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Dr. A.K. Sahani

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology

Neurologist, Delhi

30 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
Dr. A.K. Sahani MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology Neurologist, Delhi
30 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. A.K. Sahani is a renowned Neurologist in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. He has over 30 years of experience as a Neurologist. He has done MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology . You can consult Dr. A.K. Sahani at Indian Spinal Injuries Center in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. A.K. Sahani on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Sambalpur University - 1987
MD - General Medicine - UTKAL UNIVERSITY - 1998
DM - Neurology - AIIMS, New Delhi - 2002
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Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA)
American Academy of Neurology - AAN

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I have been suffering from migraine since 3years n not suffered from pain since a year but from a week I have been suffering from severe pain n my hair fall has been increasing. Is hairfall a symptom for migraine n can you help me some siet regarding this. Thanking you sir/ madam.

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Homeopath, Patna
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Hello, *avoid, dust, smoke, alcohol, stress, anxiety, junk food, * go for meditation to reduce your stress. * take, easily digestible diet, avoiding junk food. * take plenty of water +homoeo-medicine** @ natrum mur 1000=6 pills, once a wk. @ spigelia 200-6 pills x 3/dly. * hair fall me b one of the reasons of headache. Take, care.
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Dyslexia - 9 Signs That Your Kid is Suffering from it!

Consultant Dyslexia, Autism & Child Psychologist. Consultant Clinical & Mental Health Psychologist., Post Masters Doc in Behavioural Medicine , Post Masters Doc Psychology
Psychologist, Noida
Dyslexia - 9 Signs That Your Kid is Suffering from it!

Raising a child with dyslexia can stir up a lot of emotions. You may look ahead and wonder if this learning issue will affect your child's future. But dyslexia is not a prediction of failure. Dyslexia is quite common, and many successful individuals have dyslexia.

Research has proven that there are different ways of teaching that can help people with dyslexia succeed. There's a lot you can do as a parent too.

What are the symptoms of dyslexia?

Because dyslexia affects some people more severely than others, your child's symptoms may look different from those in another child. Some kids with dyslexia have trouble with reading and spelling. Others may struggle to write or to tell left from right.

Dyslexia can also make it difficult for people to express themselves clearly. It can be hard for them to structure their thoughts during conversation. They may have trouble finding the right words to say.

Others struggle to understand what they're hearing. This is especially true when someone uses nonliteral language such as jokes and sarcasm.

The signs you see may also look different at various ages. Some of the warning signs for dyslexia, such as a speech delay, appear before a child reaches kindergarten. More often, though, dyslexia is identified in grade school. As schoolwork gets more demanding, trouble processing language becomes more apparent.

Here are some signs to look out for:

  1. Warning Signs in Preschool or Kindergarten
  2. Has trouble recognizing the letters of the alphabet
  3. Struggles to match letters to sounds, such as not knowing what sounds b or h make
  4. Has difficulty blending sounds into words, such as connecting C-H-A-T to the word chat
  5. Struggles to pronounce words correctly, such as saying 'mawn lower' instead of 'lawn mower'
  6. Has difficulty learning new words
  7. Has a smaller vocabulary than other kids the same age
  8. Has trouble learning to count or say the days of the week and other common word sequences
  9. Has trouble rhyming

Warning Signs in Grade School or Middle School

  1. Struggles with reading and spelling
  2. Confuses the order of letters, such as writing 'left' instead of 'felt'
  3. Has trouble remembering facts and numbers
  4. Has difficulty gripping a pencil
  5. Has difficulty using proper grammar
  6. Has trouble learning new skills and relies heavily on memorization
  7. Gets tripped up by word problems in math
  8. Has a tough time sounding out unfamiliar words
  9. Has trouble following a sequence of directions

Warning Signs in High School

  1. Struggles with reading out loud
  2. Doesn't read at the expected grade level
  3. Has trouble understanding jokes or idioms
  4. Has difficulty organizing and managing time
  5. Struggles to summarize a story
  6. Has difficulty learning a foreign language

Skills that are affected by Dyslexia

Dyslexia doesn't just affect reading and writing. Here are some everyday skills and activities your child may be struggling with because of this learning issue:

