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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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My mother went to vellore. She was also well health, after 2 days my mother does not walk. She is a nuero patients. I want to know why this happens ?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. If she is not walking at all it is like an emergency and I would advise you to get her spine and brain evaluated by a neurophysician to rule out any vascular cause/acute compression somewhere. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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Dear sir, my father is 80 yrs old and he has numbness (burning sensation) in his feet can you suggest best medicine

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Kindly dip the legs inside bucket full of lukewarm water for 15 min and do some free exercises inside lukewarm water regularly for a week.
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When I make relation first tym with my gf my body vibrates is it normal or having a sex problem with me. please help me?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
When I make relation first tym with my gf my body vibrates is it normal or having a sex problem with me. please help me?
The best remedy i can recommend you is as follows Natural home remedy using almonds, cow's milk, ginger powder, cardamom and saffron: Saffron is a mild aphrodisiac 1. Soak 10 almonds in water overnight 2. Peel off the skin and crush them the next morning 3. Take 1 cup hot cow's milk 4. Add the crushed almonds 5. Add a pinch of ginger powder 6. Add a pinch of cardamom powder 7. Add a pinch of saffron 8. Mix well 9. Drink this every morning This will help with your concern.
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Hi, my father aged 55 is suffering from numbness (jhun jhuni in Hindi) when he sleep, after wake up he feels numbness for some second, and after that slowly slowly he feels no numbness. Actually, numbness he feels in leg since last two years. And now numbness happen in any part of the body including head too. He consulted to lot of doctor but still he feels no improvement. Please suggest what should we do.

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
Hi,  my father aged 55 is suffering from numbness (jhun jhuni in Hindi) when he sleep, after wake up he feels numbnes...
Want to whether he has hypertension and diabetes ,pls do check, as it is a circulation problem, if he is fully vegitarian then go for vitamin b complex supplements To plan a right treatment strategy, I need to understand your case in detail
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I'm suffering from migraine and I have no medicine intake in migraine. My ques is migraine is dangerous in my future.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Dear Lybrate user, Migraine is make your life miserable it can cause you symptoms but it is not fatal. Here is the some information for you hope it would be helpful. Causes of headaches may include fatigue, sleep deprivation, stress, the effects of medications, the effects of recreational drugs, viral infections, common colds, head injury, rapid ingestion of a very cold food or beverages, and dental or sinus issues. This can trigger your headache: foods : spices, wine , chocolate, citrus • food additives • sleep : both too much and too little • stress : mainly offset Home remedies: • Stay Hydrated • Mix equal parts of ginger juice and lemon juice. Consume it once or twice a day. • Menthol and menthone are the primary components of mint which are very effective in alleviating headaches. • Peppermint contains menthol that helps open up clogged blood vessels that cause headaches. It also has calming and soothing effects. • Basil works as a muscle relaxant, making it a helpful treatment for mild headaches caused by tense muscles. Plus, it has calming and analgesic effects. • Simply smelling the soothing scent of lavender essential oil can be of great help in relieving tension headaches. Research suggests that it can also help improve migraine symptoms. • The cold from ice helps reduce inflammation that contributes to headaches. Plus, it has a numbing effect on the pain. • Simply massage your forehead and temples with a few drops of rosemary oil mixed in a tablespoon of carrier oil. • Crush a few cloves gently and put them in a sachet or a clean handkerchief. Inhale the smell of the crushed cloves whenever you have a headache until you get some relief from the pain. • Simply eat an apple with some salt. • Accupuncture: Press and massage the fleshy area between the thumb and index finger, at the highest spot of the muscle when both the thumb and finger are brought close together. Do this for one or two minutes and then repeat on the other hand. Exercise Regular exercise can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. When one exercises, the body releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Exercise reduces stress and helps individuals to sleep at night. Stress and inadequate sleep are two migraine triggers. Homeopathic treatment In order to prescribe a homeopathic remedy, it is crucial to discover what is unique about the way an individual experiences a headache. For example, all migraine sufferers may experience nausea, but a particular individual may feel thirsty for cold drinks with the headache. Thirst for cold drinks is the characteristic symptom that sets one migraine sufferer apart from others. There are hundreds of possible remedies for the treatment of headaches, so the key is finding which homeopathic remedy most closely matches your symptoms. Do not allow Headache to make your life miserable. Switch over to the homeopathic treatments and enjoy a stress free life. Wish to know more about the effective homeopathic treatment? We are just a click away
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Hi, I m 21 years old having a problem in my back and it pains very badly and I am unable to sleep since 2 days. And I m not able to see the object which is far from my eye sight as human can see it properly.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi, I m 21 years old having a problem in my back and it pains very badly and I am unable to sleep since 2 days. And I...
You can take Rhus Tox 30 / 5 drops in little water four times a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I am suffering from severe headache (migraine and sinus. Sometimes am irritating unnecessarily getting angry. I am not able to face climate fluctuations some day it raining on other day it too hot. Could you please help me.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Can be migrain. Avoid sun exposure, stress, irritation, constipation. Have good sleep. These may help in reducing severity and frequency of migraine.
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I have continues headache from last 4 to 5 days. I have migraine problem from childhood what should I do please suggest me. When I go to sunlight it increases.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have continues headache from last 4 to 5 days. I have migraine problem from childhood what should I do please sugge...
Have tablet rantac 150mg before food and tablet diclofenac after food when you suspect a symptom (aura). Avoid stress. Stay calm and avoid staying in the sun for long.
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Mere aadhe sir me drd rehta h. Kbi kbi sinus ki trh b hota h. Aise lgta h jaise ball jump kr rhi ho. Dr. Ne migrane btaya tha. But koi test nhi kiya tha. Kya aap muje bta skte h ki kon kon se test krwane chahiye. Ya MRI ECG krwani chahiye.

