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Dr. Vikash Agarwal  - Neurologist, Chennai

Dr. Vikash Agarwal

MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Chennai

16 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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Dr. Vikash Agarwal MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology Neurologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Vikash Agarwal is a popular Neurologist in Adyar, Chennai. He has over 16 years of experience as a Neurologist. He is a MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology . You can meet Dr. Vikash Agarwal personally at Dr. Vikash Agarwal@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vikash Agarwal on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam, - 2001
MD - JJM Medical College, RGUHS, Karnataka, - 2006
DM - Neurology - Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, - 2010
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA)
Medical Council of India State Boards of Assam
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Karnataka and Tamil Nadu states.

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I had a migraine. That's why, i'm not able to study properly. But, I took medicines regularly. Still Even, I had more pain. What should I do now, help me, how to reduce the mental stress.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity with breathing exercise for about 15 minutes regularly.
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I am having severe migraine since childhood but it occur only once in a month. How can I prevent it from happening again and again?

B H M S, MD
Homeopath, Thrissur
Migraine is vascular headache which occurs due to spasm of blood vessels of head and brain. Medicines are now available to give relief but will not prevent or cure migraine. Homoeopathy has much more drugs and the suitable drug will eradicate the migraine completely and the suitability of a drug has to be ascertained by studying the genetic make up of a person.
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How to gain weight? and how to control our diet? and I have migraine headache without aura what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
How to gain weight? and how to control our diet? and I have migraine headache without aura what should I do?
do not eat diet soda,coffee, chololate,caffein ,hot dog, onion,alcohol, these are triggers for migraine pain. take healthy diet..plenty of water, juice , green veg. you can take tab. vasograine or tab . sumitrax
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Migraine and Headache

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Delhi
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Hello friends. I am Dr Sandeep Madaan. I am M.D. in Ayurveda from the University of Rajasthan. Now I have been practising Ayurveda in Delhi from last more than 14 years. Today we will talk about Migraine.

Migraine and migraine headaches are very common. The commonly affected people are middle age women in the age of 30s or 40s. It is more prevalant in the families which means that the ladies affected with this problem, pass the disease to the next generation. This disease is characterised by the headcahe. It may be one sided or both sided, but it is always episodic that means it comes in episodes like after few days, few weeks, few months. It is always associated with the diseases such as Nausea, vomiting, sleep disorder. The person find it very difficult to concentrate any needs, good sleep and often vomits and find relief in the headache.

These days many people in long term consume analgesics and many other chemical based medicines. But this is not a solution for Migraine. Ayurveda can be very effective and without side effect medicines or the supplements which are proven to be very effective in the long term.

Also, there is a special therapy called Nasya therapy in which we give special oil drops in the nose for sometime, for example- for a week or two weeks, and patient find it very effective for managing the migraine. Basically the person find that the severity of the headache decrease and the symptoms like Nausea, vomiting, lack of sleep etc. these slowly dimished. It takes around 2-3 months for the response of the therapies. But it is really very effective without any untowards side effects.

If you want to consult, you can consult me through Lybrate.

Thank you very much.

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Hi sir, I am getting headache frequently, sometimes it is bearable ad some times it is non bearable. When I visited a doctor he said it might be Migraine and gave me some medicines. How to know whether I am suffering from Migraine or normal headache ?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Hi sir,
I am getting headache frequently, sometimes it is bearable ad some times it is non bearable. When I visited a...
Migraine is a kind of relapsing headache. Its symptoms include - episodic unilateral or bilateral, severe and pulsating headaches, associated at times with nausea and vomiting, relieved momentarily on rest or taking medications and aggravated by precipitating factors like sleep deprivation, loud noises, continued sun exposure, allergy to some agents etc. The treatment of migraine is mainly done for relief from acute headache attacks and later treatments to prevent future relapses. Also treatment of factors which tend to cause relapses is also important. It is likely that you have migraine consult a headache specialist for treatmnet. You may contact me online for an further queries and management.
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You Might Be At Risk Too! Know Your Chances Of Developing A Brain Tumor

MS ( General Surgery)
Oncologist, Mandsaur
You Might Be At Risk Too! Know Your Chances Of Developing A Brain Tumor
Symptoms you might have a brain tumor

Brain tumour at times displays warning symptoms and at times, none. The tumour pressing on to any specific part of the brain is becoming common symptom. A tumor could be a simple headache, if it persists and doesn't seem normal, it should be tested by a specialist rather than resorting to home remedies.

