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Dr. Poncha Fali

Neurologist, Mumbai

Dr. Poncha Fali Neurologist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Poncha Fali is an experienced Neurologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Poncha Fali personally at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Poncha Fali on Lybrate.com.

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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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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foo...
Dear lybrate-user, Right now there are no treatment, tablet or food, to cure or reverse Alzheimer memory loss. Further deterioration can be prevented by tablets and food. Since Alzheimer is a gradually downhill course, it is worth preserving what is left of brain functions. All healthy foods are good for both physical and brain health. Why don't you join local Alzheimer's disease society? It will give you ideas of various persons trying in vain various things. In order to find a cure, many things are tried. Some optimistic reports will be there. If it is not significant or not replicated in others, it will not be useful clinically.
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I am 24 years male, I feel numbness in my left hand and left leg what could be the reason for dis?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I am 24 years male, I feel numbness in my left hand and left leg what could be the reason for dis?
Numbness in left hand and leg, can be due to pinched nerve in neck, or a problem with right side of brain. Clinical examination by a neurologist can help sort out the problem.
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I have been asked to do bird dog excercises for numbness & parasthesia of feet. I am 66 yrs old, wt 94 kg with a colles fracture ( optd ). Can not do this ex. Please suggest some thing else.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. These exercises are meant for your back and abdominal strengthening, basically you can do similar exercises lying down also, so your colle' s fracture component is taken care of. But you will need evaluation and proper management for your symptoms. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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Sir my problem I cannot feel stable any time my feeling is something is moving and something which moves jerk but not show no any other symptoms this symptoms occur every time. I have done my brain MRI and ear test the report is normal please say what can I do?

MD - Ayurveda, Fellowship in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Yoga Instructors Certificate
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi. You need to improve your nutrition. Avoid deep fried food and irregular food habit. Have food at normal time, eat nutritious food and have a good sleep. Also, take oil bath to full body on alternate days. Avoid frequent cleaning of ears.
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My Father in law is suffering from advance Parkinson's. He is not able to walk, eat, talk. Difficulty in eating & talking. Is there any treatment possible?

MD Medicine, DM Neurologist
Neurologist, Dehradun
Yes lybrate-user please contact good centre doing dbs that is deep brain stimulation in advance parkinson disease.
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I am 26 years old and I want to know the reason and medicine of shaky hand please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety, This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) 2. Medical problem like Thyroid disorder get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting)
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Hi. I am 26 years old and I have migraine problem.

MBBS
General Physician,
Avoid precipitating factors like tension, stress, direct sunlight exposure, smoking, excessive work load. All these conditions can precipitate migraine. In case of acute pain take tablet brufen twice a day for 3 days with tablet rantac empty stomach for 3 days. If associated vomiting take tablet emset sos. Tell me the duration and frequency of your migraine attack so that I can prescribe you other medicines also.
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At an age of 6 months my sister got fits (brain fever, now she is 19 years old she is not get cured from the disease. My father has consulted so many neurosurgeons for her treatment in many cities, but no one has not suggested the right treatment for her problem. Plzz help me in this regard.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
She need proper evaluation CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? for controlling fits patient need to take long term (3-5 years) treatment and medicine should not missed even for single day Consult Good Neurologist as soon as possible, better to opt for Delhi hospital like AIIMS/ Apollo, i can guide you further
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Cant we save patient having a paralysis attack and then she suffers from pneumonia? please answer.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Many times when we are feeding the patient with paralysis and if small amount of food or water enters the lungs it can cause pneumonia and it becomes difficult to treat but we need to have a team effort to treat the person
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Hi my uncle 42 years old had a traumatic brain injury on 28oct he is fine neurologically but has developed ARDS and VAP (ventilator associated pneumonia. Please tell me will he survive? And what treatment is to be done.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi my uncle 42 years old had a traumatic brain injury on 28oct he is fine neurologically but has developed ARDS and V...
He needs to be hospitalised and kept in ICU under the care of a good physician in a good hospital. His condition is critical.
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What is symptoms of migraine? From some day I have headache in half part. And feeling like omitting.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is symptoms of migraine? From some day I have headache in half part. And feeling like omitting.
Migrane- It is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura
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I am suffering from facial paralysis from yesterday. I am taking medicines. What I should avoid thing to recover from this problem quickly?

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gandhidham
U need to consult a neurologist tfor clinical examination. As facial nerve involvement can cause it which is known as Bell's palsy. And problem. In brain can also cause it. But both can b differentiated by involvement of part of face. If eye And forehead is not involved then it's due to problem in brain. If whole face on one side is affected then its Bell's palsy For Bell's palsy Physiotherapy is required. Other one needs investigations like MRI.
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I am 29 years old male & suffering from migraine. How can I get cure from it?

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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I'm 22 years old. I'm using valproic acid currently for seizures. From past two weeks my urine is smelling sweet. Is it just dehydration or may be diabetes or else? Please do answer.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I'm 22 years old.
I'm using valproic acid currently for seizures.
From past two weeks my urine is smelling sweet.
Is ...
Sweet smelling urine has various causes from just a lack or fluid intake, infections, metabolic diseases, presence of rare organic/ inorganic elements in urine etc. Rather than speculating reasons for it, it would be more appropriate to consult a physician get the examination and investigations done.
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Do Juvenile Myclonic epilepsy has anything to do with memory problems? I have this disease and facing too much memory problems and confusion.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Karimnagar
Hello, most of the patients with jme have normal memory and cognitive function, but some people might suffer from these. In addition these problems may also be due to anti epileptic drugs the effect of which cannot be separated. Kindly let me know what drugs you are using for jme.
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I am 64 years victim of Parkinson. Which medicine better ropark or tidomet plus?

Psychiatrist,
None; there is" off and on" phenomenon associated with this, which will happen, try adding another drug after consullting your neurologist
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I am 35 female when in morning I get up I have headaches for 2 hrs what should I do is it migraine or anything else.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Natrum mur 200 Ch , 3 drops, single dose and Alpha HA , 20 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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