Radiofrequency Neurotomy Procedure
Deep Brain Stimulation Procedure
Decompression Microvascular Surgery
CSF Rhinorrhea Surgery
Csf Rhinorrhoea Repair Procedure
Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (Tbi)
Traumatic Brain Injury (Tbi) Treatment
Treatment of Peripheral Nerve
Peripheral Neuro Surgery
Vagus Nerve Stimulation ( Epilepsy )
Spine Surgery Treatment
Treatment of Paralysis
Brain Suite Treatment
Assistive Walking Device Training
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Dinesh Kumar Trehan
Meeting a Doctor like Atma Ram Bansal was a memorable one. We have never come across a doctor like Atma Ram Bansal who is very Polite n Calm natured person. My wife was suffering from ovary cancer And was admitted to Medanta . Though it was not his department but his regular visits n concern was also a kind of medicine for my wife During our periodical stay spread over six months for chemotherapy treatment Dr Atma Ram Bansal understands his patients not only physically but emotionally also which works as a strength for his patients. There is a need such type of doctors in our country.
Your approach and clinical practice were really appreciated by the patient I referred to you. He was fully satisfied by the way you treated and counseled him. Hope to exchange such ideas and enjoy your patient friendly practices in nearer future. I will always be optimistic and confident for the referrals I make to you and hope you flourish and be more expertise in your area. Wishing you to continue you endurance and endeavor and best wishes in coming days. Thanking you, Prayash Panthi, Dhulukhel Hospital, Nepal.
Dr. Anil Kumar Gupta
Dr. Atma Ram Bansal is a sincere, intelligent, hard working and unassuming doctor who gets well with every one. He has a great zeal to learn the subject and has a good command over both the diagnoistic and treatment aspects of the subject. He has a good working knowledge of the subject and will be an asset to any clinical department. I recomand him strongly and wish him success in life
hello Dorctor Bansal, it was pleasant being at Medanta (a home away from home)and being treated by you ( a doctor par excellance) there. it was even nicer when i was asked over phone about how i was after a few months of the starting of the treatment. thanks a lot for all the care.
I really add to big thanks Mr atma ram , He well behaved more polite as well knowledge able person the other neurologist availability here really not well behaved , so if someone seriously interested to consult neurologist then Atma ram is best
Buddha Dev Acharya, Siliguri
I found Dr Atma Ram Bansal a very confident and competent doctor. He helped me to recover from car accident injury. He was very gentle and very careful
Dr. Atma Ram provides answers that are very helpful, knowledgeable, well-reasoned, inspiring and prompt. He is best no doubt
He is a very friendly Doctor and is fast and accurate in his diagnosis. He is a highly recommendable Doctor.
He greets with a smile, and makes you extremely comfortable. Extremely friendly
I found the answers provided by the Dr. Atma Ram to be very helpful. Great
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He is one of the best doctor and most humble person I have ever met.
Diagnose in epilepsy. Is wonder full. Master of epilepsy
Dr. Atma Ram provides answers that are knowledgeable.
Very nice and concerned doctor for his patient
A very helping and good person at profession.
Very good experience
Epilepsy is a form of chronic disorder and it is characterized by recurrent seizures. The episodes of epileptic seizures may differ from person to person. These seizures could be a result of genetic disorder or a result of trauma or stroke. During a seizure, a patient may also experience symptoms of neurological disorders and sometimes lose consciousness.
Medical help for epilepsy
Epilepsy itself cannot be cured using medication, but proper medicines help in eliminating recurrent seizures. These medicines stabilize the electrical activity within the brain preventing seizures.
How effective is the medication for epilepsy?
The success of controlling seizures using medicines depends on the type and severity of epilepsy. Medicines for epilepsy are usually very effective and may fully keep seizures under control. However, controlling seizures caused due to brain problems may be more difficult. Usually, epilepsy medicines can control seizures for a long period of time when they are taken regularly.
When is medical help needed?
The decision about when to start medicines for epilepsy is a tricky one. This is because a first seizure cannot confirm whether a person has an on-going epilepsy problem. A second seizure may occur after many years or may not happen at all. Prediction of seizures is also quite difficult.
