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Dr. Ashok M Sirsat

Neurosurgeon, Mumbai

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Dr. Ashok M Sirsat Neurosurgeon, Mumbai
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I am 23 years old male and my hands have been shivering without my intention when I am in tension since many years. What should I do?

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
It is the functional condition you must be having, this is mostly happening when person lost the confidence, so first bring back your confidence control your thought, be positive, try some yoga and mediation have enough of sleep stop worrying.
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My father is suffering from progressive disease for last 2 years, in that first right palm dead then full right hand, now left hand is not working means not lifted up, doctors says this is disease called MND. And MND has no cure. So he is taking tablet riluzole for last 1 year but no improvement with some vitamins tablet. Now this effect shown in legs also.

Drama Therapy - AUTISM, Early Childhood Special Education, Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), PG Diploma in Hospital Management, Bachelor in Occupational Therapy, CAS - Certified Autism Specialist, Sensory Enrichment Therapy
Occupational Therapist, Bangalore
My father is suffering from progressive disease for last 2 years, in that first right palm dead then full right hand,...
Its a progressive degenerative disease. If it is the correct diagnoses for your father then he can maintain the remaining strength and slow down the regression by doing maintainence therapy under any good occupational therapist. If required they will provide splints to support the functional independence.
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Hello My weight is low according to my height. I eat 3-4 times in a day. And take banana shake and some other fruit juice on daily basis. But there is no improvement on my weight. Will you suggest me what to eat so that I can maintain good health and perfect body.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
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My weight is low according to my height. I eat 3-4 times in a day. And take banana shake and some other fruit j...
Hello,Homoeopathic medicines are less invasive and have more herbal approach towards gaining the weight. There are a number of homoeopathic medicines, which treat the root cause behind the body’s inability to gain weight or bulk up. 1. Take alfalfa tonic(wsi), 2 – 2 tsp. Thrice a day, half an hour before meals. 2. Calcarea phos 200, 5 drops , once in aweek , morning empty stomach for 2 weeks. 3. Take eggs, milk, butter, bananas, potatoes, mangoes, figs, oats, soyabean and dry fruits. 4. do light exercises regularly to keep your body active. These homoeopathic medicines and dietary addition will increase your appetite and give your metabolism a healthy boost.
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I have problem related to the brain because some time I forget what was I doing and I consulted many neurologists they told that it's a type of epilepsy so please tell me what should I do now.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
I have problem related to the brain because some time I forget what was I doing and I consulted many neurologists the...
Every time you recover from the episodes of seizures (" forget what you are doing), please note what kind of activities you were doing, time, your emotional state etc. This may help to figure out some ways for better management of your problem. Nadisuddi technique from pranayama, which is a technique of yoga, properly learned and regularly practiced can help you by calming down your nervous impulses in the brain and increasing oxygen levels.
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My husband is having migraine frequently. Which is the best treatment to avoid migraine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning
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I am a 18 years old student. I am suffering from severe sinusitis and migraine. I have not eaten ice cream since a year. But recently I just tasted a pudding which was cold. Immediately my throat started burning.

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Vijayawada
avoid cold+allergens forever, use allerone m,1@ night+grenil-f,1@ night+Devon nose drops at night+ceftas,2/day x10 days in each attack.
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Hi doctor, Am divya 21 year old, married. I have migraine, wanted to ask you about menstruation cycle. I getting continuous bleeding. I guess may be it is due to continuous stress. Could you please suggest me, what would be reason for this and solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user, 1)Causes of Migraine Head Ache are:- a) Neurological, b) Stress – Anxiety, c) Sinusitis – Nasal Polyps – Nasal Blockages, d) Allergic, e) Related to Sun Cycle, f) Hormonal, g) Aggravation of Dosha Vat - Pitta – Kaph, h) Stomach – Digestion – Acidity – Constipation related. 2)In female Migraine Headache may be related to Menses & Menstrual Cycle. 3)Heavy & Continue bleeding is a serious issue. It has to be investigated urgently for correct diagnosis of causes. Accordingly appropriate treatment to stop bleeding as early as possible is required. 4)For bleeding problem NAP Therapy is best treatment. It will stop your bleeding early. It also corrects underlying causes & will also prevent further bleeding as well as it future complications. NAP Therapy is NON HORMONAL treatment & NO SIDE EFFECTS.
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Dear Doctor, My father-in-law (76 years) who is already suffering from Parkinsons and Osteoarthritis is now having this problem. While passing stools there is no solid stool; it is only like a foam (soapy foam), something like that. Since we are not able to take him to a doc we asked a local doc and they prescribed some medicines and after which he was ok. But now again after some weeks the same has started. It goes off and on. Could u please let me know if there is any major issue on this.Kindly help?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, According to Ayurveda joint pain is known as Sandhigata vata. With increase in age vata dosha is predominant in human body that is why with aging disease caused by vata dosha increases in body. Joint pain is a common symptom with many possible causes. Joint Pain and Arthritis are the one of the most devastating conditions faced by individuals, particularly elderly women today. When there is pure Vata dosha involvement (a pain without swelling or discoloration) then the massage with medicated ayurvedic oil is quite useful & supplement is helpful in balancing bodily humors ?vata, which is responsible dosha for Sandhigata vata . Visit us:-www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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Meri naani 92 yrs ki hai unhe paralysis hua hai body ke left side me jisse haath aur leg dono jaam ho gye hai. aisa kya karna chahiye jisse paralysis thik ho jaye aur khane me kya khilana chahiye please tell me answer my question.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
paralysis will take its own time to resolve..till then just do physiotherapy of the lims .i .e. keep moving the limbs and do massage with oil daily
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Brain Stroke: Things You Must Know

