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Dr. Rajiv Seth

Neurosurgeon, Delhi

Dr. Rajiv Seth Neurosurgeon, Delhi
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Rajiv Seth is an experienced Neurosurgeon in Raja Garden, Delhi. You can consult Dr. Rajiv Seth at Handa Nursing Home in Raja Garden, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Seth and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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What is parkinson's disease. Is it curable what the reasons responsible for the disease n what treatment do you suggest to eradicate it.

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Hyderabad
What is parkinson's disease. Is it curable what the reasons responsible for the disease n what treatment do you sugge...
Parkinson's disease is a disease of brain which occurs due to deficiency of chemical called dopamine in a region of brain called basal ganglia. It can present as shaking of hands and feet, difficulty or slowness in walking and stiffness/tightness of limbs. There is no obvious cause found for this disease. It can sometimes occur due to drugs taken for psychiatric illness but mostly there will be no cause found. There is treatment available to treat patients with Parkinson's disease but there is no cure and it cant be eradicated fully.
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I am suffering from severe headache. Due to migraine. please do give me medicine?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
I am suffering from severe headache. Due to migraine. please do give me medicine?
Dear Lybrate User, *Spread your workload evenly during the day to avoid highs and lows of stress at work or at home. *Do not sleep excessively, especially during Sunday mornings and holidays. *Do not get too tired. *Eat at regular times, and do not skip meals. *Do not eat or drink anything, you think brings on a headache. *Limit the amount of tea, coffee and painkillers you use. *Watch your posture. Try to keep your neck straight. *Keep your muscles relaxed when you are not physically active. Try not to frown or tighten your jaw. *Restrict your physical activities in hot weather. *Avoid bright or flickering lights, loud noises or strong smells if they trigger headaches for you. *Remember the classic advice; “ati sarvatra varjayeth” or moderation in all things.
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I am 53 years old male affected by a stroke (left hemiplegia) five months before and now under rehabilitation. Whether this stroke is curable and shall I become 100% normal like before stroke? I am doing physical exercises, walking and oil massage. Is any other therapy recommended, like VARMAM?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Physiotherapy is the best answer for your problem please continue with that and let us hope for the best remember your will power can do any thing under the sun best of luck.
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I have a serious problem of forgetting the things I think this is the weakness in brain capacity, What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
No dear. There is no such thing if you are an usual healthy guy. Take home made healthy diet including milk, egg, dal, vegetable, seasonal fruits, fish/ meat etc. Revision is sword for forgetfulness, for usual things use Dairy to remember things
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Iam 30 year old female and I have been suffering with carpal tunnel syndrome since 5 months. Iam using medicine which is suggested by neurologist but still iam having pain in my wrist and in three fingers. Is this paralysis simtom r what. please reply me with a good suggestion. Thanking you sir.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
Iam 30 year old female and I have been suffering with carpal tunnel syndrome since 5 months. Iam using medicine which...
Carpal tunnel is common in females. Its not paralysis. There is a nerve in wrist which gets compressed and leads to carpal tunnel syndrome. Please get an EMG of both upper limbs if your problem is not getting solved. This test will tell us about nerve compression and decision regarding treatment can be taken.
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I Had acute embolic infarct left side stroke. Narrow escape because of immediate hospitalisation. Please advise for future life.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ghaziabad
To prevent stroke in future, management of risk factors of stoke should be done. The reversible risk factors of stroke are ? Being overweight or obese ? Physical inactivity ? Heavy or binge drinking ? Use of illicit drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamines ? High blood pressure ? Cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. ? High cholesterol. ? Diabetes. ? Obstructive sleep apnea ? a sleep disorder in which the oxygen level intermittently drops during the night. ? Cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, heart defects, heart infection or abnormal heart rhythm. Management of above conditions and lifestyle modification can reduce the risk of stoke significantly.
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I am 44 male & diagnosed with right hemiparkinson's an year ago, under treatment (entacom & ropark). Is it curable? Any remedy in ayurveda or homeopathy?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Its degenerative disease by nature. There's no cure in allopathy but there is control. Ayd med is there but won't give instant results. Send little history to us.
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I am 24 year old I am migraine patient I try all the doctor medicine but not well. What should I do? please give me advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
First thing is, you need to reduce your smoking and caffiene intake. When you are having an attack of migraine, you should take tab, sumatriptan 50mg. And you should take tab. Amitriptylline 25 mg at night daily and tab. Calcium 500mg once daily.
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I have got highly shivering yesterday I don't know what is to be. I think it was fits but I cant analyzing! can you please help?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
Hi v shivering or rigors can be due to various reasons. If it was associated with fever then it may be malaria or dengue. If no fever was associated then a neurological evaluation is indicated. If it was fits, you may not be able to remember the episode. However do get this evaluated.
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Cervical Lordosis Straightening Treatment

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Cervical Lordosis Straightening Treatment

Most commonly known as a military neck a straight or forward curve of the neck is abnormal and may cause an unkind progression of symptoms leading ultimately to cervical disk degeneration.

