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Dr. Samar Chowdhury - Neurologist, Kolkata

Dr. Samar Chowdhury

MBBS

Neurologist, Kolkata

30 Years Experience  ·  900 at clinic
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Dr. Samar Chowdhury MBBS Neurologist, Kolkata
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Samar Chowdhury is a renowned Neurologist in Salt Lake, Kolkata. He has over 25 years of experience as a Neurologist. He is a qualified MBBS. You can visit him at Dr. Chowdhury's Clinic in Salt Lake, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Samar Chowdhury and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Calcutta Medical College - 1987
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What are the symptoms of sinus headache and migraine? Actually some doctors said I have migraine and some said it's sinus I'm confused.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Symptoms of sinusitis a) blocked nose, runny nose, headache. B) decreased smell sensation. Pain over the sinus region c) take plain x ray/ct scan of pns to confirm diagnosis symptoms of migraine 1. Unilateral headache, eye pain 2. Throbbing and pulsating pain 3. Nausea and vomiting 4. Increased sensitivity to light and sound 5. Feeling of dizzy or faint.
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I am 28 year old working professional, I have migraine (half headache) please give me suggestions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. Get enough sleep, but don't oversleep. Get an adequate amount of sleep each night. It's best to go to bed and wake up at regular times, as well. If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel a headache coming on. Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the back of your neck and apply gentle pressure to painful areas on your scalp. Medication: Take Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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I've Photosensitive Epilepsy. I've been treating with gabapentin 300mg bd for 2 years It doesn't work well Please tell me what should I do.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
-Medical treatment in form of sodium valproate is available to reduce the sensitivity in PSE, -avoid situations in which u might be exposed to stimuli that trigger seizures and/or take steps to diminish ur sensitivity (as by covering one eye) if unavoidably exposed. These actions together can reduce the risk of seizures to almost zero for many PSE patients.
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Migraine - How Homeopathy Can Benefit You!

MD, BHMS
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Migraine - How Homeopathy Can Benefit You!

Migraines are characteristically throbbing, intrusive and sometimes, prolonged headache accompanied by sensitivity to sound and light and the feeling of nausea. They are fairly common and usually treatable with home remedies and allopathic drugs. The word migraine has been derived from another word ‘hemicranias’ which means one sided headache. Headaches resulting from migraines tend to occur in episodes rather than being regular. Additionally, the intensity of a migraine will also vary with some attacks being very severe while other attacks will be a lot more moderate. The pain is often accompanied by nausea or vomiting.
Homeopathy may play an efficient role in the treatment of migraines. Homeopathic medicines are prescribed based on the type, duration and intensity of the migraine attacks and are most often helpful in their treatment.

Homeopathy aims to cure the headache from its very root without attracting side effects. Some of the common homeopathic medicines include:

  1. Belladonna: This is one of the most common homeopathic drugs prescribed for migraines. This medicine aims to cure the throbbing character of the migraine in the temporal region, which is further induced by light and sound.
  2. Spigelia: This is useful to treat headaches arising from the left hemisphere of the brain that is fairly common among individuals experiencing migraines. Additionally, there would be an occurrence of severe pain in the eyeballs which might be worsened by excess movement of the eyes.
  3. Glonoinum: This medicine works fairly well with congestive headaches which are accompanied by a constant feeling of blood rushing to the head. You might also feel shocks in your head.
  4. Sanguinaria Canadensis: This is prescribed in case of headaches that form from the back of the skull and settle prominently in the right hemisphere of the skull. The eyes also tend to throb; another symptom that is remedied by the use of this medicine.
  5. Natrum Muriaticum: this is usually prescribed to women who complain of their migraines worsening during their menses. The headaches can be accompanied by temporary loss of vision. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.
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We have a cellular tower on top of our house past 7 years. We dint notice a huge problem in our health but recently my mother who is always at home had a paralysis attack. And I experienced headaches, sleep disorders recently, so now is it a big problem? The contract will end in 2 years. We should shift our family? Or we can manage these 2 years with some precautions? Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician,
We have a cellular tower on top of our house past 7 years. We dint notice a huge problem in our health but recently m...
This may be due to cosmic radiation by the tower therby may be causing the numerous health hazards one should avoid the exposure to the tower as far as possible preferably if the tower can be shifted. Consult a doctor near your locality. For future health hazards.
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From my childhood I got my hands and feet too much cold that no one wants my touch at evening time and my body shakes that I can not stay normal just shaking and shaking. This is same for all the seasons but only happens at early morning and after evening and sometimes daytime too.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bijapur
Dear Lybrate user it's kind of vata roga. Keep your body warm as much as possible. Drink hot water regularly. Practice pranayama, take dashamularista 20 ml twice with equal warm water. Tab Tribhuvan Kirti Ra's 1-1-1 after meals for 10 days.
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Problems Related to Insomnia

B.A.(H)Psychology, M.A.Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Noida
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Here are some problems related to insomnia

Problems Related to Insomnia
Hi! I’m Dr. Priyanka Srivastava, a Psychologist, practicing in Noida.
Today, let’s understand What is Insomnia? Insomnia is nothing but the lack of sleep but that leads to, at times, in an individual’s stress and depression also.
What are the causes of insomnia? There are certain causes of insomnia-

  •  Mainly, it is due to mental disturbances.
  •  Any type of a body pain, uncomfortable weather, or the surrounding also leads to insomnia.
  • Maybe, improper digestion, constipation, some disease, eating irregularity habits also leads to insomnia.

