Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call
Dr. Samar Chowdhury - Neurologist, Kolkata

Dr. Samar Chowdhury

MBBS

Neurologist, Kolkata

30 Years Experience  ·  900 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Samar Chowdhury MBBS Neurologist, Kolkata
30 Years Experience  ·  900 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

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.
More about Dr. Samar Chowdhury
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.

Lybrate.com has a nexus of the most experienced Neurologists in India. You will find Neurologists with more than 31 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Neurologists online in Kolkata and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Education
MBBS - Calcutta Medical College - 1987
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
W-Bengali

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Dr. Chowdhury's Neuro Clinic

AB 270, Salt Lake City (near P.N.B Bus Stoppage)Kolkata Get Directions
900 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Samar Chowdhury

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

After vagus schwannoma surgery I almost lost my voice. And I got thyroplasty 1 to fix it but did not get any improvements even after one and half month of thyroplasty. Are there any chances for improvement in waiting or go for anything else.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
If you feel comfortable try ramdev PATANJALI chikitsalaya for your problem. Also start practice as you see daily astha channel 5_7. 30 am. Definitely you can hope to be cured. God bless you.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from headache and migraine, kindly advise me remedies for the same, and what kind of treatment wants to take.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am suffering from headache and migraine, kindly advise me remedies for the same, and what kind of treatment wants t...
As per your concern i would suggest you an remedy 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine and for headache you can go for the following 1. Add chamomile powder to 1 cup of boiling water 2. Transfer the liquid to a cup 3. Drink when hot 4. It gives fast relief from migraine
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have problem of vibrating my hands (sometimes other body parts also) during stress situation like (1) going on stage for any speech or performance (2) lifting heavy weight or doing gym. (3) facing job interview This problem is since my childhood. But since last few 2-3 years, it has increased to double than my childhood problem. Now a days, for a little stress my hands are starting vibrating.(little stress like any guest coming to my home, I am going to some unknown's house, meeting with boss during critical condition, I do signature for important purpose etc.) Please suggest me which type of doctor I have to concern for this issue?

