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Dr. Umesh Phalke

Neurosurgeon, Pune

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Dr. Umesh Phalke Neurosurgeon, Pune
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I am 18 years old and I have been suffering from migraine since last 9 years. I had taken number of medical treatments for this but doesn't get relief. Please suggest me something that would help me to get rid of this severe pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
A. Causes-: Improper metabolism, Suppression of natural urges, anger, jealousy, grief, poor elimination, intake of dry, pungent and salty food, intake of polluted food, mental and physical stress, viewing of TV for long periods, reading with insufficient light, sleeplessness etc. B. Origin of migraine headache-: Due to the causative factors, Pitta Dosha obstructs the flow of Vata dosha in brain, causing throbbing pain. C. Pain Management-: 1. Avoiding the cause and trigger factors. 2. Keeping a diary record of specific foods eaten, environmental exposure, sleep patterns may help to identify personal trigger factors. 3. Sneha nasya therapy at home-: Sneha nasya, instillation of medicated oils to the nostrils by Shadbindu tailam or Anu tailam yield significant benefits. 4. Apply a paste of freshly ground clay or freshly ground sandalwood to the forehead, let dry, rub off by hand and wash. 5. Mix ¼ teaspoon of clove powder with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon oil. Apply this paste on the affected area for 20-30 minutes. 6. Add chamomile powder to 1 cup of boiling water. Transfer the liquid to a cup. Drink when hot. It gives fast relief from migraine. 7. Take ½ glass of carrot juice. Add ½ glass of spinach juice. Mix well. Drink this juice twice daily. 8. Grind 10-12 grains of black pepper and 10-12 grains of rice with water to make it a paste. Apply this paste on affected area of the head for 15-20 minutes. 9. Sugar powder 16 parts, Vamshalochana 8 parts, Pippali (long pepper) 4 parts, Ela (Cardamom) 2 parts, Cinnamon – 1 part. Make fine powder and mix it, keep in tight moisture free container. Take half teaspoon thrice daily with honey. 10. Aromatherapy- Pitta calming aromas typically flower fragnances like Lily, Cloves, Lotus, Lavender, Peppermint, Rose, Sandalwood are beneficial. 11. According to ayurveda Virechan (Laxative therapy) is an effective way to reduce excess pitta. Castor oil or warm milk with ghee or triphla at bedtime is helpful. 12. Practicing meditation is highly recommended. 13. Morning and Evening walk followed by brisk exercise is recommended. 14. Avoid hard physical exertional exercises and aggresive sports competitions. 15. Avoid working for long hours continuously; take short breaks. Have a good night’s sleep (8hrs) in a dark room. D. Diet: ~~Apple, mango, papaya, cheeku, guava. ~~Salad 1hr before lunch, 1hr before dinner. ~~Buttermilk, boiled rice sauted with cinnamon, cumin seeds and garlic or asfoetida are good in the daytime. ~~Have warm and easily digestible foods, boiled and steamed vegetables, soups, vegetable juices, porridge, brown rice and whole-wheat flour. ~~Avoid yogurt, especially at night. ~~Avoid refined, oily, spicy, cold, sour foods (fermented, pickled) and stale food, aerated drinks. ~~Avoid coffee, tea, alcohol, smoking. ~~Avoid cheese, chocolate and wine. E. Yogasanas and Pranayama: Hastapadasana, Setu Bandhasana, Marjariasana, Paschimottanasana, Bhastrika and Anulom-Vilom Pranayama. NOTE: When suffering from a migraine attack: ~Lie down in a dark, quiet place & get some sleep. ~~Avoid eating. ~~Drink only water. ~~Apply hot or cold compresses. ~~ Consult doctor.
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Sir I feel headache most of the time from morning till evening. Is this the symptom of brain tumour.