BHMS
Homeopath, Ajmer
Brain Stroke: Things You Must Know

A brain stroke can affect anyone at any point of time when the supply of blood to the brain is interrupted. It can threaten major physical functions and can prove to be fatally dangerous at times. The brain stem which is placed right above the spinal cord controls the breathing, heartbeat and levels of blood pressure. It is also in charge of controlling some elementary functions such as swallowing, hearing, speech and eye movements

What are the different types of strokes?
There are three main kinds of stroke: ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes and transient ischemic attacks. The The most common type of brain stroke is the ischemic stroke is caused by narrowing or blocking of arteries to the brain, which prevents the proper supplyof of blood to the brain. Sometimes it so happens that the blood clot that has formed elsewhere in the body have travelled via the blood vessels and has been trapped in the blood vessel which provides blood to the brain. When the supply of blood to a part of the brain is hindered, the tissue in that area dies off owing to lack of oxygen. The other variant of brain stroke is termed as hemorrhagic stroke is caused when the blood vessels in and around the brain burstor or leak. Strokes need to be diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible in order to minimize brain damage.

What are the common symptoms of a brain stroke?
The symptoms of the brain stroke are largely dependent on the area of the brain that has been affected. It can interfere with normal functioning, such as breathing and talking and other functions which human beings can perform without thinking such as eye movements or swallowing. Since all the signals from the brain as well as other parts of the body traverse through the brain stem, the interruption of blood flow often leads to numbness or paralysis in different parts of the body.

Who is likely to have a stroke?
Anyone is at a risk of developing brain stroke although ageing is directly proportional to the risk of having a stroke. Not only that an individual with a family history of brain stroke or transient ischemic attack is at a higher risk of developing stroke. People who have aged over 65 accounts for about 33 percent of all brain strokes. It is important to point here that individuals with high blood pressure, high blood sugar, cholesterol, cancer, autoimmune diseases and some blood disorders are at a higher risk of developing brain stroke.

There are a few factors which can increase the risk of developing stroke beyond any control. But there are certain lifestyle choices as well which aids in controlling the chances of being affected by stroke. It is crucial to refrain from long-term hormone replacement therapies as well as birth control pills, smoking, lack of physical activity, excessive use of alcohol and drug addiction. A brain stroke is a life-threatening medical condition, and when an individual has symptoms that resemble that of stroke, it is crucial to seek immediate medical help.

Treatment for stroke:

  • Treatment depends on the type of stroke.
  • Ischemic strokes can be treated with 'clot-busting' drugs.
  • Hemorrhagic strokes can be treated with surgery to repair or block blood vessel weaknesses.
  • The most effective way to prevent strokes is through maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

What is TPA?
TPA is a thrombolytic or a “Clot Buster” drug. This clot buster is used to break-up the clot that is causing a blockage or disruption in the flow of blood to the brain and helps restore the blood flow to the area of the brain. It is given by intravenous (IV). This can be given only within 45.5 hrs of the onset of symptoms

Time is brain

Remember Every second Loss means brain cells die.

Rush to the nearest Stroke Centre whenever you experience such symptoms.

