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Slip Disc - Why It Happens?

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Slip Disc - Why It Happens?

Why Does Disc Slip?
Before we go and look for the treatment of the slip disc (at any region) of the spine, we need to be sure that why discs slip from their places and what are the basic causes behind the slip disc? This will help you to better understand the whole problem and its severity, because understanding your disease and to be educated about the problem is the basic step we need to take for complete cure of the condition.

What this Disc is?
Discs are fluid containing bag like structures which are located between every two vertebrae. These are destined to absorb the shocks while movements of the spine and to ensure the smooth movements of the spine. These are connective tissues which are important to hold the spine together and to for smooth movements of the spine. If there won’t be gaps in between the vertebrae, we won’t be able to move ourselves in any direction and that stiffness will make us like a hard-dried up tree, which can swing on either side but cannot bend properly.
“So this Intervertebral disc is not a hard piece. This is a bag filled with some fluid, which provides cushion to the two bones above and below”.

What does Slip Disc mean?
Slip is a very non-scientific term. There is no medical term like this. This is the protrusion. Dictionary meaning for the protrusion is- something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings!! A protrusion is- hump of a camel. So the fluidic-bag between the two vertebrae protrudes on one side. This condition of PRTRUSION OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISC (PIVD) is known as Slipped disc or slip disc in laymen language.

Why dose disc slip from its actual position?
Discs are held in an alignment between the vertebrae. These are not alone the bones, which held the things together. Muscles surround the bones and ligaments are similarly responsible for holding these in their actual, desired location. These all together- bones, muscles, and ligaments decide the curvature of the spine and this curvature is the most important factor to decide the location of the intervertebral discs.
In most of the cases we have CURED we found that there were two common factors-

Stiffness of the muscles of the back
Loss of normal curvature of the spinal column
We just adjusted these two with the help of Ayurveda-Yoga and Panchakarma and this only ensures us with 95% results at our facilities. Reason is very clear that- WE DO REMOVE THE ROOT CAUSE! We follow the notion of Ayurveda which tells us- “Sanksheptah Kriyayogo Nidan Parivarjanam” which means- remove the causative factors and this is the basic and exact form of treatment. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.

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Is neurofibroma curable? By which medicine, allopathy or homeopathy or ayurvedic?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Is neurofibroma curable? By which medicine, allopathy or homeopathy or ayurvedic?
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is nervous system disease that causes skin defects and tumors on nerve tissues. It can also lead to other problems. The condition usually worsens over time. Although there is no known cure, treatment can help control symptoms.
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My father screams very badly in night dreams. He shivers that particular time and shouts, sometimes cries, sometimes angry. And when we try to wake him he starts running like someone is going to hurt him. Its very frequent .unable to understand the reason behind it, because he could not recollect anything as what is saw in dream. .kindly suggest a solution for this problem. I will be very thankful.

MBBS, MD, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Chennai
My father screams very badly in night dreams. He shivers that particular time and shouts, sometimes cries, sometimes ...
From what you have described, it is likely your father is suffering from a condition called REM behaviour disorder, a sleep disorder in which a person enacts out their dreams. Since it may be associated with underlying neurological conditions, he needs to be examined in detail by a neurologist and evaluated. He may require a sleep study also.
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Main 35 saal. Ki hun. Muze 15 years se migraine ki problem hai. Nicip plus jaisi medicines se muze thodi der rahat milti hai. Lekin firse taqlif shuru hoti hai. Ab ye dard bardasht nahi hota.

