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Dr. Ashok

Neurologist, Mumbai

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Ashok is an experienced Neurologist in Andheri West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Ashok personally at Dr Ashok's Neurology Clinic in Andheri West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashok on Lybrate.com.

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Brain Tumors - How Radiosurgery Can Help?

MD, MBBS
Oncologist, Ernakulam
Brain Tumors - How Radiosurgery Can Help?

Short course radiation therapy is the one of the most talked about subject in recent years and also a fascinating research zone. Hypofractionated radiation therapy is an old concept, but only in recent years with tremendous improvement in radiation therapy delivery technologies there is a significant visible surge in it’s applicability in clinical practice. Modern radiation therapy technology is capable of delivering high dose to the target while sparing majority of the adjacent critical structures. Hence, it is possible to deliver short course of treatment regimen with higher dose per fraction without increasing in toxicity. In brain tumours, radiosurgery with gamma-knife is considered standard of care in many of the clinical indications such as small meningiomas, acaustic schwannomas, residual low grade gliomas, AVMs and solitary/ oligo brain metastasis. Gamma-knife radiosurgery is in clinical practice for more than five decades.

There are several prospective and randomized studies (level I evidence) with long-term follow up data supporting the use of radiosurgery in these clinical indications. Other indications of radiosurgery are pituitary tumour, craniopharyngiomas, glomus tumours, chordomas and others. Robotic radiosurgery (CyberKnife®) is precision radiosurgery delivery system and an extension of gamma-knife system. CyberKnife uses the principle of gamma-knife, but with linear accelerator source instead of multiple cobalt sources. CyberKnife is capable to treating all tumours indicated for gamma-knife with similar accuracy.

This modern tool has some additional advantages from gamma-knife, such as

1) CyberKnife can use fractionated treatment, hence relatively larger tumours can be treated.

2) Require only thermoplastic mask, no need for invasive frame.

3) Has inverse planning system, can spare critical structure.

4) There is a ‘intra-fraction’ correction technology with imaging.

5) There is no need to change the source, hence may be more cost effective.

6) Can be used to treat extra-cranial tumours also. CyberKnife has a linear accelerator attached with a robot and is capable of treatment from various coplanar and non-coplanar field arrangements. CyberKnife has sub-millimeter accuracy and unmatched dose distribution.

The advanced technology behind CyberKnife uses image guidance technology and computer-controlled robotics to deliver and extremely precise dose of radiation to targets, avoiding the surrounding healthy tissue, and adjusting for patient and tumor movement during treatment. In conclusion, CyberKnife is an extension of gammaknife radiosurgery delivery system. This machine has immense promise to treat with short course regimens with high dose and improve local control without increasing toxicities. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Oncologist.

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Good morning .my body is shivering sometimes without reason I do not know why. Is it any disease.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Good morning .my body is shivering sometimes without reason I do not know why. Is it any disease.
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about a 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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I had been suffering with migraine since 10 years but now pain is shifting from one side to another side. What to control it.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take tablet brufen twice daily with tablet rantac empty stomach for 3 days. If symptoms persist take rizatriptan sos only once in 24 hrs period not more than that. To reduce the frequency and duration of pain take tablet beta cap plus once daily night time for 3 months.
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My brother is suffering from epilepsy from last 4 years, he was under medication both morning and evening dose upto now but we have stop his medicine for morning only. Will there be any problems bcoz of that? We have stop his morning dose because he use to sleep more due to those tablet and feel low all day. And also some time he forgot everything all of sudden for 2 or 3 minutes.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Difficult to say regarding medication. But it seems he might have seizure episode during that 2 to 3 minute of memory loss. A EEG would be a better investigation. Consult a neurologist.
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I am 66 years old lady and had undergone knee replacement surgery one year back .Some times gets the. Pain due to cervical spontelasys . Little over weight . I am having issues of numbness in my fingers and legs at times ,especially from sleeping positions .

MBBS
Acupuncturist, Delhi
I am 66 years old lady and had undergone knee replacement surgery one year back .Some times gets the. Pain due to cer...
You appear to suffer from degenerative {premature aging} damage to your spine, as in your knees and peripheral neuropathy - need investigations to establish diagnosis- these problems are chronic and progressive. Conventional medicine does not usually offer any definitive arrest or reversal of such ailments. However, for good results I recommend holistic medicine therapy to you.
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I am 30 years old lady mere pero ki naso me bhut dard hota me roj ka kam bhe nahi ker pati khade hone per modne me muze dard hota he muze kya kerna chahiye ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
Nason me dard aur modne me dard se jahir hai ki aapko vayu vikar hai jo modern medicine ke anusar ra, gout, arthritis aadi ki ahuruat ho sakti hai. Gout me adhiktar toe ke joint se problem shuru hui mani jati hai or ra me chhote joint se shuru hui mani ja sakti hai. Nason me dard calcium ki kami, nerves pain kuchh bhi ho sakta hai. Aapki digestion aur metabolism me problem hone se agar aam (mucous in stools) ki utpatti ho rahi hai to aapko pachan kriya bhi sahi rakni hogi. Aap esr, uric acid, ra factor, calcium adi ke test reports bhejen. Tab tak aap chvya, chitrak, sonth, peepal, peeplamool herbs ka karha (decoction) piyen. 1 cup din me 2 bar minimum. Halka bhojan khayen. Garam pani piyen. Aapki apan vayu dosh ke karan lumbo sacral spine me affect aata hai. Jiske karan spine ki spondylitis/ spondylosis bhi ho sakti hai. Spine ka ls spine ap aur lateral view x-ray ki report bheje. Koshish karen zyada pain killer na len.
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Can I take MRI tests to diagnose dementia ? What are the other tests to diagnose it ? I am 18 year old I have a doubt that I may have a kind of dementia?

