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Dr. Neehar Potluri  - Neurologist, Hyderabad

Dr. Neehar Potluri

Neurologist, Hyderabad

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Neehar Potluri is a popular Neurologist in Kukatpally, Hyderabad. He is currently associated with Neehar Neuro Centre in Kukatpally, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Neehar Potluri on Lybrate.com.

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Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I am suffering from insomnia, depression. Please suggest Mr. the best medical advice.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am suffering from insomnia, depression. Please suggest Mr. the best medical advice.
Dear user. The following are the medical conditions that can cause INSOMNIA : Nasal/sinus allergies. Gastrointestinal problems such as reflux. Endocrine problems such as hyperthyroidism. Arthritis. Asthma. Neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease. Chronic pain. Low back pain. Other than these, stress, anxiety, depression, obsession, lack of exercises etc can also cause insomnia. Consult a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Take care.
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I am suffering from migraine disease. I want a permanent solution from it. Please help me.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
The permanent cure for this is, to come out of this condition try to control your thoughts because it is the functional disease more or less
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foo...
There is no conclusive documented evidence that any food or medicine per se" cures" alzheimer's. Foods like almonds, foods containing omega fatty acids like fish and shells are said to prolog the onset of alzheimer's but the findings are not validated by trials and studies.
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Sir if I take zolfresh 10 mg tablet with beer then what r it's effects and side effects, can I take 2 tablets at a time with alcohol. please suggest Regards.

M. D. Psychiatry, Diploma in Psychological Medicine-DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Noida
Sir if I take zolfresh 10 mg tablet with beer then what r it's effects and side effects, can I take 2 tablets at a ti...
Hello Lybrate User zolfresh is sleep inducing agent if taken with alcohol likely to increase its effect. It can be dangerous to combine alcohol and sleeping medicine. Please try to avoid such combinations.
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Female age 44 years ct scan report deviation of nasal septum to the left side, is concerned with Migraine all the symptoms she has as per your report. Kindly reply.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Mandsaur
It may be suinusitis and not migraine.You can start Naradiya Lxmivilas Ras 2tablets twice a day. Giloy capsule of himalaya drugs 1 twice a day.for 3 months.
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Migraine - How To Diagnose It Right?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Gurgaon
Migraine - How To Diagnose It Right?

Headaches and migraines can vary drastically depending on their duration, specific symptoms and the person they are affecting. The more you know about your specific type of headache or migraine, the better prepared you will be to treat them—and possibly even prevent them. The two types of migraine are- 

  1. Migraine without aura: The majority of migraine sufferers have Migraine without Aura. 
  2. Migraine with aura: Migraine with Aura refers to a range of neurological disturbances that occur before the headache begins, usually lasting about 20-60 minutes.

Symptoms of migraine vary and also depend on the type of migraine. A migraine has four stages: prodrome, aura, headache and postdrome. But it is not necessary that all the migraine sufferers experience all the four stages.

Prodrome: The signs of this begin to appear a day or two days before the headache starts. The signs include depression, constipation, food cravings, irritability, uncontrollable yawning, neck stiffness and hyperactivity.
Migraine Aura: Auras are a range of symptoms of the central nervous system. These might occur much before or during the migraine, but most people get a migraine without an aura. Auras usually begin gradually and increase in intensity. They last for an hour or even longer and are 

  • Visual: Seeing bright spots, various shapes, experiencing vision loss, and flashes of light
  • Sensory: Present in the form of touch sensations like feeling of pins and needles in the arms and legs
  • Motor: Usually related with the movement problems like the limb weakness
  • Verbal: It is related with the speech problems

Headache: In case of a migraine attack one might experience:

  • Pain on both sides or one side of the head
  • Pain is throbbing in nature
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Sensitivity to smells, sound and light
  • Vision is blurred
  • Fainting and lightheadedness

Postdrome: This is the final phase of the migraine. During this phase one might feel fatigued, though some people feel euphoric.