MCh - Neurosurgery , MS - Orthopaedics
Neurosurgeon, Bangalore
Sir I feel headache most of the time from morning till evening. Is this the symptom of brain tumour.
Could be. Most headaches are not due to brain tumors. But a brain scan can be done to detect it early.
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Hello, I want to know about my father. He is 62 years old. in 2011 he was attached with brain stroke. Now he is taking tablet" telvas am "for controlling bp. But now a days bp is 103/61. So can you please tell me is it harmful for him in future or not? Thanks,

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Hello,
I want to know about my father. He is 62 years old. in 2011 he was attached with brain stroke. Now he is takin...
Hi, brain stroke patients have poor autoregulation mechanism. So it's necessary to keep the BP in a range. Although controlling high BP is important, keeping at too low may be harmful also. I will be comfortable if it's in a range of 110 to 130 systolic. You may consult your doctor to adjust his medication accordingly.
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Sir, My wife aged 50 years prone to migraine and back ache. Yesterday she suffered a back ache. And she felt a ache transfered to bottom of the central part of the chest. Not in the heart area. Taken tab for muscle catch. But not of a much relief. Ache still there. Can not take long breath. Any remedy is welcomed.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vijayawada
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My wife aged 50 years prone to migraine and back ache. Yesterday she suffered a back ache. And she felt a ache t...
Hi shridhar, Give her this Homeopthic medicine - BRYONIA 200, 6 pills three times a day for two days only... Consult for Homeopathic treatment if needed.
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What to when we are suffering from brain migraine. medicines not working properly.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take crocin Pain relief 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 got TIA (stroke) two years ago. I am doing really good right now. But, I am deeply into the phobia, that stroke can return again. I am in fear always. How to overcome it. Please suggest measures.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
I got TIA (stroke) two years ago. I am doing really good right now. But, I am deeply into the phobia, that stroke can...
Tia is a warning sign of stroke. So you have to worry but not that much. I understand about your phobia about getting again same problem but dear if you maintain yourself and take some precautions then chances are very less. Please make sure: 1. If you are overweight try to reduce. 2. Brisk walking daily for 30 minutes. 3. Cardiovascular exercises daily for endurance and strength and to make your heart fit. 4. Regular intake of excess water in your diet. 5. Avoid junk food, carbohydrates. 6. Take healthy diet that enrich you with proteins, vitamins. 7. If diabetic make sure sugar level should be maintained. 8. If hypertensive, make sure bp should not reach to too high or too low along with hr. 9. Avoid stressful life. 10. Meet some physio and learn daily exercises that will keep you fit and healthy along with some modification in your lifestyle. 11. Avoid fasting - eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at fixed timings. 12. Make yourself busy by fulfilling your hobby as it will give you freshness and your mind will be diverted from normal life. 13. Take min 7 hours of sleep. 14. Avoid taking caffeine, alcohol, phenylethylamine (found in chocolate and cheese), tyramine (found in nuts and fermented meats, cheeses, and soy), and aspartame (in many artificially sweetened foods) as sometimes these all exaggerate the condition. Instead use basil leaves tea or ginger tea boiled nicely in water without milk. Do not worry about getting tia / cva. If you keep yourself relax and avoid stress you will be healthy and then no disease no tia.
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Hi Doctor, My mom age is of 44, she have a nervous pain of past 15 years from backbone to left leg , what is the remedy and what kind of food she had to take ? Why it comes ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Pharmacy
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hi Doctor, My mom age is of 44, she have a nervous pain of past 15 years from backbone to left leg , what is the reme...
She might be suffering from sciatica. She has to avoid chilled and sour food. Let her start. Trayodashang guggul 2-2-2 mahayograaj guggul 2-2-2 mahavaatvidhvansa 2-2-2.
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Hi. My daughter is 15 years old. She was suffering from acute meningitis at the age of 8yrs. Everything was normal for. Last 7 years. Now just a month back, she got 10-12 attacks of epilepsy one after another. For last one week she is getting mild attacks of epilepsy. Please suggest me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, Had you consulted any Doctor? Is CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day You need to Consult Good Neurologist, i can guide you further
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Can Playing Video Games Cause Neurological Problems?

M. D. Psychiatry, Diploma in Psychological Medicine-DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Can Playing Video Games Cause Neurological Problems?

