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Dr. Joy Desai

Neurologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Joy Desai is a renowned Neurologist in Tardeo, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Joy Desai personally at Bhatia Hospital in Tardeo, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Joy Desai on Lybrate.com.

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I am 38 years old. I am suffering from epilepsy when I was 8 years old. I am taking EPTOIN tablets since 8 years. Is there any chance to completely cure.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist
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When you are seizure free for 2 years, neurologist will do EEG and attempt dose reduction, if epilepsy does not recur, can be stopped, else need to continue.
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There are continuous pain in my left side head .then I go to neurophysion he told me that I suffering from migraine. So what are cause and care of this.

BPTh/BPT, BPT
Physiotherapist
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Cause Lack of sleep Lack of physical activity Lack of take good diet Lack of mineral and vitamins So physician will write a review with medication then can you following the doctor what he saying And do Regularly exercise and 7to 8 hrs deep sleep, take sprouts and fruits eat able vegetables.
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Soon after I get up my nerves become heavy, I feel mentally tired, I dont have any other disease. I feel some bubbles bursting sound in my mind. Which medicine should I take?

MBBS
General Physician
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If possible at that particular time get a sugar check up done by glucometer bcos they r typical symptoms of hypoglycemia.
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What is the home remedy for migraine, I usually got to have a back head pain and when I consulted I was told to have migraine.

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 For headache take tablet paracetamol
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What is the effect to stop adwize tablet after taking this tablet for 3 and half years to cure my autistic child now aged 13 years, who is also is an epilectic patient.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
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Your child has to continue Antiepileptic medication. As regards Autism ia an associated disorder, hence advisable not to stop medication. You can see Autism is a condition that affects mental and physical well being. In fact autism is not a single disorder rather a group of ailments that is classified as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Autistic children have problems with social interactions. They may also encounter problems with verbal and non-verbal communication, exhibit pattern of repetitive behavior with narrow, restricted interests, hyper sensitive to light, sound, touch etc (sensory overload). Otherwise majority of the cases are diagnosed anywhere between the age of 2-5 years. Interestingly, there are many individuals who may have ASD but never aware of it. Though the exact cause for autism is unknown, genetics plays an important part. Environmental, immunological and metabolic factors may have a contributory role. Since, it is a spectrum of disorders, there is no single reason attributed to this condition. Genetic, environmental, immunological and metabolic causes may be the contributing factor. Where genetic basis is identified as a cause, palliative measures are initiated immediately. When the reasons are not clear, diagnosis, classification and management invariably gets delayed. As stated earlier under watchful eyes of parents or family physicians, autistic symptoms could be recognized early. Severely autistic infants do not make normal babbling sound and have abnormal eye movements. Some of the symptoms include but restricted to limited vocabulary, unable to follow verbal or facial cues, abnormal eye movement or hand eye co-ordination etc. They also tend to make incoherent sounds. These children also do not follow simple commands. Many times these symptoms are glossed over delaying early diagnosis. Denial, my child is normal attitudes contribute to the delay in early diagnosis. In general ASD is loosely classified into five different types. However, this classification is hotly debated. 1. Pervasive developmental disorder(PDD) - Children suffering from PDD show delay in development of social and language skills 2. Kanner?s syndrome - This is most common type of autistic disorder. They live in their own world and have poor social interactions. They do not like any change in their routine. Individuals with this disorder get affected by loud sounds and cannot lead a normal life as they have low communication skills 3. Rett?s syndrome - Usually seen in females and is quite rare. They are mentally retarded and show muscle atrophy. The individuals show repetitive hand movements. 4. Childhood disintegrative disorder- The symptoms starts to appear in otherwise normal children between 2-4 years of age. They stop talking and interacting with people around them. Individuals start losing motor skills after the age of two 5. Asperger syndrome- Often misdiagnosed as obsessive ?Compulsive disorder or Attention ?Deficit disorder. They don?t show normal social interactions and have problems communicating. Children with Asperger syndrome show repetitive actions and exhibit poor motor skills. Some are thought have talent on which if they focus on could reach great height. Autism is known for decades, unfortunately, there are very few medications available to treat ASD. However, not all hopes are lost. In contemporary medical system (allopathic medicine) different symptom specific treatment options are offered for autistic patients. It is to be noted that these are mood altering medicines. Therefore, qualified physicians should be consulted and the medications administered under care. Ayruvedic approach: In ayurveda there are some herbal medications prescribed for autistic individuals. These are more of remedial measures than cure. Therefore, these medications are to be taken for life. As in many mood altering disorders, besides medications, management is suggested. Very interestingly, an Indian mother of an autistic son, Mrs. Soma Mukhopadhyay, developed Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) to train autistic children to lead near normal life. This has been demonstrated to be a boon for several severely autistic children. Her son Tito Mukhopadhyay is indisputably the most famous Indian with autism. With his mother?s guidance he had written many poems and authored a book titled ?Beyond the Silence: My Life, The World and Autism. Noting her revolutionary method she was brought to the United States by Cure Autism Now Foundation. Since then she had refined her techniques. Currently she is running ?Helping Autism through Learning and Outreach ? HALO? foundation (www.Halo-soma.Org). Recently, she had published a book ?Understanding autism Through Rapid Prompting Method? that details the technique developed by her.