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I don't think you have dementia. If you think you're forgetful that's because you have issues with concentration or simply that you don't find something so interesting that your mind bothers to keep it. So, work on your concentration, do meditation. Dementia is common in old age. You're too young to think about that. To answer your question yes, mri do show the pathologies that may cause dementia.
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I am studying architecture, from few months I am losing interest on my subject, I don't know what would be the reason, can you suggest me anything?

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 studying architecture, from few months I am losing interest on my subject, I don't know what would be the reason...
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Don't panic or do not worry. You could in the first year of your architecture course. You should look around you. Almost every student around you could be facing the same problem. This is so common when it comes to the first two semesters of the graduation. This is natural because of your age group issues and general high aims. I suggest online counseling for you to overcome the problem. Take care.
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I am a student. I am 20 years. As my studies are more and due to excessive writing my hands feel weak and I can' t write like before. Can you suggest me for some remedy please ?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Sorry, its wrong thinking that since you writing more. Bico-24 4 tab 4 times in a day for 20 days 7 then report for further advice. Available at homoeopathic pharmacy
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I'm now insomaniac. So what can I do? I'm studying for bank exam so I'm working hard.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vijayawada
I'm now insomaniac. So what can I do? I'm studying for bank exam so I'm working hard.
Hi, Your stress could lead to Insomnia, Try to go sleep before 11 pm and avoid gadgets at night before sleep. Take green Tea twice a day. Medicine - Take Kali Phosphoricum 6x, Homeopathic medicine, 6 tablets every night before bed for a month. Give your feedback.
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I have facial paraylise for six years. I am 30years age. Someone guide me for this.

Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Facial paralysis at your age is mostly due to bells palsy and you need to get it diagnosed correctly. Sometimes our facial nerve stops functioning due to unknow reason and one side of face muscles get weak. Usually the function returns in few weeks to couple months. During that time it is very important to keep these small muscles in face from loosing muscle mass (called atrophy) I can help with an exercise plan to strengthen the face muscles and improve closing of eyes, closing of mouth, smile etc. Keep a positive attitude and keep working at these exs. Check with a neurologist if any meds can help too. Good luck.
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I am a physically handicapped person and hamstring has been change. After my operation I got maximum power on my right leg i.e my knee power had been increased but at the age of 65-years my knee power has been decreased. Kindly advise any how can I increase my knee power. At present my age is 71-years.

General Physician, Lucknow
There are two exercises you can do 1. Sit on edge of chair and raise your leg from the ground, keep it there for 30-45 sec, repeat this at least 50 times a day 2 sit on bed, place a 2" fold of towel under your knee and press the towel witth your knee joint and try to maintain pressure for 30 secs or so, repeat this exercise 50 times a day.
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I am 57 years woman recently having signs of parkinson disease, how to tackle the same?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Get checked fully blood tests, mri, Meanwhile rule out bp and diabetes and cholesterol you take citicolin, contact with results.
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My friend hands are shivering when touching any object. What can we do reduce the shivering.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
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)
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I live in sultanpur. From last two year I am in pain by migraine .what medicine to take for migraine.

BHMS, M.D.
Homeopath, Pune
hello lybrate user, avoid triggering factors like stress, certain food which induce headache. avoid fried and junk food.have healthy diet. mindfulness meditation and pranayam yoga do have effective role in stress reduction.try homeopathy for migraine.it is a safe, natural and holistic way of treatment. homeopathic medicine is selected on the basis of thorough details like medical history, causes, routine, temperament etc..; such well selected remedy gives complete relief and cure without side effects. message back for consultation.
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I am 23years old. On 2014 December I got an accident from chennai, Brain injury, 16days in ICU, a minor damage in seribellam. 8 stitches in heads left side, 16 days in ICU&now can't walk properly, speeching prob, no balance etc. Which treatment for help me. Last 2 months am doing physio therapy.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Apart from taking ongoing treatment make sure you take tablet folvite 5mg once a day for a year and continue physiotherapy treatment till recovery
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Namaskar sir I am 38 year old I have pain in lower waist and buttocks and occasionly numbness in left legs like thigh and toe I was take treatment from Dr. Rvindra choudhary but invain x ray report of waist is normal then what should be rhe problem (numbness of leg occures more after having genetal errection)

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Namaskar sir I am 38 year old I have pain in lower waist and buttocks and occasionly numbness in left legs like thigh...
Please share the xray images in private chat. Also get the following tests: fbs, plbs, vit b 12 and vit d 3 levels, calcium levels in blood.
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I have been suffering from migraine from past three to four months and I want to be cured from this problem and I hope you have solution.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time.. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day 2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals . 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal 4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits 6) avoid coffee and tea. A) take 30ml of AUDUMBARAVLEHA and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 30 ml of DAAAIMAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water. C) take 2-2 tablets of ekangavir rasa and sutshekhar rasa after meals D) Eat 1 tsf of flax seeds after meals, do all things for 7 days. This formulation is 100% effective. THANKS.
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I have a severe migraine problem and the duration of the pain 15 to 20 days. Though I have consulted a doctor at chennai the doctor gave me six month course of tablet and a pain relief tablet Naxdom 500 in 2014 but recently it is not working .what should I do to which Dr. Should I consult.

Mch neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Mohali
Mr. lybrate-user, recent change in character of headache is a concern. You shud get ct head done if that is normal then you will require migraine prophylaxis. Regards.
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