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Dr. Som Sakare

Neurosurgeon, Pune

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Dr. Som Sakare is a renowned Neurosurgeon in Nagar Road, Pune. You can consult Dr. Som Sakare at Kohakade Hospital in Nagar Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Som Sakare on Lybrate.com.

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My brother was suffering from a headache for about 3 years now, his eyes we're starting to blur, he undergo CT scan bit the result was negative from any brain related illness neither brain tumor.

Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
My brother was suffering from a headache for about 3 years now, his eyes we're starting to blur, he undergo CT scan b...
Comprehensive eye (complete,) eye check up and treatment for sight problems if any will treat the symptoms.
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My brother 45 years old and suffering from Down Syndrome for the past 8 years. Now acute. Any treatment? Any old age home for free treatment?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
Down's syndrome is a chromosomal problem and it's present since birth. Although the persons with down's have many health issues they are highly loveable.
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I am having a severe headache, I have migraine problem, what to do?, please help me!

BAMS
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am having a severe headache, I have migraine problem, what to do?, please help me!
Hello dear take proper sleep stress free life eat less and light diet avoid oily and spicy food avoid more sit in front of tv, pc etc avoid direct sun light tab paradom sos.
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My wife is suffering from Migraine problem for last 4 years. Consulted doctors but no permanent solution. Please let me know how she would be cured ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Migraine is well treated by homoeopathy. Homoeopathic treatment involves detail history taking by concentrating on general physical make up of person, diet, life style, sedentary habits, physical build up, food eating habits, appetite, stool, perspiration, body weight, present signs & symptoms, any treatment history or drug history, bowel habits, disordered from particular foods, sleep and temperament. Also his miasmatic background taken into consideration.
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I am 52 years old I always get pain on the right side of the head and sometimes swelling is it migraine or something else.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 52 years old I always get pain on the right side of the head and
sometimes swelling is it migraine or something ...
It may be migraine take ibuprofen for pain. Get ib p checked, blood test for sugar, lipid profile. Do exercise regularly. Take fresh fruits. Ask again with reports. Take care.
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Hello doctor im suffering from migraine. I consult my doc ND he prescribed me to take medicines daily ND Im getting good results. But I don't want to consume medicines daily. please advice me something?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Some medications are given for relief of acute attack of migraine. Some preventive medicines r given on regular basis. Hope this answer helps u. If required, consult with details of treatment.
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I m facing the problem of migraine since the last 2 years. Often it comes with a major head ache and vomiting later. Please suggest the medicine and permanent cure. No medical treatment taken yet.

DM - Pediatric Neurology, MD-Pediatrics
Neurologist, Ludhiana
Better see a neurologist in your area. You need good painkiller (like naxdom) which ever suits you. Some prophylactic medicines also required.
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My hands shivering if I am taking sleep and some work is doing, Can you suggest me what should I done?

BAMS, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My hands shivering if I am taking sleep and some work is doing, Can you suggest me what should I done?
Dear Lybrate User , As you mentioned your condition , it may be due to some nervine weakness , so kindly take nerve tonic along with multi vitamin supplement. For any further clinical assistant kindly revert back to me. Thanking You.
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MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata

Epilepsy is an abnormal medical condition due to abnormal electrical discharge from the brain, which could be due to genetic defects, brain injury,brain infection,brain tumor etc.

Recent study shows, patients with awareness, knowledge and attitude towards the disease had better health related quality of life.

Do’s

  • Do take your medicines at the prescribed times.
  • Do make it known to your family members, friends and people who work with you that you are seizure-prone. Tell them what should be done in case you get an attack in their presence. This is nothing to be ashamed of as epilepsy is a medical condition just like high blood pressure. If your child has epilepsy, do inform the teacher and the school authorities about it.
  • Do tell your child's teacher what to do if your child has a seizure.
  • Do keep an accurate record of your seizures and their frequency. Preferably, maintain a seizure diary.
  • Do ask your doctor about medicines for other conditions before taking them.
  • Do follow a balanced diet.
  • Do exercise regularly but avoid over-exertion.
  • Do have good lighting in the room where you watch TV. TV picture flashes can trigger seizures. Good lighting can prevent such attacks.
  • Do tell someone if you are going for a swim; swim only if your seizures are under control. Moreover, whenever possible, go swimming with a friend.
  • Do talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of using contraceptive pills (medicines used by women to avoid unwanted pregnancy) along with your epilepsy medicines.
  • Do wear protective headgear when cycling.
  • Do tell your doctor about any ill effects that you experience.
  • Do get a good night's sleep daily.
  • Do make sure you have enough medicine so that you don't run short, even when you are travelling.
  • Do check-in with your doctor regularly.

