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Dr. Rakesh Rangan  - Neurosurgeon, Pune

Dr. Rakesh Rangan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon, Pune

20 Years Experience  ·  550 - 800 at clinic
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Dr. Rakesh Rangan MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery Neurosurgeon, Pune
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Rakesh Rangan is a popular Neurosurgeon in Thergaon, Pune. He has been a practicing Neurosurgeon for 20 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery . You can consult Dr. Rakesh Rangan at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital in Thergaon, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rakesh Rangan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune - 1998
MS - General Surgery - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research - 2002
MCh - Neuro Surgery - University of California, San Francisco, USA - 2009
Awards and Recognitions
Neurological Society Of India
Professional Memberships
Neurological Society of India

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Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital

Sr. No. 31, Aditya Birla Hospital Marg, Thergaon, Chinchwad, Landmark: NR Morya Mangal Karyalaya, PunePune Get Directions
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Aditya Birla Marg, Thergaon, Chinchwad. Landmark : Near Morya Mangal KaryalayaPune Get Directions
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32 years female suffering from severe headache/head pain for the last five to six years. Pain occasionally becomes less when when saridon tablets are taken but is not completely cured. Pron to acidity and take pantocid 40 tablet to get relief. Have done sugar test and spondylitis test but there is no blood sugar or spondylitis. Visited homeopath who said that there is migraine present but could not cure. The head becomes jam and there is unbearable pain. What should be done?

Bachelor Of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Noida
32 years female suffering from severe headache/head pain for the last five to six years. Pain occasionally becomes le...
Hello dear according to your condition you do hot fermentation daily three times in a day with duration of 15 min. Do full stretches along with breathing hold it for 15 sec then release sure you feel better in 2, 3 days.
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Do you have a permanent cure for Parkinson's disease ?What is the cost of treatment? Also please inform the duration and type of treatment.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellow in Pain Management, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Delhi
Do you have a permanent cure for Parkinson's disease ?What is the cost of treatment? Also please inform the duration ...
Hello there is no permanent cure for parkinson disease treatment is symptomatic with medications like levodopa or dopamine agonists amd others..However there is Deep brain stimulation for advanced parkinson disease. usually after 6-7 yrs of the illness the effectiveness of levodopa becomes less and there are side effects like dyskineasis.. In that case Dbs a kind of Brain surgery where electrodes are placed in the brain. It usually costs in lakhs. But there is a much better relief lasting for few years and medication doses are reduced
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MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Headache is a common reason for patients to seek medical attention. We see so many online queries on headache. If you are suffering from headaches, read this article because, understanding your problem can help you solving it.
There are many causes of headache, and if correctly diagnosed and treated , you may become ?Headache? free.

Common Causes Of Headaches:

Migraine
Tension Type Headache
Idiopathic Stabbing
Cluster Headache
Exertional Headache
Systemic infection
Sinusitis
Head Injury
Vascular Disorders
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Brain Tumour
The patient who presents with a new, severe headache have causes that may be different from patient with recurrent headaches over many years.

People frequently ask me to get imaging of brain done to rule out the cause of headache. They have special attraction for MRI and CT Scans. But not every headache requires investigations. But there are headaches which require investigations. Let us understand , when a headache requires immediate attention.

Headache Symptoms that Suggest a Serious Underlying Disorder :

Worst headache ever
First severe headache
Headache worsening over days or weeks
Associated with Neurological Deficit
Fever or unexplained systemic signs
Vomiting preceding headache
Pain induced by bending, lifting, cough
Pain that disturbs sleep or presents immediately upon awakening
Known systemic illness
Onset after age 55
Pain associated with local tenderness, e.G, region of temporal artery
If you have any of these symptoms, you need to have a doctor consultation as soon as possible.

Now, let us read about two most common types of headaches, i.E Migraine and Tension type headache that we see in clinical practice.

Migraine :

Migraine, a very common cause of headache, more commonly affects women than men. It is usually an episodic headache which is usually unilateral (on one side of head) and is associated with certain features like:

Nausea (Feeling of vomiting)
Photophobia (Sensitivity to light)
Phonophobia (Sensitivity to sound)
Light-headedness
Scalp tenderness
Vomiting, Nausea (Feeling of vomiting)
Visual disturbances
Paresthesias (tingling sensations)
Vertigo
Alteration of consciousness
Diarrhea
Seizure
Confusion
People having migraine, usually during acute attacks, prefer to be alone and don?t want any sound, light, want to sleep in dark room.

Acute attacks are usually triggered by some stimulants called as ?triggers? which are commonly following :

Bright lights
Sounds
Hunger
Stress
Exertion
Hormonal fluctuations during menses
Lack of or excess sleep
Alcohol, Wine, Cheese or other chemical stimulation
Patients should try to notice their triggers and should do life-style adjustments to avoid them.

How to Deal with Migraines?

Patients having migraine should seek a medical consultation. There are drugs which are given to terminate acute attacks of migraine, as well as to prevent them.
They should have a fix routine of sleeping like from 10 pm to 6 am. They should not sleep for more than 30 min during daytime, as excessive sleeping during day time would cause problem in falling asleep during nighttime, leading to disturbance of sleep cycle and precipitation of migraine.
They should avoid wine, cheese, lemon.
Tension - Type Headache :

It is a chronic head-pain syndrome characterized by tight, band like discomfort. It is bilateral (means on both sides of head). The pain typically builds slowly, fluctuates in severity and may persist more or less continuously for many days. The headache may be episodic or chronic (present >15 days per month). It may be associated with sleep disturbances.