Here is when you must get tested for a brain tumour:

1. Severe headaches: headaches which are at their worst early in the mornings or after any activity.

2. Many people experience seizures of different kinds. It includes:

A. Myclonic - which are single or multiple spasms, jerks and muscle twitches
B. Tonic-glonic - which shows signs like loss of consciousness, loss of body function control, and not being able to breathe for about 30 seconds and turning blue which is followed by weakness, numbness or sore muscles.
C. Sensory - which is a change in smell, vision, hearing and/or sensation. The person doesn't lose consciousness in this symptom.
D. Complex partial - where a person may have lose of awareness. Another symptom is partial or complete loss of consciousness.

3. Changes in memory and personality.

4. Vomiting and/or nausea

5. Unexplained fatigue

6. Other very specific symptoms of brain tumour might look like these:

A. Change in vision. This could include partial loss of vision or double visibility.
B. Numbness or weakness of face muscles and difficulty in swallowing.
C. Headache caused due to pressure on the tumour.
D. Changes in motor skills and loss of judgment.
E. One major symptom is where people are simply unable to look upwards.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on consult.
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Iam 37 years male I have migraine I have take medicine but I haven found any positive response please help me.

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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What are the indications that you get before a stroke? What happens if you already had a stroke and recovered?

Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
There are not proved indicators before a stroke occurs. From what we hear from patients is that they feel feverish, Tingling sensation in the limbs, blurring if vision and other things. These are just patient reports which have high possibility if a response to an ongoing stroke. Its better to look at how early you can see if a stroke has happened. FAST - weakness in one side of face, weak arm, slurring of speech and time is for acting fast if you think one of the first three has occured. Window period is very important in recovery after stroke. It is the same scenario if the person has recovered completely. However, there is a multiplier effect on the symptoms and cann leave permanent problem.
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I had a accident some year ago and I lost my proper working of right leg (Nerve block). Give. Some ways.

B.A.M.S, M.D In Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurveda, Amritsar
Take ashwagandha powder 3g with cow ghee twice a day. Vishmustyadi vati 125 mg thrice a day ekangveer raw way there times a day. Use bala ashwagandha oil for massage. Kindly take advise as per the response seen by your body after a month.
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I am suffering form migraine and back ache and also suffering from taking breath sometime due to seasonal change and dust allergy.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
take an antiallergic tablet continuously for a few months for symptomatic relief take paracetamol tablet if the diagnosis for migraine is correct u can start treatment for that too
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Hello Dr. sir kindly inform me is there is medicines for brain blood clot dissolve nowadays please inform me sir i would be thankful to you sir.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Mumbai
For acute stroke tpa is used to dissolve the clot. Or an angiogram is done and the clot retrieved for prevention of stroke aspirin or clopidogrel is used.
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I have lot of problems related to my head and the main problem is migraine so please tell me.