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 have problem of vibrating my hands (sometimes other body parts also) during stress situation like (1) going on stag...
Dear , the problem you are facing could be due to anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My wife is 52 years old having epilepsy and taking EPILAN tablets since 30 years and now the EPLILAN is banned no more available in the market. Hence could you suggest substitute of epilan tablet. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
epilan is a combination of phenobarbitone,and phenytoin. you can purchase the drug separately in desired strength and have it if the combination is not available in any other brand. please see your doctor for the same.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have migraine how should I prevent it give me advice Please sir I have also red eyes.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have migraine how should I prevent it give me advice Please sir I have also red eyes.
1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to loud noise, bright light,strong smell inadequate sleep since it precipitates migraine attack 4.Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho(red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl.Don’t skip/postpone your meal,avoid hunger 5. Go for regular exercise,reduce weight if over weight 6. practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol after consulting physician
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My left hand become partially senseless. I don't no how it was happens but I every time feel there nerve is not so fastly responding. please help.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My left hand become partially senseless. I don't no how it was happens but I every time feel there nerve is not so fa...
It may be just nutritional deficinecy. Start a multivitamin tablet. And homoeopathic medicine Kali phos 30 1 dose every week. It is advisable to take any medicine by proper consultation.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am a 19 years old boy, I use to have headache almost every day since months. Few months back I suffered from migraine but I overcame tht in 6 months but again I feel headache heavier than that. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am a 19 years old boy, I use to have headache almost every day since months.
Few months back I suffered from migrai...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache kindly follow advises given below: you can take(If No drug allergy) : 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 62 years old man suffering from anxiety and depression with insomnia. Please suggest any remedy.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 62 years old man suffering from anxiety and depression with insomnia. Please suggest any remedy.
I suspect that you are one of many who have been taking medicines but not working with a counselor in tandem. You need both counseling and medical intervention. The combination is ideal for the cure to be complete. In fact counseling will need to go on for a long time to develop skills and techniques to cope with everyday challenges of your life. If you remain episode-free for three years at least, you can be weaned off of the medication. So I assume that for all of these many years you have been letting the medicine do all the work on your depression and very little effort from your side. This will not do at all. So please start counseling immediately. In the meantime please do the following that can be done all by yourself as you desire: You must be active and work towards your reformation. Many lifestyle changes need to be made to progress away for the condition. When you are depressed, you will feel lazy though I would like to call it lethargy. There is an inertia and lack of energy to even think, let alone act. You are required to literally do the opposite of what you feel like doing. Depression makes you want to withdraw, lie down, sleep, become lethargic, slow down, make you too lazy to even think etc. So when I suggested doing the opposite, you will need to fight this disease. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, eat more of proteins and vegetables, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three things, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. If you are young and you can do it with some commitment. The doctor and counselor are there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with them is very critical for your success. For the insomnia please do the following: Yoga, meditation, and stress management exercises with definitely help. You must also do vigorous exercise every day, whether you get sleep or not. You should wake up at a uniform time every day, even if you don’t get sleep. You could sleep in the afternoon but try not to exceed 20 minutes to catch up with lost sleep, and that too only if necessary. Ideally, it is better not to sleep during the day at all. Even if you do not get sleep get to bed at a uniform time like 10.30 and just lie down and read some non-stimulating material. In the lying down position the body tends to regress to a childlike state and will induce sleep. Do not get up to switch off the light, and so you need to arrange for a bed lamp that can be put off at a stretch of a hand. Do not take alcohol, tea, coffee, soft drinks etc. before going to bed. A warm glass of milk before bedtime improves sleep for various reasons. Have dinner early and always make it a pure carbohydrate meal that can be had with any vegetables. Make the room as dark as possible but warm and cozy. Block out all forms of light entering the room through windows. The room must have reasonable cross-ventilation. There must not be any LED lights nearby your bed. Reduce all kinds of sounds around you: light music may be put on if it induces sleep for you with the ‘sleep’ function on. In rare cases you could watch TV in a lying position and switch off when you feel drowsy. There are some odors that could stimulate you and prevent sleep from happening; kindly examine that – this includes perfumes, soap scents, and even laundry detergents. Check out if a warm or cold bath induces sleep for you, and do that before retiring. If you have exhausted yourself through exercise, you will find it easier to relax into a stupor. Contemplate on calm and relaxing thoughts while in bed: decontaminate your mind from all the stresses of the day before going to bed. You could acquire a recording of gradual relaxation and guided relaxation routines. Sleep with your head facing North, and do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. Sleep as far as possible on your left ear. Try these for now and if these fail you must meet with a counselor and work out other matters that may be causing the insomnia.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have this insomnia for past four years ever since I joined US company due to time difference. I can't get sleep at night however tired I feel n feel the need to sleep. The minute I lie down, sleep evaporates and cannot get sleep n keep waiting. Resoryed to sleeping pills to be able to sleep and work next day. If no sleep, I loose appetite, feel listless and nauseatic and cannot eat at all. What should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have this insomnia for past four years ever since I joined US company due to time difference. I can't get sleep at ...
Hello, insomnia (loss of sleep) is out come of irregular life style causing stress, anxiety & depression. To over come, insomnia, please go through the under noted tips. -go for a walk in d morning / evening to restore your blood circulation to nourish your body& brain. - go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to calm your nerve to ease insomnia, checking ischemia. - tk, banana, apples, coca, almonds, pumpkin -seeds, spinach to get magnesium to ease insomnia. - tk, plenty of water free from contaminants to eliminate toxins &'regulate your metabolism to absorb protein, vitamins, minerals, energy & other important substance essential to upkeep, repair & energise the body. - your diet b easily digestible, simple, non-irritant, on time. Your dinner b at least 2 hrs before going to bed with 1 cup of milk, finally before going to sleep to prevent constipation. - avoid, caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, watching tv in d late night. - homoeo medicine, gentle, rapid without any side effect b administered: @ coffea cruda 30-6 pills, thrice/ day. @ passiflora q-20 drops before 1/2 hr, going to bed. Your feedback will highly be appreciated for further follow up, please. Tk, care.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My headache start from any side and covers complete head. I don't have any spectacles I have checked for glass but they said my eye sight are perfect no need of glasses, even I don't have any migraine problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My headache start from any side and covers complete head. I don't have any spectacles I have checked for glass but th...
Check your Bp.Avoid stress and anxiety.You should have adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily,avoid physical and mental exertion,drink plenty of water.If you have recurrent headache you may have to take CT scan of brain after consulting neurologist to find out the cause of headache
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering facial numbness since 2nd april' 2015, mri done by doctor's advice and prescribed medicine. Without medicine can get relief by facial yoga. What medicine given let you know after a while & also advice me what deficiency have or what types of illness, brain cancer, tumor, brain stroke and what medicine, yoga and messages require to get cure and relief such numbness waiting for your reply. Thanking you,

