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Dr. Suresh Patankat

Neurologist, Pune

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Dr. Suresh Patankat is an experienced Neurologist in Swargate, Pune. You can consult Dr. Suresh Patankat at Ace Hospital in Swargate, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Suresh Patankat on Lybrate.com.

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Hi doctors I am feeling numbness in my right hand fingers. It is only limited in half of the length from upper side in each finger. When ever I hold any pen or anything .I also feel during the sleep too. Please help me and suggest some medicine . Any homeopathic ,alopathic or ayurvedic. Please.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi doctors I am feeling numbness in my right hand fingers. It is only limited in half of the length from upper side i...
Hi apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day.
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My small brother whose as is 5year, unable to stand and walk. doctor tell me he is suffering from Cerebral Palsy (spastic C. P.). Please tell me the proper treatment. THanks.

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Physiotherapist, Indore
Hello lybrate-user, have you heard about stem cell treatment. It has been found quite effective in cp, paralysis cases. You can also think about that as an alternative treatment. Regards.
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Whenever I wake up my right hand becomes totally numb! This is happening to me since a month What should I do?

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
Whenever I wake up my right hand becomes totally numb! This is happening to me since a month What should I do?
this seems to be compresion neuropathy,,,,i would advice you to change your sleeping posture,,,,change to a soft matress...if symptoms persists,consult accordingly
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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,
Consult psychiatrist and have a discussion. He might help you with counselling and some minor short term medicinal help.
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My father is 55 year old and he is suffering from dementia. Earlier we have taken him to Cmc bt their they said nothing can be done. We have also taken him to Rinpas, Ranchi but we got zero result. Now we are in such a position that he can not take him to nihans so please help me sir.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My father is 55 year old and he is suffering from dementia. Earlier we have taken him to Cmc bt their they said nothi...
Dear Nawal, It is really sad to see your father dementing. Please let me know the type of dementia CMC or RINPAS diagnosed him. He is too young to get Alzheimer's type of dementia. If we investigate 10 persons, only one of them will have a treatable cause. Unfortunately it looks your father did not have a treatable cause. So we may not be able to bring him back to his original self. But there are few cholinesterase inhibitor kind of drugs available. They at least stop further deterioration of dementia. The care takers need counselling to prevent burn out. Few day care and in house care help them to preserve whatever brain function that are not lost. Please don't spend much money and time in taking him to place to place. Instead spend that money for the care taker or rehabilitation places.
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I have insensitivity on left thigh, cutaneous nerve shows insensitivity. Please help me.

MBBS, AFIH, PGDMLS, MD-HRM, MD-HM
General Physician, Gurgaon
Check properly for any circular or semicircular patches and find whether other nerves are enlarged like ulnar nerve etc. Check for sugar. Start nurokind od daily one for 1 month.
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My father had cardiac arrest after which he was treated with CPR. The entire process after cardiac arrest to hospital was for 5-10 mins and CPR lasted for 15-20 mins. He had seizures after CPR where his MRI result indicates damage to brain. He is in coma for last 1 week (exactly after the cardiac arrest). Though 2 days back he opened his eyes till 1/3rd of original but not at command. And he makes some facial expression while entering tube into his mouth or using suction pipe into his mouth. Please help me understand his chances of recovery. And how soon I can expect him to come out of coma? Appreciate your help!

MCh, MBBS, MRCS (UK)
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
This situation may be due to decreased oxygen supply to brain during the time of cardiac arrest. Brain will with stand few minutes without oxygen supply. If the time exceeds brain cells will go for damage. Sometimes it slowly recover depends upon his brain damage. He needs aggressive rehabilitation after weaning off from ventilator. Regards.
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I am 59 years old having undergone angioplasty in June 2015. Post procedure, I suffered from acidity, constipation and muscular pain around heart region. As soon as I recovered from this, I suffered from back pain and pain in gluten area. I could not sit on a chair for long. My wife was diagnosed with parkinson in February 2016. She has responded to the treatment and doctor has given positive feedback to her. I am also having difficulty at work front due to non cooperation of colleagues. Antidepressant by the Psychiatrist Estazolam5 half tablet also created headache and I was sleeping the whole day. I am able to understand that I am in a difficult situation and I also feel that I need to get on with life with new realities, but not able to do so.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 59 years old having undergone angioplasty in June 2015. Post procedure, I suffered from acidity, constipation an...
Excess of antidepressant drugs does have side effects. So avoid it as much as you can, take it when necessary. You need to be social and be thankful to the almighty that you are alive and you are the one who have been blessed with life among millions of sperm. Be social, go to park daily, talk to people, enjoy every moment of your life with your wife. You may also take homoeopathic treatment for all your health related issues.
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Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.

Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.
Stretching exercises for the wrist without irritating median nerve, rest to wrist with splints if using a lot when typing, playing sports, ice pack, few times a day. Physiotherapy in form of ultrasound, soft tissue mobilizations, stretching and strengthening can help significantly. Good luck.
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I am 20 years my hands are shaking a lot I am scared whether I am having a disease and all the people with whom I go will recognize this and will ask about it I am feeling shamed is there any cure for this please help me.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I am 20 years my hands are shaking a lot I am scared whether I am having a disease and all the people with whom I go ...
It is the most common of all involuntary movements and can affect the hands, arms, head, face, voice, trunk, and legs. Most tremors occur in the hands. In some people, tremor is a symptom of a neurological disorder or appears as a side effect of certain drugs.
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My wife is suffering from chronic migrain. The trigger for this is stress. Presently she is taking betacap tr 40 tablets daily. 6 months back she has delivered a baby. What is the long term solution for this migrain.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
Best is to avoid trigger for migraine. It could be something in your diet, perfumes, poor sleep, depression, fasting and many more. Betacap tr is first line of preventive treatment. Wait for 1-3 months for appropriate response. This dose can be increased. We have to be very cautious giving her this preventive treatment as many drugs terratogenic and she is in reproductive age group.
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Sometime I trouble with headache it decrease sometime and sometime it decrease I don't understand what I do about problem. Rather it is migraine.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Sometime I trouble with headache it decrease sometime and sometime it decrease I don't understand what I do about pro...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache follow advises given below: You can take(If No drug allergy) : 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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My hands tremble while holding anything like book why am only 24 yrs old is it due to weakness or some other reason.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
This may be due to 1. Severe anxiety 2. Medical problems like Thyroid problem/ Multi Mineral and vitamin deficiency get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test(fasting)
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I am having problem in my sciatica nerve. It is causing numbness in my left foot.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
I am having problem in my sciatica nerve. It is causing numbness in my left foot.
Mri of spine needs to be done. If there is a pinched nerve, options would include surgery or epidural injections. Physiotherapy is also helpful.
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I read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer's disease. Is this true? If so which food do this and how much would I have to consume to get the benefits.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Once an irreversible damage is done to the axons of the nerves it becomes very difficult for it to come back with foods
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How Ayurveda Can Help You Treat Migraine!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
How Ayurveda Can Help You Treat Migraine!

Are you looking for an ideal treatment and management for various kinds of headaches? Do you suffer from migraine headaches? You should opt for Ayurvedic treatment, which is considered to be very effective in dealing with headaches of various types.

Migraine headaches

Migraine is a form of headache that is known as Sooryavata according to Ayurvedic principles. Such headaches worsen during sunrise, peak during the afternoon and tend to reduce during evening. Migraine occurs because of an excessive stimulation of blood vessels in the brain. A person affected with migraine is likely to experience nausea and vomiting, along with a throbbing headache on one side of the head. Migraine headaches can be caused due to hormonal changes, allergy from certain food items or excess stressApart from regular exercises and a proper diet, the most effective Ayurvedic remedies for dealing with migraine headaches are as follows:

  • Shirolepa or the applications of herbal pastes on the head is effective for pacifying pitta dosha. Camphor, jatasmansi, and sandalwood are also effective.
  • Shiro Dhara, an Ayurvedic therapy, where a thin stream of liquid is poured over your scalp is helpful.
  • Taila dhara is effective for migraine headaches as well, in which oils such as chandanadi taila and ksheerabala taila are used for treatment.

Cluster headaches
Cluster headaches refer to headaches on one side of the head. It is known as Suryavartham according to Ayurveda. These consist of a series of short, but painful headaches, stretched over weeks or months together. Such headaches occur because of disruptions in the nervous system. Usually, the pain starts early in the morning in the eyes. There are several Ayurvedic remedies for the management of cluster headaches. Some of them are as follows:

  • Use an ointment or paste made of dried ginger and Kermpferia.
  • Use a paste of Indian aloe vera, asafoetida and coriander for pain relief.
  • Grind cumin seeds and mix it with lemon juice. Keep the mixture on the painful area of your head for quick relief.
  • Have coconut water.

