferring govt jobs. What problem sir. Please solve me sir.

MBBS, MD - NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
It all depends on the nature of work you are going to do. If it involves operating machinery, driving or working under flashes of light, it is not advisable.

What are non-pharmacological treatment for insomnia? I don't want to get addict to medicines.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
What are non-pharmacological treatment for insomnia? I don't want to get addict to medicines.
Make sure your bedroom is dark, quiet, and cool. An easy way to remember this: it should remind you of a cave. Use ear plugs if you sleep with someone who snores Follow a daily routine that includes going to bed at the same time each night and getting up at the same time each morning. It doesn’t matter if it’s the weekend or a workday. Set fixed times and stick with it Get at least 30 minutes of outdoors time (even if it’s not sunny). Only use your bed for sleep and sex. Don’t bring screens to bed and don’t watch TV in bed. The blue in your electronic screens interferes with melatonin (sleep hormone) production. Resist sending those last emails or watching a violent movie while in bed. One of the worst barriers to sleep is watching the nightly news. If you are not tired after you have gone to bed, get out of bed and go into another room to meditate. Don’t turn on the light Never use medicines for insomnia. They are addictive and cause lot of side effects. For more specific non pharmacological advice for getting sound sleep take a consult.
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Hi Dr. I am suffering from brain tiredness. I easily get tired after that even I can't talk properly. Different words I say. Pls suggest supplement so I get energetic.

M.Sc - Psychological Counseling, B.A ( Hons) - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Hello, try taking some glucon d, if you are not a diabetes patient. Add dates, walnuts and almonds to your diet. Drink plenty of fluids, like, coconut water, buttermilk, plain watter, sweetlime juice. All the best.
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I am very depressed with my headache. Somebody told me that this is symptoms of migran.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am very depressed with my headache.
Somebody told me that this is symptoms of migran.
Headache may be due to nutritional deficiency or due to gastric problems too. The symptoms of migraine headaches can occur in various combinations and include: moderate to severe pain (often described as pounding, throbbing pain) that can affect the whole head, or can shift from one side of the head to the other. Sensitivity to light, noise or odors, blurred vision, nausea or vomiting, stomach upset, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, sensations of being very warm or cold, paleness, fatigue, dizziness, fever (rare, bright flashing dots or lights, blind spots, wavy or jagged lines.
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I have a migraine problem lots of time my head are being sharp pain and my neck have not turn around give me a answer.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
Migrae migraine is more of a preventable disease than curative. You have to identify the triggers of your headache and avoid them. Avoid exposure to bright light, loud sound, sunlight. Avoid stress. Avoid chocolate and coffee. Have enough sleep. Drink 3-4 litres of water daily. I can prescribe you prophylactic medicines too if you want.
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I am suffering from insomnia please suggest some best ways to get rid from it and there is always a pain in my both legs. Please give some helpful suggestion.

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from insomnia please suggest some best ways to get rid from it and there is always a pain in my both l...
Maintain a sleep-wake cycle. Sleep at appropriate time and wake up at fixed time. Avoid disturbing factors like noisy environment, eat nutitional food, avoid heavy meals at night. Eat food 2 hr before dinner and have a glass of warm milk before sleep.
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Brain Tumor Surgery - Know The Common Types!

MCh Neurosurgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Guwahati
Brain Tumor Surgery - Know The Common Types!

Although surgery is considered to be the first step of treatment in any form of tumor but its feasibility depends upon the type, size and location of the tumor. It is not necessary that every kind of brain tumor might require surgery.

Indications of Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Diagnosis of the type of tumor by taking a sample of the tumor for laboratory examination
  • Complete resection of tumor
  • Removal of the tumor as much as possible to slow down its growth and improve the symptoms.
  • Remove the tumor in order to help other treatment
  • Provide direct access for other forms of treatment like chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc.
  • To relieve pressure caused by tumor on surrounding structures

Types of Brain Tumor Surgery

The different types of surgery that are performed in cases of brain tumor include the following:

1. Craniotomy: Craniotomy is the most commonly performed procedure to remove brain tumor along with a piece of bone. The removed bone is replaced and the tumor is sent for histopathology (biopsy). The surgery is performed using a high end microscope by any of the following techniques:

  • Extended bifrontal craniotomy
  • "Eyebrow" craniotomy (supra-orbital craniotomy)
  • "Keyhole" craniotomy (retro-sigmoid craniotomy)
  • Orbitozygomatic craniotomy
  • Translabyrinthine craniotomy

2. Shunt: A narrow piece of flexible tube with a pressure regulated valve in between is called a shunt. This is used to relieve the intracranial pressure caused by obstruction of the natural brain fluid (CSF) pathway by tumor mass. The procedure involves insertion of a drainage system into the brain to remove or drain excess of blocked fluid into the peritoneal cavity.

3. Stereotactic surgery: This surgery is done by creating a three-dimensional image called stereotaxy using computers. It aims to find out the location and position of the tumor. In fact it can also be done to aid tumor removal, implant radiation pellets or for other treatments.

4. Embolization: It is a procedure used to reduce the amount of blood supply to a tumor by blocking the blood flow in the selected arteries. It is generally performed before the main surgery.

Endoscopy and endoscope assisted surgery: Endoscope is the tool which helps to closely visualize the tissue through small openings in difficult to reach areas. This tool can be used in various brain surgeries to precisely reach the target location without damaging the adjacent structures.

Adjuvant modalities to improve outcome: In addition to above mentioned surgeries, following surgeries may also be performed in relation to brain tumor treatment:

  • Laser surgery
  • Photodynamic laser surgery
  • Ultrasonic aspiration
  • Fluorescent-guided surgery
  • Electrophysiological monitoring. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurosurgeon.
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I am 30 years old. I am suffering from migraine. Kindly suggest. What should I do?

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.
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I am suffering from migraine. I am afraid that this is the main reason for insomniac too. Please help me out.

BHMS, M.D.
Homeopath, Pune
Hello lybrate user, the symptoms like intense headache, sensitivity to light, sound, and vomiting etc..;are of migraine headache. Drink plenty of water (8-9 glass per day), have enough sleep,  avoid stress, avoid certain food which triggers headache. Take homeopathic treatment for migraine, it is safe, natural and holistic way of treatment. Natural homeopathic medicines are highly effective in headache complaints.Chronic type of headache needs constitutional homeopathic treatment where remedy is selected individually on the basis of thorough details of patient like medical history, causes, routine, temperament etc.; such well selected remedy gives complete relief and cure. message back for online homeopathic consultation and treatment. take care.  
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