The severity of seizures also indicates when to start medicines for treatment. In case a first seizure is quite severe, medication should be started at once. Some people have very mild seizures even though they may be recurring in nature, and medication can be avoided in this situation. After first seizure MRI and EEG may help to know whether you have the risk of second seizure or not.
All the pros and cons must be thought over before starting medications for the treatment of epilepsy. It is advisable to wait for a second seizure and then start medications for treatment. In most cases, medication is started after a second seizure occurs, twelve months within the first seizure. You should always consult a doctor to know when you need to start taking medicines to treat the condition.
For making the most out of the medicines to control seizures, you should follow certain steps:
- You must take medications exactly as your doctor has prescribed.
- Before switching to generic versions of your medicines or before taking other prescribed medicines, you must consult your doctor.
- You should never stop taking the medicines.
- In case you experience enhanced depression, mood swings and suicidal thoughts, you should talk to your doctor immediately.
- In case you have migraine, you should let your doctor know so that he can prescribe you anti-epileptic medicines, which also prevent migraines.
Medicines cannot treat the underlying cause of epilepsy, but these help in controlling seizures and this is the most common symptom of epilepsy. Medication should be started at a proper time and must be continued without stopping.
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.
- Repeated seizures
- Impaired memory
- Bouts of fainting
- Short spans of blackout
- Sudden bouts of blinking and chewing
- 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.
- Idiopathic: This kind of seizure has no apparent cause
- Cryptogenic: The doctors believe that there is a cause for the seizure but cannot detect it
- Symptomatic: These seizures occur due to a reason.
- 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.
- 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.
Dear sir ------- NEUROLOGIST We have 9 years old son. At the time of birth, very next day he stopped feeding. Also urine was stopped for 24 hrs. Due to this he had faced severe jaundice. At that time, he also faced attack of seizures. Pls note that my wife has faced Fourshape at the time of delivery. Subsequently ONE year passed without any problem. But then he got attack of seizure. Here we started to visit Neurologist regularly. Then always at the time of higher temperature like 101d above, he faced this seizures. Average time of all seizures remained from 2 to 3 minutes. In between, two and half years, he had not faced any seizures. Then our neurologist also asked to stop medicine. But after THREE months, he again faced attack. Here it was without FEVER. As per last one year study, he has faced two attacks. Presently he is having dose of oxetol 450 mg, one in the night and one in the morning. He is also having tonsils problem in the nose. His eye was slight squintal. We are seeking valuable advice that is this epilepsy? His academic career is also bright. He is securing 85 percentage. Regards .
I'm epilepsy patient I want 2 know about my baby .I wanted 2 became mother. Will my baby born normal? I mean mere health se use koi problem to nahi hoga, pls given true advice. I need your help.
How to differ between brain stroke and epilepsy? As patients gets unconsciousness in both attacks and in which there is the higher risk?
I M going to start family planning. I have Grand mal epilepsy since childhood but not inherited. I M on medication oxetol 600, I M worried about the effects of my conditions on my future child. What precautions are there that I should keep in mind. Since 2 years I have not faced Convulsions. Please also let me know the health parameter for husband and wife while family planning.
I have fits. 34years aged lady. Jerking problem. The result in m. R. I is hippocampal sclerosis. I am having tab. Divalpro 250 1-0-1. My right side have some weakness. Mainly in my hand. Difficulty in writing. What I do.
I am epilepsy patient. I am taking valparin chrono 300 mg in morning and 500 mg in evening. Since 2 and a half years. thankfully I didnt get any seizure since then. Till when should I continue my medications.
My wife age is 45, she is EPILEPSY patient since last 29 years, we have Consult so many Doctors but there is no improvements. Now also she is continue attack by EPILEPSY. Now she Medical cource as below:- 1. Tegretol (200 mg) 2-1-2. 2 Gardenal (30 mg) 1-1. 3. Lacoset 1-1. 4. Lavesam 1-.1. You are request to please suggest the Good Doctor & help us to reduce her More Tablets & get the improvement in her health.
Epilepsy is a common neurology problem. We need to have proper diagnosis and treatment. The medications need to be taken very regularly. Make sure to sleep for at least 6 to 7 hours.