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Dr. Angshuman Mukherjee

Neurologist, Kolkata

200 at clinic
Dr. Angshuman Mukherjee Neurologist, Kolkata
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Dr. Angshuman Mukherjee is an experienced Neurologist in Jodhpur Park, Kolkata. You can meet Dr. Angshuman Mukherjee personally at Sri Aravindo Sevakendra in Jodhpur Park, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Angshuman Mukherjee on Lybrate.com.

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Sometimes, I see bad dreams and while dreaming My body movement seizes. I am unable to move. It feels like I am paralyzed. I have to apply so much force to break the sleep.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
Sometimes, I see bad dreams and while dreaming My body movement seizes.
I am unable to move. It feels like I am paral...
sometimes dreams can be like reality and depends on what you dream about dream interpretation is an art by itself
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I can't sleep at night. I think I'm suffering from insomnia. Can you please help me to get out of it. Thanks.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do have brisk walking at least fir 15 minutes or cycling for 20 minutes and have timely foods on your schedule
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What should i do for my migraine problem and body pain? Please help me.

Diploma in Diabetology, Master of Hospital Administration, MBBS
General Physician,
What should i do for my migraine problem and body pain? Please help me.
1. Identify and avoid migraine triggers. You can keep track of your headache patterns and identify headache triggers by using a headache diary. 2. Recall what was eaten prior to an attack to help you identify chemical triggers. 3. Manage stress to prevent or reduce the severity of the migraine attacks. 4. Follow a regular daily routine and get adequate rest. 5. Exercise (in moderation) regularly.
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I'm under treatment for epilepsy, my neurologist has prescribed encorate chrono 500 mg and have been taking it since 3 months. A common side effect of the tablet encorate is hair loss. My hair is thinning and suffering from hair loss. Please let me know a solution to stop or reduce the hair fall. Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Discuss this side effect with your neurologist and ask him for alternative medication or change in dose. All the best.
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How to reduce nervous problems like shivering? My hand will shiver when lifting of weights and while pull up's and at push up's at the starting of exercise while doing continue there is no shivering.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting) Consult me for further managment
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I have median nerve injury in my right hand and my finger, thumb not able to compress.

MD - Microbiology
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi. You have diagnosed the problem. The cause is the nerve injury. You can improve your grip by doing physiotherapy. Also exercising with the soft ball improves the strength of the muscles.
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I've been experiencing pain (more like a subtle numbness) in my shoulders lately, I workout on daily basis and i'm afraid that my workout is causing the ache.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I've been experiencing pain (more like a subtle numbness) in my shoulders lately, I workout on daily basis and i'm af...
Kindly show me photograph of the affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Kindly take biod3 max 1 tab dailyx10 paracetamol 250mg od & sos x5days do back (spine)/shoulder/knee exercises make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. Contact me again, if needed.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

MBBS, MD -Pulmonary Medicine-Tuberculosis ,Respiratory Disease Medicine , Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), European Diploma in Respiratory Medicine
Pulmonologist, Delhi

Questionnaire for obstructive sleep apnea

1- do you snore loudly
2- tiredness or fatigue even after
 Good night's sleep
3- has anyone observed you stop
 Breathing / gasping during sleep
4- do you have blood pressure
5- are you older than 50 years
6-do you weigh more for your height
7- neck size more than 40 cm around
8- male gender

If your answer is yes to three or more of the above questions, then you may be at risk of obstructive sleep apnea.

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I have headache regularly. I think it is migraine Can you say me the symptoms of migraine.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Feeling dizzy or faint. Increased sensitivity to light and sound. Nausea. Pain on one side of the head. Pulsing and/or throbbing pain. Vomiting.
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Sir mujhe sardi hai last 1 year se, bahut jyada cough ata hai muh mein, main jyada ice cream bhi nahe khata hu, please advice.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
-Drink plenty of fluids(veg/tomato soups,dal water/coconut water/herbal tea etc), and eat nutritious food(like sprouts). Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine -Gargle to keep from getting a sore throat.Take only lukewarm water to drink during the day -Tablet nasorest-p once/twice daily may ease breathing. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily. - For dry cough.Take syrup Alex-D.(1 tsp thrice daily) -Productive cough:it brings up mucus from behind the throat or lungs.Use syrup Alex. -Get chest xray done if cough lasts for more than a week and consult doctor immediately. -stop ice creams altogether for 1 week
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What is the treatment for numbness in hands fingers?

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Dip ur fingers inside a mug of lukeworm water(50% hot water+50% cold water) and press the smiley ball(yellow soft small ball)inside mug full of lukeworm water for 10 min for 5 days.Continue 20 min(10 min by morning and 10 min by eve)
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I have migraine. How I can do to remove this?