Don’ts

  • Don't stop your treatment unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Don't consume caffeine or alcohol excessively.
  • Don't take other medicines without checking with your doctor.
  • Don't lock the bathroom/toilet door, if possible.
  • Don't smoke.
  • Don't give others your medicines and don't take anyone else's medicines.

Myths and facts about epilepsy

Is epilepsy a very rare disorder?

No. Epilepsy is not a very rare disorder. Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide. In India, epilepsy has been identified as a public health problem.

Epilepsy is a mental illness?

It is not a mental illness but disorder of the brain.

Are people with epilepsy violent or crazy?

No. The belief that people with epilepsy are violent is an unfortunate image that is both wrong and destructive. People with epilepsy have no greater tendency toward severe irritability and aggressive behaviours than other people. However, once the attack is over, they return to normalcy and usually display normal behaviour in between attacks.

Are children with epilepsy dull?

Except for children who are born with obvious mental handicaps, children with epilepsy have normal intelligence and should be encouraged by parents and teachers to attend school and complete their education.

Is epilepsy a curse or wrath of God?

No. Epilepsy has nothing to do with curses, possession or other supernatural processes, such as punishment for past sins.

Does epilepsy spread through touching or coughing?

No, epilepsy does not spread through touching or coughing.

Does the use of an onion, metal, etc., help in terminating an ongoing epileptic attack?

No. Some people think that an epileptic attack can be terminated by making the person smell onions or dirty shoes, or by placing a metal key in the person's hand. These are irrational beliefs.

Are epilepsy medications ineffective?

No. Epilepsy medicines are very essential for the control of epileptic attacks and should not be neglected.

Is marriage a cure for epilepsy?

No. Marriage is an important aspect of life but not a cure for epilepsy.

Epilepsy is hereditary hence unfit to get married?

Epilepsy is not a hereditary disorder, and the tendency of epilepsy being passed is only about 3 %, therefore no bar for marriage.

Women suffering from epilepsy cannot have children?

Epilepsy or anti-epileptic drugs cannot affect fertility, even during pregnancy, women can take their medicines under their doctor’s supervision.

Is life of a person with epilepsy miserable?

No. Life of a person with epilepsy can be very manageable and very similar to life of people without epilepsy provided you have a positive approach towards life.

Is epilepsy a hindrance in leading a happy and successful life?

No. People with epilepsy can live a happy and successful life. With the advent of newer medicines, availability of medical care and increased awareness of the condition, it has become possible for a person with epilepsy to lead a good life. There are many famous poets, writers and sportsmen with epilepsy who have excelled in their respective fields.

Special Precautions in Children with Epilepsy

Computerized and Lights:
Up to 5% of children with epilepsy have photosensitive epilepsy. Computers and TVs with a flat screen do not flicker and, so, are less likely to trigger seizures than screens that flicker. However, flashing lights/ flickering screen can act as trigger in photosensitive epilepsy patients.

Exams and Tests:
For Children who are likely to have seizures in stressful situations or at certain times of the day, this may affect how they perform in exams or tests. Tiredness, memory or concentration problems may also affect exams or tests. Tiredness, memory or concentration problems may also affect exams.

Physical Activities and Lessons:
Safety is important for all children, especially during physical activities and lessons, such as when studying science. Epilepsy does not need to stop a child from doing an activity as long as he or she is safe.

During Swimming:
This must be allowed only in the presence of trusted lifeguards. It is essential that the swimming coach and the lifeguards fully understand a child’s epilepsy so they can quickly see if the child is having a seizure in the water.