MS Ayurved, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Junagadh
Definitely I can help you to have relief from your problem. First of all you need to consult me online n share your full medical records n history, food habit, diet schedule, sleeping patern, life style etc. Consul me online from this platform, I can suggest you proper investigation n treatment accordingly you must stop exposure to cold weather, water, spice food, curd, fatty diet, cold drinks, fast food n junk food, travelling, cross leg sitting etc.
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I have migraine since I was 16 years old. Whenever I'm stressed, the migraine comes back even if I take medicines. How can I stop getting stressed?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
You can never stop stress from occurring. Stress like air is omnipresent around you. All you have to learn is manage stress and learn how to relax in times of stress. It is an art that you have to learn with practice. You may start with trying some relaxation exercises daily. Begin with simple breathing exercises for 20 minutes daily. Yoga and meditation are equally good options. Avoid artificial stressors like smoking, alcohol etc. Eat healthy, exercise daily, stay healthy. If migraine still occurs you may need assistance with medications. Consult me online if you so wish.
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Sometimes I feel blackout. When I suddenly wake or lift heavy weight. I consultant to some doctor but it can't help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Check your hemoglobin, bp 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Avoid anxiety and stress 4. Have adequate sleep (7-8 hours) daily 5. Avoid alcohol/tobacco/smoking 6. Consult neurologist for advvice and treatment.
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Can any surgery improve major migraine because it associated a condition that damaging brain cells. Above half brain cells are damaged. Is any surgery is there.

DNB Neurology JHRC, MD Med, MBBS
Neurologist, Mumbai
Contrary to the myth, migraine even after long duration does not cause permanent brain damage. There is no surgical treatment. Migraine in most of the patients can be treated easily with drugs and lifestyle changes.
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I am suffering from migraine since one year. Some times I feel vomiting also. Please suggest what should I do to.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
hi nargis, Lifestyle habits can go a long way to help reduce the number and severity of migraines. A consistent sleep pattern and regular exerciseand meals are important. Here are some lifestyle changes that may help: Sleep. Setting a consistent sleep schedule may help reduce migraines. Go to bed and get up about the same time every day, including weekends and holidays. Disruptions to your sleep schedule, getting too much or too little sleep, can trigger a headache. Exercise regularly. You may be tempted to avoid exercise, afraid it might trigger a migraine. And, although overexertion may trigger a headache in some people, research suggests regular, moderate aerobic exercise may reduce the severity, duration, and number of migraines in many people. Regular exercise also helps control stress, another migraine trigger. Eat regular meals. Regular meals are important to maintain level blood sugar. A drop in blood sugar can trigger a migraine. Also drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration, which can trigger migraine. Limit stress. For many migraine sufferers, stress is a common trigger. Take time each day for a relaxation break. Find something that you enjoy that helps you relax. For example: • Listen to calming music • Take a short walk • Meditate • Do yoga Try complementary therapies. Along with your prescribed treatment, consider using complementary therapy to help prevent migraines. For example, you may be able to manage stress and prevent migraines through: • Acupuncture • Massage • Cognitive behavioral therapy tc.if problem still persists revert me back ill help you best.
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Hello sir. From a source I know about "hemlet" and after searching I found that it is very helpful in cancer and naturally it is find in "breast milk" from internet links I comes to know that many patient fight from cancer got recovered by taking breast milk and necessary treatment. So sir my question was that can I prefer breast. Milk for my patient suffering from brain tumor. please sir help me. thanks.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir. From a source I know about "hemlet"
and after searching I found that it is very helpful in cancer and natu...
Various allied treatment like alkaline water, kanjen,transferfactors, .so many, but one must take into considerattion the status of patient, 1). Grade I to iv. Complication.site, location,associated diseases. Collustrum from breast is having property to boost your immune system to produce "nkc" cells to kill cancer cells. No thumb rule for allied or natural therapy.
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My 2 years old kid (female - till now no speech, but says 2 or 3 word only) having mild autistic spectrum disorder. Doctors informed to go for occupational therapy and speech therapy. I want to know about this. It is curable or not? Most of them telling that, this is not curable. Please advice.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MRCPCH, MRCP (UK), MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
If your child has mild autistic features and can speak 2-3 words then she should do well with intensive therapies, this is the right age to act. You should learn yourself and work with therapist.
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I am 60 years old i have painin left upper hand left back side head occasionally for ten years mri diagonisis an aranachoid sists in left temporal lobe. Eeg report normal. What should I do ?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Arachnoiditis genrally causes symptoms of limbs. But arachnoiditis temporal lobe can not cause upper limb problem. Temporal lobe related to mainly ear /speech problems. Hence you need to consult good senior neurophysician. Or send detailed report on private question.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Music therapy for epilepsy

The study says in conjunction with traditional treatment, music may be used as a novel intervention to help prevent seizures in people with epilepsy. It's been found significantly higher levels of brain wave activity in participants when they were listening to music and it's synchronised more with the music expecially in the temporal lobe than in people without epilepsy
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I don't smoke. I drink once in two months maybe. I had hookah some months back and felt way too tipsy. I haven't been able to think clearly since. It's like my mind isn't active. Exercising is the option?

