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Dr. M. Dhanaraj

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As the name suggests, neurology deals with the study of the nervous system. A neurologist diagnoses and treats conditions that affect the spinal cord, brain and nerves such as recurring headaches, a stroke, neurodegenerative disorders, infections of the nervous system, seizures, language and speech disorders or spinal cord disorders. Neurologists do not usually perform surgery and generally work with hospitals. 


Why should you consult a neurologist?


Some of the reasons you may want to consult a neurologist are:


Severe headaches

Frequent migraines

Chronic pain in the head and neck area

Dizziness

Vertigo

Numbness or a tingling sensation in the hands and feet

Weakness

Tremors, rigidity or other such issues with movement of limbs

Sudden loss of vision

Difficulty concentrating

Seizures

Sleep disorders


What are the types of specialisations?


Some of the specialties of neurology are autonomic disorders, dementia, concussions, neuro rehabilitation, neuro otology, neuro oncology, neuro behaviour, neurointerventional radiology, neurogenetics and movement disorders.


How much do neurologists in Chennai charge?


Neurologists can charge between Rs 400 ad Rs 800 for a consultation. 


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Top 5 treatments provided by a Neurologist


The most common procedures performed by a neurologist are:


Lumbar Puncture or Spinal Tap

This is a   diagnostic procedure used to collect fluid around the spine and the brain. The doctor will insert a long needle into the spine in the lumbar region to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. This procedure is used to diagnose conditions that affect the brain and   spine as well as deliver medication. 

Electromyography

This is a procedure that helps evaluate and record how fast and how well nerves in the body can send electrical signals. This test is performed with the help of an electrodiagnostic medicine technique known as electromyography. IT can be helpful in diagnosing conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and muscular dystrophy. 

Tensilon Test

This is the name of an intravenous injection that is given to prolong muscle stimulation and block the action of an important neurotransmitter. The neurologist will then note the muscle strength showcased during this test to indicate the existence of neurological conditions such as myasthenia gravis.

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

This is a neurological test that records and measures the electrical activity going on in the brain. This test involves placing electrical sensors connected to a computer on the patient’s head. This records the activity in the brain and gives the results in the form of a graph. 

Sleep Study

Also known as a Polysomnogram, a sleep study monitors brain activity and physiological activity while a person sleeps. 

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