Recurrent headaches
Any form of headache, which tends to reoccur after some time instead of ending is referred to as recurrent headache. There are several Ayurvedic remedies for the effective management of recurrent headaches. They as are as follows:

  • Boil one teaspoon of haritaki powder in water and drink it.
  • Massage your neck gently using warm calamus root oil.
  • Lie down with your nostrils parallel to the ceiling, and apply sesame oil in your nostrils. This is known as nasal therapy.

There are several other Ayurvedic remedies that are effective in dealing with all forms of headaches. You should consult an Ayurvedic practitioner for getting the most ideal remedy for your problem.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Know Its Causes And Treatment!!

DNB (Respiratory disease), Fellowship Bronchoscopy, MBBS
Pulmonologist, Ahmedabad
Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Know Its Causes And Treatment!!

What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a medical condition in which the patient's breathing is obstructed for brief periods of time. Normally, air flows into the lungs at all times. But for a person suffering from OSA condition, the breathing pattern is hampered and the flow of the air is restricted. The flow of air stops because the airway space may be very narrow. Snoring is the biggest symptom of obstructive sleep apnea.

Symptoms-

All the symptoms that you might be experiencing due to lack of sleep will be experienced through OSA. They are periods where there is a decreased oxygen supply to the brain and as a result, you will be experiencing a disturbed sleep throughout the night. Some of the other symptoms can include headaches, forgetfulness, and drowsiness. Depression, hyperactivity and swelling in legs and daytime drowsiness are other common symptoms that can be associated with it.

Causes-

OSA is common in people who are overweight and people who suffer from obesity. There are 3 major types of sleep apnea.

  1. Obstructive sleep apnea: This is the most common type where the airway becomes narrowed or blocked.
  2. Central sleep apnea: There is no blockage involved, but the brain does not give out any signal to breath.
  3. Mixed sleep apnea: This is a combination of both - obstructive and central sleep apnea.

The other factors that can cause OSA can include children with large tonsils, large tongue, and certain heart diseases.

Diagnosis-

A diagnosis of sleep apnea begins with a complete history and physical examination. Your snoring patterns are analyzed and how rested your body is being taken into account. The doctor will also examine your head and neck to identify any physical factors that may be associated with sleep apnea. Mostly you might be asked to take a test at one of the sleep centers to identify your sleep patterns. The results would be analyzed for better identification of the treatment.

Treatment-

Positive Airways Pressure Therapy, or PAP therapy, can prevent or reduce the serious health consequences of OSA. PAP therapy helps people with all levels of OSA, from mild to severe. It is most common therapy for OSA.

There are different forms of PAP therapy. All forms of PAP help keeping the airway open during the night. These devices provide a stream of air through a mask you wear while you sleep. The airstream prevents your airway from closing, so you don't stop breathing and wake up during the night.

The mask must fit and make a seal in order to keep throat open. A good mask seal will prevent air leaks and maintain the right level of air pressure. The amount of air pressure needed is different for each person.

PAP is usually the first form of treatment for OSA. There are other treatments for OSA. You can talk to your health care provider about which treatment is right for you.  

If you are overweight, weight loss can help improve or eliminate your OSA. Oral appliances will use to treat mild to moderate OSA. They fit over the teeth and are worn during sleep. People with OSA may have surgery to reduce the tissue in their throats or to help them lose weight. Lifetyle of behavioral changes, such as quitting smoking or not drinking alcohol, can also help treat OSA. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pulmonologist.

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I am suffering from insomnia. Can I have some home remedies for it. What are the treatment for it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from insomnia. Can I have some home remedies for it. What are the treatment for it.
Tip- I will suggest you to take a shower with warm water or just wash your face , forearms , legs with soap and water at bedtime for a peaceful sleep
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I have facial paraylise for six years. I am 30years age. Someone guide me for this.

Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Facial paralysis at your age is mostly due to bells palsy and you need to get it diagnosed correctly. Sometimes our facial nerve stops functioning due to unknow reason and one side of face muscles get weak. Usually the function returns in few weeks to couple months. During that time it is very important to keep these small muscles in face from loosing muscle mass (called atrophy) I can help with an exercise plan to strengthen the face muscles and improve closing of eyes, closing of mouth, smile etc. Keep a positive attitude and keep working at these exs. Check with a neurologist if any meds can help too. Good luck.
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