Neurological Abnormality

Disorders or conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, cranial nerves, nerve roots, and muscles are called neurological abnormalities. Some of the common conditions include Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, brain tumors, etc. Various bacteria, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections can also affect the nervous system.

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Wll lifestyle modification improve my brain health?

Query: Hi doctor, I am turning 22 in two weeks, and I am deeply worried about my brain health. On the top of pretty moderate to severe inattentive ADHD and general learning or processing issues, I smoked way too much weed from ages 16 to 20. For all of my life, I spent most of my leisure time zapping my br...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. My answer to your question is both yes and no. Yes because the neuroplasticity is a continuous process and changes almost everything in the desired direction over the course of time. The positive lifestyle factors definite...  Read Full »

Are myoclonic jerks harmful?

Query: Hi doctor,I really need help. I am a 24-year-old girl, and I have been experiencing severe neurological discomfort. Occasionally I will experience myoclonic jerks in my face, especially when startled. Recently, I have been getting crawling sensations in my skin when trying to sleep, and it travels f...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your symptoms. Since when you started to have "myoclonic jerks" on your face? What exactly happened in that so-called " myoclonic jerk"? Please describe it in detail: - in which part of the face it happens? - is location fix...  Read Full »

After a paralysis attack, my uncle's right side vision is not perfect. Is this a permanent disability?

Query: Hello doctor,Four years ago, my uncle had a paralysis attack on the right side of the body. He has recovered now, except his right eye vision. He can clearly see straight and left, but not the right. He cannot see full 180 degrees. His age is 48 now. Is this a permanent disability or it can be cured...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Bandivadekar

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stroke or paralysis results from hampered blood supply to the brain. Usually, the motor functions or muscle movements recover over time. However, the visual pathways are very slow to recover and recovery is suboptimal. So, the field defect that he has will persist and com...  Read Full »

Does eagle's syndrome show neurological problem along with it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. I am experiencing neurological problems for the past twelve months. I started to have it due to eagle syndrome which is the elongation of the styloid process of the skull. I have lack of emotions and motivations. I am not internally happy, sad, and angry. I canno...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your question. Your symptoms are suggestive of obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. I do not think that your symptoms are related to eagle syndrome. It can trigger some of the autonomic symptoms, just in episodes and not persistently....  Read Full »

Do stiffness, muscle spasm, tingling and numbness indicate MS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 44 years old. My symptoms are stiffness, heaviness, and hard to move. I feel like I am wearing a concrete suit when I am having issues. It is awful, and I have to use a walker, and sometimes that is not even enough. I feel extreme fatigue while walking, and it looked like I am dr...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I will be responding based on the described symptoms and your MRI report (with no other details) (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The first impression is that the described symptoms are not very clearly suggestive of multiple sclerosi...  Read Full »

Can I expect changes in venous malformation due to zero gravity in the body?

Query: Hey , i had a MRI last year ( it was for noth serious just to make sure ) and suddenly they found a vein abnormality if i remember correctly they said it was dilated in the infratentorial and they say it doesn't have any symptoms and there is who life his entire life with it without noticing it and...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinq. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. Venous malformations (VMs) are the most common vascular malformation. VMs consist of small or large dysplastic venous channels. majority of cases, these anomalies are asymptomatic and discovered incidentally, and they are...  Read Full »

What causes severe pain in my neck, shoulder and upper arm?

Query: I have severe pain in my neck, shoulder and upper arm. It reduces if I sit still but increases if I move around. It is particularly bad when in bed and wakes me frequently. It started about five weeks ago when I drove my new car for the first time - I was very tense! I went to a physiotherapist who ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello sir Pain in the neck shoulder and upper arm suggest very neurological etiology or cause for the pain. can you raise your hand above your head? does it pain on even the slightest of the moment or does it pain at a particular angle? it might be something to do with your cervical vertebra. kind...  Read Full »

Why did my son get fits without fever?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 7 years old. He had fits twice in the past 10 days. He got fits while sleeping, but without any fever. At the age of 2, he had high fever and fits. When I consulted his doctor, he said that the fits was due to high fever and I should take extra care in case of fever. We had an...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son had suffered from febrile seizures at the age of 2. Febrile seizures are seen in children at the time of febrile illness. They are usually benign and do not lead to neurological damage and long term sequelae. A small proportion of children who experience febrile ...  Read Full »

Why do I get a strange mint taste in the back of the throat?

Query: I am 24 years old, 123 lbs, 5 foot 3 in and have been having a strange menthol minty taste in the back of my throat and chest. I have no other symptons other than the strange feeling. It starts after I eat something and the progressively gets worse throughout the day and in to the night. My throat d...  Read Full »


Dr. Danial Ahmed

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Thank you for your question.Minty taste in the throat or chest can be due to a number of reasons.GERD(Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease),Pregnancy,Viral infection,Neurological disorders,Metabolic disorders can all cause minty or sweet taste in mouth.Since you have mentioned that it usually occurs afte...  Read Full »

Why am I unable to walk steadily?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 76 years old. For the past two years, I am unable to walk steadily. I do not have vertigo. While sitting down, I do not have any problem. Within seconds after standing up, I feel my legs become heavy and difficult to walk. If I try to veer sideways abruptly, I feel like I am going t...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and explain that your symptoms could be related to brain atrophy or small vessel disease of the brain. I do not think that you have Parkinson's disease like your brother, so I do not think Syndopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa) will help you. Anyw...  Read Full »

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