General:

  1. Appears bright, highly intelligent, and articulate but unable to read, write, or spell at grade level.
  2. Labelled lazy, dumb, careless, immature, "not trying hard enough," or "behavior problem."
  3. Isn't "behind enough" or "bad enough" to be helped in the school setting.
  4. High in IQ, yet may not test well academically; tests well orally, but not written.
  5. Feels dumb; has poor self-esteem; hides or covers up weaknesses with ingenious compensatory strategies; easily frustrated and emotional about school reading or testing.
  6. Talented in art, drama, music, sports, mechanics, story-telling, sales, business, designing, building, or engineering.
  7. Seems to "Zone out" or daydream often; gets lost easily or loses track of time.
  8. Difficulty sustaining attention; seems "hyper" or "daydreamer."
  9. Learns best through hands-on experience, demonstrations, experimentation, observation, and visual aids.

Vision, Reading, and Spelling Skills:

  1. Complains of dizziness, headaches or stomach aches while reading.
  2. Confused by letters, numbers, words, sequences, or verbal explanations.
  3. Reading or writing shows repetitions, additions, transpositions, omissions, substitutions, and reversals in letters, numbers and/or words.
  4. Complains of feeling or seeing non-existent movement while reading, writing, or copying.
  5. Seems to have difficulty with vision, yet eye exams don't reveal a problem.
  6. Extremely keen sighted and observant, or lacks depth perception and peripheral vision.

Reads and rereads with little comprehension:

  1. Spells phonetically and inconsistently.
  2. Hearing and Speech Skills
  3. Has extended hearing; hears things not said or apparent to others; easily distracted by sounds.
  4. Difficulty putting thoughts into words; speaks in halting phrases; leaves sentences incomplete; stutters under stress; mispronounces long words, or transposes phrases, words, and syllables when speaking.

Writing and Motor Skills:

  1. Trouble with writing or copying; pencil grip is unusual; handwriting varies or is illegible.
  2. Clumsy, uncoordinated, poor at ball or team sports; difficulties with fine and/or gross motor skills and tasks; prone to motion-sickness.
  3. Can be ambidextrous, and often confuses left/right, over/under.
  4. Math and Time Management Skills
  5. Has difficulty telling time, managing time, learning sequenced information or tasks, or being on time.
  6. Computing math shows dependence on finger counting and other tricks; knows answers, but can't do it on paper.
  7. Can count, but has difficulty counting objects and dealing with money.
  8. Can do arithmetic, but fails word problems; cannot grasp algebra or higher math.

Memory and Cognition:

  1. Excellent long-term memory for experiences, locations, and faces.
  2. Poor memory for sequences, facts and information that has not been experienced.
  3. Thinks primarily with images and feeling, not sounds or words (little internal dialogue).
  4. Behavior, Health, Development and Personality
  5. Extremely disorderly or compulsively orderly.
  6. Can be class clown, trouble-maker, or too quiet.
  7. Had unusually early or late developmental stages (talking, crawling, walking, tying shoes).
  8. Prone to ear infections; sensitive to foods, additives, and chemical products.
  9. Can be an extra deep or light sleeper; bedwetting beyond appropriate age.
  10. Unusually high or low tolerance for pain.
  11. Strong sense of justice; emotionally sensitive; strives for perfection.

What can be done at home for dyslexia?

Helping your child with dyslexia can be a challenge, particularly if you're never been confident in your own reading and writing skills. But you don't have to be an expert to help work on certain skills or strengthen your child's self-esteem.

Keep in mind that kids (and families) are all different, so not all options will work for you. Don't panic if the first strategies you try aren't effective. You may need to try several approaches to find what works best for your child. Here are some things you can try at home:

  • Read out loud every day
  • Tap into your child's interests
  • Use audiobooks
  • Look for apps and other high-tech help
  • Focus on effort, not outcome
  • Make your home reader-friendly
  • Boost confidence

What can make the journey easier?

Dyslexia can present challenges for your child and for you. But with the proper support, almost all people with dyslexia can become accurate readers. Your involvement will help tremendously.