LCPS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
General Physician,
Migraine is basically a severe headache of unknown reason. It comes periodically and gets subsided either automatically or with simple medication. Treatment of migraine is very difficult. It needs to confirm absence of any other cause first by doing some investigations. Then treatment revolves around changes in lifestyle, diet, sleep patterns etc. You need to see a good doctor.
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I am taking eptoin 100mg tablet everyday for the last 4 years for epilepsy. 4 years before I had epilepsy. Now after taking this tablet I am totally out of this problem till now. Can I stop taking this problem permanently now?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
You are taking eptoin and epiliv, both are for epilepsy. You are not having any seizure since last 4 years. Its a good sign that your epilepsy is well controlled. Now regarding stopping the medication, epilepsy medicines now can be stopped gradually step wise manner with the guidance of a neurologist. If any fits occurs during reducing the dose of drugs, then these medicines will be restored in its previous dosage.
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My father has been suffering from Parkinson's disease since 2007. Now it has reached a maximum severe condition. He has been taking levodopa supplement (Syndopa (levodopa carbidopa: 250 25) which has been wearing off and causing side effects like Involuntary movement, occasional dementia and he is becoming weaker day by day. We have consulted numbers of doctor including Neurologist, Medicine specialist and we could not find a better alternative of the drugs. We used Tridopa 100 (another levodopa supplement) but the dosage is not working for my father. What I an interested to know if there is any better treatment of this disease? His health is deteriorating day by day. Please let me know.

MBBS, MD - NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My father has been suffering from Parkinson's disease since 2007. Now it has reached a maximum severe condition. He h...
There are various kinds of drugs for Parkinsonism. Basically if one group of medicine don't work we try different. I am sure your doctor must have tried all options. Your father also needs anti dementia medicine. It should be started at the earliest as it can only prevent deterioration and cannot reverse the dementia. Keep your father in a room where he gets multiple stimulations from environment like light, air, sound and keeps in constant touch with what is happening around . This will reduce confusion of dementia
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My mother (age 58years) is suffering from alzheimer disease, is there is any cure for this disease. who can treat this disease.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
There is no cure for alzhiemers, the progress can be halted with medicines and any behavioural problems can be tackled with medicines. Meet a psychiatrist.
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I am 16 years old. I am suffering from severe migraine. I have taken medicine which works for short periods. I would like you to suggest some best medicine.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear lybrate user, migraine is the chronic headache caused by irregular life style, stress, anxiety, junk food, chronic disease, mediitional agrravation/ abuse. Take, your diet, easily digestible on time. Go for meditation to carry oxygen to calm down you nerve to ease your migraine. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Avoid, dust, smoke, alcohol, junk food, smoking, caffeine, watching tv & sitting on computer in d late night. Ensure sound sleep for at least 6/7 hrs. Do not carry your office, home. Take homoeo medicine. @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ china 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Take care, stay relaxed.
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I am suffering from Insomnia, I use to take tea 3 times a day whether it is advisable or not to take tea even 1 time a day Please advise me Thanks.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I am suffering from Insomnia, I use to take tea 3 times a day whether it is advisable or not to take tea even 1 time ...
Tea, coffee, smoking all are agents that keep your brain alert and in long run may disturb sleep architecture if taken frequently at regular intervals during the day. To maintain a good sleep hygiene such agents should better be avoided from evening hours. A refreshing tea in the morning can always be kept in the menu.
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My body shakes when I get nervous or angry?

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
What is your age? you need some anger management and personality development course conducted by professionals.
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Autism Disorder

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Autism Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (asd) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. It may range from mild to severe conditions. Initial period of life upto 2 years it is difficult to diagnose. Parents start noticing changes such as social interactions, non-responsive behaviour along with losing that little amount of speech. Autism appears to have its roots in very early brain development.

 

Asd can be associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination, attention and physical health issues such as sleep and gastrointestinal disturbances. Some persons with asd excel in visual skills, music, math and art.

 

Causes:

Most cases of autism appear to be caused by a combination of autism risk genes and environmental factors influencing early brain development.

Intake of some drugs, medicines during pregnancy

Metabolic imbalance

Vaccinations

Modern living styles

Food habits

Urban stress syndromes

35 plus aged mothers and sibling with asd are the risk factors

Genetic predisposition

Exposure to environmental chemicals

 

Symptoms:

Repeating certain behaviors or having unusual behaviors

Having overly focused interests, such as with moving objects or parts of objects

Having a lasting, intense interest in certain topics, such as numbers, details, or facts.

Getting upset by a slight change in a routine or being placed in a new or overly stimulating setting

Making little or inconsistent eye contact

Having a tendency to look at and listen to other people less often

Responding in an unusual way when others show anger, distress, or affection

Failing to, or being slow to, respond to someone calling their name or other verbal attempts to gain attention

Having difficulties with the back and forth of conversations

Often talking at length about a favorite subject without noticing that others are not interested or without giving others a chance to respond

Repeating words or phrases that they hear, a behavior called echolalia

Using words that seem odd, out of place, or have a special meaning known only to those familiar with that person’s way of communicating

Having facial expressions, movements, and gestures that do not match what is being said

Having an unusual tone of voice that may sound sing-song or flat and robot-like

Having trouble understanding another person’s point of view or being unable to predict or understand other people’s actions.

Extraordinary sensitiveness to light, noise, clothing, or temperature. They may also experience sleep problems, digestion problems, and irritability.