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Get ent check up only consult him and if all ok then consult me for cure of migraine.in mean time take coffee and crocin after meal.
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I am 21 years old. I had a migraine problem. I took treatment for couple of months. But it seems no relief in pain.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
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.
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Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
Strain Injury

Don't ignore the early signs of strain injury like the weakness of the grip, numbness, and pain or discomfort in the arms, hands, wrists or shoulders.

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My mother feel numbness in some body parts sometimes like hand leg cheek what is the cause of this and much it will be danger on future?

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Bangalore
My mother feel numbness in some body parts sometimes like hand leg cheek
what is the cause of this and much it will b...
Hi there are many causes of numbness, but common among them are diabetes and vitamin b12 deficiency. I recommend her to get fbs, ppbs and serum vitamin b12 tests done and revert back. Uncontrolled the numbness may lead to falls or weakness of legs.
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I am having pain in my head, and after irregular intervals. Also I am having trouble while using tablet or during studies. Is it a migraine.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am having pain in my head, and after irregular intervals. Also I am having trouble while using tablet or during stu...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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I have a migraine problem from last 3years please tell me solution to get rid of it.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Migraine is a type of relapsing headache. Get a through prophylactic treatment for migraine to stop relapses. Also avoid common precipitants of migraine like keeping fasts, irregular sleep patterns, overexposure to sun, dehydration, stress, depression, faulty food habits etc. For further help you can contact me directly
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Sir, My migraine problem is growing. When I study after 30 min. It' pain and my eye problem also growing. And in my eye water is drop in the light. Sir head problem is also growing can you give me a good suggestion.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Dear lybrate user, *spread your workload evenly during the day to avoid highs and lows of stress at work or at home. *do not sleep excessively, especially during sunday mornings and holidays. *do not get too tired. *eat at regular times, and do not skip meals. *do not eat or drink anything, you think brings on a headache. *limit the amount of tea, coffee and painkillers you use. *watch your posture. Try to keep your neck straight. *keep your muscles relaxed when you are not physically active. Try not to frown or tighten your jaw. *restrict your physical activities in hot weather. *avoid bright or flickering lights, loud noises or strong smells if they trigger headaches for you.
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Iam 37 years male I have migraine I have take medicine but I haven found any positive response please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management
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Hello sir mein 4-5 month se head pain ho raha hai. Ankho par stress rehta h. Maine ishke liye eye specialist se concern kiya. Unho ne bola apke eye thik h. Mujhe bola apko migraine ki problem h.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Hello sir mein 4-5 month se head pain ho raha hai. Ankho par stress rehta h. Maine ishke liye eye specialist se conce...
you can go for following remedy You can also try thes home remedies Natural home remedy using green tea and lemon: 1. Take 1 cup warm water 2. Add a green tea bag 3. Squeeze ½ a lemon 4. Mix well 5. Drink for instant relief Surely you will get results.
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Sir I feel headache most of the time from morning till evening. Is this the symptom of brain tumour.

MCh - Neurosurgery , MS - Orthopaedics
Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
Sir I feel headache most of the time from morning till evening. Is this the symptom of brain tumour.
Could be. Most headaches are not due to brain tumors. But a brain scan can be done to detect it early.
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I'm 20 years old female I have pain in my tailbone from one month . Can you please help me what can this pain cause . Because when I sit it pains and when I stand also it pains but while walking der is no pain when I sit I fell numbness .

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I'm 20 years old female I have pain in my tailbone from one month . Can you please help me what can this pain cause ....
its coccxdynia . so avoid long sitting tk soft pillow to reduce pressure. tk physiotherapy treatment for few days for pain n numbness
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