Reversal of cervical lordosis explained

The anatomy of the neck features a lordotic curvature in its typical and healthy state. This means that the cervical region has a gentle curvature with the open end of that curve facing the rear of the body. The base and top of the curve will be further posterior than the mid point, which will be further anterior.

When the lordosis is straightened, the neck becomes more upright and linear. This is more common than the next progression of atypical curvature, which is the subject of this article.

Actual reversal of curvature means that part or all of the cervical spine develops a kyphotic profile, with the open end of the curve facing anteriorly. Usually, this reversal is extremely mild, but is still very abnormal. What we now see is the middle of the curve being positioned posterior to the top and bottom.

In essence, picture the letter c and now turn it backwards: This is the shape of a reversed cervical lordosis.

Reversal of cervical lordosis causes

The spinal curvature in the neck is constantly in flux to some degree.

Congenital conditions and developmental conditions can have lasting effects on the natural degree of curvature typically demonstrated from patient to patient. These circumstances may be explainable due to injury or degeneration, or may be idiopathic:

Scoliosis can affect the normal lordotic curvature in the neck.

Cervical spondylolisthesis is a major source of reversed lordotic curvature.

Severe disc pathologies can facilitate a gradual loss or reversal of cervical lordosis.

Vertebral irregularities, such as wedging, can definitely contribute to lordotic alteration.

Traumatic injury, including vertebral fracture, can create the ideal circumstances for a reversal of lordosis to take place.

Severe neck muscle spasms can actually reshape the spinal curves, although these are usually temporary expressions and not actual structural conditions.

Effects of reversal of cervical lordosis
The neck is designed to curve in order to balance the spine, absorb stress, distribute force and provide proper movement of the head. When this curvature is diminished or reversed, symptoms may result, although this is not an inherent part of any altered lordotic condition.

Patients may experience stiffness and tension in the neck. Pain may be present and may even be severe in rare cases. Neurological dysfunction is possible in extreme cases, since the neuroforamen might not align properly, thereby causing a cervical pinched nerve.

In the worst circumstances, central spinal stenosis in the neck might affect the viability of the spinal cord, possible enacting the most dire of symptoms throughout the body.

Patients will also be more prone to injury, since the normal shock absorption qualities of the typical curvature have been lost.

While all these effects are certainly possible, they are not usual. In fact, a great majority of patients have minor symptoms or even no symptoms at all from mild reversed lordotic curvatures.

The pathology leading to a neck curve reversal (cervical kyphosis shown below right) may be inspired by a multitude of conditions as follows:
Post whiplash
Post head injury
Stomach sleeping
Poor sitting/working postures
Congenital spinal curvatures
Osteoporosis
Degenerative cervical discs (a form of osteoarthritis that can either be the cause of or the result of a cervical kyphosis)
Compression fracture of vertebral body
Infection of the cervical spine

Anatomy: straight vs. Curved

I've always heard that it was good to stand up straight.

stand upright, stick your chest out and hold your shoulders back! otherwise you're going get widows hump.

Are these expressions as familiar to you as they are to me? one might think that having a curved neck goes against what we heard from parents and teachers as we were growing up, but the reality is that there is a little bit a truth in both. Maintaining good posture throughout our lives is crucial to both the health of our spine and vital organs. On the contrary, a special type of curve called a lordosis is a good thing, both in the neck and lower back.

When we look at a person from the back their spine should be truly straight, so that the left and right sides of one's body is symmetrical. However, when we view a person from the side, the front and back of their body is different and this is reflected in a coinciding curvature of the spine. Both the lower back and neck are hollowed out (concave) and the mid or thoracic spine is protrudes (convex). Thus there is an alternation of curves functioning to provide stability, shock absorption and aid in propulsion. A straight spine would be very stiff and not flexible. Imagine the plight of a pole vaulter with an inflexible pole.

Nature's design of our spine and rib cage facilitates breathing and offers protective and supportive framework for vital organs. Spinal disks are shock absorbers and because they are in the front of the spine, lordotic curvatures keep them from having to bear weight. Kyphosis or loss of such curvatures bears weight upon the disks, leading to their ultimate degeneration. This process of deterioration is a form of osteoarthritis and in the spine is known as degenerative spondylosis.

