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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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I am a 42 years old male and have a problem with my hands they go to sleep often and sometimes I wake up with scratching palms. I read online it may be carpel tunnel syndrome. Please suggest.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
I am a 42 years old male and have a problem with my hands they go to sleep often and sometimes I wake up with scratch...
Have milk regularly for few days with some vitamn B-complex supplements if possible. Leave the job of diagnosis for doctors they are skilled for that... Feel free to ask any doubts you have..
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I am a diabetic patient since 10 years. My problem is numbness in hands and foot. any permanent cure?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
I am a diabetic patient since 10 years. My problem is numbness in hands and foot. any permanent cure?
You should keep your blood sugar controlled by means of dietary restrictions, exercise and medications. You may take vitamin b 12, b6, folic acid, pregabalin and nortriptyline with consultation of your doctor. This may prevent the recurrence but medicines and other things have to be continued. Unfortunately no permanent cure is available.
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My sister have put on weight after treatment of migraine (after 2012) and we are said that she has put on the weight due to those medicines of migraine. What can be best way to reduce her weight?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My sister have put on weight after treatment of migraine (after 2012) and we are said that she has put on the weight ...
Ba lanced diet and hyderated avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 20 minutes regularly do abdominal exercises and postural exercises from physiotherapist best wishes.
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My mother suffering from kamp vat from last two-three years, now she is 62 years. Pl suggest treatment for her.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother suffering from kamp vat from last two-three years, now she is 62 years. Pl suggest treatment for her.
Hello, give her Ginseng 1X and ginkgo biloba 1x, 1 - 1 tab of each twice daily. Revert after 1 month. Take care.
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My brother has a finger shivering while handling the objects from last two years Any medication or the exercise will help to over come this.Please tell.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My brother has a finger shivering while handling the objects from last two years Any medication or the exercise will ...
Hello, please explain if there is any injury or any associated symptoms with it. Daily exercise will help him to get strength in the hand. Take gelsemium 200 ch, 3 drop once daily. Revert after 7 days with more symptoms.
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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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I have a migraine problem in right brain. Please tell me ayurvedic remedies. I am not sure that it's a migraine problem. May be it some type of symptom also of that. It pained at noon time. It is from 4 years.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Ice Packs: Always opt for cold rather than heat to stop migraine pain. "Ice is an anti-inflammatory, missed meal=" Fluctuations in blood sugar can cause a cascade of escalating pain that sets up your migraine response, so don't go longer than 3 hours without food. Include a lean protein whenever you eat to help keep glucose levels steady Flaxseed=Some headaches are caused by inflammation, which can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed can help provide headache relief because it’s rich in omega-3s. Flaxseed can be used as a home remedy in several forms, including as an oil and ground or whole seeds. CONSTITUTIONAL HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT WILL GIVE U BEST RESULT
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I had a neck sprain which has now led to right shoulder pain, arm pain and numbness in my thumb. My arm feels as if I have exercised too much. What to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I had a neck sprain which has now led to right shoulder pain, arm pain and numbness in my thumb. My arm feels as if I...
Hello,take homoeopathic medicines 1.Calc Fluor 200 (4 drops in little water) every morning for a week 2.Rhus Tox 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and revert.
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I am 26 female. I easily get numbness in my feets and hands even when I am simply seating on sofa or lying on bed and whenever I sit cross leg after few minutes its become very hard as someone put heavy weight on my legs. Please guide me in this regard what should I have to do ?

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
Hello . Having a numbness is very common if its occurring only sometimes. But in your case it definitely need evaluation. Please get your blood sugar tested. Also it can be disc related. Reply me for detail evaluation.
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19 years boy use to sleep heavily and also he is not so active. Suggest me what to do. His daddy is fits patient he also eat anything which ever sees even gulabjamun mix and also like roasted gram or cooking grams etc etc what is the remedy for this kindly suggest me.

