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Dr. Shankar Athawale

MCh

Neurologist, Mumbai

31 Years Experience
Dr. Shankar Athawale MCh Neurologist, Mumbai
31 Years Experience
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Dr. Shankar Athawale is a trusted Neurologist in Kandivali East, Mumbai. He has over 31 years of experience as a Neurologist. He is a qualified MCh . You can visit him at Brain Spine Neur & Genral Hospital in Kandivali East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar Athawale and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MCh - Mumabai University - 1986
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
How To Take Care Of Diabetic Nerve Pain

Sixty to seventy percent of those individuals will develop diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) at some point during their lives. In fact, DPN is the most common diabetes complications and it?s an increasingly-common problem within the African-American community. There are several ways to prevent diabetes-related complications, but if you?re already one of the millions of people living with DPN every day, here are three ways to manage your symptoms.
1.Lower your blood glucose levels.
Keeping your blood sugar levels in check is absolutely critical when it comes to treating DPN because it lowers the patient?s risk of developing complications, including urinary tract infections and amputation.
?Keeping your blood sugar controlled is essential to managing DPN,? When your blood sugar is controlled, the blood flow can improve with time if it?s still early in the disease.
2. Change your lifestyle.
That means eating healthier and incorporating more raw foods into your everyday diet, exercising regularly if you don?t already and not smoking.
?Appropriate diet and exercise helps in several ways. Both of which will have a direct impact in controlling you blood sugar,? Dr. Carter says. ?You also get the added benefit of better blood flow. Exercise has been shown to improve blood flow and help regulate the hormones involved in regulating your blood sugar i.E. Insulin and cortisol. Exercise can help control the low-grade inflammation you get in the nerve cells when your blood sugar is not controlled as well.?
3. Meditate.
Depression and anxiety are quite common among people with DPN since many patients lose the ability to perform simple, everyday tasks, such as cooking, driving and tying one?s shoes. If you?re already taking medication prescribed by your doctor, then by all means, continue to do so, but consider adding meditation to your everyday routine. According to a 2011 study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, people who meditate regularly experienced less pain.
?Not often thought of, meditation can be quite helpful,? Dr. Carter says. ?By helping lower your stress levels, it will help your blood sugar control, lower your vascular tone and how tense your blood vessels are [while] improving the blood flow to those nerves as well.?
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I am suffering from full body vibrating, sexual weakness also for last 2 years. I have taken many medicines recommended by the doctor but no relief as of now.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
vrihad vangeshwar ras swarn yukta 125 mcg BD Kamdev modak awleh from shri gauri ayurvedic chikitsalaya kanpur
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Hello sir, I have problem of migraine and high blood pressure so what I do to control? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For headache take tablet paracetamol and avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet, always be stress free, exercise regularly.
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I feel lazy inside in my body. My sleeping timing is not fix. Vibration inside of body.Please help.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
take following remedies 1.triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2.amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach
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I am 38 years old. I have severe headache issue for last 4 months. I hav chkd with ENT he says all is ok. Possibly a migraine. So I hav started taking migrabe pills. Nothing has improved. What shld I do .

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
If your diagnosis is migraine for sure, treatmnet depends on various factors. That means treatmnet for the acute attacks of headaches and treatmnet for preventing future attacks. All forms of treatments depend on the type, severity, duration of headaches and most important being associated contributory factors for headache. Factors like impaired sleep patterns, stress, anxiety, depression, hormonal imbalances, disturbed menses etc can be contributory factors for migraine.
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I am suffering from headache and migraine, kindly advise me remedies for the same, and what kind of treatment wants to take.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
As per your concern i would suggest you an remedy 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine and for headache you can go for the following 1. Add chamomile powder to 1 cup of boiling water 2. Transfer the liquid to a cup 3. Drink when hot 4. It gives fast relief from migraine
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I am suffering from bells palsy. I mean my half face is lighter and upside as compared to other side. Can it be cured or not.

