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Dr. Desai Joy

Neurologist, Mumbai

Dr. Desai Joy Neurologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Desai Joy is one of the best Neurologists in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Desai Joy on Lybrate.com.

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I'm 31 years old and when I got to sleep my right hand freezes and have pain in it feels like blood circulation stops. Moreover the finger tips also is to do any work. Please suggest me the treatment.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I'm 31 years old and when I got to sleep my right hand freezes and have pain in it feels like blood circulation stops...
This is normal, occurs due to nerve pressure. In few people nerves pass close to bony projections and hence this happens, if u allow ur hands to fall down, it will become alright. Nothing to worry as of now
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I have very high headak problem since childhood and its like migraine and at least once in a week.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly best wishes.
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My mother-in-law suffering from foot and leg numbness. Pain starting from lower back. Pain-like pins-and-needles, prickling, or burning sensations. After that she can't stand more even a second. Please give some advice what should we do in that condition.

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. Actually with your description, it seems that she is suffering from spinal canal stenosis. My advice will be based on certain information if you can provide that: - please get a x ray ls spine (ap & lateral- flexion and extension views) so that we can look for degeneration in her spine - we will also need mri ls spine to look for degenerative discs and stenosis in canal also please mention whether she is suffering from any other medical issue for which she is taking or has previously taken long term medical treatment? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am 18 years old boy. From the past year my fingers tremble a bit. What are its causes and what should I do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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Science suggests that marijuana has anti-carcinogenic elements n it's cure to more than 20 life threatening diseases like Alzheimer n depression etc. Why is it still illegal? What actually makes it illegal? Does it cause more harm than a cigarette or alcohol? Please substantiate. Thank you.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Science suggests that marijuana has anti-carcinogenic elements n it's cure to more than 20 life threatening diseases ...
There are no proven benefits of marijuana over cancer. It use as a treatment for depression or alzheimer's is questionable just for the reason of risk benefit ratios. It's illegal to use marijuana sine it is a psychoactive substance prone for dependence and association with other drugs and antisocial activities. Also marijuana or cannabis may precipitate psychosis with long term use. Hence it's use for any indication is simply a leap in the dark, unless we have evidence based studies for active ingredients of the substance.
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I am 36 year old I have numbness in my both hand please suggest me some ayurvedic medicine I have cervical problem also thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 36 year old I have numbness in my both hand please suggest me some ayurvedic medicine I have cervical problem al...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines1. Calc fluor 30 (4 drops in little water) every morning empty stomach only one dose in a day for a week. 2. Rhus tox 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update. *use a small pillow. *don't put hands under the head while sleeping.
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I am a patient of migraine. So pls tell me what is the medical solutions of migraines.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
As such it Needs only lifestyle modifications if any associated any medical problems it needs to be addressed Best Wishes
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I am pure vegetarian, even I don't eat onion and garlic. My weight used to be 50 kg to 55 kg but now I am 72 kg. I am 23 years old. I want to reduce it to 60 to 55 kg. I take too much stress and I also have migraine from 2 years and also my weight increased after migraine. But now I have less headache occurred only sometime. I do night shift job 4 pm to 2 am. So please suggest what should I do to reduce my weight.

MBBS, PDDM
General Physician, Mumbai
I am pure vegetarian, even I don't eat onion and garlic. My weight used to be 50 kg to 55 kg but now I am 72 kg. I am...
Hello, I feel the underlying cause of obesity needs to be found. In your case it could be the stress. You work in night shifts which gives your body a lot of stress on a regular basis causing release of cortisol in the body on a regular basis. Cortisol hormone in itself leads to weight gain. You also need to check your thyroid levels to rule out hypothyroidism.
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I got TIA (stroke) two years ago. I am doing really good right now. But, I am deeply into the phobia, that stroke can return again. I am in fear always. How to overcome it. Please suggest measures.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
I got TIA (stroke) two years ago. I am doing really good right now. But, I am deeply into the phobia, that stroke can...
Tia is a warning sign of stroke. So you have to worry but not that much. I understand about your phobia about getting again same problem but dear if you maintain yourself and take some precautions then chances are very less. Please make sure: 1. If you are overweight try to reduce. 2. Brisk walking daily for 30 minutes. 3. Cardiovascular exercises daily for endurance and strength and to make your heart fit. 4. Regular intake of excess water in your diet. 5. Avoid junk food, carbohydrates. 6. Take healthy diet that enrich you with proteins, vitamins. 7. If diabetic make sure sugar level should be maintained. 8. If hypertensive, make sure bp should not reach to too high or too low along with hr. 9. Avoid stressful life. 10. Meet some physio and learn daily exercises that will keep you fit and healthy along with some modification in your lifestyle. 11. Avoid fasting - eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings. 12. Make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life. 13. Take min 7 hours of sleep. 14. Avoid taking caffeine, alcohol, phenylethylamine (found in chocolate and cheese), tyramine (found in nuts and fermented meats, cheeses, and soy), and aspartame (in many artificially sweetened foods) as sometimes these all exaggerate the condition. Instead use basil leaves tea or ginger tea boiled nicely in water without milk. Do not worry about getting tia / cva. If you keep yourself relax and avoid stress you will be healthy and then no disease no tia.
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I am 21 years I feel always tired and I feel I don't have enough strength to carry a load to some distance and sometimes I feel weariness a body shakes automatically what will be the reason and give me remedy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
You might be suffering from some deficiency. Get cbc, vit d and vit b12, blood sugar and tsh done. We will be in better position to understand the root cause of your problem. Till then eat well, sleep well and stay active.
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I am 20 years old and i'm suffering with a migraine. What to do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Migrane can be managed with lifestyle changes and medications, try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation may help ease the pain of a migraine headache. 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. Rest and relax. 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. It is very important keep a headache diary. Continue keeping your headache diary even after you see doctor. It will help you learn more about what triggers your migraines and what treatment is most effective. A dose of riboflavin in appropriate dose as prescribed by me, also may prevent migraines or reduce the frequency of headaches. Coenzyme q10 supplements may decrease the frequency of migraines, magnesium supplements may also be used to treat migraines do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Autism: Treat It With Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Autism: Treat It With Homeopathy

Autism is defined as a neurobiological pervasive development disorder that includes lack of social skills and inability to reciprocate to social interactions. The patient may also have intellectual and cognitive deficits and problems in communication (verbal as well as non-verbal).

