Sai Neuro ClinicDr. R.V.Anand is a Neurologist in Mandaveli, Chennai and has an experience of 18 years in this field. Dr. R.V.Anand practices at Sai Neuro Clinic in Mandaveli, Chennai, Vijaya Heart Foundation in Vadapalani, Chennai and Chennai Meenakshi Multi-Speciality Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. He completed MBBS from S V Medical College, Tirupati in 1989, MD - General Medicine from AIIMS, New Delhi in 1994 and DM - Neurology from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1998.
DR RV ANAND NEUROLOGIST SAI NEUROCLINIC ABHIRAMAPURAM
TREATMENT CONSISTS of short course of steroids.it helps in reducing the nflammation in the nerve.some times antivirals are also added
most of the patients recover with in 3 weeks.
main indicator for recovery is eye closure.
FIRST TIME LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
this could be a fainting attack called as syncope.the most common scenario in which it happens is long hours of standing in hot sun.it can come following a bout of severe cough or while passing urine.
this could also be a fit.it need not necassary to have violent movements of limbs
as such the thumb rule is if there is no confusion following recovery of consciousness its a syncope
is caused by blocked artery in the brain
there is an easy way to remember the signs of stroke
FAST.each letter in this tells you the symptoms which you have to look for
Face-look for facial deviation
Arm-weakness or numbness in one side
Speech-unable to speajk or slurred speech or irrelevent speech
Time-if any of the above symptoms are noticed you need to act FAST
sooner the treatment better the recovery