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Dr. Girish Nair

Neurologist, Mumbai

Dr. Girish Nair Neurologist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Girish Nair is a popular Neurologist in Bhandup West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Girish Nair personally at Fortis Hospital-Goregaon in Bhandup West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Girish Nair on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from sleep apnea and sleep disorder. Doctor has given me suggestion to operate. Details of surgical operations are as follows: Septoplasty + Turbinoplasty+ Laser UPPP (Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty) + Laser Tonsillectomy Please advice the adverse way of this operations and future probability of cureness.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am suffering from sleep apnea and sleep disorder. Doctor has given me suggestion to operate. Details of surgical op...
Surgery is not curative. Homoeopathic medicine will not just help you in avoiding surgeries but also curing you permanently from disease. Contact us for details about treatment.
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I am suffering from insomnia lately, am at times restless on bed and my sleep gets interrupted, please provide me with some help?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take sarpgandha vati 1-1 tab twice a day. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1-1 twice a day. Avoid spicy food. Junk food. Fermented food. Tea. Coffee. Do pranayama early in the morning.
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I am a migraine patient. Can you suggest me what I can do to prevent headache in sunlight?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Exposure to the sunlight can trigger headache in some. Best way is to wear sunglasses to avoid direct exposure to sunlight. Drink plenty of liquids to maintain hydration. Hope this helps u.
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Please let me know if a person who had meningitis many years before will still need to fear of any side effects? Also please advice me if a girl who had meningitis during childhood will develop any complications during pregnancy or delivery? Whether those who had meningitis are good for married life?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
If the meningitis is cured and there is no problem currently, there is nothing to fear. No problems occur in marriage, pregnancy or delivery.
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If a person experiences numbness when sitting cross legged or in a single posture for sometime, is it a cause of concern. If yes what's the remedy.

MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Surat
If a person experiences numbness when sitting cross legged or in a single posture for sometime, is it a cause of conc...
If it occurs after long time after sitting, signifies Vitamin B 12 deficiency. Or your body may not be accustomed to sitting cross legged. You can take vitamin B 12 injections.
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My question is im a migraine patient from 4years now my doctor told to eat inderal 40mg and sileim10 mg tell me some medicine name for not thinking I think a lot I forgot to say may doctor can somebody help me plz.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Thanks for the query. Avoid stress and tensions and anxiety. Do deep breathing exercises or do yoga. Avoid too much off coffee. This anxiety could trigger migraine too. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat healthy diet. If required, consult some counsellor.
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Doctor sir. is there any medicine for tremor of hand. My father right hand shakes more frequently now a days,

DM, MD, MBBS
Neurologist, Gurgaon
Treatment depends on the cause of tremors. If it's parkinson disease, it can be controlled to quite an extent. Will need to see the patient for that
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I am suffering for migraine . During the headache which medicine I take to stop headache? What are the causes of migraine?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering for migraine . During the headache which medicine I take to stop headache? What are the causes of migr...
1.Take one tablet of crocin pain relief as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take adequate rest Treatment 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 8. Consult neurologist to exclude other causes of headache and if required, take CT scan of brain.
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I am 45 male and have migraine, Blood pressure from last 2, 3, 4 months, what should i do? please advice

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Migraine is due to stress and anxiety.Avoid it. Continue blood pressure medicine regularly, drink plenty of water.If recurrent attack of migraine then she requires migraine prophylactic drug Consult neurophysician
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I suffering from depression by past few months. Few months before I lost my sleep and got insomnia to get over I start taking aayurvedic pills: Brainkaam by Sharangdhar. Actually it's sleeping pills and depression pills but they are mild. Should I continue taking this pills? Is there is any side effect of overdose of this pills?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suffering from depression by past few months. Few months before I lost my sleep and got insomnia to get over I star...
Absolutely you can continue taking those pills as long as you need them. In the meantime meet with a counselor and sort out the depression that is haunting you. You can follow these instructions for your sleep problem: Instead of worrying too much about causes, why don’t you implement some of my suggestions, because they work effectively. The lack of sleep, i.e. Sleep for less than 6 hours per night, is directly linked to about 86 diseases! So let us first focus on that. In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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Sleep deprivation and sleep apnea both bad for the heart

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sleep deprivation and sleep apnea both bad for the heart
Both sleep deprivation and sleep apnea have been linked to a higher risk of heart disease.

