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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Why do I often get fasciculations in my calves?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male, approximately 205 pounds. Over the past year, I have been getting muscle fasciculations in my calves (mainly) and also in my quads. I have seen several doctors and they have checked my reflexes and feeling in my legs and said it is all fine. The fasiculations occu...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Involuntarily muscle twitching or fasciculations could result from various causes. Most common being anxiety, hyperthyroidism, nerve compression at lower back, restless leg syndrome, vitamin B12 deficiency, vitamin D deficiency. If we think of uncommon causes, they coul...  Read Full »

How do I overcome the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Query: Hello doctor,My family members told me to check for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). I never thought that I would have it, but now I believe that I have this condition because my brother told me about its signs and symptoms.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You might have ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). There is non-pharmacological management for it. I suggest you try to follow the below-mentioned guidelines to deal with it: You should do exercises daily for 30 to 45 minutes. You should do meditation f...  Read Full »

Can any of my regular medicines cause my scalp to tingle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing tingling sensation of the scalp on left side of my head. The medications which I am taking are Zyprexa, Prozac Sonata, Neurontin, Tramadol and Metformin. Will any of these medications cause this tingling sensation?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to assure you that everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

I suffer from neurological problems, joint pain, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, headache, poor vision, and chest pain despite having normal MRI reports. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old, 166 cm in height, and 69 kg in weight. I have both neurological problems and painful joints. I am intersex (ambiguous external anatomy, female internal anatomy). I identify as a heterosexual man, and I have been married for six years to a woman, the only sexual partner...  Read Full »

Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Thank you for such a comprehensive history. However, multiple blood tests have been done, and your brain and cervical MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) were reported normal. However, considering your history, there ...  Read Full »

How can I manage my vertebrobasilar circulatory insufficiency without experiencing a face burn?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from vertebral basilar circulatory insufficiency (caused by cervical spondylosis), and I have been prescribed the tablet Vinpocetine. The problem is that I have rosacea on my face. What is the best alternative way to enhance cognition if I cannot take the tablet V...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you take the tablet Donepezil (cholinesterase inhibitor). These drugs do not cause vasodilation. Regarding vertebrobasilar insufficiency, I suggest you take a tablet of Aspirin (non-steroidal anti-infl...  Read Full »

Does my MRI explain as to why am I feeling lost and confused?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old woman who has been experiencing mental confusion, concentration problems, memory loss, blurry vision, burning sensation in my head, personality change, and short-term memory loss. I forget¬†conversation, repeat questions over and over, zone out when people are talking t...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your MRI of the brain is normal, except some sinusitis. I would like to ask a few questions. Since when are you experiencing these symptoms? Do you have a headache or vomiting? Is there any history of seizures or loss of consciousness? How is your sleep? Are you tak...  Read Full »

My kid suffers from a developmental delay. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My kid has a developmental delay. He is missing his milestones. He is 1 year 10 months. He does not walk or kneel or speak yet. His TMS and GC-MS reports showed negative. We started Levi Pil syrup (Levetiracetam) based on the attached EEG report.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. Regarding the prescription of Levetiracetam, it is completely right as there is evidence of absence seizures indicated by EEG (electroencephalogram). Regarding developmental delay, there is a need for MRI brain. A...  Read Full »

What is gelastic seizure?

Query: Hi doctor, What is gelastic seizure? Other than uncontrolled and involuntary laughter, what are the other possible symptoms? What are the causes of gelastic seizure? Is it genetic? Please explain in detail.  Read Full »

Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Gelastic seizures are usually indicative of underlying neurological abnormality. It is usually not genetic, but caused due to some damage to the structure of the brain. Other than laughing, gelastic seizures can also have crying, whining, tics and blank stares. ...  Read Full »

Can Pp26 and CC74 tablets prevent cleft lip and palate in fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion before 10 days due to a major cleft lip and palate to the child. When can I start planning to conceive again? Can I take a Pp26 tablet and CC74 tablet before three months of pregnancy to prevent this defect? I have attached my report.  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it is important to take the above folic acid supplement to prevent cleft palate and lip and also neurological defects in the fetus. Take three months before conception and continue throughout pregnancy. Good luck.   Read Full »

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 de...  Read Full »

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