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Dr. B.C Bansal  - Neurologist, Delhi

Dr. B.C Bansal

MBBS, MD - General Medicin

Neurologist, Delhi

61 Years Experience
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Dr. B.C Bansal is one of the best Neurologists in Daryaganj, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 61 years of experience as a Neurologist. He has completed MBBS, MD - General Medicin . You can meet Dr. B.C Bansal personally at Sanjeevan Speciality Hospital in Daryaganj, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. B.C Bansal on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Punjab University Chandigarh - 1957
MD - General Medicin - Punjab University Chandigarh - 1962
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Consultant at Sanjeevan Hospital
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Delhi Medical Council
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All You Need To Know About Epilepsy

MD, MBBS
Neurologist, Gurgaon
All You Need To Know About Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disease which is characterised by recurring epileptic seizures. These seizures can be brief or can persist for prolonged periods. Vigorous episodes which last long can result in physical injuries such as broken bones. Mention that 6th February is International epilepsy day.

Causes of Epilepsy
The cause of this condition isn’t very evident; however, most medical practitioners attribute epileptic seizures to brain tumours, injury, infections in the brain or birth defects. Some doctors believe that epilepsy is caused due to genetic mutations and is an outcome of abnormal activity of cells in the brain. Other causes for this condition can be alcohol or narcotics withdrawal and electrolyte problems.

Symptoms

  1. Repeated seizures
  2. Impaired memory
  3. Bouts of fainting
  4. Short spans of blackout
  5. Sudden bouts of blinking and chewing
  6. Panic
  7. Inappropriate repetitive movements

Types of Seizures
A seizure, also known as fit, is usually a brief episode characterised by uncontrollable jerking movement and loss of awareness due to abnormal neuronal activity in your brain. A collective occurrence of these seizures causes epilepsy.

There are three types of seizures an epileptic person usually encounters.

  1. Idiopathic: This kind of seizure has no apparent cause
  2. Cryptogenic: The doctors believe that there is a cause for the seizure but cannot detect it
  3. Symptomatic: These seizures occur due to a reason.

Treatments

  1. Medication: Medication is the most common treatment in case of epilepsy. Drugs taken on a regular basis can stop the seizure partially. But in very severe cases, they seem to have no effect at all.
  2. Surgery: For symptomatic seizures which are caused due to abnormal brain function, surgery can be a way to get rid of seizures. In some minor cases, nerve stimulation in the brain and special diets can be prescribed to control the epileptic seizures.

Five facts about epilepsy you need to know:

  • Epilepsy is not psychosis or madness and can be treated easily 
  • Popular celebraties with epilepsy include Aristotle, Alfred Nobel, Alexander the great, Sir Isaacs Newton, Martin Luther and Julius Caesar etc
  • Woman with epilepsy can have a normal pregnancy 
  • Newer medicines for epilepsy are effective and very safe 
  • Surgery can cure epilepsy in some patients

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

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I am a college student. For a quite sometime say for the last two month or so, he feels that the veins of his brain be blast and he will die. This feeling disturb him mostly at night. He goes to college regularly, do all the works normally, but this feeling disturb him badly. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please be relaxed Do meditation regularly Do pranayam and yoga daily Take Tab prothiaden 15 1 at nt Tab naxdom 10 1 sos for headache.
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I am 19 years old I have headache for 4 months and it is not stopping I think its a turn to migraine so I'm suffering from pain now doctor.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take one tablet of crocin advance as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take adequate rest 4. Have adequate sound sleep in the night for 7-8 hours if you have recurrent attack of headache1. It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, depression inadequate sleep, low bp/high bp, migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error, chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2. Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5. Check for refractive error, sinusitis hemoglobin, bp 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7. Consult neurologist to rule out other causes of headache, if required take a ct scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. If it is migraine you have to take migraine prophylactic drug after consulting neurologist.
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
How to lower risk of Alzheimers .
Maintain a healthy weight.
Check your waist line.
Eat mindfully,Emphasize colourful vitamin packed vegitables and fruits.Whole grains, fish,lean poultry and beans and other legumes as protien sources from plus healthy fats. Cut down on unnecessary calories from sweets and sodas,refiend grains like white breador white rice,unhealthy fats, fried and fast foods and mindless snacking.Keep a open eye on portion size.
Exercise regularly. Brisk walk of 2 and half to 5 hours /week.
Keep an eye on important health numbers.Keep a watch on triglyceride, LDL.Blood pressue and blood sugar.
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Hello! My cousin has been diagnosed with brain tumour which isn't malignant (age-15) He finished his radiation 3 months ago. Now he's facing problems like forgetting people and forgetting what he's doing and speaking unrelatedly. Here doctors say that that's because of edema and will subside within 3-4 months. Is there anything to worry?