Wherever you are in your journey, whether you're just starting out or are well on your way, this site can help you find more ways to support your child. Here are a few things that can help make the journey easier:

  • Connect with other parents. Remember that you're not alone. Use our safe online community to find parents like you.
  • Get behavior advice. Parenting Coach offers expert-approved strategies on a variety of issues that can affect children with dyslexia, including trouble with time management, anxiety and fear, frustration and low self-esteem.
  • Build a support plan. Come up with a game plan and anticipate what lies ahead.

Understanding dyslexia and looking for ways to help your child is an important first step. There's a lot you can do just don't feel you have to do everything all at once. Pace yourself. If you try a bunch of strategies at the same time, it might be hard to figure out which ones are working. And do your best to stay positive. Your love and support can make a big difference in your child's life. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist and ask a free question.

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I am 26 years old. I am suffering from Parkinson's disease for 10 years. I consulted with a neurologist but there is no improvement. I have to face a lot of problem with, day life. Please tell me which exercise I will do or which food I will eat to reduce it. Sir please please help me I will remain thankful to you.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
Its very rare for pd to occur at such a young age. You should consult personally to determine whether you actually have pd or something else and then manage accordingly.
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My brother is addicted to spasm proxyvon and alprax from 7-8 years. and he takes both of dem 7-8 pills of each. Every day. He had seizures attack on 31 july. And now on some medications. But he refuses to. Take the medicine thats why im giving him the medicine in food and fruits. Need to know more ways how I can give him the medicine

