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Dr. Gowri Shankar

Neurologist, Hyderabad

400 at clinic
Dr. Gowri Shankar Neurologist, Hyderabad
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Dr. Gowri Shankar is a renowned Neurologist in Hayat Nagar, Hyderabad. She is currently associated with Titan Hospitals in Hayat Nagar, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Gowri Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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I usually get shivering of hands in presence of someone near to me. I won't get much shivering when I am alone. Specially during writing. Is there any treatment.

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It seems to be due to anxiety This problem can be solved by meditation i can give you address of Rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)

I am 73. In a recent MRI report' Impression' clause contains the remark -" The lateral ventricles are dilated. The dilation appears to be out of oroportion to the amount of atrophy. This could represent NPH and needs clinical corelation" Kindly explain the remark for layman' s understanding.

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The latest ventricles are deleted because blood might be oozing out and third and fourth ventricles are also not receiving blood supply properly. Due to this muscle atrophy result. Kindly consult neuro physician

My father right hand Parkinson problem. Near about 7 years. What solutions?

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Parkinson's disease-kampavata (a neurological disorder) parkinson's disease is a neurological disease, or brain disorder, that leads to progressive difficulty with balance and coordination. In people who have parkinson's disease, nerve cells in a region of the brain known as the substantia nigra become damaged or die. These cells are important because they produce the chemical dopamine, which helps to coordinate body movement-basal ganglia. When dopamine-producing cells degenerate/die, the areas in the brain that control movement can no longer function properly, and symptoms of parkinson's disease eventually develop. Parkinson? s disease prevalence:- parkinson's disease can affect anyone, but it most often occurs in people who are over the age of 50. Only 15 percent of parkinson's disease patients are diagnosed before they are 50 years old. The prevalence of parkinson's disease is nearly the same in both men and women, and recovery rate is more in men. People with a family history of parkinson's may have a higher risk of developing the disease, but parkinson's disease is rarely attributed to genetics alone. Parkinson's disease symptoms symptoms of parkinson's disease usually develop after about 80 percent of the brain's dopamine-producing cells are lost. The main symptoms of parkinson's disease include? tremors (kampam)- tremulousness (uncontrolled shaking or trembling) of the hands, arms, legs, face, body is often one of the first indicators of parkinson's disease? rigidity. Profound stiffness or an inability to easily move the arms, legs, and trunk, pain and stiffness on neck muscles is another hallmark of parkinson's? bradykinesia:- describes the unnaturally slow movements that are characteristic of people with parkinson's disease? poor balance- parkinson's disease affects balance, leading to difficulty walking and impaired coordination. The symptoms of parkinson's are generally mild at first, but become more severe over time, until they eventually interfere with your daily routine. This is usually the point when treatment is recommended. The outlook for people with parkinson's disease parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive condition, which means it is a lifelong disease that worsens over time when it is not treated properly. Each individual's situation is different, but in general, the first symptoms of parkinson's disease usually don't require treatment and may be restricted to one area or one side of the body. Movement of symptoms to the other side of the body? tremors that become more pronounced and interfere with activities? bradykinesia, or slow movement, that becomes disabling? difficulty with hand writing? impaired swallowing and chewing? speech that becomes monotone? poor balance and repeated falls? slow, shuffling gait (manner of walking)? stooped posture? facial expressions that become stiff and blank? chronic constipation? poor bladder control? sleep disturbances this progression is gradual in most people, but it may happen faster in some than others. Understandably, stress caused by the progression of the disease can lead to anxiety and depression. Ayurveda treatment: there is cure for parkinson's disease with ayurveda treatment, with ayurveda medicines and treatments we can relieve symptoms, slow down the progression and then we can completely arrest further degeneration of the of the cells, thereby we can completely control and cure the disease. If you are diagnosed with parkinson's disease, it is important to work closely with your medical team, so your medications can be regularly adjusted to help you remain as functional as possible for as long as possible. As far as parkinson's disease is concerned this is a brain related issue, so will surely affect the mind; so I recommend 49% treatment to patients and 51% treatment to family members. Please let me know the details if interested in ayurvedic treatment.
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I am a 19 year girl I have migraine please help me for the same?

