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Dr. Ashuthosh Shetty

Neurologist, Mumbai

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Living with Parkinson's Disease

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, MBBS
Rheumatologist
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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease affects the part of the brain that controls muscle movement. The exact cause of this disease is not known, but there is a decrease in a chemical called dopamine in the brains of people with Parkinson's. There is no cure for Parkinson's, but it often progresses slowly and the signs can be managed.


Signs:
The 4 most common signs of Parkinson's are:

tremors or shaking when at rest

muscle stiffness

slowed movement or problems starting a movement

problems with balance and movement

As these signs worsen, you may also have trouble walking, talking, swallowing or doing simple tasks such as bathing or dressing. As the disease progresses, other signs such as pain, bowel or bladder problems and sleep problems may occur.

Care issues:
When you start to show signs of this disease, you should consult a neurologist for diagnosis and start medicines. Then you should consult a physiatrist or rehabilitation physician for making rehabilitation plan to prevent early onset of disability. Rehabilitation plan contains medicines, physical therapy or specific exercises, occupation-specific advises brace, etc.
The physical therapist can help you learn exercises that can help you with movements.
You may need to work with your neurologist or physiatrist to make adjustments in your medicines to keep your signs controlled. Over time, many people have side effects from the medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease. You may also need occupational therapy or speech therapy to deal with signs as the disease progresses. As your signs get worse, surgery may be an option to reduce tremors.


Things you can do to manage your signs:

When walking
walk slowly with a straight posture and with your legs further apart.
Think about taking big steps to help keep your steps more normal.

use a 4-prong cane or a walker if needed.

if you become stuck or freeze in one place, rock gently from side to side or pretend to step over an object on the floor.

place tape strips on the floor to guide you through your house.

Remove area rugs and furniture from your walking path.

stand up from a chair or bed slowly to avoid feeling dizzy or lightheaded.


When using the bathroom
install grab bars on the walls beside toilets and inside showers and bathtubs to help you stand up.

use a shower chair inside the shower.

install an elevated toilet seat to make standing up easier after using the toilet.

shave with an electric razor.


When dressing
wear loafers or shoes with velcro.

wear simple dresses or pants with elastic waistbands such as sweatpants.


When eating or drinking:
use a cup with a large handle to make it easier to hold.

use a bowl instead of a plate to limit spills and make it easier to scoop up food.

Work closely with your rehabilitation team to manage your signs of Parkinson's disease. Rehabilitation can significantly improve your quality of life.

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I am having a problem in writing. Kind of a nerve problem. Can you please say some solution?

MBBS
General Physician
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For your writing problem apart from symptomatic treatment I will suggest you to take tablet folvite once a day for a year.

I suffer from migraine headaches when exposed to sunlight. What preventions should I take.

MBBS
General Physician
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1.Take crocin Pain relief one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone 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 since it triggers the attack 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/ vasograin after consulting physician.

My nephew aged 18 is in a coma from last seven months after an accident on 21 Dec 2014 at herbal in Bangalore city. Had a head injury he suffered brain damage is there any hope for him.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Sure! he has hope! homeopathy and ayurveda can help him! modern medicine is a very destructive medicine, it impinges your natural healing powers!
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My hand got injured due to accident in the year 2001. I have no sensation in my thumb, index finger & middle finger. I had been operated once in the said year by an orthopaedic surgeon. But still, I don't feel any sensation in my above 3 fingers. My median nerve, radial nerve got damaged. Is it possible to get back my sensation after 15 years?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist
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Dear . Nerve injuries take many years to decades for recovery. It depends upon the gap in between to ends of a damaged nerve. Only few millimeters growth occurs in a year. It may take few more years to get your sensations back. I wish you all the best.
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Hi doc, I am a medical student. I have minute tremors which mostly get aroused during conditions like handling an object, or when I get scared or when I don't eat. My thyroid pro. Done b4 6-8 months were normal. I have this prob since last 4-5 years. What to do?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician
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CML is a rare condition and you are fighting it. The medications are perfect and you should be able to lead normal life soon. So continue your treatment with a positive mindset. You will be alright soon. The real cause of tremors is just nervousness coming out of the battle. You are a brave young man. Toss all these jittery thoughts into air by the flick of mind and pursue your education with a focus. You will be a great doctor one day. Don't pat any attention to tremors. They will vanish the moment you neglect them.
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Thanks for all helpful advice but m still confuse that which medicine I have to take exactly. Im 24 year old male I have shivering problem when I get nervous from childhood, doctors advice me to take folvite tablet once a day for six months. But I want to know that why it's happen to me, is m week or is this medicine help me to Increase my blood cells. I badly need a help please advice me what should I do? I you tell me to take medicine then give me the proper name that I can buy it.