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
19 years boy use to sleep heavily and also he is not so active. Suggest me what to do. His daddy is fits patient he a...
Madam he requires two things 1. Change in life style. 2. Counselling regarding life style you have to assure following steps a. He should get up early morning. B. Give him two glass of luke warm water to drink. C. Send him for morning walk for 35 minutes. D compel him to do some exercise/ meditation/ or he should join gym. E. Give him one apple to eat f. In breakfast he should be given sprout, oat meal, milk, / chacha/ boiled chola mater g. In lunch at plenty of salad, green leafy vegetables, 2 chapati of whole wheat / or mix with chan flour, soybean flour / brokali / rice / low salt diet/no water after meal water is allowed after 30 to 60 minutes. H at tea time only two biscuits and one cup of green tea after some time some fruit like kale, papaya, anar, santra. Water milon and etc. I. Dinner should w be light at 8 30 pm with salad chapati little rice and green leafy vegetables. J. No oily spicy and processed food is allowed /totally avoid k. No cold drinks, dry fruits, dairy products l. No smoking tobacco chewing or alcohol. M. Drink plenty of water whole day. For counselling he should be send to some good local counselor.
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How should I loose weight . I have migraine and thyroid also . My weight is: 78 and height is 5'3.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
How should I loose weight . I have migraine and thyroid also . My weight is: 78 and height is 5'3.
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Take ½ glass of carrot juice 2. Add ½ glass of spinach juice 3. Mix well 4. Drink this juice to cure migraine Causes: • Intake of alcohol • Drugs • Smoking • Allergic reactions • Drop in blood sugar level • Nutritional deficiencies • Lack of sleep • Excessive work • Menopause This remedy will be helpful.
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I do get fever a days and I feel so weak my nails have white spots my legs shiver and my heart pounds so fast and sometimes I feel I will fall on ground and I wanna say that I feek so terrible my cace muscles shake when I and amd my face pains I get nerckus because of that.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I do get fever a days and I feel so weak my nails have white spots my legs shiver and my heart pounds so fast and som...
Hye, thanks for the query. Basically you are very underweight. Being underweight is a sign of poor nutrition and deficiency leading to low immunity, lack of stamina, reduced energy levels. At times we do not eat the right foods at the right time when needed by the body. Just eating two big meals may not really suffice your needs. Being underweight can be a concern if it's the result of poor nutrition. Here are some healthy ways to gain weight when you're underweight: eat more frequently. When you're underweight, you may feel full faster. Eat five to six smaller meals during the day rather than two or three large meals. Choose nutrient-rich foods. As part of an overall healthy diet, choose whole-grain breads, rice and cereals; fruits and vegetables; dairy products; lean protein sources; and nuts. Don't fill up on diet soda, coffee and other drinks with few calories and little nutritional value. Instead, drink smoothies or healthy shakes. Snack on nuts, dried fruits and fresh fruits. Even when you're underweight, be mindful of excess sugar and fat. An occasional slice of cake or ice cream is fine. But most sweets should be healthy and provide nutrients in addition to calories. Sheera, lassi and chikki are good choices. Exercise, especially strength training, can help you gain weight by building up your muscles. Exercise may also stimulate your appetite.
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What is the difference between headache and migraine? What is the main reason for it and how can we get well from it?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
) Symptoms of Migraine 1. Unilateral Headache, eye pain 2. Throbbing and pulsating pain 3. Nausea and Vomiting 4. Increased sensitivity to light and sound 5. Feeling of Dizzy or Faint Cause Unknown. May be due to decrease in brain chemical-serotonin which regulates pain in the nervous system, genetic, environmental factor Triggering factors for migraine A) Hunger (missed meal, drinking alcohol (redwine),/coffee, tea) B) Inadequate sleep, stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, bright light/sun glare C) environmental factors like glaring light, Loud noise, strong smell/perfume/passive smoking D) weather changes, high altitude, e) use of oral contraceptive, hormonal changes like oestrogen fluctuation during pregnancy, menopause, hormonal replacement therapy F) continuous use of cell phone G) salted food, aged cheese, processed food Treatment of migraine 1. Take crocin Advance 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'm suffering from too much of headache (migraine) pain always comes @ centre of head & Back side of head. It is giving too much problem for my studies I can't able study please help me someone.

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gandhidham
I'm suffering from too much of headache (migraine) pain always comes @ centre of head & Back side of head. It is givi...
It doesn't look like migraine. Might b Tension type headache. Do you worry too. Much about studies or any tension or anxiety. Should take adequate sleep. No Tension and when required you can take OTC painkiller.
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What is the difference between parkinson disease and paralysis disease. Paralysis can be cured but why Parkinson is not curable.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
What is the difference between parkinson disease and paralysis disease. Paralysis can be cured but why Parkinson is n...
paralysis can happen commonly due to blood clot cutting blood supply to the brain, as the clot lyses the part of the brain will recover function. In Parkinson there is degeneration of neurons (brain cells), degenerated neurons cannot regenerate and their functions can be tried to be restored with medicines.
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Hello Dr. My hand is shivering and fingers are like a deadly feeling when I was bike driving. What is my hand problem.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Dear lybrate user, your hands have a web of nerves that help control movement and provide sensation. When a nerve becomes pinched, you may feel numbness. Bike riding puts pressure on the wrists and palms of your hands. This stress can interfere with the way nerves work. Considerations: *see your doctor rule out the cause of the tingling and numbness. * stay off the bike until your doctor rules out a medical problem.
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What are the symptoms of migraine? My son will have severe head ache twice in a month (2-5days)

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Headache eye pain. (most commonly one-sided pain; less frequently both sides of the head are affected) pain located near the eye on affected side. pain that worsens with exertion or physical activity. Nausea/ Vomiting sensitivity to light and/or sound.
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I have lot of problems related to my head and the main problem is migraine so please tell 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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My mother 64 years is suffering from hereditary parkinson having unbalanced body, hand shaking, absent mindedness, loss of memory, difficulty in speech, excessive urination during night, lost control over urine and stool, no feeling of pain in lower legs and mostly winters are the most difficult times. So kindly suggest the remedy for parkinson

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
She can benefit from some anti-parkinson medication for most of her symptoms. It appears her disease is progressing. Consult a Neurologist for more options. He may suggest other options like Deep Brain Stimulation for better quality of life. It may cost Rs. 6lakhs to 8lakhs for this procedure in Private Hospitals. Its like a pacemaker in the Brain. He may liaise with a Neurosurgeon for this procedure.
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