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Dr. Snehal Gopikar

Neurologist, Pune

500 at clinic
Dr. Snehal Gopikar Neurologist, Pune
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Snehal Gopikar is an experienced Neurologist in Karve Road, Pune. He is currently associated with Lokmanya Hospital in Karve Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Snehal Gopikar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 24 years old, suffering from migraine. What to do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
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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 have migraine since last 6 months please can you suggest me some medicine or home remedies?

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General Physician
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Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food, drink plenty of water and take rest.. Check your BP, avoid stres sand anxiety since it precipitates migraine attack If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis after consulting neurologist
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My wife have migrain problem from last 1 year please give solution.

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Homeopath
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Nothing to worry, homoeopathy is the permanent solution for migraine. Usually many symptoms are associated with migraine; like vomiting sensation or vomiting, restlessness, vertigo, heaviness of head etc. May I know is she having any of these symptoms?
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What is the treatment for fits? Does ayurvedic medicine help, And what if the patient is a minor, say 8years what would be the best treatment.

MBBS
General Physician
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I will suggest you to get an eeg done every year and take peadiatric neurologist opinion every year and treatment depends on the type of convulsions.
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Sir I get irritated so soon with my close once. I'm going through migraine. Is this permanent for me?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda
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1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.....massage your hair with good ayurvedic oil like bhring ranj oil.....sprinkle water in eyes...take sootshekhar ras...kaparda bhasm and godanti bhasm with honey two times a day.....pranacharya no tens capsule twice a day with warm water.....avoid tea...coffee....junk food...oily food....fermented food....stress...eat green vegetables....drink fruits juices...and 7-8 glass of water.....do pranayama early in the morning....walk for minimum 30 minutes in a day....

I have some kind of swelling at mine nerves some says it is called nerves ending and it is at hand ie on arms some in at back side of the body can you help me out for better cure.

MBBS
General Physician
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You may be having herpes zoster along the nerve paths pperpheral. With pain and swelling horzantally along the pathway of peripheral nerve line. It is a vira pl b infection you should consult a dermatologist. Do not self medicate.

The treatment is bringing me a migraine please tell me, I in bringing Dr. But my pain was not told yet.

MBBS
General Physician
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Migrane is characterised by one sided headache which is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura and we need to examine you before starting medication

What is Autism and what its cure after 34 years?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist
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Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents usually notice signs in the first two years of their child's life. The signs typically develop gradually, but some children with autism will reach their developmental milestones at a normal pace and then regress. There is no known cure. Children recover occasionally, so that they lose their diagnosis of ASD; this occurs sometimes after intensive treatment and sometimes not. It is not known how often recovery happens; reported rates in unselected samples of children with ASD have ranged from 3% to 25%.Most children with autism acquire language by age five or younger, though a few have developed communication skills in later years. Most children with autism lack social support, meaningful relationships, future employment opportunities or self-determination. Although core difficulties tend to persist, symptoms often become less severe with age. Few high-quality studies address long-term prognosis. Some adults show modest improvement in communication skills, but a few decline; no study has focused on autism after midlife.Acquiring language before age six, having an IQ above 50, and having a marketable skill all predict better outcomes; independent living is unlikely with severe autism. Most, but not all, people with autism face significant obstacles in transitioning to adulthood.
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Sir, I am a ret med. Spe. My wife is suffering from parkinsonism since last 6-7 yrs but since last one yrs her condition is deteriorating pertaing to muscle loss. Loss of memory, unable to talk & respond properly. Shedevloped hypoprotenaemia due to bedsore etc & I gave her uman albumin 20%. Kindly advice any thing to be done at this stage to boost up her muscle power. Thanks.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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Dear friend. Kindly find out brain auditary evoked potentials. This will help to report the performance of memory power, muscles power, speech etc. Consult neuro physiotherapist nearest your location also. This will be helpful

I had perineurioma and had the tumour in my feet removed 2 years back: but the pain still prevails - so does the fibroid growth: what should I do now?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Do consular neuro physio and have ift and laser therapy for 12 days and follow physician medications as such as.
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Supplements for Sleeplessness

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Alternative Medicine Specialist
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Nutrition and dietary supplements for insomnia:

A carbohydrate snacks of cereal and crackers with milk before bed may help because food rich in carbohydrates and low in protein and fat may boost the production of serotonin and melatonin, brain chemicals thought to promote sleep.

L-tryptophan: it is thought to bring on sleep by raising serotonin.

Melatonin: 1-3 mg of the melatonin is recommended for sleep, but as little as 0.3mg has been used successfully.

Valerian: it act as a mild sedative and improve both the ability to fall asleep and the quality of sleep.

Kava kava: it is effective for insomnia. Kava kava and diazepam induce similar changes in brain wave activity.