Your mother has often yelled at you for playing video games for long hours, but obviously you haven’t paid heed to it. Such is the obsession with video games that they don’t let you rest unless you have championed all the levels in the virtual interface. Here is the source of all problems. Studies have revealed that video games have a direct relation to neuropsychiatric problems. As a result, many health experts across the world consider video game as a kind of health abuse.

People who play action-oriented video games are at higher risks. The more you indulge in these kinds of games, the more they are going to affect the hippocampus section of your brain. It is that part of the brain which is considered to be the centre of your nervous system, memory and emotion. Reduced hippocampus volume may make person vulnerable to multiple neuropsychiatric complications. Let us see some of the signs, which may indicate the onset of certain complications arising from an over indulgence in these games.

1. You spend hours on the computer or related gaming devices and devote lesser hours for your family and friends

2. You get agitated when someone stops you midway through the game

3. You become socially isolated and show signs of occasional mood swings

4. You are unable to keep a track of time once you start playing

5. You repeatedly neglect your studies, resulting in a dip in performance at school

Why does this happen?

All of the above signs indicate that sooner or later you might develop neurological problems. When you spend an excessive number of hours on playing and navigating through the games, the ‘hippocampus’ portion of your brain shows signs of decreased gray matter. As a result, the volume of the hippocampus shrinks, causing severe nerve related disorders such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, depression, and overall general stress.

One of the biggest reasons behind this is a lack of self-control. Most of the video games will encourage you to steal cars, run away after a theft and kill your enemies. Moreover, if you succeed, you are rewarded. This naturally unleashes a blatant urge for the gratification of all these awkward desires in your real life too. Hence, once you are encountered with the reality, you tend to show violent behavior. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Avoid Loud Noise

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Avoid Loud Noise
Avoid loud music specially while using ear phones and listening to music
It can cause irreversible hearing loss.
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I am 24 years old and I'm having an issue that I am not feeling hungry from 4 days and I have a migraine attack that never seem to end this is becoming problematic and no medicine is working on it. What should I do!

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
Homoeopathic medicine take bell 200 4 pills each hour. Iris. V 200 4 pills 3 times. Weekly pulsatilla 200 / 1 dose for 4 months. Sure you will get better. I treated many migraine cases better with these homoeopathic medicines combination.
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I had affected by migraine headache for the past 20 years. Any permanent remedy for this?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take Paracetamol 500mg one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack 2.Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3.Check your BP 4. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation,exposure to loud noise, bright light since it precipitates migraine attack 5. Go for regular exercise 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 after consulting neurologist
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What are the symptoms of brain cancer and how much part of the brain gets affected by it?

Ex Sen.V.Surgeon/Research Scientist, M.D.(Alternative Medicine/tibetan/chinese/acupuncture), Vaida/ Unani, Homeopath
Unani Specialist, Moga
hi dear - when cancer invades brain cells -- it is called brain cancer - brain is having seats / switches - of all our body functions. so which ever centre is affected-- that type of symptoms develop -in the beginning only small part of brain is affected, later a bigger portion may be involved
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My 5 year old daughter diagnosed with dyskinetic cerebral palsy she can not walk and talk she start neck holding from 9 month age. And sitting 4 year age she problem in learning tasks please tell me about her best treatment option.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Don't worry, nothing to worry as you encourage your daughter with good neuro physician & and do have neuro developmental therapeutic exercises with qualified neuro or ndt specialist physiotherapist and good speech pathologist and qualified special educator or all this in one good quality special school near to your home and correct follow up with them and neuro physician may help her to do her functional activities to maximum extent.
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Hi doctorsir pains in my brain after 2 days please help me with your answer thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take one tablet of crocin advance as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take adequate rest 4. Avoid anxiety and stress.
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When I hold something with my left hand it starts shaking slowly. But the right hand is ok. What is the problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
When I hold something with my left hand it starts shaking slowly. But the right hand is ok. What is the problem?
This is basically nerves weakness you have to do regular exercises with your left hand and take cap meganeurone once daily for three months atleast
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My mother both hands figures are senseless she caught everything but which she caught did not know. What is the problem and what is the solution.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Its might be dysaesthesia(loss of sensation). Kindly dip the hands in full mug of lukeworm water for 15 min regularly. This will be help full
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