Inadequate or poor quality sleep can increase the risk of heart disease in due course of time. Short–term sleep deprivation is linked with high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and high blood pressure

Sleep apnea makes people temporarily stop breathing many times during the night. Up to 83% of people with heart disease also have sleep apnea.

In sleep apnea oxygen levels dip and the brain sends an urgent "Breathe now!" signal. That signal briefly wakes the sleeper and makes him or her gasp for air. That signal also jolts the same stress hormone and nerve pathways that are stimulated when you are angry or frightened. As a result, the heart beats faster and blood pressure rises, along with other things that can threaten heart health such as inflammation and an increase in blood clotting ability.
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When I put power my hands are shaking why it's happening and what can I do please help me.

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
When I put power my hands are shaking why it's happening and what can I do please help me.
If your hands are shaking almost any time. Then its a matter of concern. Consult a neurologist to treat the same. Stress, fatigue, and too much caffeine can worsen it. It can be due to other disores apart from relation to brain disorders like decrease sugar, thyroid disorders, anxiety, stress, genetic, nutritional deficiency and many more. Consult a specialist to find out the root cause.
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Hi my bro is 36 years old and he has fits, he is taking treatment. is it a curable disease? He first had when he was 15 years old, he took treatment at Sapdana Hospital, B'lore for 5 year (i. E one tab every day in the night for 5 yrs. After that he stopped.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, Is CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? As you are saying that he has already taken medicine for 5 years so chances of cure this problem is high Cure will also depend upon cause of Seizure/fits i want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day You can Consult Good Neurologist for second opinion, i can guide you further
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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
Understanding Autism.


Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects 1-2 people out of every 1,000 people worldwide. It is a wide spectrum disorder, so no two people with autism will have the exact same symptoms. There are those who function easily, those who are impaired and struggle to live normally and then there are others in between. Difficulties in communicating, social impairment and repetitive patterns of behaviour are some of the major symptoms that characterise autism and the related autism spectrum disorders (ASD).


Read the following articles to gain a better understanding of this condition:


Diagnosing Autism

In order to create awareness and combat this problem, early diagnosis and social acceptance is necessary. Here's a brief on what we can do to recognise autism.

 

Decoding the Symptoms of Autism

Although there is no scientific cure for autism, its symptoms can be worked upon with the help of a communication or behavioural therapist. 

 

Treatments for Autism

In this article, we chalk out the main treatments and therapies for curing autism in children and adolescents.

 

In conclusion, it’s important to treat these conditions not as disorders but to accept them as differences. Accept them in the same way we accept people of all races. These conditions are not caused by any disease or injury but because of genetics andenvironmental factors. Science suggests that neurological diversity has helped humans throughout their evolution to survive in the environment. It’s possible that those affected might just come up with solutions for problems that might escape those with normal brain wiring. Not because they’re necessarily smarter, or better, but because they think differently.  So it’s necessary to accept, respect and accommodate those with such conditions.  To care, not repair is the outlook we should have for the betterment of mankind.

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My mother is been diognised with stroke. Physiotherapy is going on. Please tell me how much time will it take for her recovery.