You can save the brain cells dying if you reach within 4.5 hrs by the CLOT BUSTER. 

Endovascular procedures:
Another treatment option is an endovascular procedure called mechanical thrombectomy, strongly recommended, in whichtrained  trained doctors try  removing a large blood clot bysending sending a wired-caged device called a stent retriever, to the site of the blocked blood vessel in the brain

Stroke prevention:
The good news is that 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. It startswith with managing keyrisk risk factors, including 

  • High blood pressure,
  • Cigarette smoking,
  • Diabetes Atrial fibrillation and
  • Physical inactivity.

More than half of all strokes are caused by uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure, making it the most important risk factor to control. 

Rehabilitation:
The best way to get better after a stroke is to start stroke rehabilitation ("rehab"). In stroke rehab, a team of health professionals works with you to regain skills you lost as the result of a stroke. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist. Homoeopathic Remedies which may be helpful during stroke or after stroke: Creategus, Terminalia Arjuna, Arnica, Glonoine, Glycyrrhiza Glabra, Lachesis, Opium, Staphysagria, Gelsemium, Phosphorous etc. 

Note : Do not take any Homoeopathic medicine without consulting any Homoeopath.

If mother of an child is having brain tumor and it is cured but the daughter she was born when mother was having brain tumor can suffer from brain tumor.

MCh Neurosuregry
Neurosurgeon, Sirsa
Hi lybrate-user this depends on the type of the tumor, what exactly the biopsy report of the tumor of the mother. Generally speaking chances are very rare. Thanks.
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She is diabetic. She is taking insulin injections regularly. From 2 -3 months she is feeling numbness in arms and palms and finger. What may the cause behind this and is it curable ?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
She is diabetic. She is taking insulin injections regularly. From 2 -3 months she is feeling numbness in arms and pal...
Mr. Lybrate-user, if high blood glucose is not well controlled, there is a possibility of developing peripheral neuropathy symptoms like tingling and numbness. If blood glucose is strictly controlled most otfen these symptoms improve quite well. Thanks.
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Why diabetic patients getting hypoglycemia after prolonged use of diabetic medicine. And how it occurs then why they get coma.

Dietitian/Nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Why diabetic patients getting hypoglycemia after prolonged use of diabetic medicine. And how it occurs then why they ...
If you feel hypoglycemia than to have 4 teaspoon sugar immediately with water. Reduced your medicine dose. Increase your small frequent meal in every 2 hour. When you go to bed than to have 1glass tonnes milk with 2 to 4 marie or salty biscuits this will help or prevent coma at night.
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Hi, I am having migraine problem, pain in one side of my head near eye. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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Hi, my father age 59 .un ko dibetic hai aur dibetic control me raheta hai .un ke ek per right me boold nahi puch raha hai aur un ki fingar sun ho gayi hai. Aur abhi unca per ka hesa be sun ho raha hai. Pls us ke liye koi rasta batye vo fingar tak boold kise puche.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Hi, my father age 59 .un ko dibetic hai aur dibetic control me raheta hai .un ke ek per right me boold nahi puch raha...
Hello it might be due to diabeitc neuropathy starting. The blood vessels becomes thin and blood becomes thick. Due to that numbness might be there. You have to take medicine for that. No solution without medicine. And that also in urgent basis. Do not waste much time. Do not take spicy, sweet, sour, salty, fermented food do consult thank you.
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My grandfather is suffering from paralysis and he tends to sleep the whole day so what should I do to make him avoid yhat and also do tell me sumtings that would be beneficial for him?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My grandfather is suffering from paralysis and he tends to sleep the whole day so what should I do to make him avoid ...
Hi, Either it could be due to general weakness of the body or ask his doctor about the side-effects of his ongoing medication. Would advise you to give him homoeopathic medicines - Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. - both thrice daily. Revert.
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Hi doctor I wanted to know why migraine happens and how long medications have to be taken and is it harmful.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please It is due to modern life style, lack of sleep or excess sleep Lack of exercises, over use of coffee, tea, oily food, non veg food, processed food Excess thinking etc.
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I have pain in back and numbness in my leg now suggest me which medicine and exercise should I do.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have pain in back and numbness in my leg now suggest me which medicine and exercise should I do.
You seem to have neuropathy and if you have diabetes, it need to be well controlled and make it a habit to walks a a simple and easy exercises .Take multivitamins and control BP also
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