Top Verified Neurologists near you

DocsApp

Dr. Jaspreet Singh

MBBS, MS, M. Ch Neurosurgery

9 Years Experience

star star star star star_half
( 1010 reviews)

What our Neurologist Treat

DocsApp

Dr. J.Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

MBBS, MCh Neurosurgery

14 Years Experience

star star star star star_border
( 856 reviews)

What our Neurologist Treat

DocsApp

Dr. Rajyaguru

DNB Neurosurgery,Fellow Endoscopic Brain And Spine Surgery

5.5 Years Experience

star star star star star_border
( 2240 reviews)

What our Neurologist Treat

What Is Neurology?

Neurology is a branch of medicine which deals with the disorders of the nervous system. While neurology is a nonsurgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery. Neurology is concerned with the analysis and investigation of all conditions that are related to the central and peripheral nervous systems. Neurological practice is completely based on neuroscience, i.e. the scientific study of the nervous system.

Who Is A Neurologist?

A doctor who specializes in neurology is called a neurologist. The neurologist treats disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. They are trained to examine neurological disorders and treat them using various alternatives. They are often involved in clinical research, clinical trials, and basic or translational thesis as part of their professional development.

When To Consult A Neurologist?

A neurologist must be consulted immediately if an individual is facing medical issues like stroke, tumors, infections in the nervous system, multiple sclerosis, dementia, movement disorders, headaches, sleep disorders etc. Sometimes a pain in the neck can also turn out to be a neurological disorder if it is a weakness, or numbness related to the bladder. Psychotic features or difficulty in thinking can also be a symptom of Neurological problems.

Treatment Methods

The neurologist starts with the analysis and review of the patient’s clinical history, with due consideration to the given circumstance. To understand the behavior patterns and connect the dots, the neurologist makes the patient take necessary neurological tests. These exams investigate the mental status, capability, reflexes and function of the cranial nerves. It helps the doctor to diagnose the disorder and conduct treatment accordingly. Also, Localization of pathology is a vital process throu

What Are The Symptoms Of Neurological Problems?

The common symptoms observed in people suffering from neurological disorders are paralysis, chronic pain, headache, dizziness, weakness, vision difficulties, sleep disorders and change in personality. It sometimes becomes difficult for the patient to think practically and hallucinations can be seen in some cases.

Why Online Consultation Can Help?

Neurological disorders can be alarming conditions that may occur all of a sudden. The sooner the situation is handled, the better the chances to reduce the effect of possible damages. Talking to a neurologist online can help the patient in understanding the next steps to a proper treatment plan.

What Do Our Neurologists Treat?

Our Neurology experts are usually approached for 2nd opinions by patients who suffer from seizures, have lost their ability to move their limbs or have a severe speech impairment. Neurologists start with a basic neurological assessment, which involves the assessment of basic brain function, for gaining a basic understanding of the location of the problem within the nervous system. This is because a small change in the way that a patient feels in the limbs may be the first sign of a major regiona

1. Migraine

A research paper by NHS(UK) suggests that 1 in every 5 women, and 1 in every 15 men suffers from migraine. Every now and then, there are reports and researches done on the relationship between migraine, depression and anxiety. A person suffering from migraine is 3 times more likely to develop depression. Neurologists treat migraines based on the patterns of the disease, with either long term preventive medication, or short term anti-migraine medicines. Depression and other illnesses associated with this illness is treated by appropriate specialists.

2. Seizures

Seizures are an indication of neurological disorders. They emerge due to unforeseen and sudden, abnormal electrical activity in parts of the brain. Seizures may or may not cause convulsions. There can have mild symptoms like losing consciousness, frothing and biting of the tongue. Seizures are categorized into two main parts, partial seizures and Generalized seizures.

3. Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys the memory of the patient partially or completely and also impacts significant mental functions. This disorder cannot be cured completely but treatment can help to improve the situation. The early symptoms of Alzheimer's are memory loss, difficulty in executing routine work, forgetting time and place, misplacing things quite often, etc.

View More

4. Stroke

The symptoms observed in a stroke are sudden numbness or dizziness, trouble speaking, difficulty seeing from one or both eyes, and severe headache. To achieve the best results, the neurologist may advise taking different medications, whereas, some people may have to undergo surgery.

6. Headache

Headache refers to the feeling of pain and discomfort in the head, neck or scalp.

Common questions asked by users

View More