Shock Treatment

Insulin shock therapy is a type of psychiatric treatment wherein repeated doses of insulin are injected in patients to produce coma. By the late 1940s, almost all the major hospitals in the United States began using insulin shock therapy.There was no standard procedure for insulin shock therapy, so different health care centres created their own protocols.

Insulin shock therapy is a type of psychiatric treatment wherein repeated doses of insulin are injected in patients to produce coma. By the late 1940s, almost all the major hospitals in the United States began using insulin shock therapy.There was no ... More

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Severe headache

Since last couple of months, I am getting very severe headache. The pain comes in the upper most part of head with burning sensation. Because of this I am not Even getting sleep at night. Please help.

One sided headache

I have one sided headache which moves from one side to other, initially the pain was severe, now it is slightly less but there is a continuous feeling of throbbing on one side. When I take great bath it appears as if something is filled in head due to which a feel slight pain when looking backwards, it has been there months since this problem started. On consultation with my ENT surgeon , he told i had slight polyp developed in my left maxillary and asked me to go for a CT scan for brain and pns , should I consult a neurologist first and then take scans?

Brain stroke

Hello Dr. My husband had brain stroke on 28th July 2016 and his right side got fully paralysed and not able to talk. Now in 2 n half months he is able to walk, his hand is little bit working, but still he had problem in speech. I want to know how long it takes him to recover in speech? Due to his speech problem he became very frustrated n angry all the time... Is he recovers completely as he is in his previous life?

Colloid cyst

My father (72 yrs) recently diagnosed with colloid cyst in third ventricle. He has all the symptoms like memory loss, drowsiness, vomiting.. Recently he is not even to walk as his legs and hands are shaking ( leg getting stiff) while standing. He is also a kidney patient with little high creatinine. He is under treatment under a nefrologist from last 10 yrs. But recently his condition has become worse as he is always in drowsiness, does not have the wish to speak or listen anything. If we treat colloid cyst, his problem will be resolved? (CT scan found cyst size is less) do you treat colloid cyst. Please tell me in details, expected cost of surgery, success chance of surgery, method of surgery (micro or open skull), chance of repeating cyst, and how many days to be admitted in hospital .

Pain above the upper neck

Having constant pain in the area exactly above upper neck...near the brain. Neck movement is also stiff. Also have pain in the right and left area of neck. Do not have headache or any other issues. Having physiotherapy since 5 relief. Whom should i consult?

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