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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I am 23 year old and male person and have migraine for last couple of year. I have taken medicine for pain relif and several medicine which control the migraine pain but I haven't got relief. What should I do now ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually or suddenly, and may last from less than an hour to several days. If You give through a description of the condition, the type of pain and the timing and pattern of attacks and food habits. It can be helpful for us to give appropriate medication. Here by I am advicing few General medication which helps to relieve headache. Medication:-According to ayurveda based on individuals prakruti i, e body constitution, age, diet and life styles. In classics different modalities of treatment has been mentioned like shodhana (Panchakarma-detoxification procedure of the body), Shamana (internal medicine). Ayurvedic therapies (panchakarma) for migraine: 1.Shirolepa – Application of herbal pastes which pacify Pitta Dosha like Sandalwood, camphor, Jatamansi. 2.Shiro Dhara – pouring of thin stream of liquid over scalp. 3.Shiro basti-Retaining the medicated oils over the leather cap fitted over the scalp. Any vata-pitta pacifying oils are beneficial for this purpose. 4.Sneha nasya – Instillation of medicated oils can be carried to the nostrils. Shamana (Internal medication):- 1.Pathyadi khada-10 ml with warm water twice a day after food. 2.Tab Niargim-1 tab twice a day after food. 3.Tab Kamaduga with mouktik-1 tab twice a day before food. Tips:- 1.Do not take pain mitigating medicines frequently. Over intake of pain medicines may cause rebound headache and may eventually increase the frequency of migraines. 2.Make sure to sleep and eat at regular intervals. 3.Make sure to sleep at least 7 hours at night. 4.Avoid fasting. It will increase both Pitta and Vata dosha, worsening migraines. Do not skip meals. 5.Quit smoking and get rid of alcoholic addiction 6.Do not drink strong coffee / tea. Make it light. 7.Do not take too hot water bath or too cold water bath. 8.Avoid spicy n fermented food.
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Sir, Jab bhi me likhta hu to likhtey time mere haath kaptey hai me kuch bhi saaf nahi likhpata hu ye problem mere saath 2 saal se h sir please koi ilaaz btaye me bahut paresan hu mere padahye bhi nahi ho pa rahi h please sir iska kuch samadhan bataeye.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Sir, Jab bhi me likhta hu to likhtey time mere haath kaptey hai me kuch bhi saaf nahi likhpata hu ye problem mere saa...
The cause of shaking of hands are * muscular weakness in hands * improper neurological functions of hand nerves * restlessness of body * deficiency of nutrition in body. To get relief from shaking of hands * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. Practice sarwangasan and sit with the gyan mudra in hands. These asans & mudra calm down your brain & relieve from nervousness & restlessness. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * take 2 teaspoon of ashvagandharistha added in a glass of water once a day
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My mother is a patient of epilepsy. She is having levipil 500 mg twice a day from past 6 months. She has cold and fever from some days. Is It safe to give her paracetamol along with the levipil?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Yes there shoukd be no harm... But paracetamol will only reduce the fever and will not cure.. so better consult and treat the fever prooerly with investigation.
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I have been suffering from pain in my half forehead. It doesn't go until have to take medicine. Is it migraine?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
It could be migraine.check your Hemoglobin,Bp,eye sight and also for sinusitis.Consult doctor for advice and treatment
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I'm 29 years old, working with laptop, frequently getting headache on right side, I have vision problem also. Is it migraine or something else. What are the symptoms of migraine, what is the solution for this pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You are having eye strain due to use of computer Computer Eye Strain is known as computer vision syndrome Please follow the advice given below. 1. Take a break-Use 20-20 rule, Take a break for 20 second after working in computer for 20 minutes and look at some thing 20 feet away. 2.Blink Frequently to prevent dryness of eyes 3.Use of computer glass- it optimises your eye sight when you are looking at digital screen and helps to decrease glare 4. Keep your monitor bright- this decreases flicker 5. Use proper lighting like incandescent light 6. check position of monitor- monitor should be placed 4-5inches below eye level and 20-28 inches from eyes 7. Adjust, screen resolution 8.Minimise glare- clean monitor regularly to remove dust and place an anti glare screen 9.Try massage or eye cupping- Massaging the area around the eye will relax eye muscle. Rub your hands together to create friction and warmth, then gently cup your palm over the closed eye and rest them 10. Take multivitamin tablet containing vitamin A,C,E, B complex, Zinc and antioxidant (one capsule of Revital daily after Breakfast) 11. Go for yearly eye examination
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65 year old male diabetic since 38 yeras take insulin 2 dose daily 22 morn and same eve. Have concern my underfeet specially toes feel numb daily. Long time problem. Presently heavy phlegm and cough upon sleeping or when exposed to fan or aircon only while lying. Please advise. Sugar levels are 160 fasting. Am weighing 100kg and height 6 feet.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
Along with insulin take metformin1000 twice a day. For cough take antibitic for 5 days along with good expectorant.
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I have sleep paralysis. Is it ok to have it or should I start to take cure of it.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Sleep paralysis is more common in people who are sleep deprived, so getting enough sleep may help to reduce the number of episodes of sleep paralysis you have. Most adults need six to eight hours of good quality sleep each night. Keeping to a regular sleeping schedule, where you go to bed at roughly the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning, can also help. Tips for improving your sleeping habits include: creating a restful sleeping environment that's quiet, dark and not too hot or cold ensuring your bed is comfortable exercising regularly (but not too close to bedtime) cutting down on caffeine not eating or drinking alcohol before bedtime giving up smoking (if you smoke) because nicotine is a stimulant.
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