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, fellowship in interventional neuroradiology
Neurologist, Udaipur
On an average 6-12 months depending on the severity and type of stroke but definitely she needs evaluation to prevent future episodes.
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Hi sir. My father age is 65 years, having no BP and sugar. Last week he suddenly fainted while standing, after that we admitted in hospital. Doctor said that due to viral fever White blood cells and platelet count is low. Before that he did Neck Doppler CT scan test.In that impression it shows fibrocalcific plaque at left proximal ICA is approximately 34% diameter stenosis. And atheromatous plaque at right proximal ECA is about 36% diameter stenosis. Minimal intimal thickening in bilateral carotid bulbs. Can you please suggest any thing serious or how to reduce that plaque. Thanks in advance.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user Cyncopal attack is caused due to insufficient supply of oxygen to brain being obstructed by carotid arteries in the case of your father but 34% & 36 of calcific plaque is not so alarming. You should go for Eco to find out the position of aortic valve, (aortic stenosis) supplying oxygenised blood to the system. Tk care.
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I am 21 years old suffering from sever migraine problem from last two years. I have consulted many doctors but the pain remains same. Please suggest any medicine or treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
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 tablet propranolol after personal examination
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I am unable to write with my hand from 3 months. If I try to write now it start shaking. Is there any solution for this problem.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
The problem is of recent onset. At this age neuronal disease is unlikely. Hence it may be anxiety or substance use. Stop alcohol if you are abusing. If you have other features of anxiety like dry mouth and throat, excessive sweating, fast heart beat, difficulty breathing, dizziness along with inability to relax and excessive worries then consult a psychiatrist. Mri brain will be helpful to rule out any underlying pathology in brain. Treatment is possible and you will be alright. All the best.
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How to Deal with Severe Epilepsy

FRCS - Neurosurgery(UK), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ahmedabad
How to Deal with Severe Epilepsy

The word epilepsy brings to mind visions of people frothing at the mouth and rolling on the ground. However, epilepsy affects each patient in a different way. This can make it hard to recognize at times. In the more serious cases of epilepsy, an epileptic attack can make a patient injure himself or develop other life threatening conditions. In rare cases, epilepsy can even cause death. Thus it becomes imperative to understand how to deal with epilepsy.

Treatment options for epilepsy can be categorized as medication, surgical procedures and dietary changes.

Medication: Medication for epilepsy is prescribed on the basis of the symptoms presented and the type of epilepsy the patient is suffering from. In most cases, seizures can be controlled with a single type of medication, but in others, the doctor may need to prescribe a combination of medicines to control epilepsy. These forms of medication do have side effects and hence any reactions to the medication must be immediately brought to the doctor's notice. The dosage for epilepsy medication may need to be varied with time. An epileptic patient should never discontinue medication on their own.

Surgery: Depending on the type of seizures and the area of the brain affected, a doctor may advise surgery in cases of severe epilepsy. Surgery can help reduce the number of seizures experienced or completely stop them. Surgery to treat epilepsy is of many types. Some of the common procedures are:

  1. Surgery to remove tumor of any such conditions that may be triggering the epileptic attacks
  2. Surgery to remove a small section of the brain from where a seizure originates. This may also be referred to as a lobectomy.
  3. Multiple subpial transaction or a surgery that involves making a series of cuts in the brain to prevent the seizures from spreading to other parts of the brain.
  4. Surgery to sever the neural connections between the right and left hemispheres of the brain.
  5. Surgery to remove half the brain's cortex or outer layer

Dietary changes: A diet rich in fats and low in carbohydrates can help reduce seizures. This is known as a ketogenic diet and aims at making the body break down fats instead of carbohydrates. It can cause a buildup of uric acid in the body and thus should be practiced only under the guidance of a dietician. In cases where epileptic attacks are triggered by malnutrition and birth defects, taking vitamin supplements can help lower the frequency of seizures.

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I am 20 years old, and I am having problems in my sleep cycle, I have lately become insomniac. I can't sleep my sleep breaks in every 15 to 30 mins and I spend my whole night in roaming here and there. I have have tried many google ways for good sleep but it's all useless, what should I do?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
I am 20 years old, and I am having problems in my sleep cycle, I have lately become insomniac. I can't sleep my sleep...
Please follow the steps. 1. Avoid coffee or tea after 6 pm 2. Before going to sleep take a bath 3. Drink a glass of milk. 4. Keep your mobile away 5. Don't think about why I am not getting sleep instead think I will sleep. Think positive 6. After laying in bed please be relaxed take deep breath in and out slowly. From 3 rd breath onwards concentrate fully on your breathing. Slowly think that your legs get relaxed then coming towards up. Your eyes gets relaxed your eyes feels heavier and heavier. Now you feel sleepy. You are now on sleep. If you do this regularly for 1 week. Sure it becomes a habit in your life and your insomnia is solved. I treated lot of insomnia patients and are now well satisfied.
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