There are certain symptoms of insomnia.

  • Fatigue.
  • Irritability in our behavior.
  • Problem in concentration, attention or a memory.
  • Poor performance at our school or at work.
  • Daytime sleepiness.
  • Aggression or impulsiveness in our behavior.
  • Lack of energy or the motivation.
  •  frustration about our own sleep.

Now, how do we get treated while sitting at our place?

  •  Do regular exercise but not late in the evenings.
  •  Avoid caffeine in all forms after your lunch time.
  • Avoid taking naps during the day time.
  •  Have a nice long warm bath before you sleep.
  •  Try to drink warm buffalo milk with the honey in it before you go to sleep.
  •  Keep your room away from all the electronic gadgets.

There are certain other things that need to be done.

If you want to consult me online or offline, you can consult me through Lybrate.
 

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I was suffering from hypokalemic periodic paralysis 2 years before and was admitted for 1 week. Now I am alright. What are the causes for this condition.

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
hypok PP is usually of genetic origin...also high carbohydrate diet, excessive physical activity followed by rest, can precipitate an attack...sometimes secondary causes like vomiting, diarrhea, renal disease, etc. can lead to hypokalemia and paralysis...
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1.Can I eat cabbage in epilepsy treatment, 2.What is the reason to come a attack of epilepsy?

MD, DNB (Medicine) DNB ( Neurology)
Neurologist, Pune
Yes of course you can eat cabbage, if you like it! Well if your seizures are not controlled you need medicine dosage optimisation in consultation with your treating physician. Have proper 7 hrs sleep and yes do not skip medication dosage.
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hello doctors! I'm 25 years old. Unmarried and working lady. I've been suffering from a number of problems, some from my adolescence which are still there and have become chronic and some have developed recently. I have many health issues at the same time, below is the list:- 1- i'm exhausted all the time, I feel lethargic and slouchy. 2- few years back I used to have extreme pelvic pain; I couldn't stand the pain and my Dr. Gave me injections of voveran. Now from the last year my periods are not regular, I just menstruate for one day. 3- i'm constantly putting on weight, especially around my belly. I exercise but it doesn't help. 4- when I was 13 years old my knees used to knuckle/crack a lot. This condition remained for 8-9 years. Now it doesn't happen but i've severe pain in my knees and ankles; i'm not able to climb stairs, I can't do cycling I can't walk fast, cannot jump/jog, in short I feel like a 60 years old lady. 5- also I pent when I climb stairs or walk fast. My folks say that i'm a lazy girl and not at all attentive. 6- i'm absent minded, so much forgetful. I misplace things most of the time. One doctor said i've dementia or alzheimer's. I'm shocked. 7- I look pale and have many skin problems, like breakouts, scars, black head white heads, patchy skin. Did consult doctors. But nothing did really help. Blood test already done, there's no blood infection. 8- i've consulted a gynaecologist too for my periods and skin issues, conducted some tests which were normal. I feared of pcos but luckily it was not that but there was some watery discharge from my left breast. 9- i'm short sighted too and my number is -8. Severe headache is common. 10 - in 2013 I was down with typhoid. My haemoglobin was 7.8 at that time and I took iron tabs (dexorange) for three months. 11- four five years back I had a bone marrow test which indicated my bones were weak. In later years I consulted an specialist he said I hv arthritis, I didn't continue the medicines. 12- my tongue has unusual black spots. My metabolism isn't good. Constipation is not a regular problem. 13- recently i'm realising that my body's tiny hair including my face is growing dark. I fear of hormonal problem. 14- from last one month i've chronic bony pain especially in my hands, feet and legs. My finger joints are paining like anything, I can't keep my feet on the floor, it hurts badly. I'm not able to sleep due to unbearable pain. In fact I can't explain my condition. Every part of my body pains, I feel sick, very very sick. Please help, what should I do, i'm stressed out, not even able to work properly in my office. Where to start? who's the right doctor? please help out.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. It appears that you have multiple problems, from an orthopaedic point of view I will require certain tests to be done empty stomach, once we have the results I can let you know certain things: cbc, esr, crp, serum electrolytes, kft, lft, thyroid profile, serum vitamin d levels, ra factor, anti ccp antibodies, ana, hla b 27 these tests should guide us to why you have bone pains, maybe fatigue and tiredness. Also you should consult a general physician and a gynaecologist as well and if required get your hormonal workup done as well. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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Hi Sir I am 25 years old male I was feeling easily tired and dizziness and numbness in my feet, I went for medical examination the reports revealed I was suffering with thyroid Total T3= 1.68 total t4= 7.50 Tsh=6.09 I was suggest to take thyrox 25 mg I ha ve taken the medicine since last two month and after test my tsh was 27.05 I was suggested to take thyronorm 75 still after a month I don't see any improvement my depression levels are becoming worse getting easily angry feeling tired and drowsy kindly help me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi Sir I am 25 years old male I was feeling easily tired and dizziness and numbness in my feet, I went for medical ex...
Mr. lybrate-user, If your latest TSH level is 27.07 mU/L, then the current dosage of thyroxine is not adequate. It has to be increased. Plus you will have to take a restricted diet, that matches your caloric needs based on ideal body weight and extent of daily physical activity. Plus please do a blood glucose (fasting, PP) check up and come back with the results. Thanks.
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I am having fever since last 2 days. Body ache too, and since morning shivering too. Also feeling very cold. Should I consult specialist doctor or recommend me better solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having fever since last 2 days. Body ache too, and since morning shivering too. Also feeling very cold. Should I...
Hello, first of all you should take rest for 1-2 days so that your body can fight with underlying infection wth its full immunity and start the below medication:- take gelesemium 200, twice daily. Take eupatrium perf 200, 5 drops thrice daily. Take antifebrinum 3x, 2 tabs, thrice daily. Take alfavena malt, 1 tsf, thrice daily. Drink lots of water and take light homemade food like dalia and khichdi, avoid oily, spicy, fried, junk and cold drinks. In case of high uncontrollable fever, don't panic you should do cold sponging to lower down the temperature. If fever does not goes then go for a set of blood tests. Revert me with feedback. Take care of your health. Good day.
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Some times while doing work my hands get shivers, help me out by best recommendations & reason for so.

Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine (H.M.D.)
Homeopath, Belgaum
Considering your age it can be anticipatory anxiety to do specific work or if it is happening always than you need to undergo neurological examination to fine the cause and think of treatment.
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I have a problem of tremor sometimes rigidity so I am thinking I am having problem slurred speech also so I am thinking I am having problem of cerebrovascular accidents so please tell me what I have to do about this.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
See a neurologist right away, not to be taken lightly. Some times there are transient ischaemic attacks, which come and go in a short time. They need to investigated thoroughly.
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Dear sir, I have a patient of epilepsy since 2004 and we do not have a past history in our family and I take valprol cr 300 twice daily. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Epilepsy is a disorder in which nerve cells of the brain from time to time release abnormal electrical impulses. These cause a temporary malfunction of the other nerve cells of the brain, resulting in alteration of, or complete loss of consciousness. There are several forms of epilepsy. Most people will have seen someone suffer a major epileptic seizure, suddenly losing consciousness, jerking the arms and legs, etc. But there are other types of epilepsy – for example, one common form of epilepsy in children merely consists of staring blankly and losing contact with the surroundings for a few seconds. Homoeopathic constitutional treatment will give you remarkably good results since it acts by boosting the immune system or altering the susceptibility to normal thus curing permanently You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance and permanent cure without any side effects.
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I am 39 years old female .After my delivery 12 years ago I got the problem of sleeplessness (insomnia ). Because of anxiety & over sensitive nature. I went to allopathic doc (psychiatric)& they gave me antidepressants for years. Now I felt medicines hv done a major damage in my health .I want to switch over to homeopathy medicines. My question is - Is the any permanent cute in homeopathy without side effects & any dependence on medicines. Thanks.

BHMS, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Medicine
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am 39 years old female .After my delivery 12 years ago I got the problem of sleeplessness (insomnia ). Because of a...
Hello, Thanks to Lybrate, It helps in spreading awareness about Homeopathy. I don't know if you are aware about major systemic side effects of antidepressant. Homeopathy is practiced over 250 years, science is based on food habits, sleep, and sexual behaviour. Please write in private msg for treatment and more details. As homeopathic medicine are proved on healthy human being, it does not have side effects. Your complaints suggestive of stress can be cured with one month treatment.
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My 22 year hai mere pure sharir mai vibration hota hai or puri mas pasiyan mai dard hota hai lagatar ilaz hone par bhi koi fayda nahi mujhe ab kya karna chahiye. Please batane ka kast karain ki mai kis trh thik ho paunga thanks.

MD - Anaesthesiology
Neurologist, Shimla
Start having bcomplex i. E tab polybion bd and vit e and calcium ib and start having regular exercise. Then tell after one month.
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I am 25 Year old male I have a problem of Hand Tremors. This problem from my childhood but now its increasing. And I don't drink and smoke. Please suggest any home remedy. Thnx.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 25 Year old male I have a problem of Hand Tremors. This problem from my childhood but now its increasing. And I ...
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Well first of all it is essential to find out the cause for these tremors and these could be a form of dyskinesias. I would advise you to get in touch of a neurophysician for a detailed evaluation and its management. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation. Thanks & regards
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Are hypothyroidism and migraine can be cured completely by Ayurveda treatment? If so can you help on that?

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
I think follow up should be done under allopathic system i.e. by thyroid profile or TSH for hypothyroidism. Rest you have to see the response of the treatment.
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