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General Physician
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First thing for you is to increase your self confidence and take tablet Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months which will help in the production of healthy RBC and also in aiding rapid cell division growth which is necessary for our neurons to be healthy and which inturn will decrease your shivering problem when you are nervous
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I am feeling tremor of whole body constantly from past 8-9 days. I wanted to know the medicines I am taking are okay or not?

MBBS
General Physician
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Along with ongoing treatment if possible take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks.

My mom is suffering from nerve pain in her right hand, we went to doctor he made some test of b12 vitamin and cholesterol, diabetes, thyroid. But all kept it well. This thing is going from last 6 months but she still in pain. She is not able to hold a knife for more than 5 min. Which specialist should I go to?

MD Homeopath, DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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My mom is suffering from nerve pain in her right hand, we went to doctor he made some test of b12 vitamin and cholest...
Lybrate-user pain in yours mother wrist could be owing to nerve compression that is common in carpel-tunnel syndrome and as you said routine investigations are ok. So I am straight away suggesting you medicine --- hippomanes 200 3-4 drops in 1 table spoon of water x 3 days only.
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I have got highly shivering yesterday I don't know what is to be. I think it was fits but I cant analyzing! can you please help?

DNB (ENT), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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Hi v shivering or rigors can be due to various reasons. If it was associated with fever then it may be malaria or dengue. If no fever was associated then a neurological evaluation is indicated. If it was fits, you may not be able to remember the episode. However do get this evaluated.

My son suffering migrane problem since last 4 years. I have taken treatment of ayurvedic, homeopathic and as well as alopethic but all in vein. Please advise in the matter.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hi , moderate to severe pain on one side of head is migraine. Number of symptoms associated with this; like vomiting sensation or vomiting, vertigo, heaviness of head etc, may I know any of symptoms you are having in these? we have excellent medicines in homoeopathy to cure migraine permanently.
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I am anand 30years I have migraine from last 8 days can you suggest me how can I became good.

MBBS
General Physician
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Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we can start with a beta blocker drug after clinical examination

I have throat pain when I speak pls suggest me a solution and also I have numbness in my legs.

BHMS
Homeopath
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I have throat pain when I speak pls suggest me a solution and also I have numbness in my legs.
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Belladonna 30 ( 4 drops in little water) and take it three times in a day for 2 days and revert. Gargling with lukewarm water twice a day will also give you relief.

I'm 18 years old and I'm suffering from migraine and sinus. Sometimes I feel giddy. Can you suggest me some tips for this?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Good sleep. Stress free, no acidity, normal bowel movement, avoid sun exposure for migraine. Ct pns to confirm sinusitis.
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Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of age, I am suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am in a dream like state, light headed, foggy vision, stiff head, head feeling numb, depersonalization, tough to carry on life since 1 and half year. One of psychiatrist tell me that I had taken lots of medicine as I was hospitalized 3 times in a year and therefore depersonalised has taken place and feeling numbness in head due to heavy medicine and waves r feeling in my head. Eat healthy sleep healthy will create stamina and slowly your anxiety will be improved. please answer.

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
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Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of age, I am suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am...
Dear Viraj, General Anxiety disorder treatment consists of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, life style changes, relaxation therapy and meditation. Once you learn how to manage your anxiety yourself with the help of the above treatment methods, You will be cured. The process is a bit lengthy and could take any period between one year to 2 years according to the depth of the anxiety problem and the circumstances at which the patient lives. Keep the period of treatment in mind, prepare yourself to take up the treatment and consult a psychologist online or in person. Take care.
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I get headaches on one side of the forehead at a time, I don't understand whether this is sinusitis or migraine?

D.H.M.S
Homeopath
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I get headaches on one side of the forehead at a time, I don't understand whether this is sinusitis or migraine?
May be sinusitis, so you can take a homoeo medicine Kali bich 30,5 drops in little water thrice daily for one months.
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I took allopathic medicines that dilates the heart vessels. I took propranolol hydrochloride for my migraine pain. I feel palpitation in my heart. What are the best ayurvedic medicines to improve heart health. Please suggest me some medicines to improve my heart health. What yoga exercises are beneficial for heart? Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician
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I took allopathic medicines that dilates the heart vessels. I took propranolol hydrochloride for my migraine pain. I ...
Please don't worry Wake up early Do regular meditation Do regular pranayam and yoga Put SHADBINDU OIL drops in both nostrils and take deep breath twice a day Take Pathyadi kadha by sandu pharma 20 ml twice daily with water. For migraine Arjunarishta 10 ml twice daily with water for heart All for 3 mths Take Tab naxdom 1 1 sos for headache only when needed.

I have nerve problem, when I am in tension my hands are vibrating automatically. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Sarswatarishta 4 tsp after lunch and dinner 2. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.

I am 26 years old man I want to confirm that my hands are always shacking both so I am so worried that why this is happening. Please suggest me what shall I do? And reason of this and how to cure?

MBBS
General Physician
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It might be due to anxiety, hyperthyroidism or vitamin B12 deficiency and I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks and revert back with findings
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