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My son is mentally retarded with 100%dependent. Now a days he suffers from seizures despite taking regular medicines prescribed by a doctor. How to prevent seizures?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please note that he needs proper treatment and guidance. Also note that seizure is the effect of ongoing disease in his system/brain. Hence if that is treated seizures can be bought under control. For further queries get back to me.
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My brother aged 63 year old felt CVA haemorrage at basal ganglia size about 4.2 * 2.3 two month back on 9th august 2015. Now he is conscious/alert but left side paralysis is same. What is the prognosis what is the best treatment now.

DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Your brother's hemorrhagic cva most likely resulted from uncontrolled bp. Most important treatment is to control bp strictly now and in future. Regarding his left side weakness, improvement can be only achieved by aggressive physiotherapy.
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My mother got brain stroke in 2012, march. Left hand, left leg paralysed. After brain surgery no Improvement in disability. So what to do now.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment Take tablet folvite 5mg once a day and tablet vitaminD (60000iu) once a week for six months and it's better to take Physiotherapy treatment till recovery
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Hi, I am 21 years old. I am suffered from hand tremor since 2 years. At that time hand will be shake during exam time. But now when I will do any work my hands fine shaking. And also when I excited then my hands shake and my pulse rate increase. Then I met a doctor he suggested vitamin b12. And also I met another doctor he suggested to meet ophthalmologist for slit lamp examination for k.f. Give me a valuable suggestions to prevent my hand tremor as early as possible.

B.H.M.S.
Homeopath,
U can take gelsemium 200 once in day for 4 days argentum-nitricum 30 2 times in day for 5 days staphisagria 6c 3 times in day for 7 days infom me after weeks anxietys your problem is nervous anxiety and fear you can put your right hand over heart and say jagdamba for 16 times.
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I have acidity problems and migraine too. I get headache very fast. I started drinking aloevera gel mixed with little water. Will it help me in acidity?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have acidity problems and migraine too. I get headache very fast. I started drinking aloevera gel mixed with little...
Hello, I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast 7. Avoid excess citrus fruit 8. Avoid smoking and Alcohol 9. Regular Physical activities 10. Meditation 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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Good morning I am uday rawal from pune maharashtra. My spouse having problem migraine & headache problem. I have gone for other treatment, but results are not satisfactory. Can anyone gives us solution or suggestions.