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If it is clinically diagnosed as migrane than we should start with propranolol after personal consultation.

I am 38 year old male, weight 80 kg, height 180 cm. I have pain in lower waist and buttocks and occasionly numbness in left legs like thigh and toe. (numbness occures more when there was irrection in genetal part) pleaseplease suggest me what is the problem and and what should I do?

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First of all your back posture may not b correct. If u r working and have a long sitting job, it is possible. secondly, it can b due to some degeneration in your lower back, due to which nerve compression can b there. see some near by physiotherapist asap. Thank you.

Hi doctor I am suffering from migraine from last 3 month continuous headache on one side first I was not able to understand because of my anxiety no I am not feeling anxious then also I had headache I had done my ct brain which seems to be normal can any one tell me I am using himalaya ashvagandha is it helpful for migraine or any other ayurvedic medicine.

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Hi, you have sinus headache alongwith migraine headache. These two are closely related. Take following medicines nat suph 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 30days kali bich 200 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 30 days take plain water steam once a day avoid eating curd, icecreams, pickles, papad, citrus fruits, watermelon, green skin bananas, pineapple, strawberries, custard apple, guavas. Stop using mosquito repellants. Stay away from bright lights, loud noise, too much spicy food, chocolates as these are the triggering factors in increasing migrainous headache. As these are the causes which worsen the headache. Don't take ashwagandha.
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My mother 65 years recently she got Brain stroke and get paralysis right hand right leg .now giving physiotherapy continues. inform any better solutions of Ayurveda .or any particular yogas and best panchakarmA. Sugest the better way sir.

DNB (Neurosurgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
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The area damaged due to brain stroke recovers on its own depending upon the severity of damage. The standard medicines are blood thinners (ecosprin and clopidogrel). Physiotherapy helps a lot. Do not have much idea of ayurveda or any alternative medicine. Till now there has been no drug/ method to reverse the neurological damage.

I use to have severe headache since last 10 years. Now the intensity and frequency has increased. This headache occurs oftenly in summer season and now it occurs twice or thrice in a week. The headache started from whole head and then shifted at a specific point (at left temporal region). I think I have the symptoms of migraine. Like photophobia, irritation from sound, sometimes nausea and vomiting.

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I use to have severe headache since last 10 years. Now the intensity and frequency has increased. This headache occur...
Your symptoms are suggesting of migraine headache. Take migraine prophylactic medicines. It will be controlled by that. Use analgesics only during severe headache not daily.
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I am 21 year old my body especially legs are weak and shiver please help.

Ph.D, MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
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Do consult neuro physiotherapist and check nerve deficit in your sinal level and do strengthening exercises to your sinal muscles.

I am 22years old. And I am suffering from migraine from 2 years. What should I do?

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To get relief from migraine- * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. * practice sarwangasan and shirshasan under the guidance of yoga expert. * sit with the gyan mudra in hands. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * if the headache is very severe & untolerable then you can take a tablet of paracetamol or ibuprofen. * you can take 2 teaspoon of shankhpushpi syrup in the morning.
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I have postpartum insomnia. I gave vaginal birth on August. Baby is sleeping better during nights but I can't from the past one week. Why should I do.

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It very common problem with new born mothers. Do not try to sleep. Let sleep come to you. So if sleep is not coming then keep urself busy with reading books or watchingtv or what ever you like. Body will sleep when it wants then. There are medicines also and also there you may suffering from common post partum depression which doctor can come to conclusion after more communication.
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I am 21 years old. I have lot of stage fear. Once I stand on stage for presentation my hands and legs start shivering. How to avoid this.

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I am 21 years old. I have lot of stage fear. Once I stand on stage for presentation my hands and legs start shivering...
This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation centre near your house (this is free of cost)
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My mother is 55 years old and she is having migrane so tell me what should I do?

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For acute attacks in migraine, tab. Sumatriptan 50 mg may be beneficial. However for long term treatment try taking tab amitriptylline 25 mg one tablet at night. If this does not help, visit the nearest physician.

My sister has shivering in whole body from few days. She was taking chest infection medicines from few days. We take her to hospital doctor has given her nubilizer. But still she has shivering in hands. Kindly suggest good treatment.