Conventional medicine is mostly used to treat some of the symptoms but is never used to cure or provide remedies for autism. A proper professional homeopath will be able to guide you to get the best results for your child and reduce all the problems of autism, if not outright cure it.

Some of the medications that could be used to treat autism are as follows:

  1. Cuprum Metallicum: This works wonders when the child is being very obsessive, angry and is inflexible, tense and is very aggressive towards their parents. Some of these children may even exhibit malicious behaviors and are usually averse to touch or being approached.
  2. Androctonus: A child or a patient who tends to swing wildly from a stable good mood to a destructive mode can be calmed down or evened out by Androctonus. These children also exhibit behaviors of suspiciousness and quickness to act on their compulsion.
  3. Carcinosin: This is very helpful in children affected by autism who are talented, but are obsessive, compulsive, stubborn and also have sleep related issues. These children may also have addictive disorders.
  4. Agaricus: This medication is very good for children who may be mentally and physically awkward and show symptoms like indifference, muttering, talking, shouting or singing but not answering to direct calls or questions. Agaricus is very effective for children who suffer from involuntary jerking when they are awake.
  5. Helleborus: This is a very effective medication when the child is slow and under active and seems to be depressed most of the time. Some of these children may also have muscular weakness and helleborus is very effective in treating them. These are only a few examples of how homeopathy can provide remedies for your autistic child and thus is an effective solution.
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I am 25 years old female. Sometimes my hands and legs become numb mostly hands. Specially while sleeping or lying down. I am suffering from hypothyroidism (hashimoto'd DS), migraine, G6PD deficient.- History.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 25 years old female. Sometimes my hands and legs become numb mostly hands. Specially while sleeping or lying dow...
Hi Anam Numbness of your hands could be related to thyroid problem. There might also be deficiency of vitamin B-12. You should start exercising daily for 30 minutes. simple aerobics will be enough. Start taking calcium, vitamin-D and Vitamin B-12 supplements. One tablet of calcium daily and One for Vitamin B-12 daily For vit.-D take cholecalciferol sachet weekly for 6 weeks. This solution is for now but it wont be permanent. For a permanent solution your thyroid problem needs to be treated and that is POSSIBLE with HOMOEOPATHIC medicines; you will be cured and there wont be any need of taking thyronorm. Your migraine will also get cured. For this a proper consultation is required so that your case can be analysed and treatment given accordingly. For this you can consult any good homoeopath or me as you are in Delhi only. Otherwise you can make good use of Lybrate.
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I am 32 years old female having a huge amount of hair fall and migraine problems with joint pain can you suggest some remedies which can be easily made at home.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I am 32 years old female having a huge amount of hair fall and migraine problems with joint pain can you suggest some...
Natrum mur 30 take 1 drop 3 times x 7 day above is homeopathic medicine and available in homeopathic store also safe to take and no side effects do not take more days without my consent.
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Is stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis treatment available in India and whats the cost of this treatment?

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Indore
Hello lybrate-user, stem cell treatment is now available in india it is a bit expensive as the major cost include formation of injection from bone marrow. It could cost you about 3 lacs in india and it is quite cheap as compare to foreign countires who are offering this treatment. Please let me know if you want to arrange an appointment with specialist. Regards.
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My mum has meningioma at left side of the brain, is this carcinogenic? And does it need a surgery to get cured?

MCh Neurosurgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Guwahati
Meningioma are rarely carcinogenic. Mostly cured by surgery. In small tumors non operative option like gamma knife therapy also tried.
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I have a pulling strain on the right posterior side of my neck since past 4 months due to which last three fingers of my right hand go numb at times and my shoulder also aches. What could be the problem? Thanks.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I have a pulling strain on the right posterior side of my neck since past 4 months due to which last three fingers of...
Numbing of fingers indicate a neural involvement, this could be because of involvement of cervical spine (neck) as you said. Wear a soft collar around neck if the tingling or numbness is too much. Avoid bending your neck and perform neural slider exercise of the hand. For proper evaluation and prescription of exercise, pay a visit to a physiotherapist.
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Dear sir, I am suffering from insomnia for last few weeks. Whenever try to sleeping, it rakes couple of hours to go into sleep. Sir please provide me some tips to overcome this problem.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear sir, I am suffering from insomnia for last few weeks. Whenever try to sleeping, it rakes couple of hours to go i...
1. Avoid caffeine found in coffee, tea, chocolate, cola, and some pain relievers.[four to six hours before bedtime.] 2. Quiet, dark, and cool environment can help promote sound sleep. [use heavy curtains, or an eye mask to block light, and also keeping computers, tvs, and other work materials out of the room will help promote mental bonding between your bedroom and sleep] 3. Avoid stressful, stimulating activities like doing work, discussing emotional issues. Physically and psychologically stressful activities can cause the body to secrete the stress hormone cortisol, which is associated with increasing alertness.
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