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 is advisable for a neurophysician to see your query and answer it appropriately. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 30 years old female and getting numbness in my finger tips as I lay down to rest even getting white discharge in much amount so can some one guid me in my health related problems?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB (Orthopedics), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery)
Gynaecologist, Chandigarh
Is the numbness in fingers or toes? From where is the discharge coming? Have you got any tests done?
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am experiencing numbness in my legs after I sit for too long, but I am overweight too.What should i do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am experiencing numbness in my legs after I sit for too long, but I am overweight too.What should i do?
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Numbness is usually a symptom of nerve involvement and nerves can get involved in a number of ways, so it can be involvement at the level of lower back region, entrapment of a nerve along its course, in a systemic disease like diabetes or other metabolic pathology etc. So management will depend upon treatment of primary cause, physical therapy like tens, medications for neuropathic symptoms like pregabalin or gabapentin, vitamin b12 supplementation etc. 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.
Submit FeedbackFeedback
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have migraine since last 5 years but after a long doctor treatment there is no progress in my health what should I do fr it?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
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.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What are the symptoms of migraine? I am having pointed headache from past 10 Days And feeling dizziness.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What are the symptoms of migraine? I am having pointed headache from past 10 Days And feeling dizziness.
) 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 Cause Unknown.May be due to decrease in brain chemical-serotonin Triggering factors a)Hunger(missedmeal) ,drinking alcohol(redwine),/coffee,teab) b)Inadequatesleep, stress,anxiety,depression,agitation c)environmental factors like glaring light, Loud noise,strong smell d)weather changes,high altitude, e)use of oral contraceptive,hormonal changes like oestrogen fluctuation during menopause, f)continuous use of cell phone
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How can we differentiate between headache and migraine? What must be done when we get a migraine?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Migraine headaches are intense or severe and often have accompanying symptoms in addition to head pain. Symptoms associated with a migraine headache include: nausea pain behind one eye or ear pain in the temples seeing spots or flashing lights sensitivity to light and/or sound temporary vision loss vomiting Migraine headaches are typically divided into two categories: migraine with aura and migraine without aura. An “aura” refers to sensations a person experiences before he or she gets a migraine. The sensations typically occur anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes before attack. These can include: feeling less mentally alert or having trouble thinking seeing flashing lights or unusual lines tingling or numbness in the face or hands unusual sense of smell, taste, or touch
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What medicine is to be taken for migraine? I am suffering from it for the past few years. .pls help.

BHMS, PhD Arthritis
Homeopath, Chennai
Dear user, migraine headache many medicines are available in homeopathy.. first take sang.can 30 three times a day /week... take this medicine .. after one week if complaints not reduced come to private chart... take care
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from migraine headaches perhaps 2 month but it's always increase and I found that my eyes are yellow. Which medicine should I take to cure.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bijapur
Dear Lybrate user stress, worry, anxiety and tension are also cause for migraine. Speaking for long time and high pitch sounds often lead to headache. Drink warm water regularly. Take tab migrakot 1-1-1 for 15 days. Pathyakshadi kashaya 20 ml with equal warm water 2tms for 15 days.
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

89%
(69 ratings)

Dr. Jayanta Roy

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, Fellowship in Stroke
Neurologist
AMRI Hospitals, 
800 at clinic
Book Appointment