Diagnosis
Although most physiotherapists or conservative orthopedists can recognize a cervical curve reversal upon viewing the patient's posture, a definitive diagnosis may be obtained via a standing lateral (side view) x-ray of the neck. Cause can often be determined by corroborating a comprehensive history, a thorough examination, x-rays and questions about sleep, work and lifestyle.

In my professional career I found that the majority of young adults presenting with cervical kyphosis either had a whiplash or were stomach sleepers from an early age. For desk jockeys 40-60 years of age, many hours of sitting with their head flexed forward almost dictates the fate of developing kyphosis. In prior years I considered cervical kyphosis a job hazard for the careers of accountants, attorneys and often teachers because of years spent with their head in a book or paperwork. However, the digital age offers some relief in that respect. A well-planned, ergonomically-friendly office can do wonders for protecting the spine in the sedentary worker.

Treatment for cervical curve reversal (kyphosis)
During my chiropractic practice I had the opportunity to note a good percentage of correction toward a more normal lordosis (noted on x-ray) for 70% of patients under my care. This was almost always consistent with those patients that followed all recommendations and were model participants in their own care. Here is the recommended treat plan:

Spinal manipulation of stiff and fixated spinal segments by a qualified physio
Flexibility exercises for flexion and extension of cervical spine
Resistance exercises for flexors and extensors of the neck
Learn the Alexander technique for maintaining good posture (hint: the basic philosophy is to sit and stand like you were hanging by a string from the vertex of your skull. Liken it to a puppet on a string).
Elimination of stomach sleeping
Avoid standing on your head, although some yoga postures may be beneficial
Use of orthopedic neck pillow while sleeping.

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Can I drink cold water or soft drinks during my Bell's Palsy disease where still I got my left face paralised and also I could not close my left eye entirely. And also can I be in an ac room?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Hi no you should not do any of these. Not drink cold water, or soft drink, nor sit in an ac room. This is because the nerve is already irritated. You need to start with physiotherapy treatment as early as possible as first 21 days following attack, are the most crucial for complete recovery of nerve.
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Hlo ! I m 21 years old I m suffering from brain hemrage from more than one year i lost some of my memory nd left side of my body go paralised. Please suggest me best treatment to get recover from it.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Physiotherapy to recover power of muscle. Repeated doing the same thing to increase the memory so that remaining brain grows and accommodate.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure alzheimer disease. Ls this true? If so which food do this and how much would you have to consume to get benefits?

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
There is no cure for alzheimer's but certain food items are showing promising results in preventing the disorder. Whether they can reverse the damage is yet to be seen. The most researched ingredient is turmeric, or'haldi' research is on to find out a way to administer this substance as a medicine. Till we have an answer, the regular use of this spice in indian cooking in the regular dosage seems more than enough. Taking more of it orally may not really be beneficial.
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I am 35 female when in morning I get up I have headaches for 2 hrs what should I do is it migraine or anything else.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Natrum mur 200 Ch , 3 drops, single dose and Alpha HA , 20 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Hello, I am bothered from the problems .I have migraine daily and stomach problems like acidity GASTRO ENTERITIS. So what can I do for this.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine needs a holistic approach which is directed to treatmnet of the acute migraine headaches as well as its precipitating factors like stress, depression, anxiety, allergies etc. Gastric problems may arise due to stress, acid peptic disease or pain relief medications taken frequently against a doctor's advise. Consult a good doctor for the same, get investigated and treated accordingly.
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As there is no use of migraine tablet for migraine headache, now using naprocyn tablets frequently. is there any side effect of that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Yes lots of side effects homeopathy is probably the mildest and safest form of treatment available.
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I'm having migraine for many years. Now a days it's severe migraine attacks. Is this due to lack of sleep or smoking. I do smoking. Do I have to quit smoking.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
Migraine is more or less is functional condition emotional stress, anxiety, insomnia could aggravate the migraine attack, it is good idea to quit the smoking, better to get out of the stress condition, try some yoga.
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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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Hello Doctor, I am 32 years old female, working in a pvt company. I have a history of migraine which got better and also low blood pressure and acidity. From the past 10 days I'm having constant headache especially when I get up in the morning. I am taking migranil from past 1 week twice which is relieving the pain. But this headache is daily. I have no stress as such of work or personal. Also it's been 1-2 months I I have this weird pain in my right feet. It's like I feel a hot thing running inside. Its a pinching Sensation. please guide.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Get BP and eye sight checked, x ray PNS, thyroid hormones T3 T4 Tsh 1.Sleep.Go to bed and get up about the same times every day, 3. Eat regular meals. 4. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration 5. Relax – listen soothing music. Walk for 5 mts 6.avoid .stress, 7. .avoid strong stimuli like loud noises, and smell of food 8. Keep your routine fixed and regular for medicine contact on private chat.
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