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Dr. Amitabh Varma

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Neurologist, Delhi

39 Years Experience
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39 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Amitabh Varma is an experienced Neurologist in Sainik Farm, Delhi. He has been a successful Neurologist for the last 39 years. He is a MD . You can consult Dr. Amitabh Varma at Dr Amitabh Varma-Advannced Neurolog... in Sainik Farm, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Amitabh Varma and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - AIIMS - 1979
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Sir my sister is having problem of intermittent insomnia. What treatment can be done naturally? She is 20 years old. She is having this problem since previous year.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bargarh
Sir my sister is having problem of intermittent insomnia. What treatment can be done naturally? She is 20 years old. ...
Do bhramari, anulom -vilom pranayama. Put some drops cow ghee in navel at time of sleep, do Dhyana mudra and concentrate your mind on your nostrils at the time of sleeping, it gives you a pleasant sleep.
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Whenever I wake up my right hand becomes totally numb! This is happening to me since a month What should I do?

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
Whenever I wake up my right hand becomes totally numb! This is happening to me since a month What should I do?
this seems to be compresion neuropathy,,,,i would advice you to change your sleeping posture,,,,change to a soft matress...if symptoms persists,consult accordingly
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Understanding Insomnia and its Treatment Through Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Understanding Insomnia and its Treatment Through Homeopathy

After a hard day the only relief one has is to get a good night’s rest and drift off to the world of sweet sleep. You might find yourself wide awake at night, even when your body is extremely tired. This difficulty to fall asleep naturally is called insomnia. If this inability to sleep continues for a long time, it becomes a sleep disorder and can cause many physical and health issues.

Reasons behind Insomnia  

The lifestyle of the twenty first century can be very demanding. A disorder like Insomnia can be easily triggered with various factors they include:

1. Emotional stress: The rollercoaster of emotions that one deals with had a huge effect on their sleep cycle. A stressed mindset will find it hard to be put to rest and as this unwanted stress continues each day.

2. Fluctuating hormones in a woman’s body: Women tend to be the victims of insomnia more often than their male counterparts. These changes may include conditions such as PMS, menstruation problem, pregnancy and menopause.

3. Use of caffeine and anti depressants:  Excessive coffee drinkers might find it difficult to relax their brain, since the caffeine in tea and coffee keeps one brain alert, hence too much of caffeine consumption can be a cause of insomnia. Even smokers might face the same problem since the nicotine acts as an alerting agent.

4. Systemic disorders: Disorders like Asthma and Hyperthyroidism and other various medical conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, allergies, hyperthyroidism and Parkinson’s disease can do the same.

Treating insomnia with homeopathy

The reason why Insomnia can be treated the best way through homeopathy is because this treatment is both free from any side effects and is quick in its effects as well in comparison to other conventional methods which induce artificial sleep that can have harrowing effects.  On the contrary, homeopathy is a completely natural treatment that doesn’t include any artificial drugs and its small doses work just the right way.

Medications

1. Coffea Cruda is a homeopathic medicine that is most often used for treating insomnia of acute origin or when the disorder only lasts for a brief moment of time.  As the name suggests it is made from coffee beans.

2. Nux Vomica is more suited when insomnia is due to the abuse of stimulants like too much of alcohol, coffee or nicotine. Other medicines such as opium, aconite, arsenic are also recommended by a specialized homeopath. 

It is always recommended to consult a specialized homeopath before taking any medication.

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Brain Tumor - How To Safeguard Yourself?

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Gurgaon
Brain Tumor - How To Safeguard Yourself?

It is important to raise public awareness and educate people about brain tumour, a disease which, though is rare is but can be really deadly. More than 500 new cases are diagnosed with brain tumour every day worldwide. The number of patients with secondary tumours are even higher than 500. However, it is common across all ages.  A primary brain tumour is a tumour that begins in the brain. It can be either malignant, which means it contains cancer cells or benign i.e. does not contain cancer cells. A secondary or metastatic brain tumour is usually cancerous. It starts elsewhere in the body and sends cancerous cells which grow in the brain.