 

How to differentiate ADHD hyperactive kid:

1. Any difficulty in processing information.

2. Any difficulty in regulating emotions.

3. Does the kid struggle with issues like organizing, planning, prioritizing, paying attention and remembering details.

4. Any difficulty in taking judgments.

5. Any difficulty in concentration.

6. Age appropriate immaturity

 

How parents can help?

Constantly engage with the child.

Never leave your kid alone as this prevents the kids from learning new things.

Constantly stimulate the child ; talk, play, dance etc

Avoid all gadgets like phone, tabs etc.

For working mums only option would be prioritising the kids health. So the choice is yours how to go about this. Most of the mums do a mistake of work from home, which is not a supportive solution again, this also encourages kid to slip to his own world of tabs or phones etc.

Invite more people to home, this again gives them chance to interact, play, learn new things etc.

Do not focus just on specch at the same time overall stimulation is very important.

Take your kid out to parks or any social gathering, so that the kid learns how to socialise and socialising behaviours and mannerisms. So the meaning of whole exercise aims at training the mind to be constantly connected with outer world so that he can passively learn things.

 

Scope of homoeopathy

The scope of homoeopathy in autism is very high. It as a matter of fact poses a challenge to homeopaths themselves. It needs a hardcore-hahnemannian approach to get into the mind or the mental development of the individual and arrive at a remedy. Homeopathy is a holistic system of medicine and it takes into consideration the constitutional picture (complete physical and mental make up of the child) along with the necessary details of the disease when prescribing. This particular method is followed, as no autistic child is similar to another, in terms of symptoms or behavior. This helps us to approximate the individual to a state of normalcy. Everyone has their own individual characteristic symptoms and the homeopathy treatment also targets the individual characteristic symptoms in every case.

 

The immune system and nervous system are closely interrelated to one another. The abnormal immune system disturbs the growth of the neural formation too. Homeopathic medicines do not merely act on any one particular organ of an individual, but has much more deeper and central action on the psycho-neuro-endocrinological (mind-nerve-hormone) and psycho-immunological (mind-immune system) axis. It works well to correct the accentuated state of sensitivity. It also helps improve fine motor skills as well as perceptual difficulties.

 

During the course of the case taking, i.e, when the history of the individual is being studied, the mother’s history of reaction to vaccines during pregnancy, family medical history, behavior of the kid, thermal sensitivities, gestures and sleep postures form a part of the very detailed information. As the autistic child experiences stress, he responds with a reaction. This reaction becomes a symptom or a sign of characteristic importance. By fully perceiving the patient, one may learn to understand his/her reaction to a particular stress and triggers. It is only through such a deep understanding that a homeopath would be able to prescribe effectively.

 

From my personal experience, I have seen kids responding to the treatment on an average in around 6 months from the time medication was started, at the same time few show good improvement in generals like sleep, appetite etc only after an year. It took me 2-3 years to show effective results like eye-to-eye contact, toilet training (the first best sign), connecting sentences and expressing themselves, connecting to the external world. However, this would happen provided the patients take medicines continuously and religiously. During the course of the treatment, I always take a step-by-step approach, as follows:

- Analyzing the case

- Detoxifying the stronger medications taken before

- Detoxifying the vaccines, that may have harmful effects


Beyond any treatment the support from parents, neurodevelopmental therapies and behavioral therapies are a must.

- Rounds of speech, neuro-developmental and behavior therapies are most important

 

How follow up scoring is important:

Through every follow up with the homoeopath, the symptoms should be analysed by the parents and ratings given on a scale of 1-10 to each symptom, as compared to the condition previously. This again helps the physician and parents to further analyse and arrive at the best suitable remedy, meanwhile helps in better understanding for physician and parents about the follow up progress. The extent to which the cure can occur, has a great degree of variability associated with it. Homoeopathy not just helps in adhd, add or any psychiatric disorderes, it also helps the altered mind set like an internal counsellor - agiatated mind - restless sleep due to thoughts -learning difficulties -poor concentration - normalisng the disturbed mind due to recent depressions - for mind disorders which doesnt have any reason for existance -indifference from grief or disappointments - unrefreshed sleep - loss of sleep etc all medicines perfectly help in symptom basis thus no question of side effects for same.

 

Along with treatment, neuro-developmental and behaviour therapies is also necessary. Certain supplements are also to be used: vitamin c, magnesium, zinc and fish oil.

 

The unfortunate part is that none of the parents share a testimony of their child’s recovery from autism, due to societal reasons. This if done, would help other parents too, as it would help them gain confidence in helping their children fight autism and develop into strong individuals.

 

So, the bottom line is, yes, it is possible!

 

Accupressure:

Traditional chinese medicine approaches autism, like all other disorders, as an energy imbalance that can be addressed by stimulating specific energy points and pathways. Through reflexology, body can be brought to a state of healing and balance body by itself with the holistic powers of reflexology. -helps in stabilising nerve disorders and bring alertness and confidence in the patient. -helps in control of emotional imbalance -reduce stress factors

 

In some cases there may be some original symptom worsen for few days of treatment. That too is an indication of that the acupressure is started working. It is quite common with the first one or two acupressure treatments to have a sensation of deep relaxation or even mild disorientation.

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