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
At this point I would suggest that you just encourage him to do memory exercises. Do questions and answers. Play games like scrabble, word games. Singing and listen to music. Writing is also good exercise. Take medicines prescribed.
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I'm suffering from Migraine for last 1yr. My headache is continue from last 3 days and it remains until I took paracintamall (combiflam tablet). My sleep is totally disturbed I'm not sleep more than 3hours. Plzz. Give me a perfect solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm suffering from Migraine for last 1yr. My headache is continue from last 3 days and it remains until I took paraci...
Hello, Migraine:- Some symptoms may include: feeling dizzy or faint. increased sensitivity to light and sound. nausea. pain on one side of the head. pulsing and/or throbbing pain. vomiting Migraine is a form of headache. The pain is usually throbbing, pulsating and bursting in character. At times, the pain is one sided or may involve the whole head. Such pain may last for hours or even days. It is often accompanied by other symptoms like nausea or vomiting. At the same time, there is increased sensitivity to light and sound. The causes of the problem may vary from one patient to another and so will the final choice of the homoeopathic remedy.
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I'm 29 years old since last 2 and half years was suffering from upper back right side pain numbness in in right hand pain is on and off kind of tender pain points develop in right side upper back in front and back in shoulder and in middle side ribs. Some days said it could be paralysis. I'm worried can it be paralysis? Stress and anger worse pain. tried many treatment but nothing work yet. Can anyone help in dis.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I'm 29 years old since last 2 and half years was suffering from upper back right side pain numbness in in right hand ...
Hi Sita... Paralysis means complete loss of movement... So u can understand that you cannot believe others as they don't know anything.. Now... For your problem's solution... There are many reasons for pain in right side shoulder... Like frozen shoulder Nerve compression in cervical spine Even gall bladder stones can cause it... So if you provide more details... I will be able to find out the cause and with homoeopathic medicine will be able to relieve you from the pain.
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I am suffering from dengue so please suggest me a good medicine to terminate a dengue or which medicine good for migraine.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am suffering from dengue so please suggest me a good medicine to terminate a dengue or which medicine good for migr...
There is no specific medicine to treat dengue infection. If you think you may have dengue fever, you should use pain relievers with acetaminophen and avoid medicines with aspirin, which could worsen bleeding. You should also rest, drink plenty of fluids, and see your doctor
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My mother is surrounded by the disease of clotting in brain, now she feels heavy ness in head what should we do?

MD - Anaesthesiology
Neurologist, Shimla
My mother is surrounded by the disease of clotting in brain, now she feels heavy ness in head what should we do?
Physiotherapy is the solution. Because once clotting occurs it takes time to heal up. Area supplied by the vessel will become necrose and leads to anxiety symptom. Kindly consult neurologist and and give good psychotherapy to mother through the doctor.
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I am 24 year old. I have migraine problem. What are the preventions for it? What can I do whenever my headache is increased? Is there any long term solution for it?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to loud noise, bright light since it precipitates migraine attack 4.. Go for regular exercise 5. practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 6. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis after consulting physician
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I am 62 years old, suffering from msa-c. What is the treatment for this disease? is this curable?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Multiple systemic atrophy is a degenerative disorder of nerve cells of the brain and I am sorry to say that as of now it is not curable but we can prevent further damage of the nerves and would like to know your ongoing treatment for further guidance.
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What is the home remedies of schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease? This question is for my father, who is 70 years old.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
There are no home remedies for both these disorders dear...plz consult a neurologist/psychiatrist as soon as possible
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Hypersomnolence - How It Can Be Managed?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
Hypersomnolence - How It Can Be Managed?

Sleep is known to most as a period of rest and relaxation, but there are multiple disorders which are associated with sleep too. Hypersomnolence or hypersomnia is one of the most common sleep disordersThis is characterised by excessive daytime sleepiness and prolonged periods of sleep at night. They wake up fresh in the morning, but can easily go back to sleep any time of the day without feeling strained or tired. There is again no freshness associated upon waking up. Funny as it may sound, they can doze off even during a meal or in the middle of a conversation.

Causes: This condition is most common in men and in the early adolescent days.

  1. There is no underlying cause that has been identified, though there is a genetic predisposition.
  2. People with history of head trauma are more affected
  3. People with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, epilepsy, and other mental disorders are also more likely to be affected
  4. People with sleep apnea often are hypersomnolence
  5. Restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy
  6. Neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s tend to sleep more.