Other herbs that a professional herbalist may use to treat insomnia include:
Passion flower, hops, jamaica dogwood, lemon balm, lavender flower, german chamomile, mother wort, gotukola, and skullcap.
Massage therapy with essential oil, particularly lavender may result in improved sleep quality, more stable mood, increased mental capacity and reduced anxiety.
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I am 18 years old I have a severe headache since 3 days I actually have migraine so I feel so much of pain on my left side of eye and back neck pain so much of headache how can I reduce my migraine pain.

BHMS
Homeopath
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I am 18 years old I have a severe headache since 3 days I actually have migraine so I feel so much of pain on my left...
Migraine pain at times very disturbing and painful. You may take lemonade one glass daily in morning empty stomach. Take spigellia 200 and glonine 200 4 pills from each medicine at a time 2-3 times daily alternately. Maintain a gap of half an hour between meals and medicine.
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I have migraine problem since 3 years. How can I get rid of it? Please reply soon. Waiting for your reply.

DNB Neurology JHRC, MD Med, MBBS
Neurologist
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Plenty of oral fluids, meals at right time, adequate sleep, avoid late nights. Dark glasses with uv protection when going out in bright sunlight. Exercise 45 min a day. If doesn't work see local neurologist.

My daughter age is 30 years, Has a severe pain on the back side of her head and cough, fever, and breathing problem. Doctor has informed me as it is a migraine problem. Kindly guide me for the same.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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My daughter age is 30 years, Has a severe pain on the back side of her head and cough, fever, and breathing problem. ...
now a days is season of viral fever..pl. go for tests ns1,cbc,mp,blood sugar, till then you can give her tab. combiflaim twice a day. syp. zeet expectorant 10 ml thrice a day. tab. lcz once a day after meal. after tests give her antibiotic by doctor.
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I am 29 years old I am suffering for nerves problems last 1 year what should I do ?

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician
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Consult psychiatrist and have a discussion. He might help you with counselling and some minor short term medicinal help.
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65 aged male. Numbness in hands and operation under neck spine. No improvement. After operation suffering from Gas trouble.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician
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65 aged male. Numbness in hands and operation under neck spine. No improvement. After operation suffering from Gas tr...
If is the neurological disease then it may take some time to come around may needs physiotherapy, for the stomach symptoms try some ppi.

From couple of years I got insomniac tendency and I am a late raiser too. As a late raiser it affects my daily life. Its only because of my insomnia, that I could not raise in the morning. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
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Try non drug measures such as good sleep hygiene (going to bed at the right time between 9-11 pm), avoiding tea/coffee in evenings, and avoiding watching tv/browsing internet at nights.

I have migraine. Are there any home remedies to cure it completely? Or should I stick to the medicines prescribed by my doctor?

MBBS
General Physician
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Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly

I am suffering from leprosy I have taken treatment for 6 months but my right hand fingers crossed doctor told take physiotherapy am I cured from from leprosy r not.

Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Clawing of the hands is a common disability caused by leprosy. As leprosy starts damaging the small nerves in the skin's surface and if left untreated can result major nerve damage. The resulting damage can lead to loss of sensation in the hand and muscle parsis paralysis, which causes clawed fingers. Reconstructive surgery to correct the deformities of leprosy in the hands and feet. Movement can be restored by using a muscle transfer technique where, with the help of a physiotherapist, a muscle is identified for transfer and strengthened. After surgery and several weeks in plaster, the patient is taught how to use their old muscle to do a new job and then apply the technique subconsciously. In case of muscle paralysis. Reconstructive surgery and muscle tranfer technique is needed in severe cases and then physiotherapy for muscle strenghening and reducation is required. If claw hand is not severe and only muscle weekness is there then physiotherapy can help you with muscle strenthening and range if motion exercises. Thanks take care.
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I studied competition exam in 2014. That time I am nervous and stress too. I think very much about my success and failure. One day I have pain in brain. I take declorine tablet. But after some time I consult a doctor and he tell I have migraine. I taking medicine long time but I have no relief.in fact I doing every thing but I can not consontrait on my study. I can not explain what is this but my study is stopped. And than I join a job. Now since 2 year I doing job. I have no problem. But whenever I watch TV or reading books I can't focus fully and I can't study like my school days. I want to ask you why my study is affected. I think I never doing study now.

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Psychiatrist
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I studied competition exam in 2014. That time I am nervous and stress too. I think very much about my success and fai...
Dear Virendra, 1.You have thought about both success and failure. 2.You have stopped studying and took up job. 3, You have no problem with your job. All these are good coping methods you use. Continue them. Studying as such might not have caused pain in brain. It is the nervousness and stress that would have made your brain pain. So when you are prepared for further non stressful studies, you can study.
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