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear Lybrate User, Presently, if your condition does not improve, then please consult a Doctor as early as possible. Your body probably needs some detoxification. Exercise may not help in this condition. Take care.
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My wife of 43 year old suffer from migraine, it actually start the moment she is about to reach orgasm or little earlier if she attain high level of sexual arousal while we are in advanced stage of foreplay. Is there any medicine to prevent the same. This issue is hurting our sexual life and also putting me in great stress.

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist,
My wife of 43 year old suffer from migraine, it actually start the moment she is about to reach orgasm or little earl...
Most sex headaches are nothing to worry about. But some can be related to problems with the blood vessels of brain. Also with use of some medications, such as birth control pills. Magnetic resonance angiography (mra) and computerized tomography (ct) angiography may diagnose. Some medications may be taken daily to prevent sex headaches. They're recommended only if she has frequent or prolonged attacks. These are anti-migraine medications and can be taken an hour before sex to prevent headaches.
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When I got seizure doctors did my MRI scan it mentioned that the neurons of my brain were moving very fast so they put me on leveracitam 500, tinep od, gabapentin, and benadon, I feel so weird so I request you to check my profile and my question again .i shall be very thankful to you all doctors.

Fellowship in Endoscopic Neurosurgery , M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Lucknow
if you have seizures then you need to be on medications. if you are having any side effects or feeling abnormal after taking medications then kindly reconsult your doctor
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Dementia And Its Symptoms!

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Dementia And Its Symptoms!

Dementia is a disorder characterized by a decline in mental capabilities in a person. It is primarily caused by Alzheimer's disease but can also be caused by damage to the brain from an injury or a stroke. The cells of the brain fail to communicate with each other in dementia. People suffering from dementia have difficulties in taking part in regular activities as their mental functioning is impaired.

The major symptoms of dementia are problems in recalling, ineffective communication, inability to concentrate and impaired reasoning abilities. It may also affect the short-term memory of a person when he/she may be unable to keep track of his/her belongings. Dementia can be progressive where the symptoms gradually increase with age.

Some early symptoms of dementia are-

1. Mood changes - Excessive mood swings along with changes in personality are very common symptoms of dementia. For instance- a reserved person suddenly becoming very outgoing is a commonly observed change in cases of dementia.

2. Problems in completing routine tasks - If a person suddenly starts to face problems in doing routine work such as maintaining simple accounts and paying bills then it can early signs of dementia.

3. Confusion - When a person starts to get confused in remembering small details and recognizing faces, it could point towards dementia.

4. Repetition - Dementia causes people to repeat words they have just said as the short term memory gets impaired. It also causes people to repeat small tasks a multiple number of times.

5. Losing interest - A person may start to lose interest in regular activities and avoid them altogether. They may appear devoid of emotions and not engage socially.

6. Communication - People fail to communicate effectively as they may be unable to express their thoughts clearly. They may also fail to understand when others communicate with them.

7. Impaired sense of direction - A person may fail to recognize places and wander around. He/she will face problems in going to places or in remembering places. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.

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Hello Doctor, Im married, blessed with two kids. I feel stressed and do have mood swings. I often forget the things to do. Am I suffering from Alzheimer's. Kindly suggest.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Hello Doctor, Im married, blessed with two kids. I feel stressed and do have mood swings. I often forget the things t...
It is less likely that you have Alzheimer's disease. The possibility is that all your memory related issues are due to stress, lack of attention and mood problems. Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately. Try some relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation and deep breathing. Indulge in hobbies. Spend time with people close to you.
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