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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   i wanted to know about
User :   physiotheropy
User :   for paralysis patients
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I want to know more details about the patient
User :   ok
User :   she is my mother
User :   of 65 yrs old
User :   last yr she got initial attack
User :   and we tuk her to Ayurvedic hosp
User :   and it got cured within 1 and half month
User :   it was righside hand and leg stroke
Doctor :   Ok
User :   dr. advised to continue liflong Some cholestrol tablets (Ecosprin and Atocor)
User :   but as she wont cooperate to take tablets
User :   it got discontinued
User :   and so since last 15 days she is again victim of same stroke
User :   2nd time
User :   now only hand is got affected
User :   and bit speech is not much fluent to speak
Doctor :   ok
User :   and one more thing is she has become weak , cant stand and walk by her own
User :   if somebody hold her then only she walks.
User :   she gets giddiness
User :   please give suggestions and any other good treatment is there for her
User :   so that she recovers soon
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Dr. told as it is second time attacked chances of recovering
Doctor :   First of all the cause of paralysis is to be know
User :   is rare
Doctor :   It could be because of stroke
User :   she got High BP , is that the reason
User :   ?
User :   u mean to say stroke means?
Doctor :   Stroke could be a clot or decresed blood flow to hte brain
Doctor :   She has hypertension
User :   yes
Doctor :   so she had the stroke
Doctor :   The paralysis can be managed with physiotherapy and revert back the patient only if the atocor and ecospirin is taken
Doctor :   But since she had discontinued them she had the second attac
Doctor :   tehe chances of recovery go down with eacah episode of stroke
User :   ok
Doctor :   So She should be immediately be seen by a doctor and get admitted in the hospital
Doctor :   The ecospirin, atocor and the BP medications should be given lifelong
Doctor :   and with good nursing care and physiotherapy it may improve
User :   yes, we took her to Dr. and go tchecked all BP and ECG tested
User :   and dr. gave BP tablets and same ECo and atocor to continue
Doctor :   but it means that the chances decrease as you dealy the scene
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   no change is made
Doctor :   usually
Doctor :   it because she discontinued
Doctor :   she got the stroke once again
User :   and then we took her to same Ayurvedic
User :   hospital
Doctor :   I dont know anbout ayurvedic tx as i am allopathic so could not comment on it
User :   where they gave some tablets and injections and also some oil for Massage from which last time it worked , we thought so.
User :   So u mean to say with good nursing care and physiotherapy it may improve
Doctor :   Yes it is done in physiotherapy also
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   But only if she doesnt discontinue the tablets
User :   ok , any suggestions to go to any good hospital in Bangalore
Doctor :   please confirm the details
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Patient Mobile : 0000
User :   yes
User :   that is my contacts
Doctor :   one of our doctors shall get back to yoiu
User :   ok . thank you
User :   one more thing
User :   any food restrictions
User :   except less salt in food? for patient to give?
Doctor :   depends on the digestability of the patient what she is liking to have
Doctor :   no restrictions
Doctor :   as such
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok bye
Doctor :   we will get back with details
User :   thanks alot doctor
User :   bye
User :   sure
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