Red flags that the patient may be having underlying serious disorder not migraine

  1. Onset of headaches >50 years 
  2. Thunderclap headache - subarachnoid haemorrhage 
  3. Neurological symptoms or signs 
  4. Meningism 
  5. Immunosuppression or malignancy 
  6. Red eye and haloes around lights - acute angle closure glaucoma 
  7. Worsening symptoms 
  8. Symptoms of temporal arteritis

These patients require CT scan / MRI or CSF examination. Most Migraine patients do not need these tests. 

Diagnosis of Migraine: Usually migraines go undiagnosed and thus are untreated. In case you experience the symptoms regularly then talk to the doctor, who evaluates the symptoms and can start a treatment. You can also be referred to a neurologist who is trained to treat the migraines and other conditions. During the appointment the neurologist usually asks about the family history of headaches and migraines along with your symptoms and medical history.

The doctor might advise for some tests like:

  1. Blood Tests: These reveal problems with the blood vessel like an infection in the spinal cord and brain.
  2. CT scan: Used to diagnose the infections, tumors, brain damage, and bleeding that cause the migraines.
  3. MRI: This helps to diagnose the tumors bleeding infections, neurological conditions, and strokes.
  4. Lumbar Puncture: For analyzing infections and neurological damages. In lumbar puncture a thin needle is inserted between the two vertebrae to remove a sample of the cerebrospinal fluid for analysis.

Treatments

Migraine treatments can help stop symptoms and prevent future attacks.

Many medications have been designed to treat migraines. Some drugs often used to treat other conditions also may help relieve or prevent migraines. Medications used to combat migraines fall into two broad categories:

  • Pain-relieving medications. Also known as acute or abortive treatment, these types of drugs are taken during migraine attacks and are designed to stop symptoms.
  • Preventive medications. These types of drugs are taken regularly, often on a daily basis, to reduce the severity or frequency of migraines.

Your treatment strategy depends on the frequency and severity of your headaches, the degree of disability your headaches cause, and your other medical conditions.

Some medications aren't recommended if you're pregnant or breast-feeding. Some medications aren't given to children. Your doctor can help find the right medication for you.

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

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Sir, My grandmother is 75 years old. She is suffering from sleep apnia. She is also having other problems like asthma, diabetes and blood pressure. But my immediate concern is her sleep apnia and weak lungs which are working only 60% at present. Kindly guide me what are the remedies? What should I do?

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Neurologist, Delhi
Sir, My grandmother is 75 years old. She is suffering from sleep apnia. She is also having other problems like asthma...
This problem of your grandparent falls in the realm of chest specialist more than a neurologist's. You may plese consult a chest specialist.
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My child of 7 years having epilepsy since 2.5 years and taking continue medicine but sezuires are not stopping and have changed doctors also suggest what to do to stop sezuires. Taking care also. But problem occurs when it happens in school. School also takes care but how to stop sezuires.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
He must be put on 3-4 anticonvulsants depending on type of epilepsy. You should be under guidance of pediatric neurologist. It may take some time but cause should be known for this.
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I am suffering from insomnia. And it is giving me lot of problems. Can you please suggest as how I can get rid of it.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
I am suffering from insomnia. And it is giving me lot of problems. Can you please suggest as how I can get rid of it.
Tarke ashpi tabs, 2 tabs, twice a day after meals, with warm milk. Take praval pishti tabs, 2 tabs, twice a day, before meals, with half a glass of water. do massage on scalp with brahmi thailam, at night. Avoid tea, caffeinated drinks after 6 pm. Avoid spicy food, fried food in your diet. Avoid cold water and other cold eatables in your routine. Good luck.
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Sir, I am 21 years old. Few days I am having a tingling sensation in my nerves. Whenever I sleep there us an urge if stretching my leg so that I can feel some relax. Or else it feels like a kicking thing in my nerves. What is this problem. And I my nerves are lil paining. I had a good masturbation is it result becoz of that? I can see some red nerves on my testicle to lil. Are they normal, r is there anything to worry? I have pain in my foot also especially nerves. Educate me!

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Sir,
I am 21 years old. Few days I am having a tingling sensation in my nerves. Whenever I sleep there us an urge if ...
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times.
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