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
My brother is addicted to spasm proxyvon and alprax from 7-8 years. and he takes both of dem 7-8 pills of each. Every...
For patients who are unco-operative for psychiatric medications, long acting depot injections are available which can be given under the supervision og a psychiatrist. This helps to maintain the appropriate medication levels in the body of the patient so that he or she does not relapse due to non complinace.
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I am 25 years old male. Software engineer. Height 5. 8 weight79kg. I had numness problem often. Even I sit in a place for 10 min in crossed legs I will get numness in my legs. Kindly explain why it is happening to me and any solution for it. Thanks.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Numbness sitting cross legged is common because in that position your nerve gets compressed that is why you feel numb. So you actually require no treatment for this. If you are having numbness while normal activities like sitting, walking etc, the it becomes significant and we will have to evaluate you for that. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr. Akshay kumar saxena Consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi.
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I am 37 year old female. I am having microadenoma near pituitary gland. And I am suffering from insomnia also. I want treatment of insomnia. As medicine I take is too reactive.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Hi, sleeping problem can be solved with homoeopathic medicines. Take medicines as prescribed and your problem will be solved. Conium 200 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 30 days tab tranquil (sbl) 4tabs to be chewed thrice a day 1/2 an hour after meals.
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What are the symptoms of sinus headache and migraine? Actually some doctors said I have migraine and some said it's sinus I'm confused.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Symptoms of sinusitis a) blocked nose, runny nose, headache. B) decreased smell sensation. Pain over the sinus region c) take plain x ray/ct scan of pns to confirm diagnosis symptoms of migraine 1. Unilateral headache, eye pain 2. Throbbing and pulsating pain 3. Nausea and vomiting 4. Increased sensitivity to light and sound 5. Feeling of dizzy or faint.
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I am an epilepsy patient. I took medicine daily 3times, but sometime I face the shivering problem. Pls suggest why it's happening and when will I get rid of this problem?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Epilepsy is a chronic disease, and it needs medicines for a long time. This would keep seizures under control. Shivering can be a side effect of medication too such as sodium valproate.
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I am 17 years old. I just gave final exam of class 12. But I am suffering from heavy migraine. What should I do to get rid of this pain?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I advice you to take tablet brufen on sos basis and tab rantac for dyspeptic sypmtoms associated wd migraine and tab emset sos if associated vomiting. You duration and frequency can be reduced as there are available medications. Consult a phyisician for that thanks.
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My wife is 52 years old having epilepsy and taking EPILAN tablets since 30 years and now the EPLILAN is banned no more available in the market. Hence could you suggest substitute of epilan tablet. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
epilan is a combination of phenobarbitone,and phenytoin. you can purchase the drug separately in desired strength and have it if the combination is not available in any other brand. please see your doctor for the same.
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Hi m 20 year old, I have migraine since 1 year, regularly m not taking medicines Is there any other options instead of having medicines.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
You should take ayurveda medicine because ayurveda cures. If you don't want to take any medicine then you should put 2 drop of pure cow ghee (indian) 2 times a day. After 1 month your complain will cure about 70-80%
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Hi I have problems Migration is my problem When I feel restless I am getting it And headache also getting it Cold also getting it fever also.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For cold take tablet cetrizine at night and For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and and get your blood checked for CBC
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I have numbness for left hand thumb right part. What are the causes. May I need to consult a doctor.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have numbness for left hand thumb right part. What are the causes. May I need to consult a doctor.
It might be of nerve deficit or if pathological cause do consult neuro physician and take appropriate therapy.
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I got 3 children. The eldest daughter is suffered with fits during her childhood and become 50% mentally retarded. Other two are above normal in intelligence. Doctors says that she is behind 10 years of actual age. My question is how her condition will be cured?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Well sir usually mental retardation (intellectual disability) is an arrested development of human brain which is more of a permanent condition. Any child with early neonatal seizures with early childhood problem has more risk. But on the positive side usually children in the borderline or mild category can have good improvement with occupational therapy and domain specific training. My advice to you is kindly try to train her as any other kid daily and she should do well. Kindly consult an occupational therapist with expertise in this field for good results. Also be in touch with your psychiatrist for follow up. All the best.
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I have migraine pain since two years. I have regular pain in my head. What can I do for this? Please advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hello, take these preventive measures: >avoid triggers. Certain foods, perfumes, bright light and loud sound should be avoided. >exercise regularly. Obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight. > avoid or reduce the medications you take that contain estrogen. These medications include birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy. Talk with your doctor about the appropriate alternatives or dosages for you. >try muscle relaxation exercises. >maintain a headache diary. >rest and relax. >meditate and try yoga. >manage stress.
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The baby seems to have infantile seizures from 3 months on wards. Doctors advised tabs to control the seizures.The medicines seem to slow down the development of the baby. Please advise how long these seizures will continue and how to come out of the medication so that normal growth will happen.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Hello Welcome to Lybrate as your baby have infantile seizures, so it needed to take medicines whenever she has fever. But as per concern as slow down of growth you can start the following things for your baby which also can make growth proper and built up immunity. 1. Royal Suvanrprashan is a best ever medicines for your baby, it has to give minimum six months and then you can continue for 12 years of age. Please check following link for details http://lifecareayurveda.Com/index.Php/suvarnaprashan-sanskar Dr. Nikul Patel Ayurveda Consultant Ahmedabad Atharva Ayurveda Clinic and Panchkarma Center 307, Third Floor, Shalin Complex, Krishnabaug, Maninagar, Ahmedabad (Gujarat); India ? 380008
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I am feeling numbness in my legs.What can i do?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
I am feeling numbness in my legs.What can i do?
Hi, welcome to lybrate. Thanks for asking your query at this forum. We understand your concern. Numbness in legs may be due to various reasons. At your age is may be due to peripheral neuropathy or neuritic type of leprosy or anxiety. Keep yourself relaxed, take vit b12, b6 & folate. If numbness persists continuously even after few weeks, then you need a detailed evaluation.
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I have severe headache from month of april I had taken painkillers during my exams later doctor said that it is migraine. I had taken medicines prescribed by him bt still in pain nt getting relief Every nerve of my head pains and its irritable please suggest me something good.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I have severe headache from month of april
I had taken painkillers during my exams later doctor said that it is migra...
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. Consult a headache specialist for treatmnet. For time being relief from headaches you may use tab. Coltan 200 mg you may contact me online for an further queries and management.
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I have continues headache from last 4 to 5 days. I have migraine problem from childhood what should I do please suggest me. When I go to sunlight it increases.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have continues headache from last 4 to 5 days. I have migraine problem from childhood what should I do please sugge...
Have tablet rantac 150mg before food and tablet diclofenac after food when you suspect a symptom (aura). Avoid stress. Stay calm and avoid staying in the sun for long.
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