Bachelor in Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (BHMS)
Homeopath, Dhanbad
Hi, Lybrate-user. Low salt intake is the first and foremost way towards cure of migraine. It is curable one. Let her start pranayam like anulom bilom and kapalbhati. 20 minutes yoga session followed by pranayam for ten minutes. Knowledgeable and sympathetic homeopathic treatment could reveal the whole scenario easily. Give her Natrum Mur 200, 5 ml in 40 size pills to be brought from any reputed Homoeo medicine shop. Dilute 2 pills in half cup of water and take two spoon full once daily at evening after sunset. Continue it for 4 days. Please reply me through a paid consultatancy please. Don't take it otherwise surely and certainly you could cure her. Thanks and be healthy.
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I'm 22years old. I'm suffering from headache since 6years. I consulted neurologist and went through CT scan. But the result is just normal. I used the prescribed medicines. When I stopped the course, problem is again on. I'm on homeopath medication now. What do you now, I'm not able to concentrate.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm 22years old. I'm suffering from headache since 6years. I consulted neurologist and went through CT scan. But the ...
Check your eye sight for refractive error and also rule out sinusitis as the cause of headache and also migrane is a clinical diagnosis for headache and For headache take tablet paracetamol
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I want to know the infos about Peripheral neuropathy? Is there any serious issue about that? What are the symptoms about it?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Peripheral neuropathy is a neurological condition in which our nerve fibers got damaged. As a result patient develop tingling, burning, pricking or some other painful symptoms over feet and hands, some time whole body. In some type of neuropathies, limbs become numb or patient is not able to feel any sensation of pain, heat, cold over there body parts. In some rare type of neuropathy the limbs (hands and feet become weak and thin). Usually it not that serious problem if you take care on beginning of symptoms.
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Hi, doctor I live in delhi & I am 34yr old female person. I have a tremor problem for last 4 months. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Neurologist,
Parkinson' s disease-kampavata (a neurological disorder) parkinson' s disease is a neurological disease, or brain disorder, that leads to progressive difficulty with balance and coordination. In people who have parkinson' s disease, nerve cells in a region of the brain known as the substantia nigra become damaged or die. These cells are important because they produce the chemical dopamine, which helps to coordinate body movement-basal ganglia. When dopamine-producing cells degenerate/die, the areas in the brain that control movement can no longer function properly, and symptoms of parkinson' s disease eventually develop. Parkinson? s disease prevalence:- parkinson' s disease can affect anyone, but it most often occurs in people who are over the age of 50. Only 15 percent of parkinson' s disease patients are diagnosed before they are 50 years old. The prevalence of parkinson' s disease is nearly the same in both men and women, and recovery rate is more in men. People with a family history of parkinson' s may have a higher risk of developing the disease, but parkinson' s disease is rarely attributed to genetics alone. Parkinson' s disease symptoms symptoms of parkinson' s disease usually develop after about 80 percent of the brain' s dopamine-producing cells are lost. The main symptoms of parkinson' s disease include? tremors(kampam)- tremulousness (uncontrolled shaking or trembling) of the hands, arms, legs, face, body is often one of the first indicators of parkinson' s disease? rigidity. Profound stiffness or an inability to easily move the arms, legs, and trunk, pain and stiffness on neck muscles is another hallmark of parkinson' s? bradykinesia:- describes the unnaturally slow movements that are characteristic of people with parkinson' s disease? poor balance- parkinson' s disease affects balance, leading to difficulty walking and impaired coordination. The symptoms of parkinson' s are generally mild at first, but become more severe over time, until they eventually interfere with your daily routine. This is usually the point when treatment is recommended. The outlook for people with parkinson' s disease parkinson' s disease is a chronic, progressive condition, which means it is a lifelong disease that worsens over time when it is not treated properly. Each individual' s situation is different, but in general, the first symptoms of parkinson' s disease usually don' t require treatment and may be restricted to one area or one side of the body. Movement of symptoms to the other side of the body? tremors that become more pronounced and interfere with activities? bradykinesia, or slow movement, that becomes disabling? difficulty with hand writing? impaired swallowing and chewing? speech that becomes monotone? poor balance and repeated falls? slow, shuffling gait (manner of walking)? stooped posture? facial expressions that become stiff and blank? chronic constipation? poor bladder control? sleep disturbances this progression is gradual in most people, but it may happen faster in some than others. Understandably, stress caused by the progression of the disease can lead to anxiety and depression. Ayurveda treatment: there is cure for parkinson' s disease with ayurveda treatment, with ayurveda medicines and treatments we can relieve symptoms, slow down the progression and then we can completely arrest further degeneration of the of the cells, thereby we can completely control and cure the disease. If you are diagnosed with parkinson' s disease, it is important to work closely with your medical team, so your medications can be regularly adjusted to help you remain as functional as possible for as long as possible. As far as parkinson' s disease is concerned this is a brain related issue, so will surely effect the mind; so I recommend 49% treatment to patients and 51% treatment to family members.
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My mother is suffering from brain tumour. It was diagnosed in 2008 and it was operated in 2009. So now my mother in not so conscious about the surroundings, keep on asking few things whole day like asking to give her biscuits whole day and so on. Her hairs are not grown till now and sometime she fall also while walking not because of any fits or seizures but due to walking imbalance. So our main concern is can we improve her position to previous state before the operation by some technology and we have heard a term neuro physiotherapy. Is that beneficial?

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
My mother is suffering from brain tumour. It was diagnosed in 2008 and it was operated in 2009. So now my mother in n...
Hello, in my knowledge it can really help her, enhance and/or maximise the functional ability. Nothing is hundred percent guaranteed but rather than letting her be, it is better to get treatment done. Will be good for you and your family. Consult a neurologist before going ahead, there are other ways too, so it would be good to show her reports, history etc. To a neurologist and go ahead.
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