I'm suffering in acute migraine pain for last 15 years. Frequency of this sudden pain is almost twice in a month. The pain continues upto 24 hours. It also include vomiting and loose motion during the period. What is the remedy?

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I'm suffering in acute migraine pain for last 15 years. Frequency of this sudden pain is almost twice in a month. The...
I suggest you take proper treatment for the same. Also note very carefully the factors which trigger the pain and avoid them. Take belladonna 30 - one dose for pain when required. Consult me for homeopathic treatment.
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I am unable to flex my hand fingers since 3 days it's in extended position. Can I know what's the cause for it?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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1. Usually no identifiable cause is present in case of locked fingers. 2. Possibly cause identified, is shortening of tendons/ muscles due to reduced activity. 3. Stretching of involved muscle group, daily twice and especially before going to sleep will be helpful. 4. Also to improve muscle activity calcium and potassium supplements, with good hydration (at least 6-8 liters of water per day) will be helpful. Food rich in potassium like banana, avocada, nuts, etc. Will be helpful. If finger locking, becomes painful and frequent, release surgery might be necessary. It appears to be possible early stages and stretching will be helpful.
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What is brain tumour and what are the symptoms and also suggest appropriate treatment and precaution?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Ayurveda
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Brain tumors can occur at any age The exact cause of brain tumors is not clear The symptoms of brain tumors depend on their size, type, and location. The most common symptoms of brain tumors include headaches numbness or tingling in the arms or legs; seizures, memory problems mood and personality changes; balance and walking problems; nausea and vomiting; changes in speech, vision, or hearing. The more intense the color of a fruit or vegetable, the higher the nutritional content is. Choose dark leafy greens, peas, edamame or spinach for vitamins B and C, iron, protein and fiber. Don’t shy away from canned vegetables, especially if they make your life easier right now. Frozen fruits and vegetables are also a healthy alternative. Try the “3-colors-a-day” trick as an easy way of ensuring fruits and vegetables make it to your menu. For example, blueberries with breakfast, dark leafy lettuce on your sandwich at lunch, red peppers with chicken at dinner. and drink lots of water keep your body hydrated
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How we can stop seizure attack?

Certificate in Diabetes update, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), PG Dip Ksharsutra, PG Dip Panchakarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Hi, Dr. Need to screen your ct brain n get your whole examine to share about, in most of cases reason is idiopathic means not known. So you need to be on medicines for at least an yr. With seizure free. By conventional medicines. Ayurveda shares to detox n it depends on your sharir n manas prakriti n season n type of aura n after effects u/pt has. During active seizures ayurveda shares to controls by use of medicines in powder form by nasal route to pradhaman (like onion/vacha/suntha/shigru bij n so on. In folk footwear also work) then non-active phase management takes over.
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I'm 30 years female and I have migraine What should I do.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Migraine 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 under supervision, 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.
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I am 27 years old and suffering with migraine and headache kindly give suggestions.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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Headaches due to migraine is very common these days especially in young adults because of there lifestyle and working environment. Sometimes pain is very severe on one side of the head.  So I would recommend you to avoid stress and anxiety, quiet the mind from distractions. Stay calm positive and do deep breathing exercises, listen some music that would give you some relaxation. If pain is severe then place ice pack over forehead and lie down for some time to relax your mind and give you comfort and stress full life. Massage your head using levander oil or clove oil as it removes toxins from body. You can use mint or clove spray for inhaling in case of headache. If pain is severe you can also apply ginger paste over the painful area. 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 pain instead use basil leaves tea or ginger tea boiled nicely in water without milk. Regular intake of healthy dietry food rich in proteins and vitamins. Avoid fasting - Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings. Make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life which help in pain reduction. Take min 7 hours of sleep. Make a habit of 20-25 min walking daily along with some meditations. If required then only take pain relieving tablets. For more help or instructions please consult. Good Luck and Get Well Soon.