MCH - Neuro Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Secunderabad
Mr. Lybrate-user, bells palsy is usually a self limiting condition, if no specific cause can be attributed. There are few medications which can hasten the recovery. You also need to go for rehabilitation procedures like galvanic stimulation and facial exercises. The most important thing for you now is to protect your unclosable eye from exposure and dryness, to prevent loss of vision.
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What to when we are suffering from brain migraine. medicines not working properly.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
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 have headache problem and i know it is migraine. What medicine would be best for me?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
How you know its Migraine? , In migraine the headache is severe accompanied with nausea and get your eye sight checked up.For migraine try (Biochemic) KALI PHOS, MAG PHOS, NAT MUR, SILICA 12X 4 pills 4 pills 4 times a day.
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I have an headache my ears are getting burnt and I think I have a migraine problem what are the symptoms of migraine.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ludhiana
Migrain headache occurs usually on one side of head.Usually occur in crowded area and it is pulsating type of pain.
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Hi I have recently rejoined gym after a month. What should be pre and post diet for same. I generally take mango shake or banana shake before work out and glucond during work out. And post work out I usually have dinner or lunch depending on time of work out. I want to gain weight.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hye. During the first one to two hours after your workout, you should eat a meal rich in carbohydrates and protein. The carbohydrates will help replenish your energy, and the protein will help rebuild muscle that has been broken down during your workout, especially if you are doing resistance training. Examples of post-workout meals include chicken with rice and cooked vegetables or an egg sandwich on whole-grain bread or roti with light chutney and vegetables. Immediately within 15 minutes of workout you can whip up a fruit milk shake to refuel your body. It is important to drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration while working out. If you are exercising for more than an hour at a time, lime juice may be a good idea to replace electrolytes lost during sweating. Glucon d is only sugar which is not ideal. You need to replenish electrolytes.
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I am suffering from migraine for last 25 yrs. I have to take paracetamol and pain killer on daily basis. I have taken 1shot of botox but that gave me only 3 months relief. Any suggestion from expert.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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My dad is suffering from high blood pressure from past 12years. After his fast attack of bell's palsy. Ever since, he is dealing with high blood pressure. And from past few days, his pulse rate is going over 100. Can you tell us what could be the problem? His last ECG report was OK, which was done a month ago.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Why suffer when u can easily control it with medication s..there are plenty of medicines available.. Get ur bp checked by doctor first
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I can't able to sleep for past few days. Especially at nights. Its make to feel alone. I fear that my condition was kind of insomnia. Can you suggest any way to prevent from this? Thanks in advance.

Post Graduate Diploma in Echocardiography, Mbbs
General Physician, Ernakulam
Stop smoking and. Tea coffee after 3pm. Take some 30 min walk at about 9 pm. Take a glass of milk with extra sugar added. Please get back more details like worry. Tension. Etc. Do not try alcohol.
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I am 24 years old guy suffering from insomnia. From the last 2 days, I'm not sleeping properly. What is the solution to my problem.

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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I am 27 years female. And I have migraine. Please tell the proper solution for this as I am having medicines like headset or combiflam but they giving just temporarily relief.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Self-care measures can help ease the pain of a migraine headache. Try muscle relaxation exercises. Relaxation techniques may include progressive muscle relaxation, meditation or yoga. 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. 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. Medication: Take Bakson's Mig Aid tablet/ 1 tablet 3 times a day.
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Hi I am a pateint of hypocalemic periodical paralysis due to imbalance of lactolydes etc. Is their any remedy in medicine except having potclore orally or thru iv 2. Also I notice that I hv many nodules in my body one or two r visible whether they r due to my above desease or can be cured anyway please advise

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. It is an issue which is due to a disturbance of potassium channel, hence key electrolyte, it is imperative for you to be in touch of a neurophysician or a general physician for it' s management. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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I am 33 week pregnancy. Recently started with severe dryness in mouth and breathlessness at night. Insomnia troubling a lot. Please URGENTLY need your valuable suggestions and home remedies if any.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi One of the simplest and most effective ways to induce sleep is to rub some oil on the scalp and the soles of the feet before going to bed. Use sesame oil, brahmi oil, jasmine oil, or coconut oil and massage gently for a few minutes. Slightly warming the oil before applying is helpful... 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep
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I have problem of body shivering, mostly hands since 2 years. What is the reason behind that and what is the remedy for it? Also feeling very weakness.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
This is due.to nervousness or Vit B12 deficiency.Apply mahanarayan oil to the body and warm water bath To strengthen your nerves,consult and take proper medicines
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