Neurology

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 27th January 2023

The treatment for the lesion depends on the type and location of the lesion, the symptoms experienced and the overall health of the patient. Accordingly, treatment options may be suggested which includes surgery, chemotherapy, medications, occupational and speech therapies etc. 

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 18th January 2023

It may be due to stress or anxiety. In such cases, it is advisable to practice mindfulness meditation, deep breathing and some relaxation exercises. Also, knowing the cause of your stress and anxiety may help. If the problem still continues, please consult a reputed doctor to address the issue. I hope this helps.

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Dewangi Newaskar

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Answered on 22nd October 2019

Hello, The symptoms your mother is suffering is due to Hashimoto's called brain fog in which cognitive conditions, including memory problems, like dementia, or a lack of mental clarity, and an inability to focus are surfaced. Along with treatment do consider de-stressing and relaxing exercises. You should also consider a nutritionist as correct and timely eating will also be of great help. Correct eating and healthy gut are important. Timely sleeping will also help to reduce mental fatigue. You can take the opinion of an endocrinologist, nutritionist, and good recreational activity facilitator. Hope our answer helps you. You may refer our pages for same - a.) Endocrinologists in India, b.) Dietitian/Nutritionists in Mumbai. Let us know if your location related expectations are different!

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Dr. Babita Goel
24 years of experience

General Physician

Answered on 24th January 2023

If your sugar, thyroid, vitamin D, and vitamin B12 are all normal, then the Satvit Plus Co Q Forte may not be the best choice for you. It is possible that you are just feeling tired due to a lack of sleep or stress. Consider getting more sleep, exercising regularly, and reducing stress. In addition, make sure you are eating a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and avoiding processed foods. Finally, if you are still feeling tired, consider talking to your doctor about other potential causes and treatments.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 24th January 2023

The answer to your question depends on the cause of the dural arteriovenous fistulae. If it is caused by a congenital abnormality, exercise may help reduce the symptoms, but it is unlikely to completely resolve the condition. If the cause is a tumor or an aneurysm, then exercise may help reduce the symptoms, but a more comprehensive treatment plan may be required. The cost of stereotactic radiation therapy varies depending on the institution providing the therapy. It is best to seek advice from a specialist to determine the best course of treatment.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 24th January 2023

The best solution for foot drop is usually an AFO (ankle-foot orthosis) brace. This brace helps to keep the ankle in the correct position and supports the foot, allowing you to lift it more easily. Your doctor may also recommend physical therapy or other treatments, such as electrical stimulation or surgery, to help strengthen and improve the function of the muscles in your foot and ankle.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 24th January 2023

It is always best to consult with her doctor to see what's the best course of action is for her. However, medications such as oxybutynin, tolterodine, and solifenacin may be effective in treating urinary incontinence. Additionally, physical therapy and pelvic floor exercises may help improve her walking and bladder control.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 24th January 2023

You should seek medical attention immediately. High blood pressure (hypertension) can cause stroke and other life-threatening conditions. It is important to see a doctor as soon as possible to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. The doctor may prescribe medication to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of stroke. Also recommend lifestyle changes such as eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and reducing stress. If you are experiencing pain in your head, it is important to get it checked out to make sure it is not something more serious.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 24th January 2023


Epilepsy is a serious neurological condition that can have many causes and requires careful management by a neurologist. It is important that you keep taking your medication as prescribed, and if you experience any changes in your symptoms or any side effects from your medication, it is essential that you consult with your neurologist or primary care doctor. Your doctor will also suggest other treatments, such as lifestyle modifications (e.g., avoiding triggers, such as alcohol or lack of sleep) and/or alternative therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy or acupuncture. 

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 18th January 2023

Carpal tunnel syndrome can be treated with either surgical or nonsurgical therapy. Surgery is typically recommended when symptoms are interfering with everyday activities. The primary goal of surgery is to reduce pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. Surgery typically involves cutting the ligament that forms the roof of the tunnel to create more space for the nerve. Physical therapy is usually recommended after surgery to help restore strength and flexibility. Your therapist can create a personalized program to address your specific needs and goals. Depending on the severity of your symptoms and the type of surgery you had, it may take several weeks for you to regain full use of your hand. If you are a teacher, it is important that you talk with your doctor about how long you should wait until you start writing again. It is also important to follow their instructions and any restrictions they may place on you while you are healing.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 2nd January 2023

It sounds like you may have a neurological condition in addition to cervical spondylitis. Headache, itching, crawling sensation, and pain in the neck and hand are all common symptoms of a neurological condition. It would be best for you to see a neurologist for further evaluation and treatment. The MRI report may provide some insight into what is causing your symptoms, but it is unlikely to be the only factor. The neurologist may recommend further tests, such as an EEG or nerve conduction studies, to pinpoint the source of your symptoms. In the meantime, it may be beneficial for you to continue with the physiotherapy and take any medications prescribed by your doctor.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 29th December 2022

No single "promising treatment" will work for everyone with restless leg syndrome. The most commonly recommended treatments include medications, lifestyle changes, and physical therapies. Medications and treatments can be prescribed only after a proper diagnosis. Lifestyle changes such as avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco can help reduce the severity of symptoms. Physical therapies such as stretching, massage, and yoga can help relieve muscle tension and improve sleep quality. It is also important to discuss any feelings of depression with your doctor and consider seeking therapy or counseling.

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Dr. Gurneet Sawhney
19 years of experience

Neurosurgeon

Answered on 28th December 2022

It is important to consult with a medical professional for the best advice on managing your condition. Depending on the severity of your condition, you may be able to receive physical therapy and/or medications that can help improve your mobility. Additionally, there are a variety of assistive devices and adaptive strategies that may be beneficial to you. It is important to discuss your options with your doctor to ensure that you are taking the most effective steps to manage your condition.

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