Symptoms:

  1. Sleeping for longer hours at night time
  2. Excessively sleepy during daytime
  3. Able to doze off anytime during the day
  4. Inappropriate and involuntary sleeping pattern
  5. Having difficulty getting out of bed after waking up, even after prolonged sleep
  6. Feeling of disorientation
  7. Feeling agitated, anxious, lethargic, and irritated
  8. Impaired cognition and memory
  9. All these lead to extreme state of drowsiness
  10. Increased tendency for hallucinations
  11. Reduced appetite and even weight loss in some people
  12. There is restlessness, reduced pace of thinking and speaking
  13. Overall reduced energy levels
  14. Social interactions are affected including work life, social functions, etc.

Diagnostic criteria:

  1. If a person happens to sleep more at night or falls asleep during the day easily for more than 3 times a week, it is usually concerning.
  2. The added feature of no tiring physical activity can also lead to suspicion
  3. In acute cases, these symptoms are present for at least a month and in chronic cases, it could be seen for up to 3 months
  4. It cannot be explained by lack of sleep on a regular basis
  5. One or more of the above conditions could be present, which can help in making the diagnosis

Treatment:
Most cases of hypersomnia would need treatment only to improve their energy levels and improve the quality of life. Very often, treating the underlying condition can lead to improvement of hypersomnia. The tired, lethargic, restless feeling affects the overall performance of a person, leaving them with a lowered self-esteem. Brain stimulating drugs like amphetamines are used to improve daytime alertness and also reduce sleepy feeling during the day. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.
 

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I having a headache since last 3 weeks an feeling like vomiting an suffering from insomnia cannot sit in a class room for a long time. Please advice what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I having a headache since last 3 weeks an feeling like vomiting an suffering from insomnia cannot sit in a class room...
avoid stress for good sleeping. for headache you can take tab. dolo 650 mg sos. for vomiting tab. emeset-4 mg sos. Do tests cbc,lft,blood sugar,fkt,urine r/m,stool r/m,stool c/s,. after tests can diagnosis you can take proper medicines. Take ORS liquid. Start with easily digested foods such as gelatin, crackers and toast. When you can keep these down, try cereal, rice, fruit, and salty or high-protein, high-carbohydrate foods. Avoid fatty or spicy foods. Wait to eat solid foods until about six hours after the last time you vomited
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My sister have put on weight after treatment of migraine (after 2012) and we are said that she has put on the weight due to those medicines of migraine. What can be best way to reduce her weight?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My sister have put on weight after treatment of migraine (after 2012) and we are said that she has put on the weight ...
Ba lanced diet and hyderated avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 20 minutes regularly do abdominal exercises and postural exercises from physiotherapist best wishes.
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Hello sir, My uncle has met with brain stroke 3 years back. As of now he is gud but his left hand is just like we keep the hand when fractured and his fingers are closed just we close our fingers. Nerves are clumsy and are not free to move. His ring finger makes all fingers to be close. His fist is always closed due to tight fix of nerves. Is there any injection to free up nerves so that he can easily open and close his hands.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Dear, although I am not a neurologist, I would like to still answer your question. Your uncle has suffered from brain stroke, which means part of the brain tissue controlling movements of his right side of the body is affected/damaged. This happens when blood supply to that area is blocked for some reason, say blockade in artery supplying that part. Subsequent recovery depends upon restoration of that blood flow, and how quickly its restored. After initial stage recovery in such cases takes a long time. Continued treatment with physiotherapy is required to bring back some functions. But some residual weakness may remain. Best of luck.
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For polio vaccination is that painless vaccination is available in mumbai? If not what we can do to get relif from pain either before or after vaccination.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Polio vaccination by oral drops is certainly painless .If you are asking about IPV which is injection it is not very painful and only calpol is enough if there is any pain.
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I am 20 yr old male. My body shakes every time, especially when I do some hard physical work like exercise etc, I hand shakes badly when I hold something in my hand. Please help me.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
It is a kind of tremor disorder. Is there any other family member or blood relative having these kind of symptoms. You should check for thyroid function. A video of your hand shaking along with other detail information is required to give a full diagnosis. After that medications can be prescribed you to reduce your tremor.
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I have feel numbness in both side of my head and it's been even worse when I get stress and lack of sleep.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Ghaziabad
I have feel numbness in both side of my head and it's been even worse when I get stress and lack of sleep.
you should get your blood pressure and hemoglobin checked. also you may be having poor vision. any stress in form of lack of sleep or exertion will always exacerbate the problem. you should take sound sleep and rest your eyes by closing them for 2 min after 45 min of regular work
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