How to Deal with Tension Type Headache?

The pain can generally be managed with simple analgesics but should be taken under medical supervision as they have a long list of adverse effects. There are other drugs too, but can be given only under medical supervision.
Behavioral therapies including relaxation are also effective.
Patients with this type of headaches are advised to throw away their ?Headaches? to prevent the ?Headache? , means they should try to sort out the tension or problem that is causing the headache.
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Is cerebral dysrhythmia curable? I have a child age 2 years 6 months. In his eeg reports ,showing generalized cerebral dysrhythmia. He is unable to speak. But listen. I am very anxious about him. Please advise

BHMS, M.D.
Homeopath, Pune
Hello Lybrate User, through proper homeopathic treatment, signs and symptoms can be well controlled, and continuation of treatment *(which may take 6 month to year) can completely cure the condition (depends on lesion and cause, and other factors). It’s a safe, natural and highly effective treatment. It is a holistic way of treatment, homeopathic medicine is selected on the basis of thorough details of patient, like medical history, causes, routine, temperament etc.; such well selected medicine gives complete cure without any side effects. You can visit the nearby homeopath. Or you can message back for further information and online homeopathic consultation.
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I have suffering frim "jhanjhanahat in both leg and hand. From 3 to 5 month Please sir suggest me . What I can do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DIHM
General Physician,
I have suffering frim "jhanjhanahat in both leg and hand. From 3 to 5 month
Please sir suggest me .
What I can do.
It might be a symptom of a kind of neuropathy. Please check for diabetes. Avoid alcohol and smoking. You may start taking vit. B12 supplements by the time you do the tests.
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What are main reasons for brain tumor. Does eating microwave food also results in brain tumor. How can avoid it by changing my day to day activities and habits What are the most common symptoms for it. Does age also play a role in determining the chances that a person will get brain tumor.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
The exact cause of brain tumor is not known. The micorwave oven theory has been studied but there are no definitive answers. Avoid smoking, air pollution and eat organic food (free of chemicals and pesticides)
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1. I am 38 years old male working as Program Manager in an IT company. 2. I have chronic headache since my teenage. 3. Initially headache used to happen the moment I used to wake up and feel some cold sensation in head. Seemed like sinus headache. Did some sut neti and it helped. 4. Later in college it used to happen almost every evening. Severe throbbing pain, as if it’s being hammered inside. I had to sit idle, pressing my jaw pressed. Used to take disprin/crocin/dolo almost daily. 5. In 2001, Got an MRI done. Nothing came out. Have been living with headache as regular routine 6. In 2005, I had an episode of mild depression and got treated at NIMHANS. I was told that I have migraine and mild depression. 7. I was on level 10 mg for 2 years and then I left. 8. Headache continued at least 3 times a week. Oil massage and Dolo helped. 9. Got another episode of depression and anxiety in 2010 10. Continued on Subrabenz 0.25 and Feliz s 15 mg for 3 years. 11. Quit medicine with doc consultation for 2 months. 12. Started again the anxiety medicine Feliz S PLUS 13. Getting headache daily for last 5 days. I am tired with this routine and it is badly impacting my productivity at work. I need support for a structured treatment and get rid of it. Please help.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
1. I am 38 years old male working as Program Manager in an IT company.
2. I have chronic headache since my teenage.
3...
ok u will be helped. make some changes in ur life style 1. no alcohol 2/ reduce wt if over wt 3.no smoking 4. diet- less sugar ghee butter, take mix of vegetable oils- like mustard , til and olive oil.take more fruits and vegetables, take some dry fruits- almond /wall nut. no spicy / fried / junk /processed food.take simple bland diet 5. engage in some physical activity- 30 mts morning walk daily 6. do some deep breathing exercise. for 10 mts at least for the time being continue the medicine u r taking do the above u will be much much better. try for 15 days and report on private chat good luck
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When go into deep sleep. Suddenly head burning like numbness and after Next sit out that time no issues, I have no no, sugar, thyroid, b12 and d3 all good Brain CT scam normal.

MBBS
General Physician,
When go into deep sleep. Suddenly head burning like numbness and after Next sit out that time no issues, I have no no...
Hello, Thanks for your query on Lybrate "As" per your clinical history is concerned please follow like this - 1) Do a detailed clinical examination by your treating Doctor (Neurologist)and do few investigations like (Carotid ultrasonography, Arteriography and ECHO) 2) Do take prescribed medication after test report only Do follow few lifestyle modifications like this - 1) Try to avoid smoking 2) Try to limit cholesterol and fat. 3) Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. 4) Limit sodium. If you have high blood pressure, avoiding salty foods and not adding salt to food may reduce your blood pressure. 5) Try to do exercise regularly. 6) Limit alcohol intake. 7) Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight contributes to other risk factors, such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Losing weight with diet and exercise may lower your blood pressure and improve your cholesterol levels. 8) Don't use illicit drugs. 9) Control diabetes. You can manage diabetes and high blood pressure with diet, exercise, weight control and, when necessary, medication. Hope that helps.
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Hello. Please suggest treatment for migraine. How cold compression reduce headache. How to apply? Is there any diet suggestion for it? Or any other therapy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello. Please suggest treatment for migraine. How cold compression reduce headache. How to apply? Is there any diet s...
According to accupresure treatment press your thumb from the top and you can also massage the thumb with oil. Or you can take a pen and press the top of your thumb.
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