Dear ENT specialist, I am suffering with through problem from 2 months. Problem is paralysis of rt vocal card. Taken specialist advice and following speech therapist advises and practicing but no use. Dr. Advise me it is idiopathic paralysis. Not confirmed cause in HIV, MRI, x-ray thyroid test taken. FInally Dr. advised that take regular speech therapy next 3 months. Still I am not getting clear voice. please advice me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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If a vocal cord paralysis is termed idiopathic, no cause has been identified. The aim of this study was to assess the prognosis and management of patients with an idiopathic vocal cord paralysis. Patients with an idiopathic vocal cord paralysis should be suspected of harbouring a malignancy unless vocal cord mobility recovers, and management of the laryngeal dysfunction should be expectant for up to 12 months.

My father is being suffering from Alzheimer's, some what he lost memory. Plse tell to regain lost memory.

MBBS
General Physician
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Its quiet difficult to regain the lost memory but we can decrease its effect and I will suggest him to take tablet folvite once a day life long
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What are main reasons for brain tumor. Does eating microwave food also results in brain tumor. How can avoid it by changing my day to day activities and habits What are the most common symptoms for it. Does age also play a role in determining the chances that a person will get brain tumor.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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The exact cause of brain tumor is not known. The micorwave oven theory has been studied but there are no definitive answers. Avoid smoking, air pollution and eat organic food (free of chemicals and pesticides)
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I easily forget anything. If you give me any work definatly I will forget it. I am confuse at this time. Am I suffering from any disease?

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist
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Dementia, depression, hypothyroidism, vitamin b12 deficiency, poor concentration, poor sleep. Any of these can cause memory impairment.

That Sir, my wife aged 46 years had undergone brain tumor surgery in Kolkata on 23rd February, 2012. Tumor was detected in the IVth Ventricle (Ependymoma) of her brain after conducting CT Scan and MRI tests. Biopsy of the tumor extracted during surgery showed WHO Grade II. Due to brain tumor surgery, she has developed double and blurred vision. VEP test was carried out as per the advice of a senior ophthalmologist but nothing fruitful result was achieved. She even cannot attend her normal daily routine and most of the time urinal occurs on bed. One Assistant is always required to look after her. She even cannot move freely and cannot stand on her own feet for attending nature�s call, taking food and medicines of her own etc. Etc. If she is forced to walk with the help of any Assistant, she complains of headache and other problems and easily starts sweating. In the mean time, several doctors were contacted and medicines were prescribed and consumed but no successful result could be obtained. Dr. , Neurosurgeon of , Kolkata was also contacted and he prescribed PACITANE tab. To be taken twice daily in July, 2014 which she took for a number of days but it yielded no result. He advised for MRI. A fresh MRI was conducted on 30.09. 2014 (MRI Report enclosed) which shows that there is small enhancing recurrent tumor in aqueductal region. Enhancing dural thickening at left front-temporo-parietal region. Furthermore, Dr. Consultant Neurosurgeon, Hospital.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon
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Looks like she has recurrance of the tumour and obstructive hydrocephalus. She will require vp shunt and radical excision of the recurrent tumor followed by radiotherapy n chemotherapy.

What is glaucoma?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician
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Glaucoma is a term describing a group of ocular (eye) disorders that result in optic nerve damage, often associated with increased fluid pressure in the eye (intraocular pressure) (iop)
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I'm 55 years old fit and fine. Past 15 days once in a while my right hand getting numbness it will be for few seconds and recently I had neck pain but cured after taking tablets. Recently I checked RBS it's 106 please guide.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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I'm 55 years old fit and fine. Past 15 days once in a while my right hand getting numbness it will be for few seconds...
Sir , seems u have cervical spondylosis which is causing numbness in ur hand , u need clinical radilogical evaluation . Wear neck collar , avoid carrying weights . Consult ortho neurosurgeon .
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