Here are a few facts that each one of us should know about this dangerous disease

  1. Brain tumours can occur at any age.
  2. We don’t know what causes brain tumors. Family history and high dose radiation like X-rays increases your risk.
  3. Doctors group brain tumors by grade which means the way the brain cells look under a microscope. A higher grade number means the cells appear more abnormal and the more aggressively the tumour usually behaves.
  4. Brain tumors are graded as grade I, grade II, or grade III, or grade IV.

Symptoms
The symptoms of brain tumour depend on the size, type, and location of the brain tumour. Some common symptoms which should not be ignored are-

  1. Headaches
  2. Seizures
  3. Problems with vision
  4. Vomiting
  5. Mental and personality changes
  6. Balance problems and trouble walking
  7. Problems in speaking

Diagnosis
Brain tumours are diagnosed by the doctor based on the medical history and physical examination along with a slew of specialized tests of the brain and nervous system.

Treatment

  1. Surgery
  2. Radiation therapy
  3. Chemotherapy
  4. Anti-seizure medicines
  5. Steroids
  6. Ventricular peritoneal shunt
  7. Combination of treatments

How can you safeguard yourself?
The primary tool to prevent brain tumours is by controlling your lifestyle. This means eating healthy, exercising, avoiding known carcinogens in your environment, and reducing stress.

  1. Sleep: Sleep is a friend for brain health. An adequate amount of rest with eyes shut keeps your brain health.
  2. Frankincense oil: Along with yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises to reduce stress, inhaling frankincense oil can help alleviate inflammation in the brain.
  3. Anti cancer diet: Consuming a diet rich in cancer-fighting nutrients like antioxidants is critical in preventing brain tumors.
  4. Ketogenic diet: A ketogenic diet is a high protein diet. It reduces oxidative stress and inflammation in the brain which is associated with brain tumours. It also shuts down the nutrient supply to tumors.
  5. Calorie restriction: Dietary restriction, especially fasting has anti-carcinogenic properties just as the ketogenic diet.
  6. Limit exposure to mobile phones: Cell phones use increases risk for brain tumours. So restriction prevents these tumours.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I have a fits at the age of 18. Does it happen or it will stop. I used medicine for 3 years.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D in Ayurveda, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
If stopped it may come or may not. However if you have taken the ayurvedic medicine well it won't come again.
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I am 42 year old man suffering from nubness in my right hand three fingers from last 10 months I have done mri but nothing found please suggest 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 in hands indicate that there is some nerve compression somewhere alog the course of the nerve. Can you please specify which three fingers are involved? is it thumb, index and middle fingers? is there any paresthesia (electrical shock like sensations) or burning sensations as well? are there any symptoms above wrist aslo? please attach your mri reports so that I can see and advise accordingly and please send me doctor's prescription as well? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I feel tiredness on occipital lobe of the head like it goes heavy. kindly advise?

BAMS, YIC, DEC
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi this may be due to work strees, are due to night outs, less sleep are may be due to injury in occipital area better you get eeg once.
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I am suffering from insomnia from the last one month, please help me in this regard. Actually my best friend left me whom I was loving very much.

FRACP, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ludhiana
You are having insomnia due to stress. Do some physical activities in the evening which would give you good sleep. Try to avoid taking sleep pills at this age.
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From last 20-25 days, I feel pain in lower back and numbness in right leg foot and it does irritated me all the time. Sometime in numbness area I feel burning. I could not able to walk properly. Please suggest.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Chennai
From last 20-25 days, I feel pain in lower back and numbness in right leg foot and it does irritated me all the time....
Apply sahacharadi thilam warmly in back portion and in both legs daily. Mixig with karpooradi thilam give pain relief. Try for one month and give feedback.
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