MBBS
General Physician
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Get her blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and get an xray chest done and revert back to us with reports

Hi My daughter got seizure from 2000 after medication she was alright for 1 year now suddenly she starts speaking something unrelevent and gets giddiness what is her problem. She is 17 years old.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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It might be dysarthria. Its motor speech disorder. There will be injury to brain that causes difficulty in speech or irrelevant speech. Some time it may affect verbal or difficulty to pronounce the speech properly. Kindly consult audiologist or speech therapist.

Can the Immune System Trigger Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer's disease is a neurological problem that is characterised by a cognitive decline and memory loss. It is a type of neurodegenerative dementia. The symptoms of alzheimer's disease include not being able to absorb and retain new information, lack of reasoning and judging, not being able to take on complex tasks, impaired visuospatial abilities, problems in reading, writing and speech, among many others. If a person has at least two of these symptoms in a debilitating manner, then the diagnosis can be made in favour of alzheimer's disease. The main causes of alzheimer's are shrinkage of the brain size and death of the brain cells. The immune system is also said to trigger this neurodegenerative disease. Let us find out what medical science has found so far.

1. Connections: many a times, in alzheimer's disease, the memory and behaviour of the person changes because the brain is unable to make proper neural connections which can lead to memory loss of how a person behaved and the elements that formed the basis of the patient's cognition. Apparently, the immune system behaves in the same way within the brain and blocks the connection. This happens because there is constant communication between the brain and immune system along neurological lines, which is where the disease first emanates.

2. Inflammation: the brain is prone to inflammation or swelling that is not the normal kind. This inflammation happens as a result of the activation of the infection fighting neurotransmitters and the chemical changes that happen in the brain when an infection strikes. The inflammation usually happens in the plaques or clumps which the brain tries to protect. These clumps are made up of a protein called amyloid. The immune system is responsible for creating this inflammation in the brain of the patient.

3. Pattern recognition receptors: many of these receptors work in different manners and cooperate with each other to create a response in the brain. These prrs can be found in the brain plaques, and they develop the signs of danger which further fuels the inflammation in the brain as a matter of protection.

4. Activation of cells linked with the immune system: when the prrs begin to respond, it basically activates the immune system and the cells of the same. This is the basic reaction that causes the changes in brain which then leads to the attachment of the protein to the tissue that is diseased, in which case alzheimer's disease starts. The inflammation that we had spoken about earlier basically happens in the nervous tissue.

It is important to recognise and act on the initial signs of alzheimer's disease before it progresses beyond one's control.
Can the Immune System Trigger Alzheimer's Disease
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Peripheral neuro pathy. Numbness in hands and legs for a long time now.. I am vegetarian. Nerve conductivity test done. A few places results are different from standards. What is a Solution?

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Peripheral neuro pathy. Numbness in hands and legs for a long time now.. I am vegetarian. Nerve conductivity test don...
Get your blood sugar done. Consult a dermatologist to rule out leprosy of neuritic type. Take a multivitamin like neurokind plus. Continue gabapentin. It may take many months to cure.

My hands are shaking. When I place the hand horizontal my hands get shaking and when I try to do some work also. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello, take Ginseng 1X , 1 tab after breakfast and Ginkgo biloba 1X , 1 tab after dinner. Revert me after 7 days.

Hi sir, I am 26 years old male. I am suffering from migraine. Some time I used to get severe headache. And my left hand used to pain some time Kindly tell me what should I do noq.

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Homeopath
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Spigelia 1m one drop daily in th morning if pain is in left side other wise if pain in right than sangunaria c 1m one drop twice daily for one month.

Meri wife ke sir me hamesha dard bana rahata hai checkup se migrain ka proble bataye treatment bhi karwaya but thik nahi ho raha hai kya kare bataiye.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Hello only medicines will not help het. You need to find out the reason behind it. Medicines will give symptomatic relife. You need to correct her eating habits. Do consult for further treatment. Till then suggested to take pathyadi kadha 3 spoons with warm water for 2 times for 8 days. 1 tsf of avipattikar churna at night while sleeping with warm water. Consult after 8 days.
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